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AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION

(AMMA-India)

National Body of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers

 

 

 

(Registration No. 378 dated 20 September 2010
Under Society Act XXI of 1860)

 

 

 

Constitution

(Bylaws and Regulations adopted by the
General Body on January 17, 2010)




AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (AMMA-India)

National Body of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers


 

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

1. Name of the Society shall be: 

 AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (AMMA-India)

2. Correspondence Address of the Society shall be: 

Plot No B-37, Survery No 15

B. U. Bhandari Greens Coop Housing Society

Dhanori, Pune 411015

3.Area of Operation:     

All over India

      

  1. OBJECTS:

The objects of the society shall be as under:

  • Augmenting and intensifying agricultural mechanization related activities in different agro-climatic zones.
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  • Promoting scientific development and technological up-gradation of need based agricultural machines and power sources.
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  • Providing technological coordination, management and advisory back-up to the members of AMMA.
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  • Providing effective liaison with Government organizations, NGOs and agencies sponsoring national and international fairs/meets and to establish institutional relations for implementation of appropriate policies and initiatives to promote growth of agricultural mechanization.

  

  • 5.   Advisory Council

The AMMA-India shall have following as Advisory Council

Chairman 

  • President of AMMA-India

Secretary       

  • Secretary of AMMA-India

Members 

  • Senior Vice President of the Executive Council of AMMA-India
  • Vice President of the Executive Council of AMMA-India
  • President  of each State Association / representative
  • Deputy Director General (Engineering) ICAR / representative
  • Director, CIAE, Bhopal
  • Director, CIPHET, Ludhiana
  • Project Coordinators of all AICRPs of Engineering Division of  ICAR 
  • One Vice-Chancellor of SAU (Agricultural Engineer) -  to be nominated by President, AMMA-India
  • Additional  Secretary, DOAC, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India / representative
  • Director, CFMTTI, Budni
  • President, Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers / representative
  • Representative of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
  • Representative of FICCI
  • Two Representatives of Progressive Farmers -  to be nominated by President, AMMA-India
  • Representatives of  related  National Associations
  • Tractor Manufacturers’ Associations (TMA)
  • Power tiller Manufacturers’ Associations
  • All India Combine Manufacturers’ Association
  • Other Associations of machinery manufacturers of agriculture and allied sectors.

 

  • 6.  Advisory Council Meetings

           
            The Advisory Council shall meet at least once in a year. In case of an emergency, a meeting can be called by the Chairman as and when necessary. The Advisory Council shall discuss various policy matters and shall express views and opinions on the working of the Executive Council. TA & DA would be met by the members from their own institutions/organizations.

 

  • 7.  Executive Council

 

Executive Council of AMMA-India

 

  • President*
  • Senior Vice-President*
  • Vice-President*
  • President  of each State Association / representative 
  • Secretary*
  • Treasurer*
  • Technical Advisor, Dr. Surendra Singh, (Permanent Invitee to Executive Council Meetings).

* There shall be only one member of Executive Council from any state for these five positions.

 

  • 8.  MEMBERSHIP:

Each State shall have only one association and shall be called as state chapter of AMMA-India such as AMMA Punjab Chapter. Each state chapter would pay a fee of Rs 4000/- per member of the Association or as decided by the Executive Council of AMMA-India from time to time.  States not having Association shall be encouraged to form their state association and become chapter of AMMA-India.

 

  • 9.         ELIGIBILITY FOR MEMBERSHIP: The following shall be eligible for membership of the Society:
  • The firm should be registered firm with state Govt.
  • The applicant shall abide by the Rules and Regulations of the Society/Association. 

Termination of Membership: The following conditions shall lead to the termination of membership of the Society:

  • On the closer of the firm
  • In case of non-payment of membership fee as per rule  mentioned above.
  • On resignation by the member and if the same is accepted.
  • If the firm is expelled from the association for misconduct by the Executive Body and the said decision of the Body should be intimated in writing to the said member

 

  • 10. GENERAL BODY MEETING:

 The General Body Meeting shall be attended by the members to have legal membership in the Society.  General Body Meeting shall be convened every time during the year, but meeting once a year is mandatory. The place, date and time shall be decided by the General Body and shall be intimated to all the members 15 days prior to the meeting. The quorum of the meeting shall not be below 50% of the total members.

 

  • 11. EXECUTIVE Council MEETING:

 Notice and agenda of the Executive Council Meeting shall be sent to the members fifteen days prior to the meeting. The quorum for the meeting shall be 50% of the members. In the event of the quorum not being met, the meeting shall be adjourned and re-convened after a short break. For reconvened meeting, there shall not be any requirement of quorum.  In a meeting reconvened in lieu of an adjourned meeting, no issue except the agenda shall be discussed and decided. In case of emergency, a meeting shall be called at five days notice. The Council shall meet at least three times a year or as often as needed. All members shall meet their TA & DA expenses from their own organizations.

 

  • 12.    Tenure of the Executive Council

The tenure of the Executive Council members shall be of three years. After three years, new Executive Council members shall assume office. The procedure to nominate new executive envisages that every person holding a position in the Executive Council moves one step up the ladder (e.g., Sr. Vice-President Takes over as President; Vice-President takes over as Sr. Vice-President; Secretary takes over as Vice President; Treasurer takes over as Secretary). Treasurer shall be appointed from the Presidents of States Association by majority decisions.

  • The Executive Council shall have the powers to drop a member who abstains from attending three consecutive meetings and/or for not performing duties as per the agenda of the association by a majority decision including President.
  •  The President, upon completion of his term shall become a permanent invitee to the Executive Council for one term.

 

  • 13.   Duties of Different Office Bearers
President
  • To chair  all meetings of AMMA-India.
  • To convene  the meetings of the Association
  • To manage  and supervise  the affairs of the Association
  • To represent the Association at various forum
  • To take necessary decisions in the interest of the Association
Senior Vice-President
  • To chair all the meetings in the absence of President.
  • To assist the President in all affairs of the Association
  • To advise the Board of Directors as and when necessary
  • To look after the implementation of various projects and policies of the Association / Government.
Vice President
  • To assist the President in all affairs of the Association
  • To advise the Board of Directors as and when necessary
  • To look after the implementation of various projects and policies of the Association / Government.
Secretary
  • To assist the President and Vice-Presidents
  • To communicate with different organizations
  • To maintain different records of the AMMA-India
  • To implement the resolutions of the Board of Directors
  • To get the accounts of the Association audited annually
  • To send the agenda and minutes of the meetings to the members of the executive.
Treasurer
  • To accept funds on behalf of the Association, i.e., subscription, grants, donations, etc with the approval of Executive Council
  • To operate the bank account and carry out financial transactions after getting necessary approval of the President / Executive Council
  • To present audited report of the accounts of the Association
  • To prepare and put up annual budget of AMMA-India.

 

  • 14.  Appointment of Other Officers

            Joint Secretary and Deputy Treasurer or any other official as needed shall be appointed on regular or part time basis through appropriate procedure as decided by Executive Council.

 

  • 15.   Agenda and Quorum for the Executive Council Meetings

      Notice and agenda of the Executive Council Meeting shall be sent to the members fifteen days prior to the meeting. The quorum for the meeting shall be 50% of the members. In the event of the quorum not being met, the meeting shall be adjourned and re-convened after a short break. For reconvened meeting, there shall not be any requirement of quorum.  In a meeting reconvened in lieu of an adjourned meeting, no issue except the agenda shall be discussed and decided. In case of emergency, a meeting shall be called at five days notice.

 

  • 16.  Bank Account:

       An account shall be opened after passing a resolution by the Executive Council in the name of AMMA-India in a nationalized bank. The account shall be operated jointly by the President / Secretary and Treasurer. 

 

  • 17.  ANNUAL REPORT:

Once a year a list shall be filed with the Registrar of Firms and Societies of Punjab of the names, offices, if any, occupation and addresses of the Government Body, then entrusted with the management with the affairs of the Society. The audited accounts shall be filed within 14 days of the annual general body meeting.

 

  • 18.  AUDIT AND INSPECTION:

At the end of every financial year, the society shall sent the statement of Income and Expenditure with full particulars, duly audited by a Chartered Accountant to the Registrar within 14 days from the date of Annual General Body Meeting as per section 28 of the Act and also list the executive committee members as per section 27.

 

  • 19.  AMENDMENT:

Ever amendment in the constitution of the Society shall be placed before the General Body Meeting and every such amendment shall be voted by two/third (2/3) majority of the members in the meeting. The Registrar shall have powers to amend the registered constitution of the society if the same is in the interest of the Society and shall be acceptable to every member.

 

  • 20.       DISSOLUTION:

The dissolution of the Society shall be passed by at least 3/5th members in the General Body Meeting and after the dissolution the moveable and immoveable properties of the Society shall be handed over the Society having similar objectives. The whole proceeding of dissolution shall be done as per the provisions of the Act.

 

  • 21. PROPERTY:

All properties, moveable, immoveable, acquired by the Governing Body shall be in the name of the society and shall be acquired by sale, gift or otherwise with the permission of the governing body. Any purchase, sale, gift or otherwise of the immoveable property shall be with the permission of the Registrar.

 

  • 22. SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES:

 The Registrar or any other officer authorized by him shall investigate the affairs of the Society in case of any dispute. The Registrar or Inquiry Officer shall have full powers to settle disputes or give decision which shall be binding on all the parties for compliance. The Registrar also has the power to appoint an Administrator in case of dispute.