Uniform Constitution for State/Regional Chapters of IAMM
of the Chapter will be to propagate scientific study of Medical
Microbiology by holding one annual meeting and smaller workshops,
Symposia, CME programmes and updates. Maximum benefit wil be
directed towards postgraduates and junior medical
Chapter will be constituted by only Honorary members who are
essentially members of National level Indian Association of Medical
Microbiologists. However attendance at scientific meetings will be
open for all and will not be restricted to members only.
of the Chapters
Secretary and Treasurer will be the Officers of the Chapter.
Chapters will have option of having not more than 5 Executive
Committee members who will hold office for 3 years. The Chapters
will have the option of either electing their officers or they can
be nominated by rotation or on the basis of being organisers of
Annual Chapter Meetings.
of the Chairperson
Chairperson will generally supervise the activities of the Chapter.
All workshops, symposia, CMEs and updates will need Chairperson’s
sanction if these are to be held under the auspices of the Chapter.
Funds permitting, the Chairperson will sanction financial assistance
for the same.
of the Secretary
Secretary will look after the general secretarial work of the
Chapter. He/She will officiate during the absence of the
of the Treasurer
Treasurer will manage the accounts. All expenditures will be
incurred under the authority of the Chairperson. Audited accounts
will be presented every year at the time of Annual Meeting of the
of Annual Meetings of the Chapter will donate minimum of 25% of
savings. Donation from all agencies will be accepted. Donations may
also be received on account of awards in memory of personalities.
Funds will be disbursed to the limit of interest accrued from the
deposits without touching the deposits per se. Guidelines for fund
disbursements for the year must be obtained in the Annual General
Body Meeting. Basic heads could be secretarial assistance to the
Chairperson, grant for scientific activities and various
to Parent Body
Chairperson/Secretary will ensure that report of all meetings is
regularly submitted to the Secretary, IAMM for printing in the IAMM