Constitution

INDIAN CONGRESS OF FORENSIC MEDICINE & TOXICOLOGY” (ICFMT) is a registered society under The Society Registration Act 1860, at Delhi with registration No. S-54809/2006. The constitution of the society is as follows:

MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATON

1.       NAME OF THE SOCIETY:

The name of the Society shall be  “INDIAN CONGRESS OF FORENSIC MEDICINE & TOXICOLOGY” (ICFMT)-REGD.

2.       REGISTERED OFFICE: [New AddressAvailable soon]

3.      AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:

The aims and objects for which ICFMT is established are as under:

i)  To promote, disseminate and propagate the various aspects of scientific fields such as Forensic Medicine, Forensic Sciences, Toxicology, Sexual behavior, Criminology & Environmental pollution etc.
ii)   To promote & publish various scientific periodicals such as books, journals and newsletters and hold scientific meetings such as Conferences, Symposia, Workshops & Continuing Medical Education programs for the dissemination of scientific knowledge.
iii) To hold various public lectures, demonstrations and educational programmes for the benefit of society.
iv) To confer fellowship and awards to honour persons of repute in various scientific fields as mentioned above.
v)  To promote educational institutes in the field of Forensic Medicine, Toxicology, Criminology & other allied fields.

All the income, earning, moveable, immovable properties of ICFMT shall be solely utilized and applied towards the promotion of its aims and objects only as set forth in the Memorandum of Association. No profit thereof shall the paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividends, bonus or in any manner whatsoever to the present or past member of ICFMT or to any person or past member of ICFMT or to any person claiming through any one or more of the present or past members.  No member of ICFMT shall have any personal claim on any moveable or immovable properties of the Society or make any profit, whatsoever, by virtue of his membership.

4.       GOVERNING BODY:

The names, addresses, occupations and designations of the present members of the Governing Body to whom the management of ICFMT is entrusted as required under Section 2 of the Societies Registration Act of 1860, as applicable to the Union Territory of Delhi are as follows:

S.No.

Name Full in Capital

 

Occupation

Designation in Society

1.

DR.T.D. DOGRA

 

DOCTOR

PRESIDENT

2.

DR.ALEXANDER KHAKHA  

DOCTOR

VICE PRESIDENT

3.

DR.DALBIR SINGH

 

DOCTOR

GENERAL SECRETARY

4.

DR.ADARSH KUMAR

 

DOCTOR

JOINT SECRETARY

5.

DR.Y.S. BANSAL

 

DOCTOR

TREASURER

6.

DR.S.K.VERMA

 

DOCTOR

EDITOR

7.

DR. SANJEEV LALWANI  

DOCTOR

EXECUTIVE MEMBER

8.

DR. ANUPUMA RAINA  

SCIENTIST

EXECUTIVE MEMBER

9.

DR.CHITRANJAN BEHRA  

DOCTOR

EXECUTIVE MEMBER

5.      DESIROUS PERSONS:

We, the undersigned are desirous of forming a Society namely

INDIAN CONGRESS OF FORENSIC MEDICINE & TOXICOLOGY (ICFMT)

Under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, as applicable to the Union Territory of Delhi in pursuance of this Memorandum of Association of the Society

S. No.

Name & Father's Name

Age. Yrs

 

Occupation

Signature

1.

Prof. T.D. Dogra

S/o Sh. P.N. Dogra

58

 

Doctor

 

2.

Dr. Manjulabai K.H. D/o K.C.H. Naik

40

 

Doctor

 

3.

Dr. Dalbir Singh

S/o Sh. Raj Pal Singh

52

 

Doctor

 

4.

Dr. Mukesh Yadav

S/o J.S. Yadav

40

 

Doctor

 

5.

Dr. Y.S. Bansal

S/o G.R. Bansal

35

 

Doctor

 

6.

Dr. S.K. Verma

S/o Sh. Tilak Ram

46

 

Doctor

 

7.

Dr. Javed Usmani

S/o Late Iqbal Ahmed Usmani

52

 

Doctor

 

8.

Dr. D.R. Kothari

S/o Sh. Jas Raj Kothari

66

 

Doctor

 

9.

Dr. P.N. Mathur

S/o Sh. S.N. Mathur

55

 

Doctor

 

10.

Dr. V. B. Gaur

S/o Shri. K.M. Lal

59

 

Doctor

 

11.

Dr. D.V. Saharan

S/o Sh. L.R. Saharan

54

 

Doctor

 

12.

Dr. H.S. Sekhon

S/o Sh. Karamjit Singh

51

 

Doctor

 

13.

Dr. Alexander Khakha

S/o Late Sh. T.O. Khakha

45

 

Doctor

 

14.

Dr. Sanjeev Lalwani

S/o Sh. M.L. Lalwani

32

 

Doctor

 

15.

Dr. Adarsh Kumar

S/o Sh. Babu Ram

38

 

Doctor

 

16.

Dr. Anupuma Raina

D/o Sh. M.L. Raina

39

 

Scientist

 

17.

Dr. Chitranjan Behra

S/o Sh. B. Behra

30

 

Doctor

 

RULES & REGULATIONS

1.       NAME OF THE SOCIETY:

“INDIAN CONGRESS OF FORENSIC MEDICINE & TOXICOLOGY (ICFMT)”-REGD.

2.       MEMBERSHIP: 

All the persons who are actively engaged in the field of Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science or Toxicology can become members of ICFMT.  Eminent persons who are contributing towards cause of Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science or Toxicology can also become members of ICFMT.

MEMBERSHIP WOULD BE OF FOLLOWING TYPES:

(a) 

Member : Who has paid all dues for the year and has been accepted as member of ICFMT .He will have the right to vote in that year only.

(b) Associate Member : Who has paid concessional membership fee but has no  right to vote in General Body.
(c) Student Membership : Who is actively pursuing a technical course and can   become student members on concessional fees but has no right to vote in General body.
(d) Affiliate Member : Any organization or any person actively involved in scientific specialties can be co-opted as affiliate member.  Affiliate member has no right to vote in General body meetings.
(e) Life Members : Member who has paid life membership fee will become Life Member & will have right to vote; however, maximum voting members of ICFMT can be up to 101(one hundred one ) at any given time.

3.     ADMISSION FOR MEMBERSHIP:

Any desirous person who wants to become member of ICFMT shall have to apply in prescribed format along with requisite subscription fee. His/Her application has to be recommended by any two founder members of ICFMT.  After the approval in the General Body Meeting he will become member of ICFMT.  If admission of membership is refused, the reasons to do so would be communicated.

4.       SUBSCRIPTION (MEMBERSHIP FEE):

The subscription fee is liable to change by the approval of the Governing Body of ICFMT.  Presently, it is Rs. 200/-(Rupees Two hundred only) for annual membership and Rs. 2000/- (Rupees two thousand only) for life membership.  However, the membership fee can be reduced or exempted in exceptional cases.

5.       CESSATION OF MEMBERSHIP:

The membership of a person is valid until the expiry of period for which membership has been granted.  Life Members will have the right to remain in the ICFMT until the Society is dissolved. The membership may be cancelled after giving due opportunity to member if his conduct is not conducive to the cause of ICFMT.

6.       APPEAL& RE-ADMISSION OF MEMBERS:

The member of ICFMT who ceases to be member due to non-payment of subscription fee can again become member by submitting all the pending dues.  The decision of the Governing body shall be final and binding to all.

7.       RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF MEMBERSHIP:

The member has the right to participate in all the activities of ICFMT and has the privileges to receive all information/letters/brochures issued by the ICFMT.  The member will also have the right to participate in General body meeting of the ICFMT and will have the right to Vote only, if granted.

8.       GENERAL BODY:

i)  Definition: General body will consist of all the members of the ICFMT whose dues are paid till date.
ii)   Powers, duties and function: The general body will have all the power to elect the governing body and all the decisions of General body shall be final and binding.  It will be supreme body to regulate and give directions to governing body for enhancement of function of ICFMT.
iii) Notice of meeting and periodicity of meetings: The President or General Secretary will issue notice of meeting.  The meeting of the General body may be held any number of time but at least once in a year.  The President/General Secretary will be duty bound to convene extra-ordinary meeting of the ICFMT if the requisition is made by two-third of members and such meetings has to be called by within one month.

9.      GOVERNING BODY:

i)   Governing Body shall be constituted by the members of ICFMT having voting rights to run the Society smoothly. 
ii)   Composition:  The Governing Body will consist of President, Vice-President, General Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer, Editor and Executive Members. However the governing body may create additional posts for smooth functioning of the ICFMT.
iii) Minimum & Maximum strength: There will be minimum nine office-bearers in the governing body but it will not exceed twenty-one in any case.
iv)

Election and its mode: Election will be held once in five years by Secret Ballot/raising of hands except for the post of editor who shall be nominated by the president & shall operate from his address.

v)

Term of the office: The terms of office of the governing body shall be five years.  After that fresh election will be held and new governing body shall be constituted.

vi)

Powers and duties of the office bearers: The office bearers will perform all the duties attached to their office and will derive the powers from their respective position in governing body.  All office bearers are accountable to general body for their action. Any decision of any office bearer or Governing body can be set aside by General body which will be supreme.

vii)

Quorum and notice of the meetings: About one-fourth of total members having the voting rights shall constitute quorum. In case the meeting is not held due to want of quorum, the meeting will be adjourned for 30 minutes.  However, if  even after 30 minutes of adjournment requisite  strength of General body member do not gather, whatever number of members present will constitute quorum.  Notice of General body meeting will be circulated to all the members one month in advance.

viii)

Filling up Casual vacancies: Casual vacancy (ies) if any; can be filled by the Governing body. It will have to be ratified by the General Body.

10.      SUB-COMMITTEE:

Any sub-committee to perform any function can be constituted by Governing body/general body.  It will work directly under the mandate given by Governing body/General body.

11.      SOURCE OF INCOME AND UTILIZATION OF FUNDS:

The ICFMT will generate money by way of subscription, sale of periodicals, advertisement, and sponsorship of Conferences/ CME/ Workshops/ Symposia or by any means authorized by general body. ICFMT may take grant/donation from government/public bodies/philanthropists or any other agency. The funds will be solely utilized for the purpose of aims and objectives of Society.

12.       AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS:

A qualified chartered accountant will audit the account of the ICFMT once in a year.

13.       OPERATION OF BANK ACCOUNT:

The Bank account will be in name of ICFMT. The account shall be a joint account operated by President, Secretary and Treasurer. Any two of the abovementioned signatories will have the right to operate the account.

14.       ANNUAL LIST OF MANAGING/GOVERNING BODY:

Once in every year a list of the office-bearers and members of the Governing body of the ICFMT shall be filed with the Registrar of Societies, Delhi as required under Sec. 4 of the Societies Registration Act of 1860.

15.       LEGAL PROCEEDINGS:

The Society may sue or be sued in the name of the President, Secretary as per provisions laid down under Section 6 of the Societies Registration Act, 1860 as applicable to the Union Territory of NCT of Delhi.

16.       AMENDMENTS:

Any Amendment in the Memorandum of Association or Rules will be carried out in accordance with procedure laid down under section 12 and 12-A of Societies Registration Act, 1860.

17.       DISSOLUTION AND ADJUSTMENT OF AFFAIRS:

If the ICFMT need to be dissolved, it shall be dissolved as per the provisions laid down under section 13 & 14 of the Societies Registration Act, 1860, as applicable to the Union Territory of Delhi.

18.       APPLICATION OF THE ACT:

All the provisions under all the Sections of the Societies Registration Act, 1860 as applicable to the Union Territory of Delhi, shall apply to ICFMT.

19.       ESSENTIAL CERTIFICATE:

Certified that this is correct copy of the Rules and Regulations of the ICFMT.

(Dr.T.D.Dogra)
PRESIDENT
(Dr. Dalbir Singh)
GEN. SECRETARY
(Dr.Yogender Bansal)
TREASURER
     
(Dr.Alexander Khakha) 
VICE PRESIDENT 
(Dr.Adarsh Kumar)
JOINT SECRETARY
(Dr.S.K.Verma) 
EDITOR
     
(Dr. Anupuma Raina) 
EX.MEMBER
(Dr. Sanjeev Lalwani)
EX.MEMBER
(Dr. C. Behra)
EX.MEMBER