The Executive Committee deliberated the matter regarding holding the office of Chairman of Branches of Regional Councils contesting for other posts in the subsequent year(s) by the members.
Accordingly, the Committee decided as under:
The Chairman of a Branch, after demitting office, should not seek re-election for or hold the said or any other post at Branch level in subsequent years. The Committee also decided that no member should hold two posts simultaneously and that in case, as a result, any difficulty was faced, the matter may be brought before the Institute for its consideration.
In other words, commencing from the year 2010, a member who had held in the past/ is holding the post of Chairman for the year 2009-10, can remain as a member of a Managing Committee only.
The above decision would be applicable to members of the Managing Committee of Branches from the Council year 2010 –2011. The same has already been communicated to Chairman of all branches of Regional Councils vide office letter dated 18th December 2009.