Memorandum of Articles of Association, SRDS – Amendment


Orders were issued permitting the Commissioner, Rural Development, Hyderabad to setup a society by name “Society for Rural Development Services” (SRDS) to work within the office of the Commissioner, Rural Development, Hyderabad to fulfil the conditions laid down in the new watershed guidelines issued by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India and to provide services related to HR Management, Capacity Building, Management of CLRC/DLRCs etc., in an effective manner. It is also ordered therein that the SRDS shall be constituted as per the memorandum and by-laws annexed to the G.O as Document-I and Document-II and get registered under the Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Areas) Public Societies Act, 1350 fasli.

The Director, Rural Development and the CEO, SRDS, Hyderabad has submitted proposals to strengthen the SRDS to function in an efficient manner due to increase of the role and functions of SRDS in the areas of selection and recruitment of personnel for MGNREGS and other  schemes  and  increase  of  disciplinary  cases,  and  hence requested for certain amendments for rules of SRDS.

The Government after careful examination decide to amend rule no.12 and 17 of Document-II to the GO in respect of constitution of Executive Committee with its members as empowered under rule no.24 of the rules of SRDS.

Therefore, In exercise of the powers conferred under rule no.24 of SRDS, Government hereby issue the following amendment to G.O above, with immediate effect.

AMENDMENT

Rule 12 in Document No.II, annexed to the G.O Ms No.338 PR & RD (RDIII) Dept., dt.06.09.2008 shall be modified and read as follows :-

Existing rule no.12 Amendment to rule no.12
Under  rule  –  12  of  the  rules  of

SRDS (Document-II)     Executive Committee shall consists of   7 members as detailed below

Executive Committee shall consists

the following members

a)         Commissioner,         Rural

Development    Dept,    Hyderabad

and CEO of the Society, shall be the Chairperson

a)          Commissioner,          Rural

Development Dept, Hyderabad and

CEO  of  the  Society  shall  be  the

Chairperson.

b) Special Commissioner, DPAP & WE  office  of  the  Commissioner, b) Full time Member Secretary, who will  be  recruited  by  Government
Rural Development Dept shall be

the Ex-officio Secretary.

from serving Government employees/retired        Government employees, with proven record
c) One member nominated by the chairman from among executives/consultants of the Society. c) One member nominated by the chairman from among executives/consultants of the Society.
d)  and  the  remaining  members from the professional experts from outside as Special invitees as for requirement d)  and  the  remaining  members from the professional experts from outside as Special invitees as for requirement

Rule 17 in Document No.II, annexed to the G.O Ms No.338 PR & RD (RDIII) Dept., dt.06.09.2008 shall be modified and read as follows: –

Existing       rule

no.17

Amendment to rule no.17 Reasons
As stated in the rule no.17 (a to f)

& 17 (B) of the rules of SRDS & other financial powers delegated to Member Secretary

“As stated in the rule no.17 (a to f) & 17(B) of the rules of SRDS  &  other  financial powers delegated to Member Secretary” Note:-  In  case  the  Member Secretary is      a retired Government Employee, the administrative, financial & appeal  disposal  powers vested  with  Member Secretary, will automatically devolved on CEO. Since      the      retired Government employee cannot be vested with the financial & administrative powers.Further the appeals   comes  from serving Joint Director cadre Project Directors it should be heard by his next higher authority.

Note: When the Government appoints a retired Gazetted Officer of Government  of  Andhra  Pradesh  as  the Member Secretary, all the administrative, financial and appeal powers enumerated under Rule 17 (a to f) and 17 (B) vested with Member Secretary, devolves to CEO; and however, the CEO may for administrative convenience, delegate whole or some of such powers to such Member Secretary, through an executive order.

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