RED SALUTE; COM.M.K. ANANDAN
Com. M.K.Anandan Joined Central Govt. service as Auditor in 0/o. 0. A.G, Maharashtra, Mumbai, After bifurcation of AG, he was transferred to AG, Central Mumbai. He passed SAS and got promoted as SO. Ever since his joining service, he was taking keen interest in Association activities. He became Secretary of Audit and Accounts Asociation, Mumbai. He was a very bold and fearless leader and organiser.
After Departmentalisation of accounts he was unwillingly transferred to PAO, IMD, Pune in April 1076. Subsequently he took a mutual transfer to PAO, Civil Aviation, Mumbai. He was very actively involved in the activities of Confederation of CGE&W and was General Secretary for a long time. He was elected President of AICAEA in the year 1980 in Madras conference. Due to his powerful and determined approach in Madras Conference, the AICAEA could survive and outgrow the threats of defectors. He continued as President of AICAEA till his promotion as PAO. In 1992 he took lead to organise the PAOs and to hold the first all India conference of AIAPAO (Civil). He was elected President of AIPAO in 1992 and continued till his retirement. He retired from service as Sr. AO in May 2001.
He is survived by wife Dr.Lalitha Anandan, daughter Litha and grand daughter.