(MSEB-ENGINEERS' DEATH BENEVOLENT AND WELFARE ASSOCIATION)
In the interpretation of these regulations unless the context otherwise requires.
Means " MSEB ENGINEER'S DEATH BENEVOLENT AND WELFARE ASSOCIATION "
1)Maharashtra State Electricity Board Holding Company Limited
2)Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited
3)Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited
4) Maharashtra State Electricity Power Generation Company Limited
Means the objects of the Association specified in the memorandum of Association.
Means the Managing committee of the Association for the time being.
e)Managing Committee Meeting:
Means the Meeting called by / for the members of the Managing committee of the Association.
f)Annual General Meeting:
Means the yearly Meeting called by/for the members of the Association.
Means a prospective Eligible Member of Association till the period of Twelve months
from the date he/she deposits the requisite deposit amount with the Association.
One who is a Member in service of the Association for minimum twelve continuous
months and who has paid the requisite deposit amount.
i)Eligible Member In Service:
Means a Member who is in service with MSEB irrespective of his duty hours, weekly
off, all kinds of leaves and Holidays.
02) AREA OF OPERATION
Within the State of Maharashtra.
03) ACCOUNTING YEAR.
Means the period commencing from 1st April to 31st March.
04) MEMBERSHIP AND REGISTRATION PROCEDURE.
a) All the qualified Engineers', who are the members of
Subordinate Engineers' Association/ Engineers' Association of the MSEB irrespective
of their designation will be eligible to become a Member of the Association
b) Every Member seeking admission shall be bound to abide
by the rules and regulations those may be prescribed from time to time by the Association
and such rules and regulations shall not be ultravires to the provisions made by
the Association and provisions of other laws
c) The Managing Committee may in its discretion either
admit or reject any Member or membership of the Association and shall not be bound
to give reasons for.
d) Each Member shall deposit minimum Rs.500/- and in multiples
of Rs.500/- limited to Rs. 5000/- in lumpsum only with the Association for the membership.
e) Association shall have full powers to deposit/invest
in financial institutions or receive /utilize the accrued interest or other income
on behalf of its Members in furtherance of the Association's objectives.
f) Eligible Members shall not be entitled for the release
of Deposit Amount on his / her retirement due to superannuation or voluntary retirement
/ retrenchment from the services of MSEB. Similarly in case of a Member who is not
interested to become an eligible Member 50 % of his / her deposits shall be refunded
g) In case an Eligible Member resigns the services of
MSEB or resigns the membership of Association, his / her deposited amount stand
merged as his risk was covered during the membership.
h) A Member of Eligible shall not have any claim what-so-ever
at any time on the returns and the investment made by the member with the Association.
i) Above funds by way of collecting deposits will be created
with the prior permission of Charity Commissioner, M.S. Mumbai under Section 36
A-3 of B.P.T. Act. 1950.
05) TYPES OF MEMBERS
There shall be two types of Members of the Association viz. 1) Member. 2) Eligible
06) DISQUALIFICATION /CEASATION OF MEMBERSHIP.
Membership of a Member or Eligible Member ceases if,
a)He/she resigns from the membership of Association. A
Member or Eligible Member intending to resign the membership of the Association
shall give a written notice of his intention to do so to the Managing Committee.
The decision of Managing Committee shall be final in this regard.
b) i)He/she is adjudicated or
ii) He/she is convicted by a court
of criminal offence involving moral turpitude..
iii) Severs connection with MSEB.
c)Member or Eligible Member acts in contravention of their
objects of the Association or in any manner detrimental to the interests of the
Association or is guilty of misconduct. The decision of the Managing Committee shall
be final in this regard.
07) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND ITS FUNCTIONS
a)The Annual General Meeting shall be held in extra ordinary
situation before 30 th April of next year at such time and place as the Managing
Committee may decide.
b)The business of Annual General Meeting shall be
i)To elect the Managing Committee.
ii)To read, receive and to adopt the audited statements
of account and annual report of the Association.
iii)To appoint an auditor for ensuing year and to fix
iv)To approve the budget for the next year.
v)To transact such other business which may be brought
before the meeting with the prior permission of the Chairman?
vi)To consider and resolve the amendments to Rules and
08) NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND QUORUM.
a)NOTICE : Fourteen days notice shall be published in
suitable News Letter circulated to Member, for every Annual General Meeting specifying
the place date and hours of the Meeting and the agenda for the same.
i)1/10th (One Tenth) of the total number of Members and
Eligible Members of the Association shall form a quorum. No business shall be transacted
at any Annual General Meeting unless the requisite quorum is present at commencement
of the business
ii)If within half an hour from the time appointed for
the meeting the requisite quorum is not present the meeting if convened upon the
requisition of the Members and Eligible Members shall be dissolved. In any other
case it shall be adjourned to the same day for one half-hour and at the same place
and after such adjournment the members present shall constitute the quorum.
iii)The Chairman of the Association shall be the Chairman
of Annual General Meeting. In case of his absence the Vice-Chairman / Secretary
shall preside over the meeting.
iv) Except as otherwise provided every question submitted
to a meeting shall be decided by a majority either by show of hands or in such other
manner as the Chairman of the meeting shall determine Every Member and Eligible
Member shall have one vote and in case equality of votes the Chairman of the meeting
hall have the casting vote.
v) Chairman’s decision regarding resolution in the meeting
shall be final and conclusive and shall be recorded in the minutes of the Meeting.
09) EXTRA - ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING AND ITS FUNCTIONS
The managing committee may, whenever it thinks fit, and on requisition made in writing
by at least 1/3 rd of the total number of members and Eligible Members with complete
details of their registration number duly signed as required by law, convene an
Extra Ordinary General Meeting. Any requisition shall specify the object for which
the meeting is called and shall be signed by the members making the same, and be
delivered at Association's office. If the Managing Committee fails to convene an
Extra Ordinary General Meeting within 30 days from the date of receipt of requisition,
the requisitionists shall have the power to convene Extra Ordinary General Meeting
themselves within Sixty days after delivery of the requisition. The terms of notice
and Quorum shall be as per Annual General Meeting.
10) MANAGING COMMITTEE AND ITS COMPOSITION
The members of the Managing Committee shall not be less than 7(Seven) and not more
than 11 (Eleven)
11) PROCEDURE FOR THE ELECTION OF MANAGING COMMITTEE
a)The 7 ( Seven ) members will be elected by General Body
in Annual General Meeting and 4 ( Four ) members will be co-opted by the members
b)The Managing Committee shall elect from amongst themselves
Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and treasurers and as far as possible, they
should be from the area of registered office for smooth functioning of the Association.
12) TENURE OF THE MANAGING COMMITTEE
a)The tenure of the Managing Committee shall be for five
b) The tenure of the co-opted members shall be only for
one-year i.e. from the date of appointment till the date of next ensuing Annual
13) DUTIES AND POWERS OF OFFICE BEARERS MANAGING COMMITTEE
a)CHAIRMAN: - He will preside over all the meetings of
Association and exercise powers of administration, supervision, and management of
b) VICE-CHAIRMAN:- He will preside over all the meetings
of the Managing Committee in the absence of the Chairman and will exercise control
over the funds, power of administration, supervision and the management of the Association.
He will also assist the secretary and treasurer in all the matters. In absence of
the secretary, the Vice-Chairman will act as a secretary.
c) SECRETARY: i) He shall look after the affairs of the
Association under the direction of the Managing Committee shall convene whenever
necessary meeting of the Association.
ii) He shall keep or cause to be kept proper minutes of
the proceeding of the General Body Meeting of the Association and he will do everything
necessary to give effect to the resolution caused by the General Body Meeting of
the Association and also to those caused by the Managing Committee of the Association.
iii) He shall supervise the working and the management
of the Association and carry on all correspondence and keep or caused to be kept
proper records and prepare or caused to be prepared and place before the Managing
Committee and General Body Meeting, such material and information as may be necessary
or as may be required by the Managing Committee.
iv) He shall keep and caused to be kept all records of
the Association, including an upto-date register of Members and Eligible Members
v) It shall be his duty to have the annual statement of
accounts prepared and get audited in time.
vi) In all legal matters the Association will be represented
by the Secretary.
i) All money of funds/deposits belonging to the Association
will be dealt with by the Treasurer who shall pass necessary receipts and maintain
proper books of account and shall deposit the amount with the bankers, approved
by the Managing Committee within Seven days from the date of receipt.
ii)The Treasurer shall maintain the necessary records
of payments and receipts of the Association
iii) He shall prepare budget and final accounts with the
help of Secretary under the directions of the Vice-Chairman for presentation to
the Managing Committee and in the Annual General Meeting.
iv) The Treasure shall be empowered to hold maximum amount
of the Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) in cash for meeting recurring expenses.
14) MEETING OF MANAGING COMMITTEE
The Managing Committee shall meet at such day/time and place, as they may deem fit.Any
point raised in the meeting of Managing Committee shall be decided by majority of
votes and in case of an equality of votes, the Chairman shall have a second or casting
vote. A resolution in writing signed and approved by the majority of the members
of the Managing Committee for the time being will be valid And effectual as if had
been passed at the regular meeting of the Managing Committee. The said resolution
however will be incorporated in the minutes of the meeting of the Managing Committee
next following the date of said resolution.The minutes of the every meeting of the
Managing Committee shall be read at the conclusion of the meeting thereof and shall
be confirmed either with or without amendment. The Annual Financial Budget shall
be caused to be prepared by the Managing Committee before the Annual General Meeting.
15) NOTICE OF MANAGING COMMITTEE'S MEETING AND QUORUM.
Notice of every meeting of the Managing Committee stating the general particulars
of all the business to be transacted at such meeting shall be delivered or send
by post to each member of Managing Committee at his last known address atleast seven
days before the meeting. But the proceedings of the any meeting shall not be invalidated
by any irregularity in respect of such notice or by the accidental omission to give
or non receipt of any notice by any member or by reasons of any business being considered
which is not comprised in such general particulars.Meeting of the Managing Committee
shall be held at least once in every three months. The Chairman of the Association
shall preside over the meeting and in his absence the Vice-Chairman shall preside
over the meeting. The Managing Committee may meet for the dispatch of the business,
adjourn and otherwise regulate the meetings and business, as it Thinks fit, and
may determine the quorum necessary not being less than five for the transaction
of the business and until otherwise determined five members of the committee shall
form the quorum. The Secretary upon a direction of the Chairman or any three members
of the Managing Committee shall summon a meeting of the committee.
16) FILLING UP OF VACANCIES IN MANAGING COMMITTEE.
a) If any of the members of the Managing Committee becomes
bankrupt or is found guilty by the court of an offence involving moral turpitude
or becomes insolvent or resigns the services of MSEB or otherwise is incapacitated
to act as a member of Managing Committee. Such casual vacancy shall be filled in
within Thirty days by the nomination made by the Chairman in consultation with the
Managing Committee for the period for which the vacancy exists.
b) If any member of Managing Committee remains absent
for the consecutive meetings without previous permission of the Managing Committee
in writing, he shall cease to be a member on Managing Committee. In case the Managing
Committee is satisfied of the reasonable causes of such an absence, then such an
absence can be condoned by the Managing Committee and such a member shall continue
to be a member of Managing Committee as before.
c) A member of the Managing Committee may resign by giving
Thirty days notice in writing to the Secretary of his intention to do so. In the
event of the Secretary wishing to resign, he should give Thirty days notice in writing
to the Chairman such casual vacancy shall be filled in within Thirty days by the
nomination made by the Chairman in consultation with Managing Committee for the
period for which the vacancy exists.
17) POWER OF THE MANAGING COMMITTEE
The Management, control, and administration of the affairs of the Association shall
be vested in the Managing Committee in addition to the powers and authorities by
these rules expressly conferred upon, the Managing Committee may exercise all such
powers and do all such acts and things as may be exercised and done by the Association
and are not hereby or by legislative enactment expressly directed or required to
be exercised or done by the Association in the Annual General Meeting. `Without
prejudice to the above, the Managing Committee shall have power a)
To administer and manage the Association and its properties and to keep them in
b) To manage or cause to be manage the Association's funds
and properties and for the management of the Association and properties, they may,
if they think fit necessary, appointment servants, staff on such salary as they
may think fit and remove and dismiss or replace them.
c) To purchase / take on lease movable/ immovable properties
for the purpose of Association
d) To raise the funds by contributions, donations for
the purpose of carrying out the objects of the Association provided they shall not
carry on any business or trade or any commercial activities for the profits.
e) To borrow or raise money that may be required to achieve
the objects upon such terms as may be deemed advisable from bankers.
f) To invest the funds in approved securities or with
such scheduled or Nationalized bank and vary to the same from time to time.
g) To alter, amend, modify or add any of these Regulations
by majority of members present at the Annual General Meeting or Extra Ordinary General
Meeting duly convened.
h) To keep or cause to be kept proper books of account
of receipts and expenditure of the Association funds and for the purpose of account.
i) To prepare Annual Budget, Balance sheet and to have
the accounts audited in accordance with the provisions of the societies Registration
Act, 1860 and Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950
j) To keep the minute book in which shall appear a clear
report of proceedings of each meeting of Managing Committee then it shall form non-challengable
k) To utilize the money of Association for achieving the
objects and to give receipts for receiving the money.
l) To institute, compromise, compound or defend all actions,
suits or other proceedings and all disputes relating to the objects of the Association.
All legal matters will be subject to the Registered Office Jurisdiction.
m) To do all such other lawful things may be incidental
to or conducive to the achievement of the objects of the Association
n) To keep a list of members as provided To keep a list
of members as provided under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
18) SOURCE OF INCOME AND ITS UTILIZASTION
I)INCOME SOURCE OF THE ASSOCIATION
Interest accrued on the deposits received from the Members and Donations as approved
by the Association.
II) UTILISATION OF INCOME FOR OBJECTS OF ASSOCIATION
A) Benefits to be extended
a) In case of a Eligible Member in service who has paid
the amount of deposit, the maximum benefit amount on death of the said Eligible
Member shall be Twenty times of his deposited amount payable in one or two installments
to the bereaved family, nominee/legal representative. The benefit shall be inclusive
of the Deposit amount and this benefit will for medical aid and educational purpose
b) In case a Eligible Member in service, becomes 100%
permanently disabled, the maximum benefit amount on disability shall be Twenty times
of his Deposited amount payable only to him or to the persons authorised by him.
The benefit shall be inclusive of the deposit amount and this benefit will be for
medical aid and educational purpose.
c) All the benefits mentioned above will be claimed by
the nominee of Eligible Member in case of his / her death of by the Eligible Member,
in case of his/her becoming 100% permanently disabled, only after completion of
d) The benefit of Association shall cease to an Eligible
Member from the day he retires from the services of MSEB of server’s connection
with the MSEB due to any reason.
e) The benefit shall be payable only after completion
of legal formalities to the satisfaction of Managing Committee.
f) Benefit amount shall be reviewed by Managing Committee
on year to year basis.
g) In the event of death or 100% permanent disability
of a Member before becoming Eligible Member, the amount of his/her deposit only
shall be refunded to his/her Nominee or to himself/herself.
h) In case of legal dispute regarding benefit cases the
jurisdiction of the Court will be Registered Office of the Association where it
i) No interest shall be payable on any account on the
claim amount or Member’s Deposit amount irrespective of the date of settlement of
j) Deposit amount of the Member on his / her retirement
/ resignation from the service of M.S.E.B. / Association shall be forfeited and
retained with the Association.
B) Other activities.
To do all such other welfare activities viz.
i) To encourage the children of the Members ranking in
educational fields by way of prizes/Scholarship at the discretion of the Association
ii) To arrange medical camps for the welf To arrange medical
camps for the welfare of the Members and his / her dependents at the discretion
of the Association.
19) PROVISIONS FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE ASSOCIATION
The income of the Association can be spent by the following way:
80% on the objects as specified in Memorandum of Association
15% On the Running (Management) and other expenses
05% on emergency expenses.
20) PROVISIONS FOR LOANS AND DEPOSITS.
For furtherance of all or any of the objects, the Association shall have with the
prior permission required under Section 36 of the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
a) To raise the funds by contributions, donations, for
the purpose of carrying out the objects of the Association, provided they shall
not carry on any business or trade or any commercial activities for the profits.
b) To borrow or raise money that may be required to achieve
the objects upon such terms as may be deemed advisable from bankers.
c) To borrow or raise money with or without security or
mortgage, charge, hypothecation, or pledge over all or any immovable property or
movable property belonging to the Association or any other manner what so ever.
d) To accept deposits with or without in To accept deposits
with or without interest from individuals, Bank, Local authorities and any other
person or institutions.
21) ACQUISITION AND DISPOSITION OF PROPERTIES.
It shall be competent for the Association
a) To acquire by gift, purchase, exchange, lease on hire
or otherwise what-so-ever any land, building, basements and any property movable/and
or immovable and for any estate or interest for the furtherance of all or any of
the objects of the Association with the permission of all concerned authorities
under the present enactment.
b) To sell, manage, transfer, exchange, To sell, manage,
transfer, exchange, mortgage, lease or letout dispose of or otherwise deal with
the properties what so ever (Movable or Immovable) belonging to the Association.
22) BANK ACCOUNT
The Association may open Bank Account in any Nationalized /Scheduled Bank / Post
or any other approved Co-operative in accordance with the Bombay Public Trust Act
1950.The Bank Account of the Association shThe Bank Account of the Association shall
be operated jointly by the Chairman or Vice Chairman and Treasurer or Secretary
23) FINANCIAL MATTERS.
a) The Managing Committee members will be entitled for
reimbursed of the expenses incurred for travelling to enable them to attend the
b) The Annual limit over the running and other expenditures
of the Association will be limited to 15% of the total income of the Association.
c) The amount shall be drawn only for the purpose for
making the payments towards the benefits as mentioned in the objects of the Association
and to meet the normal as well as emergency expenses of the Association.
d) All receipts in cash or otherwise shall be credited
to the bank account. Payment of expenses above Rs. 2500/-(Rs. Two Thousand Five
Hundred) are to be made by cheque only except in the exceptional cases. No cash
receipts shall be appropriated towards the expenses directly for any cause.
e) The amount of benefit to be extended i The amount of
benefit to be extended is to be spared from the interest earned on the deposit from
The Accounts of the Association shall be audited by Charted Accountant. The irregularities
pointed out shall be rectified by the Managing Committee.
On enrolling as a Member of the Association, he /she shall nominate one/or more
persons as nominee/s to receive the benefit on his / her death while in service.
If he/she fails to nominate any person to receive the benefit, the same shall be
paid to his/her legal heir/s as per law.
26) LIST OF MEMBERS.
The list of Members and Eligible Members shall be kept as per provisions of the
Societies Registration Act, 1860 and Rules 15 of Maharashtra Rules, 1971 in Schedule-VI
27) AMENDMENT OF RULES AND REGULATIONS
It shall be competent for the Association to amend, to add, to alter, or to delete
any of the Rules and Regulations of the Association for the time being by a Resolution
in the General Body Meeting passed by 3/4th majority of the members present and
entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting or an Extra Ordinary General Meeting
convened for the purpose, provided that such additions, amendments, alterations
or omissions shall not directly or indirectly subvert any of the aims and objects
of the Association set out in Memorandum of Association.
28) AMENDMENT OF MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION.
It shall be competent for the Association to amend the Memorandum of Association
in accordance with the provisions under Societies Registration Act 1860, or any
modification or re-enactment thereof, for the time being in force or any other enactment
or notification concerned under the same.
29) NOTICE OF THE AMENDAMENT
Any Member or Eligible Member desirous of proposing any alteration or amendments
in the Rules and Regulations of the Association shall give atleast 21 clear days
notice in writing to the Secretary in that regard supported by the objects and the
purpose for such amendment proposed. Such notice shall be signed by the Member or
Eligible Member proposing the alteration or the amendment and shall be supported
by atleast two Members or Eligible Members of the Association who shall sign the
Every Member or Eligible Member of the Association shall be indemnified out of any
funds of Association against all losses and expenses incurred in the discharge of
the duties except such as shall happen through his own willful neglect or dishonesty
and each one shall be chargeable only for such money, funds or property as he shall
himself actually receive in the discharge of his duty unless the same shall happen
through his own dishonesty or willful negligence.nding up of the Association, the
Assets shall be transferred to any Society / Association / Institution of Public
Charitable nature as approved by General Body of Association. Under no circumstances,
the balance amount shall be distributed amongst Members of the Association. This
is to certify that this is the true copy of Rules and Regulations of M.S.E.B. Engineers'
Death Benevolent and welfare Association, Sangli.