Lourde College Of Nursing

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION


BYE LAW

INTRODUCTION

      Lourde College of Nursing Taliparamba is a pioneer institute in nursing, had its origin in 2006 with an aim of creating competent nurses. The college is recognized by Indian Nursing Council (INC), Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council (KNMC) and is affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences. Lourde College of Nursing offers undergraduate (UG) level degree courses in nursing. The college of nursing has well equipped itself with all the state-of-the-art facilities.

NAME :

        The Name of the association shall be ‘The Alumni Association, Lourde College of Nursing, Taliparamba.’ This is an independent association of those who have had nursing education from this institution.

OBJECTIVES :

         Bring the old students of Lourde College of Nursing, Taliparamba under one forum for exchange of experience, dissemination of knowledge and talents amongst its members and also for the furtherance of fellowship, advancement of scientific knowledge in general of the community and country.

✪ Establishes a sense of esprit-de-corps among the members.
✪ Maintains effective communication net work among the old students and the institution.
✪ Develops a link between the old generation and the new.
✪ Provides opportunities to meet periodically and share the experiences of the members.
✪ Encourages institutional loyalty and works towards educational excellence.
✪ Upholds the dignity of the profession and maintains professional standards.
✪ Provides financial assistance to needy members for educational activities.
✪ Conducts in-service educational programmes in order to update knowledge of its members.
✪ Provide opportunities to conduct Nursing Research
✪ Provide merit awards to rank holders.

POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE ASSOCIATION :

✪ The Association shall have powers to enrol members, form committees, sub-committees and call for periodical meetings to achieve the objectives
    mentioned above.
✪ Further, the Association may, organise sports, games and other social activities for the benefit of its members and their families.
✪ The Association may also engage itself in such other activities, in conformity with the rules and regulations given here under.

MEMBERSHIP :

✪ All professional nurses who have successfully completed Basic B.Sc Nursing
✪ All eligible persons shall remit the membership fee of Rs.1000/-
✪ Those who have not enrolled as a life member at the time of graduation can take membership at any time.
✪ Donations or endowments from members and well wishers will be accepted, and separate receipts will be issued.

ADMINISTRATION:

1. The administration of the association shall rest in an Executive Committee, hereafter referred to as the Committee elected for the purpose. All office bearers
    shall be life members.
2. The following members shall constitute the committee.

Patron: Director & Principal, Lourde College of Nursing,
Faculty Advisor: Faculty working in Lourde College of Nursing.
President: A life member of the Association working in Kerala
Vice President: A life member of the Association working in Kerala
Secretary: A life member of the Association working in Kannur Dt.
Joint Secretary: A life member of the Association working in Kerala
Treasurer: A life member of the Association working in Lourde.
Representatives: 1 representative.


POWER AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE :

✪ To manage all affairs of the association, to incur and meet all necessary expenses and do all such acts as are consistent with the bye-laws of the
    association.
✪ To accept applications for membership and enlist members.
✪ Hold executive meetings of the committee at least once in 6 months..
✪ To check periodically the registers and the other records of the association.
✪ To conduct orientation programmes and in-service education programmes for its members in the interest of maintaining professional standards.
✪ To implement all decisions taken by the general body.
✪ To fill up any casual vacancy in the committee by co-option.

DUTIES OF THE OFFICE BEARERS:

President:
✪ The President shall have control over the affairs of the Association and shall preside over the committee meetings and the meeting of the general body.
✪ She or he shall have powers to convene meeting of the committee and of the general body either on her own initiative or on the written requisition of at least
    4 members in the case of executive committee and 25 members in the case of general body meetings.

Vice- President :
In the absence of president she/he will carry out the duties and responsibilities of the President.

Secretary:
✪ To receive all applications for membership and place them before the committee for enrolling members.
✪ To maintain proper registers and records and to keep in safe custody.
✪ To convene meetings of the committee or of the general body when authorized to do so by the president.
✪ To perform all other functions as may be assigned from time to time by the President or by the Executive Committee.

Treasurer:
✪ To keep a regular account of income and expenditure of the association and it shall be presented to the general body for approval annually.
✪ She or he shall have powers to operate the accounts of the association and to incur such expenditure as may be approved by the committee.
✪ She or he shall get the annual statement of accounts prepared, audited and such statements shall be placed before the committee and the general body
    for approval.

Joint Secretary:
✪ To assist the secretary in all her or his duties.
✪ In the absence of the secretary, the joint secretary will perform all the duties and responsibilities of the secretary.

Representative:
Representative will work for the association in their own area. They will help in the functioning of the association and work to strengthen the association.

COMMITTEE MEETING:

✪The executives of the association shall meet once in 6 months regularly and /or whenever need arises.

Any member of the executive committee who fails to attend more than two consecutive meetings of the committee without prior permission from the President/Secretary shall cease to be the member of the committee.

GENERAL BODY MEETING:

✪The Executive Committee shall convene a General Body Meeting of all the Members once in every year during Graduation Ceremony.
✪The notice shall be sent to the members by one or more of the following modes;
                    ✤ by local delivery,
                    ✤by post;
                    ✤by circulation among members
                    ✤by publication through press

✪The notice shall also be affixed on the Notice Board of the Association.
✪The notice shall specify the day, hour and place and the object of the Meeting and in case any amendment to bye-law or objects of the Association
    contained in the Memorandum is intended to be proposed, a copy of every such amendment shall be enclosed with the notice.
✪Apart from the Annual General Body Meeting, the Executive Committee may convene additional General Body Meeting if need arises.

FACULTY ADVISOR:

Mrs. Jewel George, Nursing Tutor is appointed as Faculty advisor for the Alumni Association of Lourde College of Nursing. She may be reached to the Mobile No: 8592912308 for enrolment and any enquiry.

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