Memorandum

1.0   PREAMBLE

Indian Association of Structural Engineers, incorporated in India in 2002 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, has been formed in response to the strongly felt need of Structural Engineers in India to come under a single umbrella of a professional society.

2.0  NAME

The name of the Society is “INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS, hereinafter called the “Association”

3.0  REGISTERED OFFICE

The Registered Office of the Association shall be situated in the Union Territory of Delhi, presently at Q-24, Jangpura Extension, New Delhi 110014.

4.0 AIMS & OBJECTIVES

The aims and objectives of the Association are:
4.01  To promote the general advancement of the science and practice of Structural Engineering in India.

4.02  To promote the interests and enhance the status of the Structural Engineering profession in India.

4.03  To represent the Structural Engineering profession within India and abroad.

4.04  To promote professional interests, rights and privileges of Structural Engineers.

4.05  To facilitate exchange of information relating to Structural Engineering among its members and to spread knowledge and information connected with Structural Engineering by arranging lectures / discussions, by correspondence, by holding of conferences, by the publication of papers/periodicals / journals/ books/ circulars / maps, etc, by encouraging research work, by the formation of a library or libraries, and by the collection of models/ designs/ drawings / other articles of interest in Structural Engineering.

4.06  To provide facilities for working professional structural engineers to upgrade their knowledge as well as their analytical skills and design skills.

4.07  To arrange Refresher/Continuing Education Courses for working/practicing structural engineers.

4.08  To organize lectures to expose working/practicing structural engineers to the latest developments in Structural Engineering.

4.09  To create, establish and maintain a “Centre of Excellence” in Structural Engineering.

4.10  To establish and maintain a library of latest books, journals and other periodicals on Structural Engineering from all over the world and to disseminate relevant information in the form of abstracts of interest to structural engineers in India.

4.11  To give the Parliament, the State Legislatures, the Government of India, the State Governments, the Municipal Corporations and other public bodies, facilities for conferring with and ascertaining the views of Structural Engineers as regards matters directly or indirectly affecting engineering, and to confer with any of these bodies and others.

4.12  To sponsor research on problems relevant to Structural Engineering or make grants of money, books, equipments for promoting education and research in Structural Engineering.

4.13  To promote the adoption of equitable forms of contracts and other documents used in the practice of Structural Engineering profession.

4.14  To encourage the settlement of disputes by conciliation, mediation or arbitration, and recommend or nominate conciliators, mediators and arbitrators.

4.15  To frame and maintain a Code of Professional Ethics and to ensure its observance through self regulatory measures

4.16  To borrow or raise or secure the money required for the purpose of the Association in such manner and on such terms as the Association may deem fit, and to secure the same or the repayment and performance of all other things which are incidental or which the Association may think conducive to the attainment of the aims and objectives of the Association.

4.17  To confer and cooperate with institutions and organizations and others engaged in activities having aims and objectives similar to those of the Association.

4.18  To purchase, take on lease or in exchange, hire or otherwise acquire any property and any rights or privileges which the Association may consider necessary or convenient, and in particular any lands, buildings or works, and build, maintain and alter any building or works of the Association.

4.19  To sell, let, mortgage, dispose of or turn to account all or any of the property, rights or privileges of the Association.

4.20  To undertake and execute any trusts which may lawfully be undertaken by the Association and may be conducive to the attainment of its aims & objectives.

4.21  To invest and deal with the moneys of the Association not immediately required for its purposes, in or upon such investments, securities or property as may be thought fit for the benefit of the Association.

4.22  To establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of any charitable or benevolent association or institution and to subscribe or guarantee money for charitable or benevolent purposes in any way connected with the purposes of the Association or calculated to further its aims & objectives.

4.23  To hold meetings of its members and the Governing Council to frame rules of business from time to time for the conduct of the business of the Association and to maintain books, hire people and establish one or more offices, branches, sub-divisions and agencies in furtherance of the aims and objectives of the Association.

4.24  To do all such other lawful acts and things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objectives or any of them.

4.25  To acquire such assets as may be necessary to further the aims and objectives of the Association and to dispose them off in any manner deemed fit.

4.26  To mobilize resources for the Association by way of subscriptions, donations, grants, and the like.

5.0  FINANCES

All the income, earnings, movable, immovable properties of the Association shall be solely utilized and applied towards the promotion of its aims and objectives only as set forth in the Memorandum of the Association and no profit thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividends, bonus, profits or in any manner whatsoever to the present or past members of the Association who shall have no personal claim on any moveable or immoveable properties of the Association or make any profits whatsoever by virtue of his membership.

6.0  GOVERNING

The names, addresses, occupations, and designations of the present members of the Governing Council to whom management of the Association is entrusted as required under Section 2 of the Societies Registration Act of 1860 as applicable to the Union Territory of Delhi, are as follows:

SLNO NAME ADDRESS OCCUPATION DESIGNATION
1
  Mahendra Raj   20B Prithviraj Road New Delhi 110003   Structural Engineer   President
2
  S C Mehrotra   A-1/36 Safdarjung Enclave New Delhi 110029   Structural Engineer   Honorary   Secretary
3
  Naginbhai F Patel   344 Kailash Tower 1 Mount Kailash New Delhi   110065   Structural Engineer   Member
4
  Srikumar Ghosh   D-75 Saket New Delhi 110017   Structural Engineer   Member
5
  Sangeeta Wij   H-33 New Rajinder Nagar New Delhi 110060   Structural Engineer   Member

7.0  DESIROUS PERSONS

We, the undersigned, are desirous of forming a Society namely the Indian Institution of Structural Engineers , under the Societies Registration  Act 1860 as applicable to the Union Territory of Delhi in pursuance of this Memorandum.

SLNO NAME ADDRESS OCCUPATION SIGNATURE
1
  Mahendra Raj   20B Prithviraj Road New Delhi 110003   Structural Engineer  
2
  Naginbhai F Patel    344 Kailash Tower 1 Mount Kailash, New Delhi   110029   Structural Engineer  
3
  Rasvihari N. Vakil   6 Kailas Shivranjani Marg Ahmedabad 380015   Structural Engineer  
4
  Shirish B Patel   Nanda Deep 2A Carmichael Road, Mumbai   400026   Structural Engineer  
5
  Kamal Hadker   Kiran, 27th Road Bandra (W) Mumbai 400001   Structural Engineer  
6
  Ashok D Pavate   717 , 2nd Cross Palace Cross Road,   Bangalore 560020   Structural Engineer  
7
  Srikumar  Ghosh   D-75 Saket, New Delhi 110017   Structural Engineer  
8
  Sharadkumar Viswanath   Damle   C-70 Indrapuri, New Delhi 110012   Structural Engineer  
9
  Subhash Chand Mehrotra   A-1/36 Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi 110029   Structural Engineer  
10
  Suhas V Joshi   B-290 C R Park New Delhi 110019   Structural Engineer  
11
  Ganesh Juneja   5A DDA Flats Sarai Jullena New Delhi 110025   Structural Engineer  
12
  Sangeeta Wij   H333 New Rajinder  Nagar New Delhi 110060   Structural Engineer  
13
  Zacharia George    324, 4th Main, Kamraj Nagar, Madras 600041   Structural Engineer  
14
  Subir Dasgupta   25A Raja Basant Roy Road, Kolkata   Structural Engineer  
15
  Arvindkumar   Hemraj Jaiswal   35B Vasvi Colony Secunderabad   Structural Engineer  
16
  N S Roop Rai   3580 Sector 23 HUDA, Gurgaon   Structural Engineer  
17
  Sudhir Kumar Jain   4053 IIT, Kanpur Campus   Structural Engineer