ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE

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organs of the cab

a.The organizational structure  shall consist of the following organs at the Primary, Block, District, State and        National Levels:

 

i. Primary Level:

● Primary Unit

 

ii. Block Level

● Block Council

 

iii. District Level

● District Council

● District Executive

●District  Affairs Committee

 

iv. State Level

● State Council

● State Executive

● State Affairs Committee

 

v. National Level

● National Council

● National Executive

● National Affairs Committee

b. The area of a Primary Unit shall be as per clause B below. The area of a Block Unit and District Unit shall         ordinarily be the same as that of an

Administrative Block or District in a State. The area of State Units shall conform to the States and Union Territories mentioned in the Constitution of India.

 

c. The term of each organ of the association, be at any level, shall be for a period of three years. However, if elections are not held by the time of the expiry of the term, the term can be extended till the next elections subject to the conditions:

(i) That the elections are held not later than the expiry of a period of three years from the date of the beginning of the term;

(ii) That such proposal is approved by National Council in case extension is granted to National Executive and/or National Council;

(iii) That such proposal is approved by National Executive in case extension is granted to State Executive and/or State Council;

(iv) That such proposal is approved by State Executive in case extension is granted to organs lower to the State Executive and/or State Council;

A. Primary Level:

a. The Primary Unit will be constituted at:

(i) Ward Level in a Municipality or Municipal Corporation (Ward Sabha);

(ii) Panchayat Level( PanchayatSabha); and

(ii) Each college or equivalent Higher Education Institution (SIKSHAKSabha) and shall comprise of all the normal and Active Members of that Unit.

(iii) A Primary Unit shall not be formed unless there are at least 10 Active members in that Unit.

 

b.  Powers and Functions of the Primary Unit

 The Primary Unit shall be the General Body of all the Ordinary and Active Members of that Unit. It shall:

(i) Deliberate and decide on any issue or action program to further the objectives of the association including electoral participation, struggles, opinion making and/or other constructive actions;

(ii) Recommend applications for Active Members;

(iii) Elect 1 Convenor and 1 Joint Convenor (out of which at least one shall be a woman) by consensus, failing which, it will be done by voting in the presence of a representative of the District Executive.

(iv) The Convenor and Joint Convenor shall be available for the association work on a regular basis.

B. Block Level:

 

a. Block Council

 

(i) A Block Council shall be constituted at the Level of a Block

(ii) Convenors and Joint Convenors of all Primary Units falling in a Block shall together constitute the Block Council.

 

b. Powers and Functions of the Block Council

 

(i) A Block Council shall organize and coordinate the activities at the Block Level and shall raise public issue(s) affecting more than one Primary Unit in that Block.

(ii) A Block Council shall exercise such powers and discharge such other functions as are assigned to it.

(iii) The members of a Block Council shall elect from amongst themselves or from amongst Active Members in that Block, one Convenor and one Joint Convenor by consensus, failing which by voting in the presence of a representative of the District Executive.

(iv) The Block Council may form such teams as may be required for its activities and the discharge of its functions.

(v) Convenor and Joint Convenor shall be available for the work on regular basis.

(vi) Reconstitute any team or committee

(vii) Recall Convenor or Joint Convenor

C. District Level:

a. District Council

 

Each District  Council shall comprise the Convenors and Joint Convenors

from all Primary Units, Blocks and Municipal areas falling in that District.

 

b. Powers and Functions of the District Council:

 

(i) The District Council will elect the District Executive.

(ii) The District Council shall have the powers to recall the District Convenors and/or the members of the District Executive.

 

c. District Executive:

 

Each District Executive shall organize and coordinate the activities at the District Level.

 

(i) The District Executive shall comprise of not more than 11 members, of whom at least 3 shall be women, selected by consensus from amongst the Active Members in that District failing which it will be elected by a majority vote in the presence of a representative of the State Executive.

(ii) In addition, the District Executive will have one representative from block of the District as decided by that Block Council.

(iii) If the Convenor of a Primary/Block Unit is elected to the District Executive, he/she shall resign as the Convenor of the concerned Primary/Block Unit.

(iv) The District Executive may co-opt upto 5 members in order to give fair representation to different segments of coaching sector  ie. Science, Humanities, Commerce, Technical, Law, Academic and others Members, they shall be deemed to be Active Members as soon as they are co-opted and shall have all the rights of elected members of the Executive. All Co-opted Members must meet the qualification requirements laid down for Active Members and will need to be ratified by the State Council.

(v) The District Executive may, through consensus, invite anyone from within or outside to attend its meetings as a ‘Special Invitee’ for one or more meetings. However, Special Invitees shall not enjoy any voting rights.

(vi) The members referred to in sub-clause (i) above shall elect one person from amongst themselves as the District President.

(vii) All elected members of the District Executive shall be available for the work on regular basis.

 

d. Powers and Functions of District Executive

 

The District Executive shall:

(i) Form as many teams as are required to carry out the objectives of the CAB.

(ii) Elect one person as Vice President /Secretary /Joint Secretary and one person as Treasurer for that District from amongst the members referred to in sub-clause [c (i)] above.

(iii) Monitor and supervise the activities of CAB functionaries in that District.

(iv) Undertake all such activities as are needed to meet the objectives of the association in that District.

(v) Undertake activities related to public issues affecting that District.

(vi) Maintain the Register of Active Members of that District.

 

e. District Affairs Committee

(i) District  Affairs Committee shall discharge all executive

functions in between two meetings of the District Executive;

(ii) District Affairs Committee shall advise and assist the

District President in overseeing the work of all other Teams and

Committees set up by the District Executive;

(iii) District President is expected to discharge all his or her duties and powers in consultation with the District Affairs Committee.

D. STATE LEVEL (This shall apply to all Union territories also):

a. State Council

Each  State Council shall comprise of the District President &Secretary from all Districts, falling in that State.

 

b. Functions and Powers of the State Council:

(i) The State Council will elect the State Executive.

(ii) The State Council shall have the power to recall the State President and/or one or more of the members of the State Executive.

(iii) It shall meet at least twice every year.

(iv) It will decide the stand and policy on issues concerning that state in such manner as may be prescribed.

c. State Executive:

Each State Executive shall organize and coordinate the activities of the association at the State Level

(i) The State Executive shall comprise of not more than 35 members of whom at least 3 shall be women, selected by consensus from amongst the Active Members in that State failing which, it will be elected by a majority vote in the presence of a representative of the National Executive.

(ii) In addition, the State Executive will have one representative from  District as decided by that District Council.

(iii) If the President /Secretary of District Unit is elected to the State Executive, he/she shall resign as the District President / Secretary of the concerned District.

(iv) The State Executive may co-opt up to 15 members in order to give fair representation to different streams  ( Academic, science, commerce, humanities, technical and competitive  coaching). If the co-opted members are not already Active Members, they shall be deemed to be Active Member as soon as they are co-opted and shall have all the rights of elected members of the Executive. All Co-opted Members must meet the qualification requirements laid down for Members and will need to be ratified by the National Council.

(v) The State Executive may, through consensus, invite anyone from within or outside the association to attend to all its meetings as a ‘Special Invitee’ for one or more meetings. However, Special Invitees shall not enjoy any voting rights.

(vi) The members referred to in sub-clause (i) above shall elect one person from amongst themselves as the State President.

(vii) All elected members of the State Executive shall be available for the work on regular basis.

d. Functions and Powers of State Executive:

 

The State Executive shall:

(i)  Form as many teams as are required to carry out the objectives of the association.

(ii) Elect one person as Vice President / Secretary/Joint Secretary and one person as Treasurer for that State from amongst the members referred to in sub-clause sub-clause [c (i)] above.

(iii) Monitor and supervise the activities of CAB functionaries in that State.

(iv) Undertake all such activities as are needed to meet the objectives in that State.

(v) Undertake various activities related to public issues affecting that State.

(vi) Maintain and keep accounts of State Level Finances.

(vii) Form State Level Committees for settling internal disputes, grievances and disciplinary actions.

(viii) Set up the State Level CAB – Legal cell to receive and decide complaints of violation of Code of Conduct against members of the State Executive.

 

e. State Affairs Committee

 

(i) State Affairs Committee shall discharge all executive functions in between two meetings of the State Executive;

(ii) State  Affairs Committee shall advise and assist the President in overseeing the work of all other Teams and

(iii) Committees set up by the State Executive:

State President is expected to discharge all his or her duties and powers in consultation with the State  Affairs Committee.