About SACAA

We, the Ex-students of the St Aloysius Institutions, Mangalore have resolved to form ourselves into a registered Association so as to bring together all the Alumni of our Alma Mater and accordingly have resolved to register our Association and have it called as the St Aloysius College Alumni Association.

Why Register as Alumni

As an old student of St. Aloysius Institutions, you may want to get in touch with your batchmates, old friends, your teachers who were old students of St. Aloysius. You can reminisce, exchange news, renew friendships, perhaps even form business associations.

Becoming a member gives you access to a database of old students of your college, you can chat with them online, you can form communities, you can upload photos, participate in forums and much more. If you are already a member you can sign in directly, if you are not a member, then send in your details through the registration form below.

 

SACAA CONSTITUTION

We, the Ex-students of the St Aloysius Institutions, Mangalore have resolved to form ourselves into a registered Association so as to bring together all the Alumni of our Alma Mater and accordingly have resolved to register our Association and have it called as the St Aloysius College Alumni Association.

Accordingly, we do hereby adopt enact and give to ourselves this Constitution.

 

OBJECTIVES

The St Aloysius College Alumni Association, hereinafter referred to as the Association, shall strive:

  1. to provide a forum for Aloysian Alumni to put Aloysian values and aspirations into practice,
  2. to promote cordial relationship among Aloysian Alumni by bringing them together through various programmes;
  3. to foster the spirit of fellowship among Aloysian Alumni by enabling them to maintain contact, wherever they may be, and by involving them in humanitarian endeavours;
  4. to propagate Aloysian values among fellow persons, so as to inculcate in them these vales, and 
  5. to create an awareness among new generations of Aloysian Alumni that they have the obligation to work for the betterment of their less privileged brothers and sisters, and to train them to strive for a just and equitable social order.

BENEFITS

The benefits of the Association shall be open to all irrespective of caste, creed or religion.

COMPOSITION OF THE ASSOCIATION

DEFINITION:

For the purposes of this Constitution and its practice, the term “St Aloysius Institutions” shall include St Aloysius College, St Aloysius Evening College, St Aloysius High School, St Aloysius Primary School, St Aloysius College of Business Management, St Aloysius Technical Training Institute. The St Aloysius Computer Centre, Aloysian Boys Home and any new institute/programme established by the management.

The term “Aloysian Alumni” shall include Ex-students of St Aloysius Institutions.

MEMBERSHIP:

The membership of the Association shall be open to the following persons.

  1. Ex-students of the St Aloysius institutions, who shall be Life-Members of the Association;
  2. Teaching and non-teaching staff of the St Aloysius Institutions, who shall be Life Members of the Association;
  3. Spouses of Ex-students and of teaching and non-teaching staff of the St Aloysius Institutions, who shall be Associate Life Members of the Association; 
  4. Alumni of Jesuit Institutions in India who re residing in Mangalore, who shall be Honorary Members of the Association for the duration of their residence in Mangalore
  5. The Rector of the St Aloysius Institutions, who shall be the Patron of the Association

OFFICE:

The office of the Association shall be located on the premises of St Aloysius College, Mangalore

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

The activities of the Association shall be managed by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee of the Association shall be comprised of the following office bearers.

  1. Ex-Officio Members
  1. The Rector of the St Aloysius Institutions, who shall be the Patron of the Association.
  2. A Director of the Association, nominated by the Rector.
  1. Office-Bearers of the Association, elected by the General Body at the Annual General Meeting
  1. i)   President ii) Vice President iii) Honorary Secretary iv) Honorary Joint Secretary v) Honorary Treasurer
  2. c)  Five elected members to the Executive Committee, elected by the General Body at the Annual General Meeting
  3. d) Nominated members to the Executive Committee, as may be nominated by the Executive Committee, provided that the total strength of the Executive Committee does not exceed 20.

ELECTIONS:

The members of the Executive Committee shall be elected by the Life Members of the Association who have been on the rolls of the Association for at least one year immediately preceding the date of concerned election

QUALIFICATIONS:

Only life members of the Association who have been on the rolls of the Association for a minimum period of two years immediately preceding the date of the concerned election shall be eligible to contest for any of the offices in the Executive Committee.

No office-bearer shall hold the same office for consecutive terms.

TERM:

The term of office of each member of the Executive Committee shall be from the date on which he/she is sworn in till end of two years, except in the case of mid-term elections.

ELECTIONS:

    1. At the expiry o the term of the Executive Committee, the Rector shall appoint from among the Life Members of the Association an Election Commissioner for the conduct of elections to the Executive Committee.
    2. The term of office of the Election Commissioner shall be for a period of two years from the date of his being appointed.
    3. The Election Commissioner shall issue notifications regarding the date of the elections and make all arrangements for the smooth conduct of elections.
    4. The Election Commissioner shall make arrangements for the polling and counting of votes and the announcement or results
    5. The Election Commissioner shall make arrangements for the conduct of mid-term elections in the event of the resignation of the Executive Committee.
    6. Voting in all elections to the Executive Committee shall be by secret ballot.

FORMAL CONSTITUTION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee of the Association shall be formally constituted immediately after the results of the election are declared by the Election Commissioner.

FUNCTIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  1. the members of the Executive Committee of the Association shall enjoy a term of office of two years from the date of assuming office
  2. the Members of the Executive Committee shall assume office within a period of one week after the announcement of election results.
  3. Among the offices in the Executive Committee a Life Member shall be entitled to hold only one office at any give time.

MEETINGS:

  1. the Executive Committee shall hold a minimum of six ordinary meetings in a year
  2. the Secretary of the Association shall, in consultation with the President, give notice of the meetings at least one week in advance of the meetings.
  3. The President of the Association or, in his absence, the Vice-President of the Association or, in the absence of both, any member of the Executive Committee shall preside at such meetings.
  4. Emergency meetings of the Executive Committee may be called by the Secretary at short notice.
  5. The Secretary shall also call the General Body to a meeting at least once a year within a period of three months of the closing of accounts.
  6. The Secretary shall give notice of a meeting of the General Body at least three weeks before the meeting.

QUORUM:

  1. The quorum for a meeting of the Executive Committee shall be six members.
  2. The quorum for a General Meeting shall be one-third of the total strength of the  Association or twenty five members whichever is less
  3. If a meeting of the General Body cannot be held for want of quorum, the meeting shall stand adjourned for a period of not exceeding one month, as the members present may determine.
  4. For  an adjourned meeting of the General Body, the members attending the meeting shall constitute the quorum

EXPULSION:

  1. A member of the Executive Committee shall cease to hold office upon his/her failure to attend three consecutive meetings of the Executive Committee without proper leave of the absence from the committee.
  2. A Member of the Executive Committee, who acts contrary to the interests of the committee and whose continuance as member of the Committee is detrimental to the interests of the Association is liable to the expelled form the Executive Committee by a two thirds votes of the total membership of the Committee.
  3. Order of expulsion shall be issued by the Secretary and counter signed by the President.

GENREAL BODY FUNCTION:

  1. The General Body Meeting of all the members of the Association shall transact
  1. any business which the Executive Committee has given notice of seven days in advance;
  2. any business of which any member shall have given notice in writing to the Secretary fifteen days prior to the meetings, and which shall have been approved by the Executive Committee;
  1. The General Body shall consider and, if admissible, adopt the Accounts and the Annual Report presented by the Treasurer and Secretary respectively 
  2. The general Body shall appoint an auditor for the ensuring year and fix the remuneration.
  3. The General Body shall elect the members of the Executive Committee.
  4. The General Body shall elect a new Executive Committee in the event of the resignation of the entire Executive Committee.
  5. The Agenda of the General Body Meeting, Annual Report and the Audited Statement of Accounts shall be communicated to all the members along with the notice of the meeting given by the Secretary.
  6. An Extraordinary meting of the General Body may be convened by giving a three weeks notice:
  1. by the Executive Committee for any special purpose , and 
  1. Upon a written requisition singed by not less than 50 members, clearly specifying the object of the proposed meeting.

Bye Laws:

  1. The Executive Committee shall have the power to frame such bye-laws as may be found necessary, for the welfare of the association, in keeping with the spirit of the Constitution, provided that these bye-laws are ratified by the General Body at the next immediate meeting of the General Body. All such bye-laws become operative on ratification

Membership Fee.

  1. The membership Fee of various categories of Members shall be determined by the Executive Committee in its ordinary meeting.

Books – registers and records:

The Secretary shall maintain the following books:

  1. i)  A register of the names of members, indicating the dated of admission, date of leaving the institution, present profession and residence.
    1. A minutes book of the proceedings of the meetings of the Executive Committee;
    2. A minutes book of the proceedings of the meetings of the General Body and 
    3. Attendance Registrar for Executive and General Body meetings. All such registers and records shall be in the custody of the Secretary, to be kept in the office of the Association.
  1. Voting in the meetings of the Executive Committee and General Body shall be by secret ballot.
  2. The Presiding Officer of the Executive Committee meetings and General Body Meetings shall have a Casting Vote in case of a tie.
  3. Except in the case of elections to the Executive Committee, Ballot papers shall be prepared by the Secretary.
  4. Results shall be declared by the President on the basis of a simple majority, except in the case of amendment to the Constitution and dissolution of the Association.

Resignation:

  1. The President, if he wishes to resign his office shall submit his resignation in writing to the Vice-President.
  2. Members of the Executive Committee who resign before the expiry of their terms of office shall submit their resignation in writing to the President.
  3. In the eventually of the office of the President falling vacant, the Vice-President shall assume the office of the President until the next ordinary meeting of the General Body, in which a new President shall be elected for the rest of the term of the existing Executive Committee.
  4. In the eventuality of the resignation or expulsion of any member of the Executive Committee other than the President, the Executive Committee shall co-opt any Life Member who satisfies eligibility criteria to assume the office rendered vacant by the resignation or expulsion till the end of the term of the Executive Committee.  
  5. In the eventuality of the resignation of the entire Executive Committee, the Rector shall ask the Executive Committee to continue in office until a new Executive Committee is elected, and ask the election Commissioner to make arrangements for the conduct of elections to the Executive Committee.
  6. Dispute regarding the elections, if any, shall be brought t the notice of the Election Commissioner, who shall settle the disputes in consultation with the Rector. The decision of the election commissioner shall be final and binding 

Funds:

  1. The revenue of the Association shall be from subscriptions, donations and collections.
  2. The General Fund of the association shall be deposited in any scheduled bank/co-operative Society and the bank account shall be operated by any two of the following jointly (1) President (2) Secretary (3) Treasurer 
  3. The funds of the Association shall be invested in the modes specified under the provision of sections 12(1) (d) read with Section 11(5) of the Income Tax Act 1961 as amended from time to time.
  4. The Association shall maintain regular accounts which shall be audited by Chartered Accountant appointed at the AGM. The financial year for the association shall be from first of April to the Thirty Fist of March. Accordingly the yearly accounts shall be closed by 31st March.
  5. The funds and the income of the association shall be solely utilized for the achievement of its objects and for its promotion and no portion of it shall be utilized for payment to the Members by way of Profit, Interest, dividends, etc. 
  6. In April each year, the office-bearers shall table before the Executive Committee a statement of budgeted expenditure and income for the current financial year. This shall be considered and passed by the Executive Committee, and he limits stipulated therein shall be adhered to. No expenditure in excess of the budgetary allocation shall be allowed without prior sanction of the Executive Committee.
  7. The Treasure shall submit to the Executive Committee quarterly reports on the financial status of the Association.

Amendment:

An amendment to the Constitution may be initialled by giving a written permission to the Secretary which may be passed with ¾ majority vote at the Associations General Body Meeting. HOWEVER

No Amendments to the Association/Bye-laws /rules and regulations shall be made which may prove to be Repugnant to the provisions of section 2(5), 11, 12 and BOG of the I.T. Act, 1961 as amended form time to time. Further no amendment shall be carried out without the prior Approval of the Commissioner of Income Tax.

Dissolution:

  1. The process of dissolving the Association shall be same as those specified for amendment to the constitution. However, the resolution of dissolution is deemed as passed if it secures a three-fourths majority vote in favour when three-fourths of the Life Members are present and voting.
  2. In the event of the dissolution or winding up of the Association the Assets remaining as on the date of Dissolution shall under no circumstances be distributed among the Members. They shall be transferred to any other Charitable Association whose objects are similar to those of this Association and which enjoy recognition under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961 as amended form time to time.