Governing – SOMME

The affairs of the Society are administered, directed and controlled, subject to rules and regulations and bye laws and orders of the Society, by a Governing Body.


  1. It is the function of the Governing Body generally to carry out the object of the Society as set forth in the Memorandum of Association.
    (a) Identifying and understanding the needs of the members.
    (b) Monitoring the progress of society and taking appropriate action to ensure the successful implementation of plans and strategies.
    (c) Assuring stability and growth of society and its membership.
    (d) Approving the appointment, by the President, of the society.

  2. The Governing Body administers, directs and controls the affairs and funds of the Society and have authority to exercise all the powers of the Society.
  3. The Governing Body has powers to frame, amend or repeal bye-laws not inconsistent with these rules for the administration and management of the affairs of the Society.
  4. The Governing Body has the power to enter into arrangements with the Government of India, State Government and other public or private organizations or individuals for securing and accepting endowments, grants-in-aid, donations or gifts to the Society on mutually agreed terms and conditions provided that the conditions of such grant-in-aid, donations or gifts, if any, shall not be inconsistent or in conflict with the nature or objects of the Society or with the provisions of these rules.
  5. The Governing Body may by resolution appoint committees, sub-committees, advisory board and panel of experts for such purposes and with such powers as the Governing Body may think proper. Establishing, appointing or approving the appointment, and empowerment of councils, committees, teams and task forces of members.
  6. To fix such fees and other charges as may be laid down in the bye-laws made under the rules of the Society.
  7. To establish, maintain and manage the land buildings and the other assets of the Society.
  8. To print, publish and sell, circulate or distribute gratuitously or otherwise journals, periodicals, books or leaflets that the Society may consider desirable and necessary for the promotion of its objectives.