Constitutional amendment in 2012

CONSTITUTION

ARTICLE – V

MEMBERSHIP

1. LIFE MEMBER :

1 c) After ratification, the life members get the right of voting, contesting for office bearer’s post or getting appointed on any committee as per the eligibility criteria of the post.

Correction

1 c) After ratification, the life member get the right of voting, contesting for office bearer’s post, holding office or getting appointed on any committee as per the eligibility criteria of the post.

2. HONORARY MEMBER :

Any person who has rendered outstanding service to Ophthalmology in particular, shall be eligible to this membership provided his name is unanimously recommended by the Managing Committee and passed by 2/3rd members present at the general body meeting, he shall be entitled to participate in all activities of the society but shall not be entitled to vote at the meeting of the society or hold position of office bearers. Tenure will be for one year and can be renewed by General Body.

Delete the whole clause

3. ASSOCIATE MEMBER:

a) Medical practitioner and allopathic postgraduate students of Ophthalmology can become associate member of MOS. They are entitled to privileges of life membership except voting rights and will not be eligible for holding post of office bearer. They shall have to pay membership charges equivalent to life membership charges. Postgraduate students can become life members once they acquire postgraduate Allopathic ophthalmic qualification and provide necessary documents and application without any extra fees.

b) Ophthalmologist who is practising, working, living outside Maharastra state can apply for associate membership of MOS. They will not be eligible for any office of the society and will not have voting rights.

c) Spouses of all above three classes of members on payment of life membership fees prevalent at that time

Correction

2. ASSOCIATE MEMBER

a) Person having basic MBBS degree and postgraduate student of Ophthalmology can become Associate member of MOS. He is entitled to privileges of life membership except voting rights and will not be eligible for holding or contesting for any post of office bearer. He shall have to pay membership charges equivalent to life membership charges. Postgraduate students can become life member once they acquires postgraduate allopathic ophthalmic qualifications and provide necessary documents and application without any extra fees within 5 years from the date of his becoming Associate member ,After 5 years if the documents are not produced his Associate membership will automatically be cancelled.

Correction

2b) Person having having basic degree of MBBS and postgraduate degree or diploma in ophthalmology– who is practicing, working, living outside Maharashtra State can apply for Associate membership of MOS. He will not be eligible for contesting or holding any office of the society and will not have voting rights.

3c)Delete the clause

ARTICLE – VI

PRIVILEDGES OF MEMBERSHIP

5. Honorary members shall be entitled to participate in all the activities of the society, but shall not be entitled to vote at a meeting of the society, or hold position of office.

Delete the clause

BY LAWS

AWARDS AND PRIZES OF MOS

1) BellPharma Award :

Eligibility: age below 45 years. A member of MOS who has done excellent work in surgical aspects of Ophthalmology except cataract

Correction

1) BellPharma Award :

Eligibility: age below 45 years. A Life member of MOS who has done excellent work in surgical aspects of Ophthalmology except cataract

RULES REGARDING ABOVE AWARDS :

1)Nomination to be invited from the life members of MOS for each of these awards

Correction

1)Nomination to be invited from the life members of MOS for each of these awards except Dr.S.N.Cooper Oration Award

ADD

PRIZES FOR FREE PAPERS

Category IV: Dr B G Kelkar award for best paper related to community ophthalmology in free paper session by a postgraduate in ophthalmology