SDNP STAFF MEETING HELD AT POLYTECHNIC ON 29TH MAY 1998
Dr P. Nyirenda - Program Coordinator (PC) - Chairman
Mr. C. Longwe - Information Specialist (IS)
Ms F. Karim - Admin. Assistant (AA) - Secretary
CU/116/98 The PC called the meeting to order at 9:40am
FOLLOW-UP ON PREVIOUS WEEK’S ACTIVITIES
CU/117/98 AA reported that creation of a Non-Expendable Assets Ledger was still pending.
CU/118/98 PC reported that UNDP had made a cheque for the direct payment to MPTC and that AA was to take the cheque to MPTC Sales Office on Monday 1/6/98.
CU/119/98 IS explained that he had carried out the following activities:-
(a) IS explained that Router Configuration was done except for the fact that the ports remained down. On this, PC explained to the meeting that according to the manual, the ports would remain down unless they were connected to some device and that proper testing of the router configuration would be done in a working environment.
CU/120/98 PC reported that he had carried out the following activities:-
(a) PC reported to the meeting that he wrote a memo to Mr Brian Christensen of UNDP recommending that a Special Service Contract be drawn up for Mr N. Mhura, Head of Law Department at Chancellor College who is to undertake the consultancy on producing a registration document for Malawi SDNP.
CU/121/98 PC reported that it was resolved at a meeting in Lilongwe that a project bank account be opened in Blantyre. Forms were collected from Accountant general’s office, sent to Blantyre for the SDNP IS to sign, and sent back to Lilongwe for completion. The PC went on to say that the application to open the bank account was made to Accountant General and forms were taken by Mr Malemia, Senior Assistant Accountant at NRCM.
CU/122/98 PC reported that there was a letter from NRCM (Mr J. Chuma) requesting PC to submit reports on conferences he had attended as a condition for funding for INET ’98 to be made. On this PC explained that reports in question would be made upon his arrival from Addis Ababa.
SDNP Staff Health Insurance
CU/123/98 PC reported that a fax had been received from UNOPS explaining the SDNP staff health Insurance.
CU/124/98 It was agreed that IS should review the Health Insurance document and summarize it.
WORKPLAN FOR THE FOLLOWING WEEK
CU/125/98 AA to:-
CU/126/98 IS to:
CU/126/98 PC to:-
ANY OTHER BUSINESS
CU/128/98 PC to sort out messenger issue with Mr Masangwi/V. Principal.
DATE OF NEXT MEETING
CU/128/98 There being no further business, PC closed the meeting at 11:30am and called for another meeting to take place on 8th June 1998 at 2pm at the same venue.