MEMORANDUM:


1.NAME :

  • The name of the Society is “MEDIATORS INDIA”, hereinafter known and referred to as the Society.

2.REGISTERED OFFICE :

  • The address of the Society is at E110, 16th Cross Street, Besant Nagar, Chennai 600 090, Tamil Nadu.

3. OBJECTS :

The objects for which the Society is established are as under:
  • To provide a forum for the mediator fraternity in India to understand, assimilate and share knowledge and good practices in the field of mediation.
  • To educate, promote and create awareness of mediation as an appropriate dispute resolution mechanism at all levels.
  • To conduct programs for legal professionals in collaborative law and mediation.
  • To be a forum for mediators to collaborate and share experiences with reference to dispute resolution in general and mediation in particular.
  • To take up issues and concerns of mediators, institutes and other stakeholders before appropriate authorities and to seek suitable resolution of the same.
  • To work towards high ethical standards and integrity in the practice of mediation
  • To formulate standards for accreditation of mediators and institutes of mediation.
  • To take up and promote research on mediation, arbitration and allied studies.
  • To promote, critique and lobby for policies concerning dispute resolution.
  • To grant, pay or give scholarships, stipends and awards to deserving students to conduct research in related fields.
  • To work, liaise and collaborate with the judiciary, government, legislature, universities and other educational institutions, associations and federations of business, civil society and other professions and vocations, institutes and centres and other entities, bodies and individuals for the propagation, growth and development of mediation.
  • To associate with law schools to encourage learning and research with due importance given to practical training in mediation.
  • To inculcate and encourage collaborative dispute resolution among students and youth through peer mediation and other programs and projects in schools and colleges.
  • To associate with Government and other institutions to create awareness about mediation among senior citizens.
  • To collaborate with local, national and international organizations for furthering mediation.
  • To hold conferences, seminars and workshops for promoting and furthering mediation.
  • To undertake, facilitate and provide for the publication of journals, newsletters, books, research papers and other publications for the promotion of mediation and the interests of mediators and matters incidental or ancillary thereto.
  • To promote collection and dissemination of information amongst the legal fraternity and other bodies and to highlight the importance of mediation.
  • To formulate expert opinion on issues and subjects related to mediation and submit recommendations to concerned bodies and authorities.
  • To apply for and receive funds through grants, donations, subscriptions, etc., for the promotion of mediation and activities in furtherance of the same and for generally pursuing all the objects of the Society.
  • To promote mediation and other forms of collaborative dispute resolution in rural and tribal areas and for empowerment of women through mediation and for community mediation and to receive funds through grants, donations, organizing events etc., for this purpose.
  • To establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of any Association or Institute and to expend any money for charitable purposes in any way connected with the objects of the Society
  • No addition, alteration or amendments in the Memorandum shall be made which would cause the Society at any time to cease to be a charity in law.
  • To do all such other things as shall further the attainment of the aforesaid objectives or any of them.

Provided always that the Society will be a permanent one and the activities would be purely of a public and charitable nature.

The Corpus fund of the society shall be invested only in the modes specified under the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 as amended from time to time, as applicable to public charities. Subject to this the Committee shall have the full right to alter or vary the investment from time to time for the purpose of the Society.

The Corpus fund of the society shall be invested only in the modes specified under the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 as amended from time to time, as applicable to public charities. Subject to this the Committee shall have the full right to alter or vary the investment from time to time for the purpose of the Society.

The Society shall, out of its receipts, first pay and discharge all the cost and expenses of the Society and apply the balance income for carrying out the objects of the Society.

The Society shall, however, be entitled to accumulate a portion of its receipts to the extent permitted under the Income-tax Act 1961, from time to time for supporting the growing future activities of the Society.

The funds of the society shall be utilized by the Society solely and exclusively for carrying out the objects of the Society and not for anything else.

The Society shall have the power to let, lease, sell, mortgage, gift, settle or otherwise alienate its property both moveable and immovable, subject however to the condition that the Society shall obtain the prior permission from the Director of Income Tax (Exemptions) and / or any other authorities as may be required by law, before sale or alienation of any immovable property.

In the case of winding up/dissolution of the Society, the net funds would be transferred to institutions having similar objects and registered under section 12A and enjoying exemption under section 80(G) of the Income tax Act 1961.

The Society shall, for smooth conduct of the affairs of the Society, have the right to amend, alter or modify this Memorandum or any of its object or powers in accordance with law. However, no amendment shall be effected except with the prior approval of the Director of Income-tax (Exemptions), Chennai and other public authorities and after complying with the requirements of the civil Law.

The benefit of the Society shall be available to the members of the public at large without any discrimination on the ground of caste, creed, sex or religion.

As required by the provisions of the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975 and the Income Tax Act 1961 and the rules thereunder, the list of Committee members with addresses and occupation etc. along with a copy of the audited Annual Accounts shall be forwarded to the Registrar of Societies, after every Annual General Meeting, as required by the Acts.

All the objects and powers of the Society set forth in this Memorandum shall be construed as limited by the foregoing terms, which shall be treated as overriding in effect and as governing all the provisions of this Memorandum notwithstanding anything expressed or implied therein to the contrary.

No member of the Society shall have any personal claim to any movable or immovable properties and/or assets of the Society or make any profit whatsoever by virtue of his membership. Provided that nothing herein shall prevent the payment, in good faith, of reasonable and proper remuneration to any officer or servant (not being Members of the Society) of the Society.



4.COMMITTEE :


S. No. Name Designation Occupation Address Signature
1. Mr. Sriram Panchu President Senior Advocate, Mediator No.E110,16th Cross Street,
Besant Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu -600 090.
2. Mrs. Pushya Sitaraman Vice President Advocate, Mediator No.5 Subbaraya Avenue,
Abhiramapuram Chennai,
Tamil Nadu- 600 018
3. Mr. AJ Jawad Secretary Advocate, Mediator No.5/1 Jagajeevan Ram Avenue,
East Coast Road,
Injambakkam, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu -600 115
4. Mrs. Aparna Mukerji Joint Secretary Advocate, Mediator No. 24-A Cathedral Road,
Gopalapuram, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu - 600 086
5. Mrs. Chitra Narayan Joint Secretary Advocate, Mediator No. 1318, Anderson Apartments,
No.9 Anderson Road,
Chennai Tamil Nadu- 600 016
6. Mr. R.Vijayakrishnan Treasurer Advocate, Mediator E-2, Hallmark, No 22,
Halls Road, Kilpauk,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu -600 010
7. Mr. Baratha Chakravarthy Member Advocate, Mediator S-2 Aanchal Apartments,
No4 R.K.Shanmugam Salai,
K.K.Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu – 600 078
8. Mrs. P.Kavitha Balakrishnan Member Advocate, Mediator G-3 TNHB HIG Golden Jubilee Apartments,
Anna Main Road,
K.K.Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu -600 078
9. Mrs. Uma Ramanathan Member Advocate, Mediator Parijatham, No.15, Rajagopalan Street,
Valmiki Nagar,
Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600 041

BYE – LAWS:


A. NAME OF THE SOCIETY MEDIATORS INDIA
B. ADDRESS OF THE REGISTERED OFFICE OF THE SOCIETY E110, 16th Cross Street, Besant Nagar, Chennai 600 090, Tamil Nadu.
C. THE DATE OF FORMATION OF THE SOCIETY ……November 2017
D. REGISTRAR OF DISTRICT WITH IN WHOSE JURISDICTION THE OFFICE OF THE SOCIETY IS SITUATED CHENNAI SOUTH
E. THE BUSINESS HOURS OF THE SOCIETY 10.00 A.M. TO 6.00 P.M.

F. OBJECTS OF THE SOCIETY :


OBJECTS: The objects for which the Society is established are as under:
  • To provide a forum for the mediator fraternity in India to understand, assimilate and share knowledge and good practice in the field of mediation.
  • To educate, promote and create awareness of mediation as an appropriate dispute resolution mechanism at all levels.
  • To conduct programs for legal professionals in collaborative law and mediation.
  • To be a forum for mediators to collaborate and share experiences with reference to dispute resolution in general and mediation in particular.
  • To take up issues and concerns of mediators, institutes and other stakeholders before appropriate authorities and to seek suitable resolution of the same.
  • To work towards high ethical standards and integrity in the practice of mediation
  • To formulate standards for accreditation of mediators and institutes of mediation.
  • To take up and promote research on mediation, arbitration and allied studies.
  • To promote, critique and lobby for policies concerning dispute resolution.
  • To grant, pay or give scholarships, stipends and awards to deserving students to conduct research in related fields.
  • To work, liaise and collaborate with the judiciary, government, legislature, universities and other educational institutions, associations and federations of business, civil society and other professions and vocations, institutes and centres and other entities, bodies and individuals for the propagation, growth and development of mediation.
  • To associate with law schools to encourage learning and research with due importance given to practical training in mediation.
  • To inculcate and encourage collaborative dispute resolution among students and youth through peer mediation and other programs and projects in schools and colleges.
  • To associate with Government and other institutions to create awareness about mediation among senior citizens.
  • To collaborate with local, national and international organizations for furthering mediation.
  • To hold conferences, seminars and workshops for promoting and furthering mediation.
  • To undertake, facilitate and provide for the publication of journals, newsletters, books, research papers and other publications for the promotion of mediation and the interests of mediators and matters incidental or ancillary thereto.
  • To promote collection and dissemination of information amongst the legal fraternity and other bodies and to highlight the importance of mediation.
  • To formulate expert opinion on issues and subjects related to mediation and submit recommendations to concerned bodies and authorities.
  • To apply for and receive funds through grants, donations, subscriptions, etc., for the promotion of mediation and activities in furtherance of the same and for generally pursuing all the objects of the Society.
  • To promote mediation and other forms of collaborative dispute resolution in rural and tribal areas and for empowerment of women through mediation and for community mediation and to receive funds through grants, donations, organizing events etc., for this purpose.
  • To establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of any Association or Institute and to expend any money for charitable purposes in any way connected with the objects of the Society
  • No addition, alteration or amendments in the Memorandum shall be made which would cause the Society at any time to cease to be a charity in law.
  • To do all such other things as shall further the attainment of the aforesaid objectives or any of them.

G. ACTIVITIES OF THE SOCIETY IN FURTHERENCE OF ITS OBJECTS:


  • To publish newspapers, magazines, periodicals, publication of articles, treaties, books, reports and other literature etc.
  • To establish and maintain a library or libraries;
  • To launch websites and e- networks etc.;
  • To open bank account(s)
  • To employ persons and engage professionals
  • To acquire, purchase, take over, sell, demolish, mortgage, establish, construct, maintain, alter, add and manage lands, buildings, equipment, facilities and amenities for the development of activities of the Society.
  • To establish an Executive Committee for the management and administration of all the properties, moneys, assets and activities of the Society
  • To establish State chapters and regional offices to carry out the objects of the Society
  • To do all other activities which are in furtherance of the objects of the Society

H. NAME OF THE PERSON OR PERSONS, OFFICER OR ANY AUTHORISED PERSON TO SUE OR TO BE SUED ON BEHALF OF THE SOCIETY:

  • The Secretary shall be the person who will sue and be sued for and on behalf of the Society.

I. THE NAME OF THE PERSON OR OFFICER IS EMPOWERED TO GIVE DIRECTIONS IN REGARD TO THE BUSINESS OF THE SOCIETY:

  • The President shall be responsible for giving directions for the activities of the Society.

J. ENROLMENT OF MEMBERS:

a) CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERSHIP:

  • i)Individual Members.
  • ii) Honorary Members.
  • iii)Institutional Members.
  • iv) Law firms

1.Individual Members:Persons interested in the aims and objectives of the Society and meeting the prescribed qualifications, who have applied for and been admitted by the Executive Committee as members. Individual members are entitled to vote.

2.Honorary Members:Eminent Persons who are invited to be members by the Executive Committee from time to time. Honorary members are not entitled to vote.

3.Institutional Members:Universities, academies, mediation organizations, lawyers’ societies, institutions of research and learning or any other entity, interested in mediation who have been admitted as members by the Executive Committee. Institutional members are not entitled to vote.

4. Law Firms:Law firms interested in mediation who have applied for and been admitted by the Executive Committee as members. Law firms are not entitled to vote.

5.An application for Membership shall be made in the prescribed form and the Executive Committee may accept or reject the said application without giving any reason.

b) ENTRANCE FEES AND SUBSCRIPTION:


  • 1. Individual members are required to pay an initial registration fee of Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) at the time of joining the Society. The annual subscription fee payable is Rs.500/- ( Rupees five hundred only) for the period 1st April to the following 31st March, or any part thereof, and will become due and payable on the 1st of April each year. Life membership shall be Rs. 10,000/-.
  • 2. Honorary members are not required to pay registration or subscription fees.
  • 3. Institutional members are required to pay an initial registration fee of Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) at the time of joining the Society. The annual subscription fee payable is Rs.500/- ( Rupees five hundred only) for the period 1st April to the following 31st March, or any part thereof, and will become due and payable on the 1st of April each year.
  • 4. Law firm members are required to pay an initial registration fee of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only) at the time of joining the Society. The annual subscription fee payable is Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) for the period 1st April to the following 31st March, or any part thereof, and will become due and payable on the 1st of April each year.
  • 5. The registration fee and subscription rates may be changed from time to time by a resolution passed at a General Meeting of the Society.

c) REMOVAL OF MEMBERS:


  • Members who fail to remit the annual subscription fee consecutively for two years shall be removed from the membership.
  • Members found to be guilty of offences involving moral turpitude by a competent Court shall be removed from the membership.

d) MEMBERS RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS:


  • (i) All Individual Members shall have the right to attend meetings of the Society, vote for elections to the Governing Body and otherwise participate in the activities of the Society.
  • (ii) Members having consecutive membership in the Society for not less than two years are eligible to contest in the election for the Governing Body. This election will be held once in two years.

K. CORPORATE SUPPORTERS AND ASSOCIATE CORPORATE SUPPORTERS:


  • (i) Corporate Supporters: These are companies, firms and such other entities wishing to support mediation and this society, who have been admitted as such by the Executive Committee. Corporate Supporters shall pay an initial contribution of 25,000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousand Only) and a yearly contribution of Rs.2500/- (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred Only) due and payable on the 1st of April each year. Corporate Supporters shall not have the rights of members.
  • (ii) Associate Corporate Supporters: These are companies, firms and such other entities wishing to support mediation and this society, who have been admitted as such by the Executive Committee. Associate Corporate Supporters shall pay an intial contribution of 10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand Only) and a yearly contribution of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only) due and payable on the 1st of April each year. Associate Corporate Supporters shall not have the rights of members

  • The contribution amounts for Corporate Supporters and Associate Corporate Supporters may be changed from time to time by a resolution passed at a General Meeting of the Society.


L. GOVERNING BODY, OFFICE BEARERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:


  • (i) There shall be a Governing Body to carry out the purposes of the Society. It shall be elected by Individual members through the State Chapters as below:

    • Between 1 to 25 members in the State Chapter– one seat on the GB
    • Between 26 to 50 members in the State Chapter– two seats on the GB
    • Between 51 to 100 members in the State Chapter– 3 seats on the GB
    • Above 100 members in the State Chapter– 4 seats on the GB..
    • The elected members of the Governing Body may co-opt up to five members from the General Body.
    • The Governing Body shall hold office for two years.

  • (ii) There shall be an Executive Committee to manage and carry out the day to day functions and programmes of the Society under the Governing Body. The Governing Body shall, from amongst the members of the Governing Body appoint the President, Vice-President (Headquarters), Secretary, two Joint Secretaries and the Treasurer of the Society. It shall also appoint up to 5 Regional Vice-Presidents (one from each region-East, West, Central, North and South) and four other members. All these persons shall form the Executive Committee. Their term of office shall be for two years. Headquarters means the place where the President is located for the time being. As far as possible, the Governing Body shall endeavour that the President-ship moves in rotation between the Regions. For this purpose the regions of India shall be demarcated as follows:


  • 1. NORTH: Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir.
    2. WEST: Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Daman and Diu
    3. CENTRAL: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand
    4. EAST: West Bengal, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya, Assam, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
    5. SOUTH: Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry, Lakshadweep


  • (iii) The signatories to the Memorandum shall constitute the first Governing Body and shall appoint the first office bearers and other members of the Executive Committee. The succeeding Governing Bodies will be elected by the members every two years, and will appoint the succeeding Executive Committee.
  • (iv) No office bearer i.e. President, Vice-President, Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer, Regional Vice President and Chairperson and Secretary of State Chapters shall hold the same office for more than two terms consecutively.
  • (v) If any interim vacancy arises in the Executive Committee, it shall be filled by the Governing Board on a co-option basis. The co-opted member shall retire along with the other members of the Committee. This period shall not be counted for the purposes of sub-clause (iv) above.
  • (vi) The Governing Body shall meet once in six months or more often as required, and may also conduct business through conference calls and circulation.
  • (vii) The Executive Committee shall meet at least once in three months or more often as may be required, and may also conduct business through conference calls and circulation.
  • (viii) The Secretary shall prepare the agenda for the Meetings of the Governing Body and the Executive Committee, considering also the requests from other members.
  • (ix) In very emergent circumstances President, Secretary and Treasurer can jointly take a decision and get it ratified in the next Meeting.


L. GOVERNING BODY, OFFICE BEARERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:


1. PRESIDENT:


2.VICE-PRESIDENT:


3.REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENTS


4.SECRETARY:

  • The Secretary shall, under the control of the Executive Committee and General Body and the President, exercise general supervision over the affairs of the Society and shall be responsible for

    • a. Drafting the agenda for proceedings and maintaining all correspondences on behalf of the Society.
    • b. Recording the minutes of the meeting of the Society, General Body and Executive Committee.
    • c. Maintaining all the registers and books of the Society.
    • d. Convening Ordinary and Special Meetings of the Society, Governing Body and Executive Committee, and preparing agendas therefore in consultation with the President.
    • e. Preparing reports and documents, statements to be submitted before the Executive Committee or the General Body or any other Authorities under the law applicable for the functioning of the Society.
    • f. Looking after the general affairs of the Society with a view to achieve the aims and objectives of the Society.
    • g. Spending the money of the Society dutifully in consultation with the President in accordance with the budget and producing receipts therefor to the Treasurer.

5. JOINT SECRETARIES:
  • They shall assist the Secretary in all his/her work and either one of them shall execute the duties of the Secretary in his absence.

6. TREASURER
  • He/She shall be in charge of the receipts and spending of the Society. He/She shall maintain accounts of the Society and shall get orders of the President and Secretary for the disbursement of the money. He/She shall collect the amount due from all the members including subscriptions and to issue receipts and make proper vouchers. He/She shall submit monthly accounts to the Secretary and the Secretary in turn shall get the approval of the same from the President. The accounts thus submitted to the Secretary shall be subjected to auditing as required under law. The bank account of the Society shall be jointly operated by the Treasurer along with either the Secretary or a Joint Secretary.

7.STATE CHAPTERS:
  • (i) There shall be a State Chapter for each State comprised of the members from that state.
  • (ii) The Governing Board shall appoint the Chairpersons, Secretaries for the two year term of office.. The Governing Board shall frame suitable rules regarding the role, responsibilities and working of the State Chapters

8. MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:
  • Every member of the Executive Committee shall try to attend every Executive Committee Meeting and shall offer their services and co-operate for the development of the Society so as to achieve its objects.

9. LEGAL ADVISORS:
  • One Legal Advisor may be appointed by the approval of the General Body, to assist the Society in all its Legal activities.

10. PATRONS:
  • The Governing Body may request eminent persons associated with mediation to be Patrons of the Society.

N.THE AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS WITH REFERENCE TO SECTION 16; ACCOUNTING YEAR AND PERSONS APPOINTED TO AUDIT:


  • 1. The funds collected from members towards entrance fees, subscriptions, donations and all other income and receipts shall form the funds of the Society.
  • 2. The Financial year of the Society shall commence from April 1st and conclude on March 31st of the following year. The accounts will be closed for the year ending and then accounts will commence for the next accounting financial year.
  • 3. The Society shall maintain the register and other records in accordance with Rule 18 of the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975 (hereinafter referred to as “The Act”) and shall keep the same available for inspection by its members free of cost.
  • 4. The General Body shall appoint auditor or auditors as it deems fit. The accounts of the Society shall be audited by a qualified auditor or auditors as per Section 16(1) & Rule (21) (2) of the Act.

O. SUPPLY OF COPIES ETC.


  • Every member of the Society is entitled to get a copy of the rules and regulations, audited Income and Expenditure Balance Sheet, etc., on written application to the Secretary and on payment of Rs.50/ as charges.

P. IMPOSITION OF FINE, IF ANY:


  • No fine shall be imposed for any breach of the provision of the bye-laws by any member or officer.

Q. DEPOSIT/INVESTMENTS OF FUNDS:


  • 1. All moneys of the Society shall be deposited into any scheduled bank as decided by the Executive Committee of the Society and will be opened in the name of the Society.
  • 2. The Treasurer can retain in cash a sum of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand Only) for meeting urgent and unforeseen expenses.
  • 3. The Society will be a permanent one and the activities would be purely of a charitable nature.
  • 4. The Corpus fund of the society shall be invested only in the modes specified under the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 as amended from time to time, as applicable to public charities. Subject to this, the Executive Committee shall have the full right to alter or vary the investment from time to time without causing loss to the Society.
  • 5. The Society shall, out of the income arising from its investment, first pay and discharge all the costs and expenses of the Society and apply the balance income for carrying out the objects of the Society.
  • 6. The Society shall, however, be entitled to accumulate a portion of income to the extent permitted under the Income-tax Act 1961, from time to time for supporting the future activities of the Society.
  • 7. The funds of the society, and any income arising to the Society, through fees collected, interest on deposits, rents, donations or otherwise shall be utilized by the Society solely and exclusively for carrying out the objects of the Society and not for anything else.
  • 8. The Society shall have the power to let, lease, sell, mortgage, gift, settle or otherwise alienate its property both moveable and immovable, subject however to the condition that the Society shall obtain the prior permission from the Director of Income Tax (Exemptions) and / or any other authorities as may be required by law, before sale or alienation of any immovable property.
  • 9. In the case of winding up/dissolution, the net funds would be transferred to institutions having similar objects and is registered under section 12A and enjoying exemption under section 80(G) of the Income tax Act 1961.
  • 10. The benefit of the Society shall be available to the members of the public at large without any discrimination on the ground of caste, creed, sex or religion.
  • 11. As required by the provisions of the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975 and the Income Tax Act 1961 and the rules hereunder, the list of Executive Committee members with addresses and occupation etc along with a copy of the audited Annual Accounts shall be forwarded to the Registrar of Societies, after every Annual General Meeting, as required by the Acts.
  • 12. No member of the Society shall have any personal claim to any movable or immovable properties and/or assets of the Society or make any profit whatsoever by virtue of his membership. Provided that nothing herein shall prevent the payment, in good faith, of reasonable and proper remuneration to any officer or servant (not being Members of the Society) of the Society.

R. MEETING:


  1. ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING:
    Normally the Annual General Body Meeting shall be held in a year within a period of six months after the expiry of the financial year, before 30th September every year. Such meeting shall transact the following business:
    1. Adoption of the Annual Report,
    2. Adoption of the Income and Expenditure Statement filed by the Secretary.
    3. Appointment of Auditors etc.,
    4. Election to Governing Body, when due.
    5. Any other Special Resolution
    6. Any other matter placed before the General Meeting
  2. EXTRA ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING:

    • The Executive Committee may at any time call an extra ordinary general meeting of the society and shall call such a meeting within 30 days after receipt of a requisition in writing from 25 members of the society.
    • If the extraordinary general meeting is not called for in accordance with such requisition, the requisitionists shall have power to call such meeting themselves.

S. QUORUM:


  • The quorum for conducting both the General Body and Executive Committee Meetings shall be one third of the total number of members. If the quorum is not present at the commencement of the meeting, the meeting will be adjourned for half an hour on the same day. The members present shall constitute the quorum for the adjourned meeting. If the meeting is called on requisition from the members it shall stand dissolved, if the quorum is not present at the appointed time. Every member may exercise his or her vote and in the event of tie, the President shall have the casting vote.

T. SPECIAL RESOLUTION:


  • Special resolution (to be passed by not less than 3/4th (Three-fourth) of the members present in person and entitled to vote) will be required for the following purposes:
    1. 1.Change of name of the Society as per Section 11 of the Act.
    2. 2.Amendment of bye-laws, as per Section 12 of the Act.
    3. 3.Amalgamation and Division of the Society as per section 30 of the Act.
    4. 4.Dissolution of the Society as per Section 41 of the Act.


U. INSPECTION OF BOOKS:


  • The Books containing the Minutes of the Society and the Books of Account of the Society shall be kept at the Registered Office of the Society during business hours and shall be open to the Inspection of any member free of charges.

V. DISSOLUTION:


  • The Society may, by Special Resolution, determine that it shall be dissolved and thereupon the Society shall be dissolved forthwith, if upon the dissolution, there shall remain, after the discharge of all its debts and liabilities, any property whatsoever, the same shall not be paid or distributed among members but shall be given to some other registered Society/Association having the same or similar objectives to be determined by the Society. The Society shall stand dissolved as per procedures laid down in Sections 41 and 42 of the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 27 of 1975.

4.COMMITTEE :


S. No. Name Designation Occupation Address Signature
1. Mr. Sriram Panchu President Senior Advocate, Mediator No.E110,16th Cross Street,
Besant Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu -600 090.
2. Mrs. Pushya Sitaraman Vice President Advocate, Mediator No.5 Subbaraya Avenue,
Abhiramapuram Chennai,
Tamil Nadu- 600 018
3. Mr. AJ Jawad Secretary Advocate, Mediator No.5/1 Jagajeevan Ram Avenue,
East Coast Road,
Injambakkam, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu -600 115
4. Mrs. Aparna Mukerji Joint Secretary Advocate, Mediator No. 24-A Cathedral Road,
Gopalapuram, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu - 600 086
5. Mrs. Chitra Narayan Joint Secretary Advocate, Mediator No. 1318, Anderson Apartments,
No.9 Anderson Road,
Chennai Tamil Nadu- 600 016
6. Mr. R.Vijayakrishnan Treasurer Advocate, Mediator E-2, Hallmark, No 22,
Halls Road, Kilpauk,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu -600 010
7. Mr. Baratha Chakravarthy Member Advocate, Mediator S-2 Aanchal Apartments,
No4 R.K.Shanmugam Salai,
K.K.Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu – 600 078
8. Mrs. P.Kavitha Balakrishnan Member Advocate, Mediator G-3 TNHB HIG Golden Jubilee Apartments,
Anna Main Road,
K.K.Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu -600 078
9. Mrs. Uma Ramanathan Member Advocate, Mediator Parijatham, No.15, Rajagopalan Street,
Valmiki Nagar,
Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600 041