RULES

APEX MEMBERSHIP RULES

There are following Classes/Categories under the Apex Level Membership:
  • (a) Vishishta Member
  • (b) Ati Vishishta Member
  • (c) Param Vishihta Member
  • (d) Patron Member
  • (e) Dignified Member
  • (f) Honorary member

Only an individual either in his/her personal capacity or as nominee/representative of the trusts/ societies/ organisations making donations/contributions to the Society will be eligible to become member of the Society. However, membership to any person under any category shall be awarded/accorded/granted subject to the approval of the apex body or any committee, constituted by the apex body for this purpose.
The word “member” and its pronoun ‘he’ or ‘his’ shall include their female gender.

(A) VISHISHTA MEMBER

Any individual contributing subscription of Rs. 1,00,000 (Rupees One lac only), or such other amount as may be decided by the apex body from time to time, to the corpus of the Society shall be eligible to become Vishishta Member. The tenure/validity of the membership under this category will be for life and such member shall have no nomination right. Vishishta Member will be enrolled at Apex Level and can participate in apex body elections and can cast his vote for electing Six Apex Body Members to be elected from amongst Vishishta Members in the apex body elections.

(B) ATI VISHISHTA MEMBER

Any individual contributing, at a time or within a period of three years from the date of his/her first contribution, subscription of Rs. 5,00,000/- (Rupees Five Lacs only), or such other amount as may be decided by the apex body from time to time, to the corpus of the Society shall be eligible to become Ati-Vishishta Member. In case the said individual opts to contribute within the period of three years, the membership under this category shall be accorded after receipt of the full payment of the subscription. The tenure/validity of the membership under this category will be for life and the member under this category shall have right to nominate his/her successor in writing to hold membership after his life. Such successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and will have no further nomination right. In case the member under this category fails to nominate his/her successor during his/her life, then the apex body will have power but not the obligation to seek nomination from his/her family. Ati-Vishishta Member will be enrolled at Apex Level and can participate in apex body elections and can cast his vote for electing Seven Apex Body Members to be elected from amongst Ati-Vishishta Members in the apex body elections.

(C) PARAM VISHISHTA MEMBER

Any individual contributing, at a time or within a period of three years from the date of his/her first contribution, subscription of Rs. 11,00,000/- (Rupees eleven Lacs only), or such other amount as may be decided by the apex body from time to time, to the corpus of the Society shall be eligible to become Param Vishishta Member. In case the said individual opts to contribute within the period of three years, the membership under this category shall be accorded after receipt of the full payment of the subscription. The tenure/validity of the membership under this category will be for life and the member under this category shall have right to nominate his/her successor in writing to hold membership after his life. Such first successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and shall have right to nominate his/her successor (second successor). Such second successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and will have no further nomination right. In case the member under this category fails to nominate his/her successor during his/her life, then the apex body will have power but not the obligation to seek nomination from his/her family. Param Vishishta Member will be enrolled at Apex Level and can participate in apex body elections and can cast his vote for electing Seven Apex Body Members to be elected from amongst Param Vishishta Members in the apex body elections.

(D) PATRON MEMBER

Any individual contributing, at a time or within a period of three years from the date of his/her first contribution, subscription of Rs. 21,00,000/- (Rupees twenty one lacs only), or such other amount as may be decided by the apex body from time to time, to the corpus of the Society shall be eligible to become Patron Member. In case the said individual opts to contribute within the period of three years, the membership under this category shall be accorded after receipt of the full payment of the subscription. The tenure/validity of the membership under this category will be for life and the member under this category shall have right to nominate his/her successor in writing to hold membership after his life. Such first successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and shall have right to nominate his/her successor (second successor). Such second successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and shall have right to nominate his/her successor (third successor). Such third successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and will have no further nomination right. In case the member under this category fails to nominate his/her successor during his/her life, then the apex body will have power but not the obligation to seek nomination from his/her family. Patron Member will be enrolled at Apex Level and can participate in apex body elections and can cast his vote for electing Seven Apex Body Members to be elected from amongst Patron Members in the apex body elections.

(E) DIGNIFIED MEMBER

Any individual contributing, at a time or within a period of three years from the date of his/her first contribution, subscription of Rs. 51,00,000/- (Rupees fifty one lacs only), or such other amount as may be decided by the apex body from time to time, to the corpus of the Society shall be eligible to become Dignified Member. In case the said individual opts to contribute within the period of three years, the membership under this category shall be accorded after receipt of the full payment of the subscription. The tenure/validity of the membership under this category will be for life and the member under this category shall have right to nominate his/her successor in writing to hold membership after his life. Such first successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and shall have right to nominate his/her successor (second successor). Such second successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and shall have right to nominate his/her successor (third successor). Such third successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and shall have right to nominate his/her successor (fourth successor). Such fourth successor shall enjoy the rights as member under this category for his life and will have no further nomination right. In case the member under this category fails to nominate his/her successor during his/her life, then the apex body will have power but not the obligation to seek nomination from his/her family. Dignified Member will be enrolled at Apex Level and can participate in apex body elections and can cast his vote for electing three Apex Body Members to be elected from amongst Dignified Members in the apex body elections.

(F) HONORARY MEMBER

The apex body may grant/accord the Honorary Membership to maximum five individuals every financial year, who have achieved National/International recognitions in his/her field of activities and/or his/her services to the society are considered to be substantial and in achieving excellence in the pursuit of the social objectives. The tenure/validity of the membership under this category will be for whole of life of the person to whom such honorary membership has been granted. Honorary Member will be enrolled at Apex Level.

Apex body, at its sole discretion, may invite any person, who has helped Society in getting / mobilising donations / contributions, to become member, in any category, of the Society. Further the apex body may also invite Societies / Trusts / Organisations making donations/contributions to the Society to nominate individual person(s) as their nominee(s)/representative(s) for becoming member(s) of the Society.