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Society Registration (NGO)

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Society Registration (NGO)

A society is an association of several individuals combined using a mutual accord to deliberate, govern, and act cooperatively for some communal purpose. Societies are usually registered for the advancement of charitable activities like sports, music, culture, religion, art, education, etc.

Society Registration, under, The Society Registration Act, in India, lays down certain procedures for the sake of society registration & operation. This act was implemented to augment the legal stipulations of society registration for the advancement of literature, fine arts, science, or distribution of awareness for bountiful purposes. The society registration act, 1860 has been accepted by several state governments without or with further amendments.

Advantages  of society registration:

Promotion of fine arts
Diffusion of political education
Grant of charitable assistance
Promotion of science and literature
Creation of military orphan funds
Maintenance or foundation of galleries or public museum
Maintenance or foundation of reading rooms or libraries
Promotion or diffusion or instruction of useful knowledge
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A society is an association of several individuals combined using a mutual accord to deliberate, govern, and act cooperatively for some communal purpose. Societies are usually registered for the advancement of charitable activities like sports, music, culture, religion, art, education, etc.

Society Registration, under, The Society Registration Act, in India, lays down certain procedures for the sake of society registration & operation. This act was implemented to augment the legal stipulations of society registration for the advancement of literature, fine arts, science, or distribution of awareness for bountiful purposes. The society registration act, 1860 has been accepted by several state governments without or with further amendments.

The documents required for society registration are the following:

1. PAN card
2. Residential Proof
3. Bye-laws
4. Covering letter
5. Address Proof
6. List of the members of the society
7. Self declaration from the president of the society

A Society can be created by a minimum of 7 or more persons. Apart from persons from India, companies, foreigners, as well as other registered societies can also register for the Memorandum of association of the society. Similar to Partnership firms, society can also be either unregistered or registered. But, only the registered societies will be able to withstand consigned properties and/or have an ensemble filed against or by the society.

Society registration is maintained by state governments. Thus, the application for society registration must be created to the specific authority of the state, where the registered office of society is situated.

For Society registration, the establishing members must agree with the name of society first and then prepare for the Memorandum, followed by Rules & Regulations of the society.

FAQ

The property of the society vests in the name of the society and the same can be sold as per the terms mentioned in the bye-laws of the society. (e.g., approval from the Executive Committee Member)

Based on the cause and objectives, NGOs can be registered as Trust or Section 8 companies.

While naming a society, you should keep the following in mind:

1.The names that you choose should not attract the provisions of the names and emblems act 1950.
2. The name that you choose for the society should be unique.
3.You should not use any names or emblems without the permission of the authority.
4. You are not allowed to sue the names of the national heroes.
5. The names should adhere to the opinions of the registrar.

The documents for new society registration are as follows: 1. Model By-laws 2. Performa of the enquiry 3. List of Promoted members 4. Copy of promotional meeting resolution resolving: a. Name of the society b. Admission fees c. Liabilities d. Total number of members e. Etc.

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