MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION


NAME OF THE SOCIETY: The name of the Society shall be 'Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Association of India'.


REGISTERED OFFICE: The office of the Society shall be at the following address: Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research ( formerly NRCMAP ), Boriavi, Anand 387310, Gujarat, India.


AIM AND OBJECTS: The aim and objects for which the Society is established are as under:
    1. To promote and cultivate an atmosphere for the advancement of research on all aspects of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants conservation, production, utilization and trade.

    2. To promote general interests and interaction among researchers working on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in different institutions and organizations within the country and abroad and extend its usefulness for the public advantage.

    3. To provide a forum for the exchange and dissemination of research information and experiences related to Medicinal and Aromatic Plants.

    4. To publish an Open Access Peer Reviewed Scientific Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and also material in the interest of public.

    5. To carry out such activities as are relevant to the accomplishment of the above goals.

“The income and property of the Society, however, derived shall be applied towards the promotion of the objects thereof as set forth in this Memorandum of Association. No portion of the income and property of the Society shall be paid or transferred, directly or indirectly by way of dividends, bonus or otherwise howsoever by way of profit to the persons who at any time are or have been members of the Society or to any of them or to any persons claiming through them or any of them, provided that nothing herein contained shall prevent the payment in good faith of remuneration of any member thereof or other persons in return for any service rendered to the Society. If, on the winding up or dissolution of the Society, there shall remain, after the satisfaction of all its debts and liabilities, any property whatsoever the same shall not be paid to, or distributed among the members of the Society or any of them but shall be dealt with in such manner as per the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860”.

GOVERNING BODY: The names, addresses, occupations and designation in the society of all the members of the first Managing Committee of the society to whom the management and business of the society is entrusted as required under the section 2 of Societies Registration Act, 1860 are as follows:

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Name

Address

Occupation

Designation in the Society

1

Dr. Satyabrata Maiti

Durga Bhavan, Salgachia, P.O. Tamluk, Purba Medinipur 721636, West Bengal

Director, NRCMAP, Anand

President

2

Dr. P. Manivel

Mangammal Patti, Karikeni (P.O.) Periyur Taluka, Madurai 625702 Tamil Nadu

Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), NRCMAP, Anand

Vice President

3

Dr. Mrs. Sanghamitra Samantaray

Plot No. 135, Unit-7, Suryanagar, Bhubaneswar 751003, Orissa

Senior Scientist (Biotechnology), NRCMAP, Anand

Vice President

4

Dr. Vipin Chaudhary

H.No. 22, Panchbatti Colony, Air Force Road, Ratanada, Jodhpur 342011, Rajasthan

Senior Scientist (Agricultural Entomology), NRCMAP, Anand

Executive Member

5

Mr. R. Saravanan

Soolaimedu, Agraharam (P.O.), Namakkal 638008, Tamil Nadu

Scientist Sr. Scale (Plant Physiology), NRCMAP, Anand

Executive Member

6

Dr. N. Srinivasa Rao

Shop No. 64, MGC Market, Tadithota, Rajahmundry-533003, Andhra Pradesh

Sr. Scientist(Computer Applications in Agriculture), NRCMAP, Anand

Treasurer

7

Dr. Gutam Sridhar

H. No. 1-9-127 & 128 Ramnagar, Hyderabad 500020 Andhra Pradesh

Scientist (Plant Physiology), NRCMAP, Anand

Secretary


DESIROUS PERSONS: We the following member signatories of the society desire to form our society namely “Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Association of India” under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and accordingly we have formed the said society, today; i.e., 8th November, 2008 and we have signed the Memorandum for the purpose of the registration of the society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.

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Name

Occupation

Signature

1

Dr. Satyabrata Maiti

Director, NRCMAP, Anand

Sd/-

2

Dr. P. Manivel

Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), NRCMAP, Anand

Sd/-

3

Dr. Mrs. Sanghamitra Samantaray

Senior Scientist (Biotechnology), NRCMAP, Anand

Sd/-

4

Dr. Vipin Chaudhary

Senior Scientist (Agricultural Entomology), NRCMAP, Anand

Sd/-

5

Mr. R. Saravanan

Scientist Sr. Scale (Plant Physiology), NRCMAP, Anand

Sd/-

6

Dr. N. Srinivasa Rao

Sr.Scientist(Computer Applications in Agriculture), NRCMAP, Anand

Sd/-

7

Dr. Gutam Sridhar

Scientist (Plant Physiology), NRCMAP, Anand

Sd/-

Place: Anand
Date:26/11/2008