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Constitution

The name of the Association shall be All India Allahabad Bank Pensioners & Retirees Association here in after referred to as "The Association" and for all intents and purposes shall hereafter be known in its abbreviated form as "AIABPARA". The Registered office of the Association shall be care of All India Allahabad Bank Officers Association, Allahabad Bank, 14 India Exchange Place, Kolkata, 700001. However the functional office of the Elected General Secretary will be the place/city where, the General Secretary resides. The Association shall be affiliated to a non political national level confederation of pensioners and retirees.

AIMS AND OBJECTS :

The Aims and objects of the Association shall be:-

  1. To organize and unite all Pensioners and Retirees from all cadres in Allahabad Bank all over India and develop comraderie and taking up their causes at appropriate levels.
  2. To develop a close coordination with other organisations at Allahabad Bank level as well as at national level with other Banks /Parent Body from time to time.
  3. To secure to its members through negotiations, litigations and/or any other constitutional methods all retirement benefits, adequate compensation, welfare facilities, medical benefits etc. that are due to them for passing a dignified life.
  4. To encourage thrift and co-operation amongst members and to that end promote Co-operative Societies, NGOs etc.
  5. To edit and publish books, periodicals, amongst other matters of interest, grievances of the retired employees irrespective of their cadres.
  6. To participate/ promote in the socially relevant schemes / activities for benefit of the society at large.
  7. To establish School/College and /or Training Institution etc.
  8. To do all such things for furtherance of the Objective of the Association and take up activities as the Central Committee (C.C), General Council of the Association decides from time to time.

MEMBERSHIP :

Every person retired either as an officer or an award staff from the service of Allahabad Bank shall be entitled to become a member of the Association on payment of admission fee of Rs20/ (Rupees twenty only). The Subscription payable either monthly, annually or life shall be at the following rate.

  1. Monthly Rs.20/-
  2. Annually Rs.240/-
  3. Life Rs.5,000/-

It shall be binding on all members to pay levy as decided by the Association from time to time. The Membership Form and Subscriptions will be submitted / deposited at the respective State level only. However the State committees can raise the funds for welfare purposes with the approval of their respective general body.

TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP :

  1. Any member failing to pay subscription shall cease to be a member of the Association. However, he shall be entitled to rejoin the Association on of all arrear subscription and admission fee.
  2. Any Office Bearer/ member of the Central Committee/State Committee/Zonal Committee found to be engaged in anti Association activities shall be liable to be terminated from the membership of the Association by the Central Committee. Such member, however, shall have the right to appeal to the General Council against such termination.
  3. A member at his/her will, can leave the Association by submitting resignation to the General Secretary.

BENEFITS :

  1. A member shall be entitled to all benefits that the Association may decide to give including the right of voting and right to contest.
  2. A member of the Association, who is in arrears with his/her subscriptions or dues shall not be entitled to any benefit until all arrears are paid.

REGISTER OF MEMBERSHIP :

A Register of Membership shall be maintained at the Central Office and at each State/Zonal Office in respect of State/Zone and shall remain open for inspection by any member of the Association by giving 10 days notice in advance during normal office hours. The register of membership shall be maintained in Physical shape or E-Register shape as per the convenience of central/state committees.

MANAGEMENT OF THE ASSOCIATION :

The affairs of the Association shall be conducted and managed in the following manner:-

  1. General Council
  2. Central Committee
  3. Negotiating cum Action Committee
  4. State Committee
  5. Zonal Committee - (if considered necessary in the interest of the Association by the State Committee with information to Central Committee.)
(A) GENERAL COUNCIL :

The General Council shall be the supreme and the highest organ of the Association.
The General Council shall consist of the delegates elected from states on basis of one for every 50 members or part thereof with the minimum of 2 and maximum of 10 from each state. Such delegates shall be elected by the respective states in its General Body meeting or any other manner by the State Committee. A list of such delegates duly certified by the State Secretary and President must be submitted to the General Secretary of the Association before the All India Triennial conference of the Association or at any such time as stipulated by the Central Committee. The General Council shall meet in All India conference once in 3 years to transact the following business for which purpose the General Secretary will issue 45 days clear notice:

  1. To elect the Central Committee Office Bearers and Members.
  2. To consider and adopt the report of the working of the Association and the Audited Statement of Accounts.
  3. To transact such other business as may be brought forward with the permission of the Chair.
  4. To appoint Auditors.

The General Secretary may call periodically Extra-ordinary General Council Meeting for special purposes viz. to deal with important matters in the interest of the Association which he thinks fit or on requisition made in writing by 1/4th of the ordinary members clearly specifying the objectives of such meeting.

15 days clear notice shall be given for such meeting and presence of 25% Delegates of the Association shall form quorum. If the General Secretary does not call the said meeting within the stipulated time i.e. within 30 days of receipt of the notice, the requisitionist may call the meeting on 15 days notice.

(B) CENTRAL COMMITTEE (C.C.) :

All the affairs of the Association before the ensuing General Council meeting shall be conducted and controlled by the Central Committee. The Central Committee shall be composed of Office Bearers & Committee Members elected from amongst the delegates at the General Council Meeting.

The President and General Secretary of All India Allahabad Bank Officers' Association (AIBOC) Shall be the Ex-Officio Members of the Central Committee.

All State Secretaries of the State Committees shall be Ex Officio Asst. General Secretary of the Central Committee. The Central Committee shall consist of:-

The Chairman 1
The Patron 1
President 1
Vice Presidents 5
General Secretary 1
Dy. General Secretary 1
Asst. General Secretary 8
Organizing Secretary 8
Treasurer 1
Asst. Treasurer 1
Committee Members 12
& All State Secretaries as Ex Officio Asst. Gen. Secretary.

The Central Committee (C.C) shall meet at least twice a year at such place and on such day as may be decided by the General Secretary in consultation with the President and for the said purpose at least 15 days notice shall be given. Under emergent circumstances such meeting shall be convened even at 24 hours notice.

(C) NEGOTIATING-CUM-ACTION COMMITTEE :

A small group of Office Bearers and Members as decided by the C.C. shall be formed to sit urgently in short notice and act as per decision of the C.C.

(D) STATE COMMITTEE :

The following will be the State Committees with their area of operation noted against each name of the State.

  1. Bihar – The entire State of Bihar
  2. West Bengal - The entire state of West Bengal, Sikkim, Tripura & Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  3. M.P. - The entire State of M.P.
  4. Odisha - The entire state of Odisha
  5. North Eastern - All the North Eastern States except Sikkim & Tripura (Area of Administrative jurisdiction of Guwahati & Dibrugarh Zone of the Bank).
  6. Andhra Pradesh - The entire state of Andhra Pradesh.
  7. Tamilnadu - Tamilnadu & Puducheri states
  8. Maharashtra - Entire State of Maharashtra & Goa, Diu & Daman States.
  9. U.P. (East) - Area of Administrative jurisdiction of Varanasi, Allahabad, Gorakhpur & Mirzapur Zonal Offices of the Bank.
  10. U.P. (Central) - Area of Administrative jurisdiction of Lucknow, Bahraich, Gonda & Sitapur Zonal Offices of the Bank.
  11. U.P. (South) - Area of Administrative jurisdiction of Kanpur, Hamirpur & Agra Zonal Offices of the Bank.
  12. U.P. (West) & Uttaranchal - Area of Administrative jurisdiction of Meerut, Moradabad, Lakhimpur Kheri & Dehradun Zonal Offices of the Bank.
  13. Delhi - State of Delhi.
  14. Rajasthan - State of Rajasthan.
  15. Haryana & Himachal Pradesh - U.T. of Chandigarh, Haryana & H.P. State (Area of Administrative jurisdiction of Chandigarh Zonal Office of the Bank).
  16. Gujarat - State of Gujarat
  17. Karnataka & Kerala - State of Karnataka & Kerala (Area of Administrative jurisdiction of Zonal Office of Bangalore).
  18. Jharkhand - State of Jharkhand.
  19. Chattisgarh - State of Chattisgarh.
  20. Punjab & J & K - States of Punjab & J & K (Area of Administrative jurisdiction of Zonal Office of Ludhiana).

Further State Committees may be set up by Central Committee if found necessary in the interest of the Association. The C.C. may also re-organise and club multiple no. of States/ Zones and their area of operation if found necessary in the interest of the Association. The State Committee shall consist of -

President 1
Vice Presidents 4
State Secretary 1
Deputy State Secretary 1
Assistant State Secretaries 4
Organizing Secretaries 3
Treasurer 1
Assistant Treasurer 1
Committee Member 12

The President and the State Secretary of the respective State/s of All India Allahabad Bank Officers’ Association (AIBOC) shall be the Ex-Officio Members of the State Committee.

All the Zonal Secretaries under Jurisdiction of the respective State Committee will be Ex-Officio Asst. State Secretary of the State Committee.

Functions of a State Committee shall comprise of :
  1. Keeping contact with the members of the State and the Central Committee of the Association.
  2. Implementing the directives of the Association issued from time to time.
  3. May take up the grievances of the individual members with the management.
  4. Any other matter in consultation with the Central Committee.

The State Committee shall be comprised of maximum 26 Office Bearers & Executive Committee Members & maximum 8 Ex Officio Asst. State Secretaries who shall be elected from amongst the members and by the members of the concerned State by secret ballot or by show of hands once in every three years at the Triennial Conference of the State comprising of all the members of the respective State. A 30 days clear notice will be necessary to convene the State Triennial Conference.

The following business will mainly be transacted at the State Triennial Conference.

  • To elect the State Committee including the office Bearers.
  • To consider and adopt the Report of the State Secretary on the working of the Association and the Audited Statement of Accounts.
  • To transact such other business as may be brought forward with the permission of the Chair.
  • To appoint Auditors.

The State Committee shall meet at least once in 6 months at such place and on such days as may be fixed by the State Secretary in consultation with the State President.

(E) ZONAL COMMITTEE :

The President and the Zonal Secretary of the respective Zone/s of All India Allahabad Bank Officers’ Association (AIBOC) shall be the Ex-Officio Members of the Zonal Committee.The Zonal Committees of the Association shall correspond to the administrative Zones of the Bank. The Zonal Committees of the Association shall correspond to the administrative Zones of the Bank.

The Zonal Committee will consist of -

President 1
Vice Presidents 2
State Secretary 1
Zonal Secretary 1
Assistant Zonal Secretary 2
Committee Member 6
Functions of a Zonal Committee shall comprise of :
  1. Keeping Contact with the members of the Zone and the State Committee to which it belongs.
  2. Implementing the directives of the State and/or Central Committee issued from time to time.
  3. Taking up of the grievances of the individual members with Zonal Management.
  4. Any other matter in consultation with the State and/or Central Committee.

The Zonal Committee shall be consisting of maximum of Ten members who shall be elected from amongst & by the members of the Zone by secret ballot or by show of hands in every three years at Triennial Zonal conference. The following business will mainly be transacted at Zonal Triennial Conference.

  • To elect the Zonal Committee including the Office Bearers.
  • To consider and adopt the Report of the working of the Association.
  • To transact such other business with the permission of the Chair as may be brought forward.

In the matter of attendance in any of the Committees aforementioned, no proxy will ordinarily be allowed.

QUORUM :

The presence of at least 25% of the total delegated will be necessary to form a Quorum in case of General Council Meeting. The presence of at least 25% of the members shall be necessary to Form a quorum in case of Central Committee, State Committee and Zonal Committee Meeting.

The presence of at least one-fifth (1/5) of the total membership will form a Quorum in case of State and Zonal Triennial Conferences.

No Quorum shall be necessary for Adjourned Meetings;
Decision at all levels will be taken by simple majority except in case of dissolution of the Association.

TENURE OF OFFICE :

The tenure of all the Committees, viz. Central, State and Zonal shall generally be for a period of three years from the date the Committee assumes office. All members of the Committees are eligible for re-election.

  1. In case any vacancy in the Central Committee arises due to death, resignation or otherwise may be filled up by co-option by the Central Committee from amongst the members of the General Council.
  2. In case any vacancy in the State/Zonal Committee arises due to death, resignation etc. may be filled up by co-option by the respective Committee from amongst the members of the General Body of the concerned State/Zone.

10. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF OFFICE BEARERS OF CENTRAL COMMITTEE :

  1. Chairman :
  2. Patron : Their duties and responsibilities of Chairman & Patron will be discussed and will be decided at appropriate time that Central Executive Committee of AIABPARA decides.
  3. President : The President shall be Executive Head. He shall preside over all the meetings of the Association. Preserve order, give ruling and sign all minutes. He shall be allowed to give a casting vote only. The president shall have powers to call requisitioned meetings of the General Council /C.C. on requisition in writing for such meeting from at least one fifth of the total General Council / Central Committee Members within 15 days from the date of receipt of such requisition. In case any major dispute arises the matter should be brought to the notice of the President and General Secretary and should be resolved through their interventions.
  4. Vice-President : The Vice-Presidents in order of their organizational seniority shall function in place of the President in his absence and shall enjoy all the powers of the President as referred to in Rule - 10.
    When both the President and Vice-Presidents are absent the members present shall elect a member from among themselves to act as the President in the Meeting.
  5. General Secretary : He shall convene all meetings including Triennial Conference, take minutes of all meetings to be confirmed at the next meeting, keep all accounts, conduct all correspondences and exercise general supervision over the affairs of the Association. He shall be responsible for developing coordination among State Committees and for taking up issues with the management as may be referred to him by State Committees. He shall prepare a report on the working of the Association for presentation before the Triennial Conference.
  6. Deputy General Secretary : He shall assist the General Secretary in his work and shall assume his responsibilities in his absence.
  7. Assistant General Secretary : He shall help the General Secretary as also the Deputy General Secretary in their work.
  8. Organizing Secretary : He will help the General Secretary in organizing and uniting the members of the Association.
  9. Treasurer : He shall be responsible for all sums of money, which, may from time to time, be received in the Association’s account and for maintaining Books of Accounts. He shall make payment towards all expenditures sanctioned by the General Secretary and shall keep a correct account of all receipts and expenditures. He shall prepare the Annual Statement of Accounts.
  10. Assistant Treasurer : The Assistant Treasurer shall assist the Treasurer in performance of his duties and act for him in his absence.

11. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF OFFICE BEARERS OF STATE COMMITTEE :

  1. President : The president shall be the Executive Head. He shall preside over all meetings of the State Committee of the Association, preserve order, give rulings and sign all minutes. He shall be allowed to give a casting vote only. The President shall have power to call requisitioned meeting of State General Body and State Committee on receipt of requisition in writing for such meeting from at least one fifth (1/5) of the total membership of the State General Body/Committee within fifteen days from the date of receipt of such requisition.
  2. Vice-President : The Vice-Presidents in order of their organizational seniority shall function in place of President in his absence and shall enjoy all the powers of the President as referred to in Rule-10.
  3. State Secretary : The State Secretary shall convene all meetings including Triennial State Conference, take minutes of all meetings to be confirmed at the next meeting, keep all accounts, conduct all correspondences at State level and exercise General Supervision over the affairs of the Association at State level.
    The State Secretary shall be responsible for developing co-ordination amongst Zonal Committees under his Jurisdiction and for taking up issues with the Management as may be referred to him by the Zonal Committees.
    The State Secretary shall be responsible for submission of returns, as may be specified by the Central Committee and Statement of Accounts, duly audited, to the General Secretary every year without exception or at such time as may be specified by the Central Committee.
    The State Secretary shall prepare a Report, and a Statement of Accounts, annually audited, relating to the affairs of the State Committee for presentation before the State Triennial Conference.
  4. Deputy State Secretary : The Deputy State Secretary shall help the State Secretary in his work and shall assume his responsibilities in his absence.
  5. Assistant State Secretary : The Assistant State Secretary shall help the Zonal Secretary in organizing and uniting the members of the Association.
  6. Organizing Secretary : The Organizing Secretary will help the State Secretary in Organizing and uniting the member of the Association.
  7. Treasurer : The Treasurer shall be responsible for all sums of money, which may from time to time be received in Association's State Committee Account and for keeping all Books of Account. He shall make payment towards all expenditures sanctioned by the State Secretary and shall keep correct account of all receipts and expenditures. He shall prepare the Annual Statement of Accounts.
  8. Assistant Treasurer : The Assistant Treasurer shall assist the Treasurer in performance of his duties and act for him in his absence.

12. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF OFFICE BEARERS OF ZONAL COMMITTEE :

  1. President : Same as stated under head 11 (i) with a proviso that the duties and functions will be restricted to the concerned zonal level.
  2. Vice-President : Same as stated under head 11(ii) with a proviso that the duties and functions will be restricted to the concerned Zonal level.
  3. Zonal Secretary : Zonal Secretary shall convene all meetings, take minutes of all meetings to be confirmed at next meeting, submit the bills of expenditure to the State Secretary, enter into correspondence with Authorities of the Zone and exercise general supervision over the affairs of the Association in his Zone. He shall also issue notice for Triennial Zonal Conference. He shall prepare a Report on the working of the Association in his Zone. The said Report will be put before the Zonal Triennial Conference for consideration.
  4. Assistant Zonal Secretary : Same as stated under Rule 11 (v) with a proviso that duties and functions will be restricted to the concerned zonal level.

GENERAL FUND

The General Funds of the Association shall consist of the Members’ Admission Fees, subscriptions, levy, special contribution and donations from well-wishers. The responsibility of collecting admission fees, monthly subscriptions, levy, special contributions etc. shall rest with the State Committee.

Funds shall be deposited in as many accounts as considered necessary to be opened in the name of All India Allahabad Bank Pensioners & Retirees Association with any suitable branch of Allahabad Bank.

The entire Admission Fee will be fully at the disposal of the Central Committee. Funds raised by the State Committees by way of membership subscription shall be apportioned between the Central and State Committees on 40:60 basis. Expenditure incurred by the Zonal Committees will be reimbursed to them by the concerned State Committees from their share of fund.

Funds of the Association shall be spent for all aims and objects of the Association and on all expenses incidental thereto are subject to the limitations prescribed under section 15 of the Indian Trade Union’s Act, 1926.

The State Committees shall submit their Audited Statement of Accounts to the Central Committee 90 days before the All India Triennial Conference thereby enabling the Central Committee to prepare a consolidated Statement of Accounts.

The Bank Accounts of the Association may be operated upon by the General Secretary or President jointly with the Treasurer and in the absence of Treasurer with the Assistant Treasurer at central level & by the State Secretary or President jointly with the Treasurer and in absence of Treasurer with the Assistant Treasurer at State level.

INSPECTION OF BOOKS AND ANNUAL AUDIT

The General/State Secretary shall make due provision for Annual Audit of the Accounts of the Association by Auditors duly appointed by the General Body. Accounting year shall be reckoned from the first date of the Calendar Year. The Inspection of Books of Accounts of the Association is permitted to the members and office bearers at reasonable time by giving due notice of minimum 7 days in advance. The Books of accounts of the Association will be made available for inspection by the concerned Govt. Officials if called for by them within reasonable time.

ELECTION

Elections to various posts of Office Bearers and Committee Members of the Central Committee shall be held at the Triennial All India Conference from amongst and by the delegates present.

The Central Committee shall appoint a Returning Officer from one of the delegates who declares in writing that he is not a candidate for any post for which elections are to be conducted. Candidature of every contestant shall be proposed by one delegate and seconded by another. Elections shall be held generally by secret ballot or by raising of hands or otherwise as decided by the delegates.

AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

The Rules of the Association or any provision of the Constitution may be amended, altered, replaced, rescinded or added to at a meeting of the General Council called for the purpose or at the Triennial All India Conference of the Association by 2/3 majority of the total members present, provided prior notice of at least 30 days is given by and /or to the General Secretary for the proposed amendments with specific mention of the details thereof.

A Notice of the Change/s in the Rules shall be sent to the Registrar of Trade unions /Registrar of Societies as applicable within 14 days from the date of the meeting at which the change/s were adopted and such changes will not be effected until the same have been registered and a certificate of registration has been obtained from the Registrar.

DISSOLUTION

The Association shall not be dissolved except by a motion passed by the Three-Fourth (3/4) of the members present in the delegate session expressly called for the purpose.

The Funds of the Association after meeting all the liabilities shall be disposed of in accordance with the decision reached at the Dissolution Meeting and the, dissolution shall not have effect until the same is duly accepted by the Registrar.

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