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PIO :
Yogeshwar Rakesh Dahiya
Asstt. Secretary
Contact No. 9812200300

APIO:
R.K. Mor
Accounts Officer
Contact No. 9416767102

 
Constitution of Red Cross Society, Rohtak.
According to the Constitution of the Indian Red Cross Society District Branch, Rohtak
CONSEQUENT upon the bifurcation of Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab and Haryana State Branch in two separate on 19-6-1971. In pursuance of this General Meeting of the members was held on 4-4-1977 and it was decided to form a separate Branch for the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The Managing Body, duly elected in the General Meeting hereby adopts the following rules for the management and control and procedure of the Branch for carrying out the aims and objects of the Indian Red Cross Society.
 
AIMS, OBJECTS AND JURISDICTION
1. (a) The aims and objects of the Indian Red Cross Society, shall be as shown in the First Schedule of the Act, XV of 1920 as amended from time to time viz:-
  (i) Aid to the sick and wounded members of the Armed Forces of the Union in accordance with the terms and spirit of the Geneva Conventions of 12th August, 1949 and discharge of other obligations devolving upon the Society under the conventions as the recognized auxiliary of the Armed Forces Medical Services.
  (ii) Aid to the demobilized sick and wounded members of the Armed Forces of the Union.
  (iii) Maternity and Child Welfare.
  (iv) Junior Red Cross.
  (v) Nursing and Ambulance Work.
  (vi) Provision of relief for the mitigation of suffering caused by epidemics, earthquakes, famines, floods and other disasters, whether in India or outside.
  (vii) Work parties to provide comforts and necessary garment etc. for hospitals and health institutions.
  (viii) The establishment and maintenance of peace among all nations in accordance with the decisions of the International Red Cross Organization.
  (ix) The expenses of management of the Society and its branches and affiliated societies and bodies.
  (x) The representation of the Society or on at International or other Committees formed for furthering objects similar to those of the Society.
  (xi) The improvement of health, prevention of diseases mitigation of suffering such other cognate objects as may be approved by the Society from time to time.
  (b) The Chandigarh Union Territory Branch of the Indian Red Cross Society shall have jurisdiction in the Union Territory of Chandigarh.
  (c) The existing allied sections shall functions as the constituent units of the Indian Red Cross
Chandigarh Union Territory Branch and the Secretary will also look after the work of these sections, namely: -
  (i) St. John Ambulance Association, Chandigarh Union Territory Centre.
  (ii) Hospital Welfare Section.
  (iii) Family Planning Association
  (iv) Youth and Junior Red Cross.
  OFFICE BEARERS:-
2. The following shall be the Office bearers of the Branch :-
  a) President : The Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak shall be the Ex-Officio President of the District Branch.
  b) Vice President : The Civil Surgeon Rohtak shall be the Ex-Officio Vice-President of the District Branch.
  MEMBERSHIP
3. (a) There shall be following grades of members:-
  (i) Patrons
  (ii) Vice Patrons
  (iii) Life Members
  (iv) Life Associates
  (v) Annual Members
  (vi) Annual Associates
  (vii) Institutional Members
(b) (i) Patron:
A person who subscribes not less than Rs. 20,000/-(in one consolidated contribution) to the funds of the society shall be a patron.
  ii) Vice-Patron:
A person, who subscribes Rs. 10,000/- (in one consolidated contribution) to the funds of the society shall be a Vice Patron. A Vice Patron on payment of a further sum of Rs. 10,000/- may become a Patron.
  (iii) Life Members:
A person who subscribes not less than Rs. 500/- (in one consolidated contribution) to the funds of the society shall be a Life Member. A Life Member may change this grade of Membership by payment of a further sum equivalent to the difference between the prescribed subscription for the grade of membership in the members wants to be placed and the subscription of this present grade.
  (iv) Life Associates:
A person who subscribes not less than Rs. 250/-(in one consolidated contribution) to the funds of the Society, shall be Life Associate. A Life Associate may change his grade of membership in which the member wants to be placed and the subscription of his present grade.
  (v) Annual Member:
A person who pays an annual subscription of Rs. 50/-p.a. shall be an Annual Member. An annual member may at any time compound all future subscriptions and become a Life Member, Vice Patron, Patron by paying the prescribed subscription.
  (vi) Annual Associate:
A person who pays an annual subscription of not less than Rs. 10/- p.a. shall be an annual associate. An annual associate may at any time compound all future subscriptions and become a Life Associate, Life Member, Vice Patron, Patron by paying the prescribed subscription.
  (vii) Institutional Member:
An Institution Member which pays an annual subscription, subject to a minimum of Rs. 1000/-(for life) shall be an Institutional Member. An Institutional Member may at any time become an Patron, Vice Patron or Life Member by paying a lump sum the subscription for any of these grades as specified in article 4(b) (ii) to (iv), subject to the condition that such membership shall be valid for five years only.
  (viii) Honorary Member:
The Branch may recommend any person to the Indian Red Cross Society for being enrolled as Honorary Member of the Society under any grade in lieu of Services rendered to the Branch.
  Note: The term of Annual Members and Annual Associates shall be one year from the date of enrollment.
  COLLECTION OF FUNDS
6. (a) The Branch may collect funds through membership, fairs fetes variety shows, raffles, flags, seals, lucky bags draws exclusively for local charity, special drivers etc.
  (b) The Branch may receive donations and utilize them for general purposes, unless the donor attaches a specific purpose for which it is to be used.
  (c) The Branch may receive donations in cash or kind, gifts of any properties, movable or immovable, whether subject to any special trust or condition, for any one or more of its objects.
  (d) The Branch may raise funds for its objects through such other sources as are approved by its Managing Body from time to time.
  SHARES FROM COLLECTIONS:
7. (a) The Branch shall retain 70% of the Membership subscriptions, donations and collections from fairs, fetes, variety shows, sale of flags, sales etc. received by it direct and forwarded 30% to the Indian Red Cross Society, New Delhi.
  (b) All collections made through District relief funds and lucky bag fund shall be meant for charity within the State of Haryana. The Distt. Branch shall therefore, remit 10 percent of the income from these heads to the State Branch to be utilized charities in the state.
  GENERAL MEETINGS:
8. (a) A General Meeting of the Branch shall be held once a year at Chandigarh on a date to fix by the President.
  (b) 15 days notice for the General Meeting shall be given.
  (c) The business to be transacted in the General Meeting would be: -
  i. Presentation of the Annual Report.
  ii. Presentation and adoption of the Annual accounts and budget.
  iii. Appointment of Auditors for the next year.
  iv. Election of members on the Managing Body for a term of one year.
  v. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
  EXTRA ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING:
9. (a) An Extra Ordinary General Meeting of the Branch may be convened at any time by the President for any purpose connected with the Branch.
  (b) Seven days notice of such meeting shall be given and Agenda circulated.
  (c) No business other than that specified in the Agenda shall be transacted in such meeting.
  PROCEDURE OF GENERAL MEETING:
10. (a) All General meetings shall be presided over by the President or in his absence by the Chairman of the branch.
  (b) All contested questions shall be decided by majority of votes of members present taken by show of hands.
  (c) In case of an equality of votes, Chairman of the meeting shall have a ‘casting vote’.
  (d) All questions or procedure of the meeting shall be decided by the Chairman of the meeting.
  MANAGING BODY:
  The Managing Body of the District Branch shall be constituted annually at the Annual General Meeting and shall consist of 13 members as follow:-
  a) The Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak shall be the Ex-Officio President of the Managing Body.
  b) Wife of Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak shall be the Ex-Officio chairman of the Managing Body.
  c) The Civil Surgeon, Rohtak shall be the Ex-Officio vice-President of the Managing Body.
  d) The District Education Officer, Rohtak shall be the Ex-Officio Member of the Managing Body.
  Nominated Members:-
  e) Two members shall be nominated by the President.
  f) Two members (to be nominated by the outgoing Managing Body) shall be elected by the General Body. No member shall be elected for more than three terms of one year each.
  g) One person from each Sub Division, who have expert knowledge of a subject or who are considered to be helpful to the District Branch in raising funds and in organizing services etc. shall be co-opted by the Managing Body as its regular members, for a period of one year term.
12. All vacancies occurring among the members of the Managing Body between the two annual General Meeting shall be filled by nomination by the President for the remaining period.
13. An ordinary meeting of the Managing Body shall be held once a quarter or earlier if necessary, at the discretion of the President, at a date and time to be fixed by him.
  i) A notice of seven days shall be given and the agenda shall be circulated by post or otherwise. An accidental omission to give such notice or to dispatch the agenda to a member shall not invalidate any resolution passed at such meeting.
  Emergent Meeting:-
14. i) An Emergent meeting of the Managing Body may be held at any time by the President and in his absence by the Vice-President by giving twenty four hours notice at a place and time convenient to him.
  ii) An Emergency meeting of the Managing Body may also be called by the President upon receipt of a requisition specifying the business from five members of the Managing Body on a date and time convenient to him. At such meeting no business other than specified in the requisition shall be transacted.
  iii) In case of any emergency, decision of the Managing Body/Executive Committee may be obtained by circulation of a proposal among the members of the Managing Body, provided that prior approval of the President is obtained to the adoption of this procedure in each particular case.
15. i) At all Managing body meeting three present in person or by proxy shall form a Quorum. Ex-Officio members may be represented by their respective senior officers who shall have the right to vote.
  ii) If the Quorum in not complete within half an hour of the time fixed for a meeting the meeting shall be adjourned and would be held after an hour even if the quorum is not complete.
16. In the event of equality of votes at any meeting the Chairman shall have a casting vote.
17. The Secretary of the Disrtict Branch shall maintain record of proceeding of the meetings. The proceeding recorded shall be signed by him and the chairman of the meeting and laid before the next meeting for confirmation.
18. The Managing Body shall authorize the Secretary to incure expenditure not exceeding Rs. 1000/- provided it is routine item of expenditure. For expenses more than Rs. 1000/- provided in the budget, sanction of the President shall be obtained for all times. The Secretary shall disburse the salary of the staff through Bank as approved by the Managing Body vide resolution no. 6 dated 28-7-1983.
19. i) The President and in his absence the Vice President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the District Branch.
  ii) The Secretary shall be the Executive Officer of the District Branch. He shall exercise control over the staff and affairs of the Branch under the guidance of the President, Vice-President and Managing Body. He shall also have the power of attorney to set as such on behalf of the District Branch for all matters regarding agreements and the executions.
  iii) Any notice to be given by the District Branch or the Managing Body will be valid if given on their behalf by the Secretary of the District Branch.
20. i) All appointments in the District Branch shall be made by the President. The president have the power to determine the terms of employment and pay and allowance of the staff of the District Branch. The case would be laid before the Managing Body for confirmation.
  ii) Not withstanding anything contained in Rule 20 (i) the appointment of the Secretary of the District Branch shall be made by the President with the approval of the State Branch and shall not be annulled except with prior coinsurance of the State Branch.
21. All movable and immovable property acquired by the District Branch shall vest in it subject to control of the State Branch. No investment in property shall be made without the previous sanction of the State Branch.
22. Managing Body shall authorize the Secretary to operate upon all types of post office and Bank accounts including Employees Provident Fund. Cheques upto 5000 for budgeted/committed expenditure i.e. payment of electricity bills, water charges, telephone, P.O.L. and repair of Ambulance, cost of first Aid Certificates, medicines for DDC and all payments sanctioned by the D.C. cum President. All the cheques exceeding Rs. 5000 /- will be jointly singed by the Secretary and President, sanction for all the payments of non budgeted items will be taken from the President before payment. (Resolution no. 6 of Managing Body Meeting held on 26-7-1999).
23. If the administration of the District Branch, in the opinion of the Managing Body of the State Branch is not in accordance with principles and policies laid down by the Managing Body of the State Branch or if the District Branch fail to carry out the directives issued by the State Branch, the Managing Body of the State Branch shall have the powers to dissolve the Managing Body of the District Branch and appoint an adhoc committee to run the Administration of the District Branch.
24. The Managing Body of the State Branch shall have the power to amend or alter any of the rules of the District Branch as and when necessary.
25. The power to amend the constitution of the District Branch vests with the General Body subject to the approval of the State Branch by a majority vote.
 
 
   
   
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