IRC MANAGEMENT TEAM

Indian Recreation Club Committee year 2017-2018

Mr. Jagroop Singh Dhillon

President

Gurmit Singh

Vice President

Mr. Pardeep Putatunda

Hon. Treasurer

M.Com; LL.B; C.A.I.I.B; C.L.W; Ph.D

Dr. Pradip Putatunda is the Executive Director and Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Research and Government Policy Studies, Hong Kong. He is also acting as Advisor of the Centre for Asian and African Studies, Hong Kong. In his other official capacity, Dr. Putatunda is a Contributing Research Fellow of the Centre for Financial Studies, China Development Institute, Shenzhen, China and visiting Professor of Royal Academy of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He had been the Honorary Research Associate of Hong Kong America Centre, Chinese University, Hong Kong. Dr. Putatunda is an ex-banker and is also serving as Financial Consultant of some banks. He has written two books entitled ‘CHINA PERSPECTIVES’ and ‘CHINA AND THE WTO: RESHAPING THE WORLD ECONOMY’. Moreover, he is having numerous published research papers to his credit.

Mr. Jagmeet Makkar

Hon. Secretary

MSc FICS  FRINA  FIMarE(I)  FHKIArb  MCIArb

Jagmeet Singh Makkar was first elected as the Honorary Secretary of the Indian Recreation Club (the Club) at the AGM on the 23rd March 2016 and thereafter on the 28th March 2018.

Jagmeet has been living in Hong Kong for more than 23 years and is a senior member of the Club.

Further details about Jagmeet’s background can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jagmeet-singh-makkar-13385a30/

He looks forward to continue serving the Club and the members, while endeavoring to grow the membership of the Club.

Mr. Sarinder Dillon

House Convenor

A Club Member since 1978. Member of the General Committee since 1992/93. Served in various capacities, including Hon. Secretary 2009/2014 and President 2014/2018.

Mr. Billy Dillon

F&B Convenor

Member of General Committee for over 10 years.

Mr. Arshinder Pal Singh Grewal

Lawn Bowls Convenor

Mr. A.R. Karamdin

Badminton Convenor

Served in the General Committee for over 40 years. Represented the Club in Hockey, Softball and Lawn

Mr. Edwin S

Grounds Convenor

Mr. M Ali

Car Park Convenor

Happy to be moving into the 41st year of membership of the Club and to see it grow from modest beginnings to a well-respected sports and social club in the hub of the city.

Have been contributing in a very small way as the Car Park Convenor and learning from senior members on the running of the club and to meet members requirements.

Mr. Sayed M Agha

Cricket Convenor

I’ve been a member ever since I moved to Hong Kong, and for the last 3 years or so, I’ve been the cricket convenor of the club.

Mr. Dawood Khan

Newspaper Convenor

Mr. Paul Kohli

Tennis Convenor

Mr. Bhupiender Singh

Social Convenor

Mr. HS Sarau

Hockey Convenor

Sub Committees
IMPROVEMENT SUB-COMMITTEE
Chairman
Mr. Sarinder Dillon
Members Mr. J S Dhillon
Mr. Harry Sarau
Dr. P. Putatunda
Mr. Gurmit Singh
Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Mr. Billy Dillon
Mr. Edwin Leung
Mr. Tse Kin Wah
GROUNDS SUB-COMMITTEE
Convenor Mr. Edwin Leung
Members Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Mr. Gary Knowles
Mr. So Kang Kwan
BADMINTON SUB-COMMITTEE
Convenor Mr. A R Karamdin
Members Mr. Harry Sarau
Mr. Dawood Khan
Mr. Au Siu Kan
Mr. Cheng Pak Chai
TENNIS SUB-COMMITTEE
Convenor Mr. Surjit Sandhu
Members Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Mr. H.S. Dhillon
Mr. Matt Johnston
Mr. Ngai Pen, Ivan
Mr. Benny Tai
Mr. Kenneth Chu
Mr. Tse Kin Wah
Mr. Chiang Ching Yuen
LAWN BOWLS SUB-COMMITTEE
Convenor Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Members Mr. J. S. Dhillon
Mr. Edwin Leung
Mr. Micheal Wong
Mr. William Lee
Ms. Peggy Ma
Ms. Ivy Yung
BAR SUB-COMMITTEE
Convenor Mr. Billy Dillon
Members Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Mr. J.S. Dhillon
Mr. Edwin Leung
NOTE:  The President, Vice President, Hon. Secretary and the Hon. Treasurer are ex-officio members of all the Sub-Committees.
Roll of Honor
1917-1925 Mr. J. H. N. Mody
1925-1926 Mr. U. Rumjahn
1926-1949 Mr. Abbas el Arculli
1949-1950 Mr. Osman R. Sadick
1950-1951 Mr. J.M.A. Ramjahn
1951-1964 Mr. Abbas el Arculli
1964-1966 Mr. H.T. Barma
1966-1968 Mr. J.S. Ackber
1968-1972 Mr. Osman R. Sadick
1972-1974 Mr. M.B. Hassan
1974-1976 Mr. O.R. Sadick
1976-2002 Mr. A.B. Moosdeen
2002-2004 Mr. G. Hyder
2004-2014 Mr. Gurmit Singh
2014 – Present Mr. Sarinder Dillon