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Institutional Membership

(i) An Institutional Membership of the Society may be available to Educational and Research Institution recognized by the UGC, ICSSR and ICCR or any Institution recognized as a Cultural Institution by the Government of Maharastra or the Government of India or any institution recognized by a statutory or notified university.

(ii) Application for institutional Membership shall be subject to the approval of the Managing committee.

AGM2009: Rule 4(B)(iii)
(iii) The subscription for institutional membership of the Society shall be Rs 1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lac only) and the Admission fee (non-refundable) shall be Rs 1,000/- (Rupees one thousand only) for a period of 10 years. 

(iv) The Head of the member institution may operate the institution’s Book Borrowing Account personally or by issuing authorization to a staff member for this purpose.  He/She may, however, if he/she so desires, nominate one or two persons belonging to his/her institution to borrow on his/her behalf.  Such nominations may be made only once in a year.

(v) The Managing Committee may, from time to time, frame rules governing the procedures for the use of the Library facilities by Institutional Members in addition to the matters already provided for in these Rules and Regulations.

(vi) The Head of the institution, which is enrolled as a member will be held responsible for lost or unreturned books, periodicals etc.  and all reminders for return of books , etc, will be addressed to him/her.

(vii) The Head of the Institution will be eligible to attend the General Body Meeting of the Society and vote but he/she will not be eligible for any elective office including membership of the Managing Committee.

(viii) The Institution applying for membership shall submit a copy of its constitution, if any, and the names of its Office Bearers or Trustees.

(ix) Any scholarly contribution forwarded by the Head of the institution, authored by himself/herself or by any of the members of the institution, will be eligible for consideration of publication in the Society’s Journal.