Constitution for State/Regional Chapters of IAMM
Objectives of the Chapter will be to propagate scientific
study of Medical Microbiology by holding one annual meeting
and smaller workshops, Symposia, CME programmes and updates.
Maximum benefit wil be directed towards postgraduates and
junior medical microbiologists.
The Chapter will be constituted by only Honorary members who
are essentially members of National level Indian Association
of Medical Microbiologists. However attendance at scientific
meetings will be open for all and will not be restricted to
Office of the Chapters
Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer will be the Officers of
the Chapter. Chapters will have option of having not more than
5 Executive Committee members who will hold office for 3
years. The Chapters will have the option of either electing
their officers or they can be nominated by rotation or on the
basis of being organisers of Annual Chapter Meetings.
Duties of the Chairperson
The Chairperson will generally supervise the activities of the
Chapter. All workshops, symposia, CMEs and updates will need
Chairpersons sanction if these are to be held under the
auspices of the Chapter. Funds permitting, the Chairperson
will sanction financial assistance for the same.
Duties of the Secretary
The Secretary will look after the general secretarial work of
the Chapter. He/She will officiate during the absence of the
Duties of the Treasurer
The Treasurer will manage the accounts. All expenditures will
be incurred under the authority of the Chairperson. Audited
accounts will be presented every year at the time of Annual
Meeting of the Chapter.
Organisers of Annual Meetings of the Chapter will donate
minimum of 25% of savings. Donation from all agencies will be
accepted. Donations may also be received on account of awards
in memory of personalities. Funds will be disbursed to the
limit of interest accrued from the deposits without touching
the deposits per se. Guidelines for fund disbursements for the
year must be obtained in the Annual General Body Meeting.
Basic heads could be secretarial assistance to the
Chairperson, grant for scientific activities and various
Report to Parent Body
The Chairperson/Secretary will ensure that report of all
meetings is regularly submitted to the Secretary, IAMM for
printing in the IAMM Newsletter.