UDCT Alumni Association
Constitution
And
Guidelines for Chapters
October 1991
UDCT Alumni Association
N.M. Parekh Marg, Ma...
CONSTITUTION
ARTICLE I - OBJECTIVES
1.1 The name of the Association shall be “UDCT” Alumni Association “
hereinafter refer...
2.2 The rights and privileges of a member shall not be transferable.
2.3 There shall be the following classes of members.
...
chosen in any year. In exceptional circumstances, additional Alumni may
be honoured as Distinguished Alumnus.
2.6 A right ...
4.3 Any member of the BOG who fails to attend 3 consecutive meetings of the
BOG except with prior leave of absence, shall ...
4.13 The BOG as soon as practicable shall take steps to form a Trust for the
purpose of managing funds for UAA.
4.14 The o...
in accordance with provisions of Section 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 above. The funds,
including reserves and assets can be donated to a...
GUIDELINES FOR CHAPTERS
AND SUB – CHAPTERS
1. 1. CONSTITUTION
The regulation for composition, organization and management ...
f) Offer assistance and co-operation and liaise with Regional Authorities,
for and on behalf of the UAA, in the manner dir...
At meetings of the Managing Committee, each, member present shall have
one vote. The Chairman shall have an additional or ...
The nominations shall be signed by two members belonging to the Chapter
to which the nominee is attached and by the nomine...
12. CO-OPTION
If any vacancy shall occur in the Managing Committee, such vacancy may
be filled by the Managing Committee b...
c) Any other business, for which sufficient notice has been given.
15. EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETINGS
The Managing Committ...
Such transfers shall be made immediately after the finalization of the
accounts of the Chapter-sub-chapter for the previou...
f) import or purchase or place any order of the purchase of anything
(except books) which will attract the provisions of t...
SUGGESTED AMENDMENTS TO THE EXISTING
CONSTITUTION
ARTICLE I - OBJECTIVES
1.1 The name of the Association shall be “UICT Al...
 To receive monies, materials, assets and properties to carry out any or all
of the above activities.
1.3 UAA shall be go...
Persons who have made contribution towards the objectives of UICT or
UAA but are not eligible to be Member, Life Member or...
ARTICLE – 2 OBJECTIVES
The objectives of UAA shall be :
 To encourage, promote, support, provide, spread and arrange for
...
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  1. 1. UDCT Alumni Association Constitution And Guidelines for Chapters October 1991 UDCT Alumni Association N.M. Parekh Marg, Matunga, Bombay 400 019
  2. 2. CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I - OBJECTIVES 1.1 The name of the Association shall be “UDCT” Alumni Association “ hereinafter referred to as “UAA” 1.2 The objectives of UAA shall be to :  exchange ideas, spread knowledge, stimulate thinking and help University Of Bombay, Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT) to provide excellence in all branches of Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and related Sciences taught at UDCT or in areas where Research & Development is carried on at UDCT.  foster fellowship and provide a forum to bring together the Alumni, its past and present faculty members on a common platform for mutual benefit by organizing activities and programmes commensurate with the Objective of UAA.  promote UDCT’s activities in India and abroad, and to institute awards, fellowships and grants as relevant.  project UDCT’s image in India and abroad and enhance its reputation as a premie`r teaching and research institute with high standards of excellence in chemical technology and sciences, and assist UDCT to maintain these standards.  To carry out all the above and any other activities as the Board of Governors may feel appropriate from time to time either separately or jointly with other associations, organizations and /or similar bodies. 1.3 UAA shall be governed by this Constitution and such bye-laws and Rules in harmony therewith as may be adopted as herein provided. 1.4 UAA shall be organized as a non profit Association in conformity with the relevant laws in India. 1.5 UAA shall be free to receive donations in cash and/or in kind. ARTICLE II – MEMBERSHIP, DUES AND DONATIONS 2.1 The membership of UAA shall be restricted to those graduating from UDCT, past/present faculty members and occasional research students.
  3. 3. 2.2 The rights and privileges of a member shall not be transferable. 2.3 There shall be the following classes of members.  Life Members  Ordinary Members  Associate Members  Well Wishers  Donors  Patrons Graduates of UDCT, and faculty members with over 10 years of active continuous service at UDCT will be eligible for Ordinary and Life Membership. All others including occasional research students, present students and faculty members past or present shall be eligible for Associate membership. Well Wishers of UDCT who are not eligible for Ordinary, Life or Associate Membership of UAA will be eligible for membership as “Well Wishers” Individuals donating not less than Rs.50,000/- will be admitted as “Donors” Institutions, Corporations, Business Groups, and other organizations, donating not less than Rs.1,00,000/- will be admitted as “Patrons” Patrons will be eligible to nominate one person to enjoy the privileges of Well Wishers. 2.4 The Membership subscription charged shall be revised by the Board of Governors (BOG) when appropriate. The ratification for the same may be obtained from the General Body at an Annual General Meeting or an Extra- ordinary General Body Meeting. 2.5 An Alumnus may be honoured by UAA as a DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS of UAA. To be elected a DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS, the candidate shall be a member of UAA of good standing who has distinguished himself in India and / or abroad by his contribution to either teaching, research, industry, defense, public or Government service. Persons proposed for DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS shall be recommended by a Special Committee. Normally not more that one Distinguished Member shall be
  4. 4. chosen in any year. In exceptional circumstances, additional Alumni may be honoured as Distinguished Alumnus. 2.6 A right to vote, hold elective office and propose/second candidates shall be restricted to the following classes of members whose subscription and any other dues (if any) are fully paid upto the date of the election.  Distinguished Alumnus  Ordinary Members  Life Members 2.7 Associate Members, Well Wishers, Patrons and Donors shall have all the other rights, privileges and facilities as may be available from time to time for members of UAA. 2.8 Any member found guilty of derogatory conduct may be expelled by a two- thirds vote of the BOG, Reasonable opportunity shall be given to the member to be aware of and answer charges in writing. ARTICLE III – HEADQUARTERS & LOCAL CENTERS 3.1 The Headquarters of UAA shall be at Bombay and ordinarily at UDCT. 3.2 Local Chapters in India and abroad can be set up provided there are at least 15 members in that region who express in writing to the UAA their desire and support by way of both financial and relevant planned activities for starting the local Chapter. Such local Chapters will be recognized by BOG provided the objectives and functioning in the local Chapter are in conformity with the objectives, constitution, laws and bye-laws of UAA, in force. However in case of Chapters being established out of India, BOG shall be empowered to waive the above minimum membership requirement. ARTICLE IV – MANAGEMENT OF UAA 4.1 The Management of UAA shall be vested in a Governing Body called the Board of Governors (BOG) and shall function through its office bearers. 4.2 The Board of Governors shall consist of representatives elected by members and shall consist of a President, 2 Vice Presidents (one as Sr. vice President), a Secretary, A Treasurer and 11 Board Members. The BOG may co-opt not more than 5 members. The outgoing President shall continue to be a member of the BOG for one more term. No office bearer shall hold office for more than 2 consecutive terms in the same position.
  5. 5. 4.3 Any member of the BOG who fails to attend 3 consecutive meetings of the BOG except with prior leave of absence, shall cease to be a member of the BOG. BOG may co-opt a replacement, if necessary. 4.4 The BOG shall cause the UAA annual report to be published and distributed to all members. The report shall detail the progress and activities of the UAA during the term and it shall include the audited Annual Accounts in a format in conformity with the statutory requirements and good accounting practice. 4.5 The BOG may delegate specific powers and duties as may be provided in the bye-laws, to be framed under this Constitution. 4.6 The members of the BOG shall be elected by secret ballot in such manner and for such term as provided in the bye-laws. 4.7 The President, immediate past President, a Senior Vice President, a Vice President, a Secretary, a Treasurer will constitute the Officers of UAA. 4.8 The Officers of BOG and of duly recognized Chapters shall perform all duties legally or customarily required of Officers of Association in conformity with the laws of the Government of India and the States, in which the Chapter is located. In case of overseas Chapters, conformity with the local laws as applicable shall be adhered to. 4.9 No act of any Officer, member of the Board of Governors or members shall be binding unless approved. The following statement shall appear on all publications bearing the name of UAA. The UAA shall not be responsible for statements or opinions advanced in publications, interviews, reports, papers or in discussion at its meetings unless specifically approved by the BOG. 4.10 The BOG may appoint Committees as needed to further the Objectives of UAA. All such committees have as least one member of BOG on the Committee. The Executive employed by UAA may be the Secretary of the Committee who shall keep records of deliberations and report to BOG about the progress of the work undertaken by the Committee. 4.11 All members of UAA shall be presumed to have due notice of all UAA matters if sent by ordinary post to the address of the records of UAA and on a Notice Board maintained for that purpose at the Headquarters of UAA. 4.12 The BOG shall have the right to appoint an Executive and such staff as needed for smooth functioning of UAA.
  6. 6. 4.13 The BOG as soon as practicable shall take steps to form a Trust for the purpose of managing funds for UAA. 4.14 The office bearers of BOG at their discretion can order submission of any question to the entire BOG or to the membership of UAA for vote by a suitable letter ballot. ARTICLE V - MEETINGS OF UAA 5.1 The financial year shall be from 1st April to 31st March and UAA shall hold an Annual Meeting termed AGM at UDCT as far as practicable. Special meetings of members called EGM may also be called to consider urgent business. The Executive shall mail (under certificate of posting) notices of AGM and EGM to members at least three weeks in advance. Notices for AGM and EGM should be accompanied by the Agenda and text of resolutions to be approved by the meeting. The AGM shall be held not later than 31st July of each year. Notices fir AGM shall be accompanied by an audited Statement of Accounts of the previous year. In exceptional circumstances, BOG may be empowered to postpone the AGM by not more than eights weeks. Further postponement shall not be permitted. 5.2 The EGM shall be called by the President on written request of 25 members with voting rights who do not have outstanding dues to UAA. The quorum at EGM shall consist of 25 members and shall be confined to the Agenda for which the EGM is convened. 5.3 The quorum at AGM and EGM shall be of 25 members with voting rights and whose dues are fully paid up. If a quorum is not available at the time of meeting as stipulated in the Notice under Section 5.1, the meeting shall be adjourned for half an hour after which the adjourned meeting will reconvene to consider the business. 5.4 Minute books and other records of the UAA shall be available for inspection, to all members with voting rights and who have no outstanding dues to UAA only at the office of the Headquarters of UAA on request to the Executive Secretary. 5.5 Meetings of the BOG shall be convened by the President or, in his absence, by the Vice President not less than 4 times in a year. Matters reviewed by the Board and decisions taken will be minuted. 6.0 WINDING UP UAA may be would up or merged with another similar body. The decision in this regard would need to be ratified at an AGM/EGM called
  7. 7. in accordance with provisions of Section 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 above. The funds, including reserves and assets can be donated to another such body. No member shall have a claim on the whole or a share of the funds, assets and reserves. 7.0 INDEMNITY Officers of UAA or any member of the BOG acting on behalf or behest or a written authorization of the officers and each member of the Managing Committee of the Chapters of UAA shall be indemnified out of funds of UAA against all liabilities incurred by him/her in such a capacity and in discharge of his/her duties in defending any legal proceedings, civil or criminal.
  8. 8. GUIDELINES FOR CHAPTERS AND SUB – CHAPTERS 1. 1. CONSTITUTION The regulation for composition, organization and management of the Chapters and Sub-chapters and for the observance by the members thereof shall, at all times, be in accordance with the Memorandum of Association of UDCT Alumni Association (UAA) and the Rules and Regulations of the UAA as may be adopted form time to time. 2. NAMES A Chapter/Sub-Chapter shall be known as UDCT Alumni Association Chapter/Sub-Chapter. Each Chapter shall be assigned geographical boundaries for the purpose of its functioning and activities by the Board of Governors (BOG) 3. ACTIVITIES The activities of the Chapters shall be : a) Recruitment of potential members from the region for UAA. b) To undertake activities to foster fellowship and stimulation of interest throughout the Chapters of the UAA in conformity with the objects of the UAA as laid down in the Constitution in force. c) Organizing meetings for 1) reading and discussing papers. 2) Delivering of lectures, 3) Holding of seminars, symposia, workshops, demonstrations, study camps, etc., falling within the scope of the activities of UAA. d) Conducting lectures, educational and training programmes, social get- togethers for improvement of fellowship among Alumnus within the regions where the Chapters are situated in accordance with the programmes and directions as may be issued from time to time by the BOG. e) Maintaining of close liaison between the Chapters and the Board of Governors (BOG) and between the Chapters and the Sub-Chapters in the vicinity.
  9. 9. f) Offer assistance and co-operation and liaise with Regional Authorities, for and on behalf of the UAA, in the manner directed by the BOG. g) Assisting the BOG in all matters so as to further the objects of the UAA for the assigned geographical limits. The scope and manner in which the activities of the Chapters are to be organized will be determined by the BOG in consultation with the concerned Chapters. However, the decision of the BOG in all matters shall be final and binding. 4. MEMBERSHIP Every prospective member of the UAA shall state in his application form, the Chapter to which he wishes to be attached and the membership of a Chapter shall be built up in accordance with this procedure. A member requiring transfer from one Chapter to another Chapter on account of a change of place of his business or employment, or residence, shall have the option of transfer but no members shall belong to more than one Chapter at a time. Members may receive notice of, and may attend, meetings of all Chapters but shall have voting rights only in the Chapter to which he is finally attached. 5. VOTING Voting at General Meetings of the Institute and of the Chapters shall be as hereinafter appearing. Members in the category of Well Wishers, Donors, and Patrons may nominate one representative to participate in the meetings of the Chapter/Sub-Chapter but shall not have the right to vote thereat. Life Members, and Ordinary members can attend General meetings and can vote thereat. 6. MEETINGS & MINUTES OF THE MANAGING COMMITTEE The Managing Committee of the Chapter shall meet at least once in every quarter but may meet more often, if deemed expedient. The Chairman of the Managing Committee of the Chapter shall preside at these meetings. In his absence, any other office bearer may be requested to preside over the meeting.
  10. 10. At meetings of the Managing Committee, each, member present shall have one vote. The Chairman shall have an additional or casting vote. One- third, of a minimum of two of the elected members of the Committee shall be quorum at Meetings of the Managing Committee. Minutes of the meetings of the Managing Committee shall be recorded in books maintained for the purpose. The Honorary Secretary of the Chapter shall be responsible for maintenance of the Minutes Book. A copy of such minutes shall be sent to the Governing Council as soon as practicable after each meeting. Annual Report of the activities of the Chapter shall also be sent for a review by the BOG not later than 1st May for later inclusion in the Annual Report of the Association. 7. EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS ON THE BOG The Chairman will represent the Chapter on the BOG of UAA. He shall receive notices of the meetings of the BOG and participate in the deliberations of BOG. 8. ELECTION TO THE MANAGING COMMITTEE The elections shall be held not later than 4 weeks after the close of each financial year of the UAA. Not later than six weeks preceding the date of the closing of the financial year, the Managing Committee shall notify to the members of the Chapter information about the members due to retire that year and the members whom it nominates for election to the office of the Chapter Chairman, Hon. Secretary and the Members of the Managing Committee. Members of the Chapter may also send in their nominations for election to nay of these offices. If the number of nominations is equal to the number of the members to be elected, elections need not be held and the nominees will be deemed to have automatically elected. The Managing Committee shall notify to all members of the Chapter about this fact. If the number of nominations is more that the number of the members to be elected, then and only then, elections will be held. If the number of nominations is less than the number required to fill the vacancies, the Managing Committee shall have the right to co-opt the requisite number to fill the vacancies. If two or more candidate secure an equal number of votes, the successful candidates will be determined by drawing lots. 9. NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTIONS
  11. 11. The nominations shall be signed by two members belonging to the Chapter to which the nominee is attached and by the nominee himself. The nomination form shall be lodged with the Honorary Secretary of the Chapter not later than twenty-one days before the date fixed for the election. A member may sign only one nomination form for each office. Nominations not received in time shall become invalid and will not be considered. 10. WITHDRAWALS AND RESIGNATIONS A member may, after his nominations to any of the offices, withdraw his nomination or may, after the announcement of the election results, resign form the office to which he has been elected, by notifying in writing to the Managing Committee, explaining the reasons therefore. 11. BALLOT Not later that 21 days prior to the date of election, there shall be sent to each member, a ballot paper listing all nominations together with instructions on voting and with an envelop marked “ballot paper only” and a second and bigger envelop addressed to the Chapter Chairman with indications thereon that it should be signed by member exercising his right to vote and the same shall be posted with the cover marked “Ballot Paper Only” containing the ballot paper, duly completed, placed within it, and sealed to the Chapter Chairman so as to reach not later than one week before the date of election. No other paper or cover shall be used and if used, the ballot paper will be declared invalid. Counting of votes shall commence on the next working day following the notified day by which all the ballot papers should have reached the Chapter office and the results announced within three days from the date of commencement of the counting. The newly elected members shall assume office after the Chapter AGM. If for any reason, the Chapters is not in a position to conform to the procedure specified in the preceeding paragraphs for the election of the members of the Managing Committee of the chapter, the Managing Committee shall intimate the BOG the reasons for such inability and shall, with the prior written approval of the BOG, convene a meeting of the members attached to that particular Chapter and elect, by a simple majority by show of hands, the members of the Managing Committee. The validity of this mode of election shall not be questioned by any member.
  12. 12. 12. CO-OPTION If any vacancy shall occur in the Managing Committee, such vacancy may be filled by the Managing Committee by co-opting from among the members of the Chapter, the number required to fill such vacancies. The Managing Committee may invite any member attached to that Chapter and who is eligible to hold office, whom it considers to be capable of offering to it advice and guidance in furthering the objects of the Institute, to join the Managing Committee and such co-opted members, not exceeding two, shall be entitled to attend meetings of the Managing Committee and to vote thereat. Such co-opted members shall hold office till the election of the next Managing Committee. 13. RETIREMENT One-third of the elected members, including those holding offices in the Managing Committee, or a minimum of two members of the Managing Committee of the Chapter, shall retire every year and these retiring members shall not stand for re-election of the next two years. 14. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Chapter shall be held every year, within two months from the closed of the financial year. Not less than two weeks notice of the meeting shall be given to the members. The quorum for a General Meeting shall be not less than 15 members present in person and entitled to vote. If quorum is not available present at a General Meeting, the meeting shall stand adjourned for 30 minutes and immediately thereafter, shall proceed to transact the business set out in the Notice, the members present constituting the quorum. Each member present shall have one vote. The Chairman of the meeting shall have an additional or casting vote. Minutes of the meeting shall be recorded in books maintained for the purpose. A copy of such Minutes shall be sent to the Governing Council as soon as practicable after each meeting. The Annual General Meeting shall transact the following business : a) adoption of the Annual Report and audited accounts for the previous financial year. b) Appointment of Auditors
  13. 13. c) Any other business, for which sufficient notice has been given. 15. EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETINGS The Managing Committee, may, at its discretion, or on a written request from 30% of the members of the Chapter/Sub-Chapters convene extraordinary General Meetings, 16. FUNDS The Chapters shall generate their own funds for financing all their activities in pursuance of the objects of the Association and in the manner approved by the BOG. Assistance: A newly formed Chapter which finds it difficult to raise sufficient finance for its activities, may be assisted in special case, by the Governing Council, by providing an interest free loan of necessary funds by BOG. Such assistance will be made available for a two year period only and thereafter, it will have to manage its affairs by itself. 17. BUDGET Each Chapter shall submit to the Governing Council in the first week of the last month of its operating year, its budget of Income and Expenditure for the following year. 18. COLLECTIONS The collection of funds such as donations, subscriptions, examination fee, etc., by the Chapter(s) shall be in accordance with the principles laid down by the BOG. The amounts so collected shall be promptly remitted to the BOG. Collection of funds for the activities of all India nature and expenditure for such purposes shall be for and on behalf of the UAA. 19. SURPLUS Surplus generated as a result of conducting chapter/sub-chapter level activities such as regional seminars, workshops, refresher courses, etc. shall be disbursed or remitted as follows. 75% thereof to be retained by the Chapters and 25% to be transferred to the credit of UAA.
  14. 14. Such transfers shall be made immediately after the finalization of the accounts of the Chapter-sub-chapter for the previous financial year. 20. PRIOR APPROVAL OF THE BOG Chapter should obtain prior approval of the BOG for items of single expenditure exceeding Rs.20,000/- and capital expenditure exceeding Rs.5,000/- outside the budgetary approval given by the Governing Council. 21. BANKING ACCOUNT The Chapter(s) shall open and operate bank accounts where shall be deposited all money received by them and place the surplus money, not immediately required for their purpose, as short-term or long-term deposits in accordance with the restrictions given by the BOG. 22. AUDIT The Chapter(s) shall get their accounts audited within two months from the close of the financial year (incorporating) the accounts of sub-chapters, if any, and forward the same to the office of the UAA as laid down in the Rules and Regulations of the UAA. 23. LIMITATIONS The Chapters shall not, without obtaining prior approval in writing from the BOG, a) make or announce any commitments of a major nature to any person(s) and/or Corporation affecting the objective of the UAA or having any adverse effect on its activities and reputation or standing. b) buy, sell, acquire, take or give on lease or leave and license or sub-let immovable properties. c) encourage any capital expenditure on purchase of equipments for the office or for its activities or for educational purpose, in excess of the limits specified herein . d) make policy announcements to press or public either local or national about the UAA activities, etc. without a prior approval of the BOG or its office bearers. e) enter into or execute any legal deed, agreement or actions which may have any direct or indirect implication, dispute or controversy with the Governments or Governmental authorities or laws of the State and Country where the Chapter is operating.
  15. 15. f) import or purchase or place any order of the purchase of anything (except books) which will attract the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Regulations Act 197 or which may infringe any law relating to import or any other regulations. However, for the sake of abundant caution, the Chapters shall route such matters through the BOG but within the limits specified earlier. g) appoint or obtain the services of any person on a permanent basis. The Chapter may form committees or subcommittees, groups or sub- groups, to assist the Managing Committee in specified manner or for any specified subject. 24. GENERAL The foregoing guidelines are general in nature and should be strictly and faithfully observed in the best interest of the objective of the UAA. Any difficulty or difference of opinion arising from the interpretation thereof which may arise in the administration of the affairs of the Chapters and sub- chapters shall be referred to the BOG through the Chairman or the Honorary Secretary of the respective Chapters, for its advice and guidance, and the decision of the BOG shall be final binding of the Chapters(s)/sub- Chapter(s). 25. NOTES 1. The BOG Shall define or alter with due consultation with Chapters, the geographical locations and areas of operation of each Chapter, as and when necessary. 2. For the purpose of forming a Chapter, minimum sustaining membership shall be 15 and for sub chapter, shall be minimum 5. 3. Existing Chapters having membership of less that 15 shall be allowed to function as UAA – Chapters for a period of two years from the date of formation of UAA so as to make up their membership to minimum required in note (2). Chapters failing to reach this minimum membership requirement within two years will be closed down. 4. Chapter or sub-chapter not having regular activities and is not functioning in accordance with the rules and regulations of the UAA may be closed down; after due consultation with the concerned Chapter or Sub-Chapter by the BOG. The membership of such chapter-sub- chapter will be absorbed suitably in another chapter-sub-chapter.
  16. 16. SUGGESTED AMENDMENTS TO THE EXISTING CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I - OBJECTIVES 1.1 The name of the Association shall be “UICT Alumni Association “ hereinafter referred to as “UAA” 1.2 The objectives of UAA shall be to :  To encourage, promote, support, provide, spread and arrange for education and research in Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering , Pharmaceutical Sciences and related Basic Sciences and related topics.  To provide assistance, financial or otherwise, to institutes and establishments which are equivalent to UICT in class and status and which impart education or training and carry out research or development in Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences and related Basic Sciences.  To donate educational materials, scientific equipment, instruments, furniture, fixtures, household goods and materials to institutes as mentioned above or for their staff and students.  To organize, sponsor, support or promote lectures, seminars, workshops, competitions, training, institutional courses and similar functions in respect of topics and personalities in the field of Technology, Sciences, Engineering, Production and Management of Chemicals and Chemical Industry.  To institute awards, scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships for students – undergraduates and postgraduates – as well as teachers of UICT and to provide opportunities to them for in-plant training.  To buy, build, lease or rent properties and premises for the use of the Association to fulfill its objectives.  To foster fellowship and provide a forum to bring together members of UAA for their progress and development in all fields,  To carry out above and any other similar activities jointly with associations, organizations and/or similar bodies.
  17. 17.  To receive monies, materials, assets and properties to carry out any or all of the above activities. 1.3 UAA shall be governed by this Constitution and such bye-laws and Rules in harmony therewith as may be amended or adopted as herein provided. 1.4 UAA shall be organized and operated as a non profit Charitable Association in conformity with the relevant laws in India. 1.5 UAA shall be free to receive donations in cash and/or in kind. ARTICLE II – MEMBERSHIP, DUES AND DONATIONS 2.1 The membership of UAA will be by invitation or approval of application of eligible persons by the Board of Governors (BOG) 2.2 The rights and privileges of a member shall not be transferable. 2.3 There shall be the following classes of members :  Life Members  Members  Associate Members  Well Wishers  Donors  Patrons  Honorary Members Graduates, Post-graduates and permanent Faculty Members of UICT are eligible to be Members or Life Members of UAA. All others present students and research students of UICT and Faculty members – past and present, who have put in less that 3 years of continuous service at UICT are eligible to be Associate members. Board of Governors can invite at the recommendation of two members of the Advisory Committee and elect Eminent and Distinguished persons from industry, academics and research as “Honorary Members” of UAA.
  18. 18. Persons who have made contribution towards the objectives of UICT or UAA but are not eligible to be Member, Life Member or Associate Member, are eligible to be admitted as “Well-wishers”. Individuals donating not less than Rs.50,000/- will be admitted as “Donors” Institutions, Corporations, Business Groups, and other organizations, donating not less than Rs.1,00,000/- will be admitted as “Patrons” Patrons will be eligible to nominate one person to enjoy the privileges of Well Wishers. 2.4 The Membership subscription and entrance fee shall be decided by the Board of Governors (BOG) or by the General Body as and when necessary. Entrance fee for Members, Life Members and Associate Members will be Rs.100/- to be paid with the application. No Entrance Fee will be charged to other Memberships. Subscription fee for Members shall be Rs.200/- per month payable in advance. One time Subscription fee for Life Members and Well-Wishers shall be Rs.2,000/- and shall be Rs.1,000/- for Associate Members. Associate Members eligible to upgrade themselves to Life Members can do so by paying additional Rs.1,000/-. No entrance fee is payable for transfer to Life Members. 2.5 An Alumnus may be honoured by UAA as a DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS of UAA. To be elected as a DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS, the candidate shall be a member of UAA of good standing who has distinguished himself in India and / or abroad by his contribution to either teaching, research, industry, defence, public or Government service. Persons proposed for DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS shall be recommended by a Special Committee. 2.6 A right to vote, hold elective office and propose/second candidates shall be restricted to the following classes of members whose subscription and any other dues (if any) are fully paid upto the date of the election.  Ordinary Members  Life Members
  19. 19. ARTICLE – 2 OBJECTIVES The objectives of UAA shall be :  To encourage, promote, support, provide, spread and arrange for education and research in Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering , Pharmaceutical Sciences and related Basic Sciences and related topics.  To provide assistance, financial or otherwise, to institutes and establishments which are equivalent to UICT in class and status and which impart education or training and carry out research or development in Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences and related Basic Sciences.  To donate educational materials, scientific equipment, instruments, furniture, fixtures, household goods and materials to institutes as mentioned above or for their staff and students.  To organize, sponsor, support or promote lectures, seminars, workshops, competitions, training, institutional courses and similar functions in respect of topics and personalities in the field of Technology, Sciences, Engineering, Production and Management of Chemicals and Chemical Industry.  To institute awards, scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships for students – undergraduates and postgraduates – as well as teachers of UICT and to provide opportunities to them for in-plant training.  To buy, build, lease or rent properties and premises for the use of the Association to fulfill its objectives.  To foster fellowship and provide a forum to bring together members of UAA for their progress and development in all fields,  To carry out above and any other similar activities jointly with associations, organizations and/or similar bodies.  To receive monies, materials, assets and properties to carry out any or all of the above activities.

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