Memorandum of Association

Memorandum of Association


of

THE GOLD AWARD HOLDERS’ SOCIETY

ARTICLE – I

1.0 Name

1.1 The name of the Society is ‘THE GOLD AWARD HOLDERS’ SOCIETY” hereinafter called the Society.

ARTICLE – II

2.0 Office of the Society

2.1 The Registered Office of the Society shall be situated in the State of Delhi, and at present, it is at the 596 Asian Games Village, Padam Bahadur Mal Block, New Delhi-110049

ARTICLE – III

3.0 Objects

3.1 The objects of the Society shall solely be the advancement of charitable objects as listed in Section 20 of the Societies Registration Act, 1860 more elaborately in the interest of the public at large mentioned as under:

3.1.1 To further the success of the award programme through support and promotion, development and networking in accordance with the objectives of the Award Programme Foundation that operates the International Award for Young People, India.

3.1.2 To increase the awareness of opportunities among its members of becoming award leaders, trainers, instructors, assessors or financial benefactors at local, national or international level.

3.1.3 To establish a database on providing information on locally available award activities undertaken by award holders.

3.1.4 To promote the award within schools, Open Award Centres (OAC), youth groups and elsewhere by sharing own experiences and encouraging the aware in their vicinity.

3.1.5 To assist with expedition training and assessment, to serve on local committees and help with training seminars and workshops,

3.1.6 To assist in the promotion of the Award Programme at fund raising and promotional functions, official events and award presentations.

3.1.7 To focus on projects and develop proactive association, interpersonal and communications skills to enhance the personal development.

3.1.8 To develop Gold Award Holders’ Networks (GAHN) with similar groups in other countries, develop exchange opportunities for participants and assisting at international events.

3.1.9 To define the self-financing of administrative cost of the association in accordance with the main development plan.

3.1.10 Cooperation with the minded public entities at the local, national and global levels to achieve effective implementation of various programmes, in the interest of public at large.

3.1.11 Widespread dissemination of knowledge and awareness of such alternatives and their availability including educational and direct contact programmes, in the interest of public at large.

3.1.12 To collect funds through donations, sponsorships, contributions, gifts, legacies and other permissible modes, in the interest of public at large.

3.1.13 To utilize the corpus of the trust as also the interest/income accruing thereon towards the objects of the trust, in the interest of public at large.

3.1.14 To collect, compile and disseminate research and statistical data and any other information to international and national organizations, the general public, and the members of the Society in various forms and to undertake enquiries.

3.1.15 To cooperate and collaborate with like-minded institutions and agencies whose objects are similar or in part are similar to those of the Society.

3.1.16 To establish contacts with similar organizations in other countries for better cooperation in various areas.

3.1.17 To subscribe or become a Member of or otherwise cooperate with any other organization whose objects altogether or in part are similar to those of the Society

3.1.18 To accept, receive, purchase, take on lease or hire, or otherwise acquire any movable or immovable property or any rights or privileges necessary or convenient for the purpose of the Society on such terms and conditions as may be thought fit or expedient.

3.1.19 To establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of associations, institution, funds, trusts and conveniences, calculated to benefit employees of the Society or the dependents or connections of such persons, and grant pension and allowances, and to make payments towards, and to subscribe or guarantee money for charitable or benevolent objects or for any exhibitions for any public, general or useful object.

3.1.20 Create a corpus fund for the Society that can be used for the objectives of the Society.

3.1.21 To invest funds from time to time which are in terms of Section 11 (5) of Income Tax Act of 1961 or any other law for the time being in force and subsequent amendments thereof.

3.1.22 To assign to any class of Members any preferential, special or qualified rights or privileges over or as compared with any other Members as regards voting or otherwise, whosoever, and

3.1.23 Generally, to do all that may be necessary in the interest of the realization of the above objects of the Society directly or indirectly.

ARTICLE – IV

4.0 Application of Income and Property

4.1 The income and property of the Society, however derived, shall be applied wholly towards the promotion of the objects thereof, as in this Memorandum of Association. In respect of the expenditure grants made by the Central Government or other International Agencies shall be subject to such limitations as the government may from time to time impose. No portion of the income and property of the Society shall be otherwise paid directly or indirectly by way of benefits, bonus or otherwise to any persons who at any time are or have been Members of the Society or to any of them or to any person claiming through them, provided that nothing herein contained prevents the payment in good faith of remuneration to any Member thereof or other persons in return for any service rendered to the Society.

4.2 If on the winding up or dissolution of the Society there remains, after the satisfaction of its debts and liabilities, any property, whatsoever, the same shall not be paid to or distributed among the Members of the Society or any of them but shall consistently with the objects of the Society be dealt with in such a manner as the management may determine, provided however that the assets are used in such a manner as to further as nearly as possible the objects for which the Society was established.

4.3 All the incomes, earnings, movable, immovable properties of the Society shall be solely utilized and applied towards the promotion of its aims and objects only as set forth in the Memorandum of Association and no profit on thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividends, bonus, profits in any manner whatsoever to the present or past Members of the Society or to any person claiming through any one or more of the present or past Members. No Member of the Society shall have any personal claim on any movable, immovable properties of the Society or make any profit, whatsoever by virtue of his / her membership.

ARTICLE – V

5.0 Subscription

5.1 We, the several persons whose names and addresses are given below, having associated ourselves for the purpose described in this Memorandum of Association, do hereby subscribe our names to this Memorandum of Association and set our several and respective hands hereunto and form ourselves into a Society under Act XXI of 1860 this 26th day of December, 2009 at New Delhi.

Desirous Persons: We, the undersigned are desirous of forming a Society namely THE GOLD AWARD HOLDERS SOCIETY Under Societies Registration Act 1860 as applicable to the Union territory of Delhi in the pursuance of the Memorandum of Association of the Society.

S.No. Name Address Occupation Signature



1 Ishita Khanna Geeta Cottage, Sanjauli

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh Social

Entrepreneur

2 Tripti Bansal 1/10, Shanti Niketan

New Delhi - 110021 Student

3 Pranay Kapoor 25 Vikvekanand Nagar

Maldahia Varanasai Student

4 Saachi Sareen Green House Nongrim Hills

Shillong Meghalaya Student

5 Sandeep Dutt 596 Asian Games Village

New Delhi - 110049 Self- Employed



6 Rohit Saxena 109/3 Officers Enclave

Jai Paltan Lines

Alwar Rajasthan Employed

7 Juzer Abbas Shaikhally M J Patel House 2nd Floor

177/79 Nagdevi Street

Mumbai Self Employed


Governing Body: The name, addresses, occupations and designation of the person Members of the Governing Body to whom the management of the Society is entrusted as required under the section 2 of the Societies Registration Act, 1860 as applicable to the Union Territory of Delhi are as follows:

1 Ishita Khanna Geeta Cottage, Sanjauli

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh Social

Entrepreneur President

2 Tripti Bansal 1/10, Shanti Niketan

New Delhi - 110021 Student Vice President

3 Pranay Kapoor 25 Vikvekanand Nagar

Maldahia Varanasai Student Secretary

4 Saachi Sareen Green House Nongrim Hills

Shillong Meghalaya Student Joint Secretary

5 Sandeep Dutt 596 Asian Games Village,

New Delhi 110049, Indai Self Employed Treasurer

6 Rohit Saxena 109/3 Officers Enclave

Jai Paltan Lines

Alwar Rajasthan Employed

IT Professional Member

7 Juzer Abbas Shaikhally M J Patel House 2nd Floor

177/79 Nagdevi Street

Mumbai Self Employed Member

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