Government Resolution

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
(Department of Family Welfare)
RESOLUTION
New Delhi, the 14th June, 2005

No. N.23011/116/2004-Ply (NCP) - The Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh (JSK) has been set up as an autonomous body in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, duly registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The Government has decided to reconstitute and to expand the membership of the JSK. The Governing Board of Janasankhya Sthirata Kosh approved the same in its meeting held on 22nd March, 2005. Accordingly, the General Body and the Governing Board of the Janasankhya Sthirata Kosh are restructured as under with immediate effect :-

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*The membership of the General Body of the Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh (JSK) is open to State Governments, local self-government institutions, Demographers, and Specialists in the field of population stabilization and its allied sectors, NGOs active in the field of population stabilization and its allied sectors or associated with the Family Welfare and Health Sectors under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Medical and Paramedical Associations, Representatives from the Associations of Industry and Trade, General Citizens, Institutions etc. on such modalities and terms as may be finalized by the General Body. The Central Government would assist the JSK for the first three years in its drive for membership

Governing Board
The Governing Board of the JSK will consist of not more than fifteen members including the Chairperson and Member-Secretary. Ten members of the Governing Board of JSK will be elected by the members of the General Body of JSK for a period of two years from amongst the members of the General Body. None of them will be eligible for such election for more than two consecutive terms. Until the fresh members of the Governing Board are elected, the existing members of the Governing Board shall continue to hold office. Accordingly, the Governing Board of JSK would be as under:

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The Government would be associated with JSK only to the extent necessary, to ensure the following:

  1. To stimulate and create a proper management structure from within Civil Society, to which JSK can be ultimately handed over;
  2. To play the role of a partner in the initial years, to aid and assist the management structure of the Civil Society, to strengthen and rollout the JSK, and spread its activities far and wide in a time-bound manner;
  3. To remain present in the JSK with the residual role of a watchdog to prevent misuse of the Fund, and to prevent monopoly of any limited segment of the Civil Society in the management structure of the JSK; and
  4. To act, when needed, as an umpire among the contending group of Civil Society which are expected to participate in the management structure of the JSK.

Suitable modifications in the Memorandum of Association and Rules and Regulations will be made as and when necessary. A copy of the revised Memorandum of Association and Rules and Regulations will be filed with Registrar of Societies, Government of NCT Delhi and to all members of the Kosh.


Secretary

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