Constitution

CONSTITUTION
(RULES AND REGULATIONS)
OF THE SOCIETY

1          INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE FOR FORMING THE SOCIETY:

The PGIMER, Chandigarh was the vision of late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, the Chief Minister of undivided Punjab and the distinguished medical educationists of the state of Punjab. This institute was started in 1962 and finally inaugurated by Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India on 7th July 1963 to provide high quality patient care in the country and attain self-sufficiency in postgraduate medical education to meet the country’s need for highly qualified medical teachers in all medical and surgical fields. The Institute was originally under the Government of undivided Punjab. After the reorganization of the state, the administrative control of the institute passed on to the Union Territory of Chandigarh in November 1966. The Institute became an autonomous body under the Act of Parliament in 1967 functioning under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

In the finest global tradition of the reputed seats of learning, which cherish links with their former students for mutual pride and enrichment, and for the welfare of patients through their professional skills, the former Students and faculty of PGIMER decided to create a PGI Chandigarh Alumni Association.

  • NAME OF THE SOCIETY :

The name of the society is and shall be PGI CHANDIGARH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION. The society shall also use its name in the short form i.e. PCAAS.

  • REGISTERED OFFICE OF THE SOCIETY

The Registered office, Head Office and Principal Place of Business of the Association is and shall will be located in the premises of the PGIMER in the PGI Alumni relations cells, Kairon block, PGI, Chandigarh Pin code 160012.

(III)  AREA OF OPERATION:

The area of operation is and shall be at Chandigarh,

(iv)     AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION:

(a)           To promote interaction amongst members and to serve as a link between the members o PCAAS and their Alma Mater i.e. PGIMER Chandigarh, India.

(b)        To organise Welfare Services for its members, PGIMER students, disaster management services and humanity at large.

(c)       To provide help and any other type of assistance to the members of PCAAS

(d)       To conduct academic activities and to award prizes for excellent work done in the medical   field and/or social sphere.

(e)        To publish or assist in the publication of PCAAS newsletter, books and/or journals by members of PCAAS.

(f)        To work towards improvement of medical education and health care services in the community.

(g)        To organizes medical camps in different parts of the country to provided free counselling, medical care and aid to the suffering poor and the down trodden without distinction of caste, creed and religion.

(h)        To mobilise and generate resources and funds to carry out the objectives of the Association, accept donations and gifts of both movable and immovable assets.

(i)         To encourage formation of chapters of PCAAS in the four zones of India (North, South, East, West) and in other countries where alumni of PGIMER, Chandigarh are professionally settled.

(j)         Any other objectives that the Executive Committee may deem fit in the interest of PCAAS and interest of the institute and country at large and which shall be not in contravention of the above noted aims and objective of the Association.

(V)       OTHER IMPORTANT CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO BE FULFILLED UNDER THE SOCIETIES REGISTRATION ACT 1860 AS ENSHRINED IN SECTION 20 OF REGISTRATION OF SOCIETIES ACT:

a) The Income and Property of the Society Shall Be Applied solely towards the promotion of the objectives of the society is set forth in the memorandum of Association and no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly to the members of the society.

b) No member of the governing body of the society shall be appointed to any salaried office of the society or any office of the society paid by fees, that no remuneration shall be given by the society to any member of such governing body except repayment of out of pocket expenses and interest on money lent or spent for premises/demises to the society.

c) The society by its Constitution is required to applied profits, if any or other income in promoting its objectives.

d) If upon the winding up or dissolution of the society, there remains after realisation of its debts and liabilities any property whatsoever the same shall not be paid to or distributed among the members of the society, but shall be given or transferred to some other institution having objects similar to the objects of the society to be determined by the members of the society at or before the time of dissolution.