West Bengal Veterinary Association
Registration No. S 14301
Affiliated to Indian Veterinary Association
Constitution





1. RULES AND REGULATIONS

1.1. NAME: The name of the Association is
WEST BENGAL VETERINARY ASSOCIATION.


1.2. SPECIFICATION OF FLAG :
The symbol of a horse-man with a sword in left hand embedded with a pair of olive branch and two snakes coiled around a sharpened spear headed with an apple, and at the bottom, ribbon bearing the name of the organization printed in white colour in deep blue base. The length and breadth of the flag will be 3 : 2 ratio.

1.3. REGISTERED OFFICE :
The Registered Office of the Association will be preferably situated in Kolkata in the State of West Bengal and would be located at a place where the Central Executive Committee would decide. At present the Registered Office is at:-
Dr. D. B. Mukherjee Bhawan.
13-F, Northern Avenue, `Kolkata – 700 037.
Campus Office (Mailing Address):
37, Kshudiram Bose Sarani ( Belgachia Road),
Kolkata – 700 037.

1.4. JURISDICTION :
Jurisdiction will be whole of the West Bengal. It shall have as its constituent of such branches or units in the districts and other places within West Bengal.

2. OBJECTS :
The Objects of the Association will be:
2.1. To help the advancement of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Science in all its aspects and enable the Veterinarians to function efficiently to build up the livestock wealth and be complementary to the preservation of Public Health with emphasis to the interest of the rural peasantry.
2.2. To improve the professional knowledge of its members and to uphold the dignity and honour of the profession and to safeguard in rights and interest.
2.3. To promote better relationship amongst other technical professional streams in addition to the fraternity amongst the members of the same profession in this state and elsewhere. For attainment and furtherance of the above objects the Association may ;
a) Hold periodical meetings and Conferences with the members of the Association, allied Association, and other mass organization.
b) Arrange publication and circulation of an Organizational Bulletin (Disha) of the Association, which will be the official organ of the same.
c) Arrange the publication and circulation of a Technical Bulletin, Journal (Indian Journal of Animal Health), books and booklets etc.
d) Arrange seminars, lectures, symposiums, discussions and demonstrations on any aspects of Veterinary and allied sciences from time to time.
e) Keep and maintain an Association Office.
f) Publish reports of the Association and from time to time, special bulletins for furthering the objects of the Association.
g) Encourage research in Veterinary, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Science and allied subjects or Sciences with grants out of the funds of the Association by establishment of scholarships, prizes, from time to time, determined by the association.
h) Consider and express their views on all questions and legislations proposed relating to the animal health and public health, the Veterinary Education, Animal Resources Development and intimate or take such steps as may be deemed necessary.
2.4. Borrow or raise money in such manner as the Association may think fit and collect subscriptions, donations for the purpose of the Association.
2.5. The income and property of the Association to be applied judiciously towards the promotion of the objects of the Association as set forth above and no portion thereof shall be paid or divided amongst any of its members by way of profit, provided, however nothing herein contained shall prevent the payment made to the employee or employees of the Association as may be decided by the Central Executive Committee.
2.6. If upon dissolving or winding up all debts and liabilities, it will not be in any case distributed amongst the members but will be given to another Association having similar objective or as it will be decided by the majority of the Association members.
2.7. It is non-political in nature and non-profitable Organisation.

3. CONSTITUTION :
3.1. OFFICIAL YEAR :
The Official year shall be calendar year i.e. January to December of each year.

3.2. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION :
The association shall consists members as a) General Member and b) Honorary Member.

a) General Member:
Any Veterinarian working/serving under Government of West Bengal possessing a degree in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) or Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.) from a recognised University/Institute or any other qualification as mentioned in the first & second schedule of the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 (52 of 1984) registration with Veterinary Council established under any statue of the State Govt. or Govt. of India.

After retirement/retirement on superannuation from Govt. Service a Veterinarian having full regards and contribution towards organisational activities of Association may be retained as member with full rights and duties as other general members.

Any graduate in Veterinary Science pursuing masters/Ph.D. in W.B.U.A.F.S. and resides in West Bengal is also eligible to be a member of the Association.

b) Honorary Members :
Any eminent members of Veterinary profession or any person of high scientific attainments or any person who has rendered conspicuous services to the Association or any person whose connection with the association may be deemed desirable, may with his consent on the request of the Association be an Honorary member. All Honorary members are Life members. Only the state Conference reserves the right to confer any eminent Veterinarian as Honorary member. The District / Unit Committee may recommend the name of any member for awarding honorary membership to the Central Executive Committee.

3.3. METHOD OF ADMISSION TO MEMBERSHIP :
Every application for membership in the prescribed form (Annexure-A) shall be made to the General Secretary of the Association through the District / Unit Committee who shall then place before the Central Executive Committee for decision. The power to admit, refuse or re-admit vests with the Central Executive Committee. On the admission of such members the General Secretary shall notify him decision of the Central Executive Committee through the District / Unit Secretary.

3.4. SUBSCRIPTION :
Annual Subscription means the subscription for a complete Calendar year and which is ₹ 600/-(Rupees six hundred) only for Service Veterinarian and ₹ 300/- (Rupees three hundred) only for Retired and Unemployed Veterinarians, out of which 2/3 rd amounts is to be deposited with the Central Executive Committee and the rest i.e. 1/3 rd amount is to be retained by the District / Unit Committees. The annual subscription amount may be reviewed in State Conference. The subscription is to be paid by the members within 30th September of each year or within the date as decide by the Central Executive Committee.

3.5. RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES :
Membership shall be personal to each member and not transferable.
3.5.1. All members shall be supplied with a copy of the rules and regulations of the Association and bulletins of the Association free of cost or at such rate as fixed by the Central Executive Committee of the Association.
3.5.2. All members shall have the right to attend and take part in discussions of general meetings, scientific lectures etc. organized by the Association.
3.5.3. All general members shall have the right to vote on all resolutions put forward at any general meeting of the Association.

3.6. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP :
3.6.1. BY RESIGNATION :
A member at any time can resign from his membership by giving clear 15 days notice in writing to the General Secretary with reasons for such resignation. Before resigning he should return / pay all money, dues or any property of the association that may be with him, to the District Secretary of the respective committee from he/she represented or to the representative of General Secretary.

3.6.2. BY REMOVAL :
Central Executive Committee can remove/ suspend membership of any general member on the recommendation of the District / Unit Executive Committee for gross professional misconduct or of such other act which is prejudicial to the honour and interest of Veterinary profession in general or this association in particular.

3.6.3. BY NON-PAYMENT OF SUBSCRIPTION:
If the subscription or any other money owing to the association by a member be not paid within three months after due date, his/ her privileges as member shall cease. The Central Executive Committee may remove his / her name from the membership list.

3.6.4. BY JOINING IN ANOTHER ASSOCIATION:
If any member joins another organization without written permission from the Association, his privileges as member shall cease.

3.7. MANAGEMENT :
The management of the Association shall be vested with Central Executive Committee. There are following committees at different levels to facilitate for proper management of Association activities.

3.7.1. Central Executive Committee :
This committee consisting of a) 31 (thirty one) members elected from State Conference b) Co-opted Central Executive members (maximum four) c) District / Unit Secretaries as ex-officio member of CEC. They shall constitute the Central Executive Committee of the Association. All the office bearers must be members of the Association and will be elected every 2(two) years in the State Conference and will hold the office for two years or till their successors are elected.

3.7.2. Secretariat :
The Secretariat of the Association will be formed among the 31(thirty one) elected Central Executive Members. The Secretariat will be formed with the President, two Vice-Presidents, General Secretary, two Joint Secretaries, three Assistant Secretaries, one Treasurer, one Office Secretary and six Central Executive members, those are to be elected by the Central Executive Committee at its first meeting after election during the State Conference.

3.7.3. District / Unit Executive Committee :
This Committee will perform its activity within the District/ Unit under the supervision of Central Executive Committee. Each District / Unit Committee consists of a) President – one, b) Vice- President – one, c) District / Unit Secretary – one, d) Joint Secretary- one, e) Treasurer – one, f) Office Secretary – one, g)Members maximum upto 3(three) for 25 general members– maximum upto 5(five) for 26-50 general members and maximum upto 7(seven) for 51 and above general members. They will be elected for two years in the District/Unit conference and will hold the office for two years or till their successors are elected.

3.8. FUNCTION OF DIFFERENT COMMITTEES :

3.8.1. Function of Central Executive Committee :
a) The Central Executive Committee (CEC) is the highest and Policy- making body of the Association.
b) The meeting of Central Executive committee should be held preferably once in every 3 months. 1/3rd members shall when be present personally, forms a quorum.
c) The Central Executive Committee (CEC) shall have the power to form Sub-committees / Committees within itself or with members outside the said executive committee for specific purpose such as Finance, Publicity, Service condition, Office etc.
d) To appoint internal auditor for audit of the accounts of the Association prior to the audit of the accounts by the external auditor.
e) The CEC shall have the power to admit, refuse or re-admit members.
f) To arrange for the audit of accounts of the Association.
g) To sanction all other steps for the fulfillment of the object of the Association.
h) CEC shall have the right to donate or to collect any donation or subscription as and when necessary. The said Executive Committee will take decision and this will have to be communicated to all members through District / Unit Executive Committee.
i) The CEC shall have the right to take decision on any movement program by a 2/3rd majority present in the meeting.
j) To prepare annual report of the Association, together with the audited report of the Accounts and present it to the State Conference.
k) The CEC shall have the power to form byelaws.
l) The CEC shall have the power to fill up vacancies in the Central Executive Committee.
m) The CEC shall have the power to nominate delegates or delegations to represent Association to attend District / Unit meetings or otherwise.
n) The CEC will nominate the Publication Board & the Editorial Board of the Journal (Indian Journal of Animal Health) of the Association.

3.8.2. Function of the Secretariat :
a) On behalf of C. E. Committee, Secretariat will perform day-to-day activities of the Association centrally and to issue circulars and directives to the District/Unit Committee as and when necessary.
b) Keep close liaison with the Government on different professional issues.
c) Keep liaison with Indian Veterinary Association, other organization and other official bodies as and when require.
d) Keep close liaison with the District / Unit Committee.
e) The Secretariat shall fix the date of the meeting of the Central Executive Committee.
f) Secretariat shall have power to take decision on issues arise in between two C.E. Committee meeting for the interest of the organization and it should be confirmed by the next Central Executive Committee meeting.
g) In case of emergency, the Secretariat may direct the General Secretary to convene a C. E. Committee meeting, but in no case the prior notice shall be less than 7 (Seven) days.
h) The Secretariat shall implement the policy of the Association as directed by the State Conference. They shall be responsible for proper organization of the District/ Unit Committees and collection of funds. The Secretariat shall be responsible to the C. E. Committee in all matters affecting the interest of the Association.
i) The Secretariat shall have the right to form Sub-committees / Committees for smooth functioning of the day-to-day work of the Association.
j) The Secretariat shall meet as frequently as possible.

3.8.3. Function of the District /Unit Executive Committee:
a) District / Unit Executive Committee will perform District/ Unit level day to day activities of the Association as per objects of the Association.
b) The District/ Unit Committee will be under the supervision of the C. E. Committee and shall work according to the guidelines of the C.E. Committee.
c) Keep close liaison with the Central Secretariat and C. E. Committee.
d) District/ Unit Secretary will be the Head of the District/Unit Executive Committee and shall act in due consultation with the Executive Committee.
e) District /Unit Executive Committee meeting will be held at least once in a month and will be convened by the District / Unit Secretary.
f) This Committee will fix the date of the general meeting of the members of that District/ Unit. Such general meeting should be held preferably once in every three month with an intimation to General Secretary before the meeting.
g) This Committee shall have power to take decision on issues arise in its jurisdiction between two general meeting for the interest of Association and it should be confirmed by the next general meeting.
h) This committee will collect membership subscription with in its jurisdiction and shall retain 1/3rd amount to meet the expenditure of the District/ Unit and rest amount (i.e. 2/3rd of the subscription collected) to be deposited to the Central Executive Committee.
i) This Committee at its general meeting can decide by the decision of the majority of members present in the meeting to raise donation etc. to meet the expenditure on seminars, district office rent, Animal Resources Development work etc. Such type of District/ Unit fund may be collected by the receipt of the District/ Unit Executive Committee with the prior approval of the C. E. Committee.
j) Treasurer of the District/ Unit Committee should submit statement of Accounts in the general meeting of the District/Unit once in a year and appraise financial position. k) This Committee shall have the power to form Sub-committees within itself or with general members of that district/unit for specific purpose such as Finance, Cultural, Planning & Program implement, service condition etc.
l) The District Executive Committee shall have power to organize sub-division level meeting among the members of that sub-division for the betterment of the Association. As per decision of the District Executive Committee, one of the District Executive members preferably servicing in that sub-division may convene that sub-division meeting.
m) In absence of District / Unit Secretary, Joint Secretary will take over charges of District/ Unit Secretary. In absence of both District / Unit Secretary and Joint Secretary, any District / Unit Executive member will take over charges of District / Unit Secretary as per decision of the majority members present in the general meeting. This is applicable in case of other Office Bearers.
n) District / Unit Executive Committee shall have the power to fill up the interim vacancies of Executive Committee, if any, through a general meeting of the District/ Unit.
o) This Committee cannot publish any document on policy matter without prior approval of Central Executive Committee. However District / Unit Committee may publish any Cultural / Scientific matters of their own in tune of accepted policy of the Association.

3.9. CO-OPTED MEMBER :

3.9.1. Central Executive Committee:
If the Central Executive Committee feel necessity of inclusion of some sincere, energetic members or whose services are essential to carry on the works of the Association efficiently, the Central Executive Committee may co-opt not more than 4 (four) members. The co-opted members will enjoy equal rights and privileges of the Central Executive members.

3.9.2. District Executive Committee: The District / Unit Executive Committee can co-opt not more than 4 (four) members. The Co-opted members will enjoy equal rights and privileges of the District / Unit Executive Committee members.

3.10. EX- OFFICIO MEMBERS :

3.10.1. The Secretary of the District / Unit Committee will be the ex-officio member of the Central Executive Committee. Ex-officio member of any committee shall have no voting right.

3.11. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE OFFICE BEARERS AND CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS :

3.11.1. PRESIDENT :
a) He / she is the Constitutional Head of the Association. He / she should not generally interfere in the day-to-day work of the Association.
b) He / she shall preside over the General Meeting, the Central Executive Committee Meeting and Secretariat meeting.
c) He / she shall have a casting vote in case of a tie.
d) He / she should guide and control the activities of the Association.

3.11.2. VICE- PRESIDENT :
a) The Vice-President shall help the President in discharge of his duties. One of the Vice-President, as decided by the Central Executive Committee, will preside over the meetings of the Association during the absence of the President.
b) The Vice-President shall not interfere with the work of the Association even when the President is absent but may report the matter of importance to the President for action at earliest, unless authorized by the President.

3.11.3. GENERAL SECRETARY :
a) The General Secretary shall be the custodian of the records and the properties of the Association.
b) He/she shall give effect to the rules and regulations, by-laws, resolutions of the Central Executive Committee and other Committees.
c) He/ she shall convene all meetings of the General Body, Central Executive Committee and other Committees by circulating the notice there of with the agenda of the meeting and do all other acts for the fulfillment of the objects of the Association.
d) He / she shall attend all Committees meetings and General body meeting and shall take minutes of all such meetings, shall conduct the correspondence of the Association or any other business from time to time as directed by the Central Executive Committee.
e) He / she cannot take any vital decision without the approval of the Secretariat or Central Executive Committee. An emergent meeting of the Secretariat can discuss the issue and can direct the General Secretary to get approval at an urgent meeting of the Central Executive Committee.
f) Any correspondences should be made in the name of the General Secretary.
g) General Secretary shall be responsible to the Secretariat, Central Executive Committee for proper discharge and execution of the decision and resolution of the Secretariat / Central Executive Committee / State Conference.

3.11.4. JOINT SECRETARY :
a) The Joint secretaries will assist the General Secretary in all respect.
b) During the absence of the General Secretary, one of the Jt. Secretariy, authorized by the Secretariat / C.E. Committee, will act as General Secretary on his/ her behalf.

3.11.5. ASSISTANT SECRETARY :
Assistant Secretaries will assist the General Secretary and Joint Secretaries in all aspect.

3.11.6. OFFICE SECRETARY :
a) The Office Secretary will be responsible for management of the office and maintenance of records.
b) An imprest money as decided by the Secretariat shall be given to the Office Secretary to meet day-to-day expenses of the Office.

3.11.7. TREASURER :
He / she shall be the custodian of the funds of the Association and shall maintain correct accounts of the receipts, expenditure and disbursements of funds of the Association and submit at Central Executive Committee meeting annually. A statement of expenditure and abstracts of receipts showing balance at the start and finish of the accounts supported by the Bank Certificate of Pass Book and acceptance of the Central Executive Committee of this statement shall constitute confirmation.
He / she shall sign all Cheques with General Secretary or the President decided by the Central Executive Committee. He shall pay all bills that may be presented to him duly signed by the General Secretary or Jt. Secretaries as may be authorized by the C.E. Committee.
3.11.8. CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER :
a) The Central Executive Committee members will guide the District/ Unit Committee.
b) The Central Executive Committee Members will act as assigned by the Central Executive Committee.

3.12. CONFERENCE :

3.12.1. State Conference :
a) The State Conference of the Association shall meet every 2 (two) years, the exact date of such state conference shall be determined by the Central Executive Committee
b) Presidium of the State Conference will conduct the Conference, which should be decided by the Secretariat.
c) The business of the State Conference shall be to discuss the report and proposal of the General Secretary and to pass the audited account.
d) The quorum of the State Conference will be by the presence of one third of the total number of delegates.
e) Decision of the majority of the delegates present in the Conference is final.
f) The Central Executive Committee will draw up proposals or programmes before hand and send these to the District / Unit Committees for discussion in their District / Unit Conference which should be held generally a month prior to the State Conference. The District / Unit Executive Committee will then send these with their recommendations, amendments, if any, to the Central Executive Committee.
g) During State Conference, Association flag to be hoisted.
h) State Conference is the highest forum of the Association to adopt or reject the documents, reports, programmes, audited accounts etc. placed before the conference and is authorized to elect the new Central Executive members.

3.12.2. District / Unit Conference :
a) The District / Unit Executive Committee should convene District / Unit Conference once in every 2 years generally one month prior to State Conference as per guideline of the Central Executive Committee.
b) Presidium of the District / Unit Conference will conduct the Conference, which should be decided by the District / Unit Executive Committee.
c) During the District / Unit Conference, the Association flag to be hoisted.
d) All the members of Association of that District / Unit who renewed their membership up to date are eligible to attend the District / Unit Conference.
e) The District / Unit Conference will be held in presence of Secretariat member(s) entrusted by the Secretariat and District / Unit election process to be conducted by him/ her / them.
f) The business of the District / Unit Conference shall be to discuss the report and proposal of the District / Unit Secretary and to pass the audited account of the District / Unit.
g) In the District / Unit Conference the members can discuss the proposals, programmes send by the Central Executive Committee and send all those proposals, programmes with addition, alteration, if any, to the C. E. Committee.
h) The District / Unit conference is authorized to elect District / Unit delegates and observer for the State Conference.
i) The District / Unit Conference is authorized to elect new District / Unit Executive Committee.

3.13. DELEGATES OF STATE CONFERENCE :

3.13.1. The District / Unit Conference is the only authorized forum to elect Delegates of State Conference.

3.13.2. The number of delegates are one for each 5 (five) general members or part there of [one Delegate for minimum 3 (three) additional general members] from the each District / Unit committee subject to a minimum of 5(five).

3.13.3. The list of Elected delegates should be sent to the Central Executive Committee preferably 21 days prior to the State Conference.

3.13.4. All Central Executive Committee members shall be the delegates of the State Conference by virtue of his / her post.

3.13.5. The Central Executive Committee may decide number of the observer of the State Conference.

3.13.6. The Central Executive Committee will decide the amount as delegate fee for State Conference.

3.13.7. Fraternal delegate: The C.E.C. can invite delegates of fraternal organization at the State Conference.

3.14. ELECTION :

3.14.1. Election of Central Executive Committee members :
a) Election of the members of the Central Executive Committee shall be held at the State Conference from amongst the delegates.
b) Only the outgoing General Secretary can place a panel at the State Conference on behalf of the Central Secretariat, which may be accepted or amended by the majority of the delegates. If any delegate desires to contest in the election his / her name must be proposed by one delegate and seconded by another delegate.
c) All delegates have voting right.
d) Observers have no voting right.

3.14.2. Election of Secretariat :
The new Central Executive Committee, at its 1st meeting, will elect the President, two Vice-President, General Secretary, two Joint Secretaries, three Assistant Secretaries, Office Secretary, Treasurer and other six Secretariat members during the State Conference.

3.14.3. Election of District / Unit Executive Committee members :
a) Election of the members of the District / Unit Executive Committee shall be held at the District / Unit Conference from amongst the members of the District / Unit.
b) Only the outgoing District / Unit Secretary can place a panel at the District / Unit Conference on behalf of the District Executive Committee, which may be accepted or amended by the majority of the members present in the Conference and that would be the new District / Unit Executive Committee. If any member desires to contest in the election, his / her name must be proposed by one member and seconded by another member.
c) All members who clear their membership subscription upto date have the voting right to elect District / Unit Executive committee members or to be elected as District / Unit Executive Committee member.
d) The newly elected District / Unit Executive Committee, at its 1st meeting, will elect the Office Bearers such as one President, two Vice-President, one District / Unit Secretary, one Joint Secretary, one Treasurer, and one Office Secretary of the District / Unit Committee during the District / Unit Conference.
e) The District / Unit election process to be conducted by the Secretariat member(s) entrusted by the Secretariat.
f) Newly elected District / Unit Executive Committee will function just after District / Unit Conference.

3.14.4. Election of Delegates for State conference :
a) Only the outgoing District / Unit Secretary can place a panel of delegates at the District / Unit Conference on behalf of the District / Unit Executive Committee, which may be accepted or amended by the majority of the members present in the Conference and that would be the list of delegates. If any member desires to be a delegate, he / she may contest in the election. His / Her name must be proposed by one member and seconded by another member.
b) All the members who clear their membership subscription upto date have the voting right to elect delegates or to be elected as delegates / observer delegates.
c) Election process to be conducted by the Secretariat member(s) entrusted by the Secretariat.

3.15. FUNDS OF THE ASSOCIATION :
Funds of the Association shall be deposited in Nationalised Bank or Postal Savings Bank selected by the Central Executive Committee or it may partly be invested in Govt. papers like Savings Certificate or other similar things as the Central Executive Committee may think best.

3.16. AUDITORS OF THE ASSOCIATION :
The Central Executive Committee may appoint a firm or a person (C.A.) or Registered Accountant to audit the accounts of the Association for every financial year and may fix remuneration to be paid to such firm or person shall be in the name of General Secretary of the Association. Before appoint such firm or firms for auditing, the C. E Committee will appoint internal auditor who will audit the accounts of the association annually and his / her report must be produced to the C.E. Committee for discussion.

3.17. REMOVAL OF OFFICE BEARERS / CENTRAL OR DISTRICT / UNIT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS :

3.17.1. Central Executive Committee can remove any Office Bearer / Central Executive Committee member who worked against the interest of the profession or if the Central Executive Committee feel that the particular Office bearer's activity is prejudicial to the Association, he / she may be removed from the post and from his membership also, provided 3/4th of the members present in the Central Executive Committee meeting demand his / her removal.

3.17.2. If any Central / District / Unit Executive Committee member of the Association fails to attend three consecutive meetings without assigning any reason his / her name may be removed from that particular Executive Committee, as the case may be (this will not be applicable in case of Ex-officio members). Executive Committee may condone his / her absence if the said Executive Committee is satisfied with his / her reasons of absence.

3.18. NO CONFIDENCE MOTION :
No confidence can be moved in the Central Executive Committee. Any Central Executive Committee Member or any Office bearer can be removed if the 2/3rd members present in the meeting pass the motion. Specific charges to be given against the particular person or persons and this should be discussed in the meeting. If the no confidence motion is against the President, he / she will not be authorized to preside over the meeting. In that meeting one of the Vice-Presidents, in their absence, any member elected by the Central Executive Committee can preside over such meeting.

3.19. REQUISITION MEETING :
Two third of the Central Executive Committee members and two fifth of the general members can ask the President (in case of general members, the proposal should come through the District / Unit executive Committee) of the Association to convene meeting, when the General Secretary fails to keep their request. The said request is to be placed before the Secretariat and the Secretariat will suggest the proposed date to the General Secretary for convening the said meeting.

3.20. ALL SUITS & EX-LEGAL MATTER :
Proceedings to be instituted against or defended by the Association shall be in the name of the General Secretary of the Association.

3.21. DISTRICT / UNIT COMMITTEE :
The District / Unit Committees of the Association will be as follows:-
i) Kolkata, ii) Howrah, iii) North 24 Parganas, iv) South 24 Parganas,v) Nadia, vi) Murshidabad, vii) Hooghly, viii) Burdwan, ix) Birbhum, x) Bankura, xi) Purba Medenipur, xii) Pashim Medenipur, xiii) Purulia, xiv) Malda, xv) Uttar Dinajpur, xvi) Dakshin Dinajpur, xvii) Darjeeling, xviii) Jalpaiguri, xix) Cooch Behar, xx) Haringhata-Kalyani Complex Unit and xxi) University Unit.

3.22. AMMENDMENTS OF CONSTITUTION:
Any amendments of the constitution should be done in the State Conference of the Association. For this, suggestions from the members should reach the Central Executive Committee at least one month prior to the State Conference through the District / Unit Committee. The General Secretary will place the proposal for amendments before the State Conference.

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Phone: 033 2557 1987
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