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POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE PRESIDENT
33.

The powers and duties of the President shall be as follows:

(a) To preside at all Meetings of the Academy and of the Council, and to regulate the proceedings at such Meetings.

(b) To ensure the implementation of the Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines framed by the Council under Rule 30, Clause (a).

(c) To be ex-officio Member of all the Committees appointed by the Council.

(d) In case of doubt in the interpretation of any Rule, to decide on the interpretation. In such case, the President’s interpretation shall hold until the next Meeting of the Council, when the interpretation of the Rule under consideration will be finally determined.

 

POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE VICE-PRESIDENTS
34.

The powers and duties of the Vice-Presidents shall be as follows:

(a) To preside at Meetings (including the Council Meetings) and to regulate the proceedings in such meetings, in the absence of the President.

(b) To be ex-officio member of Committees appointed by the Council from time to time except the Sectional Committees and other Committees as appointed under rule 30 (g).

(c) To take responsibility of the activity of the Academy as specified.


POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT (RESOURCE MANAGEMENT)
35.
In addition to powers and duties common to Vice-Presidents under Rule 34(a), (b) & (c), the Vice-President (Resource Management) shall be responsible for the following:

(a) To receive and hold for the use of Academy, subject to Rule 36, all the money paid to the Academy. He/She shall disburse all the sum due from the Academy and shall supervise in keeping exact accounts of all such receipts and payments.

(b) He/She will be responsible for the Property and the Infrastructural facilities of the Academy.

FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS
36.
(a) The accounts and vouchers of the receipt and expenditure of the Academy shall be subject to examination by the Resource Management Committee which shall include two representatives of the Government of India, at such intervals as the Council may prescribe, and shall be subject to the annual audit. Separate Accounts shall be kept of all funds administered by the Academy on behalf of the Government. The annual statement of Accounts shall, after professional audit, be printed in the Annual Report of the Academy.

(b) All financial matters of the Academy including matters affecting the quantum of the Government grant and those dealing with the conditions of service, recruitment and promotion, of the staff of the Academy, shall be considered by the Resource Management Committee before they are placed in the Council for discussion. No such matter shall be considered by the Council until it has been considered by the Resource Management Committee.

37.
All the sums received from the Fellows as admission fee and Fellowship subscription shall be regularly invested as per Regulations by the Vice-President (Resource Management) as soon as possible after the receipt thereof and only the interest accruing therefrom shall be considered available for the general expenditure of the Academy.

38.
All the securities and money of the Academy shall be lodged for safe custody as per Regulations.

39.
The Council shall be competent to decide the Regulations to be followed for maintaining the financial control of the funds of the Academy.

POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT (FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS)
40.
In addition to powers and duties common to Vice-Presidents under Rule 34 (a), (b) & (c), and subject to such delegation of duties as may be made in accordance with Rule 45, the Vice-President (Fellowship Affairs) shall be responsible for the following:

(a) To conduct the correspondence of the Academy and of the Council, except where alternative provisions have been made in the Rules.

(b) To attend the meetings of the Academy and of the Council, to record minutes of the proceedings of such meetings, to present the minutes and to report the action taken on the decisions of the previous meeting.

(c) At the General Meetings, to announce the presents made to the Academy since the last Meeting, and to read the names of nominees for Fellowship.

(d) To prepare for submission to the Annual General Meeting a list of Fellows corrected up-to-date.

(e) To enter or cause to be entered in the Minute-Book, all the proceedings of Academy and the Council before the following Meeting, and to see that all letters and papers and documents of every kind connected with the business of the Academy are properly filed and preserved.

(f) To exercise general supervision over the employees and affairs of the Academy, to prepare Guidelines for smooth functioning of the Academy, and to assist in carrying out the Rules, Regulations and Orders made by the Council under Rule 30.


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