Types of Membership
The association shall have the following types of membership:
a. Patron member
b. Life member
c. Annual member
d. Regional Associations and their members
e. Institutional member
f. Honorary member
g. Associate member
Defination of each Membership
a. Patron member – Any individual or organization supporting the aims and objectives of the association and contributing Rs 5,00,000/- (Rupees five lakhs only) non-refundable shall be eligible to become a patron member.
b. Life member – Any person or an institution supporting the aims and objectives of the association and contributing Rs 1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakhs only) non-refundable shall be eligible to become a life member.
c. Annual member - Any person or an institution who states all information in the prescribed form of the association as per the norms and contributes towards entrance fee (to be paid only first time) and annual fee thereby renews the same every financial year shall be eligible to become an annual member.
d. Regional association – Any association of a region/state supporting the aims and objectives of ADMA shall become a regional association. A Regional Association should have at least 25 members to qualify as a Regional Chapter. (Fees & criteria given below) These members will have representation as defined hereafter.
e. Institutional member – Institution other than those directly associated with Ayurvedic Industry supporting the aims & objectives of ADMA and contributing Rs 10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand only) shall be an Institutional Member. These members or its representation will have no right to vote.
f. Honorary member – These are the special members on whom ADMA may confer the rights of membership as a mark of respect in recognition of their specific contributions to the industry. These members have no right to vote.
g. Associate member – Any person wishing to be associated with ADMA not having relation to activity but interested and desirous of being informed of the activities and contributing Rs 2,500/- (Rupees Two thousand five hundred only) annually shall be an associate member. These members have no right to vote.
Patron members have the right to elect one representative for every three embers to the National Executive Council.
Life members have the right to elect one representative for every seven members to the National Executive Council.
Regional associations should have at least 20 members to qualify as a regional chapter. They have the right to elect one representative for every 20 members to the National Executive Council.
Any organization active in the field of manufacturing and marketing of Ayurvedic or indigenous medicines or products, or other indigenous systems of medicine or herbal or natural products or those individuals directly or indirectly related with Ayurvedic Industry or an adult person who supports the objectives of ADMA and whose application is approved by the Managing Committee shall be eligible to be a member of ADMA.
Rights Of Membership
The Committee reserves the right to answer any question which may arise as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate on admission as a member of ADMA and their decision shall be final and the Committee shall not be bound to assign any reason for their action.
A) The membership fees of the association which is paid, is non-refundable in the context of any member willing to withdraw his association with ADMA or otherwise.
B) The admission fee, annual membership fee and other contribution payable by different categories of members shall be as follows:
Entrance fees (to be paid only first time) --------- Rs. 1000/-
C) The annual membership fee payable by a member every year, shall be based on the annual gross turnover of such member during the previous financial year as certified by their chartered accountants, and shall be worked out as per the tables given here below:
i. For companies having turnover upto Rs. 1 crore per year Rs. 2,500/- (rupees Two thousand five hundred only)
ii. For companies having turnover
Above Rs. 1 crores to 3 crores --------Rs. 5,000/-
Above Rs. 3 crores to 10 crores ------- Rs. 7,500/-
Above Rs. 10 crores ------ Rs. 10,000/-
A member may cease to be a member of ADMA as decided by the committee.
In case of a firm, if it is dissolved or adjusted insolvent or the partners are convicted of offence involving moral turpitude.
In case of a company, if it is wound up
For any such techno-legal reason
For any such reason or activities that might be detrimental to the objectives of the association.
Any member, whose subscription shall be one month in arrears and who shall not pay such arrears within fifteen days, after written notice calling for such payment shall on a resolution of the Committee to that effect being passed, ceases to be a member. However the Committee reserves the right to take the decision. The Secretary General/Treasurer shall issue such notice to a member under the express direction of the Committee.
Register Of Members
A register of members shall be maintained in which shall be entered the names and address of and such information about the members as the Committee may from time to time decide. Such Register shall be open to inspection of the members of ADMA at its office.
· List of Members: As per the rule 15 of the Societies Registration (Maharashtra) Act, 1971, the list will be maintained in the form of Schedule VI of the said rules.
As per Societies Registeration Act , 1860, Rules 13 & 14, ADMA can be dissolved by a resolution supported by 3/4th members present at a General Body meeting called for the purpose. The assets of ADMA, in case of dissolution shall be disposed off in accordance with the decision of the dissolving meeting.