Approved this statute in accordance with the decision of dated 21/11/2011 S/d Administrative Officer Statute of Nepal Power Engineering

Society 2011 (2068B.S) Preamble: In the process of overall development of Nepal contribution of the power engineering community in the planning, implementation as well as in the operation and maintenance of electricity generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure has become urgent to be streamlined and made effective. Unless system development planning, construction as well as its operation and maintenance are performed in a professionally specialized manner the recurrence of electricity scarcity cannot be avoided, it is in this context the establishment of a not for profit professional organization named “Nepal Power Engineering Society” is felt necessary and thus this statute have been made in accordance with Organization Registration Act 1977 (2034 B.S.) Chapter - 1 Preliminary 1. Name of the Organization: The name of this organization shall be called NEPAL POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY. In short in Nepali "NEPAISO" and "NPES" in English. 2. Address of this Organization: The office of this organization shall be in Kathmandu Metropolitan, Kathmandu District. Branch offices and contact offices may be opened as per requirement pursuant to this Statute and with the approval of local authority. Scope of the Organization: The scope of this organization shall be within Kathmandu District. Commencement: This Statute shall come into force from the date of registration. Existence of the Organization: This shall be an autonomous organized, profitless, non-political, non-governmental, power engineering professional organization having perpetual succession organization. This organization except its objectives shall not carry out any activity of making profit and provide consultancy service receiving or not receiving any fee.

3. 4. 5.

This is a translation copy of Nepali version Registration number at Notary Public

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Definition: In this Statute, unless the subject and context otherwise requires,

(a) . "Society” or "Organization" means the NEPAL POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY. (b) (c) “Statute” means the statute of NEPAL POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY. “Rules” and “Sub-Rules” mean the rules and regulations of the Society under this Statute. (d) “Prescribed” or “as prescribed” mean the matters mentioned in the rules and regulations in accordance with this Statue and decisions of general meeting or committee within the scope this statute as well. (e) . (f) . “Council” means Executive Council of the Society. “Member” means a general member, life time member, associate member, honorary member, student member who shall exercise power as prescribed under this Statute, of the General Assembly. 7. Seal and logo of the Organization This organization shall have separate seal and logo not contrary to the prevailing system as mentioned in the schedule-1. In case the name, seal and logo of the organization found identical with any other organization shall be immediately amended through the amendment process. Chapter - 2 Objectives 8. Objectives of the Organization: The objectives of this organization shall be as follows: To try to develop purely professional thinking among the decision makers for qualitative and adequate supply of power in the country.

(a)

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(b)
(c) (d)

To try and make try towards mobilizing logical development, research, study of power engineering science and technology in Nepal. To publish the reports of study and researches. To enhance cooperation and understanding, mutual contact among the Nepali power engineers and to protect rights and interests of power engineering profession. To try to end the foreign dependency by utilizing participation of power engineering human resource in the national development activities of Nepal to the maximum limit. To enhance to make enhance for continuously adopting high level of professional ideals among the members. To establish relation, mutual assistance and good faith with international engineering organizations. Activities to be carried out to attain the objectives of the Organization The organization shall carry out the following activities to attain the objectives mentioned in the Article 8:-

(e)

(f) (g)

9.

(a)

The Organization shall implement its objectives obtaining required permission or license from the concerned institutions in accordance with the prevailing Nepalese law. The Organization shall use building as required by constructing or taking on lease or rent. The organization shall utilize office materials and means of transportation as required purchasing or taking on rent or lease. The Organization shall appoint required number of employees on permanent, temporary or contract basis as per requirement fixing terms of reference of service. The Organization shall carry out study, research related to power engineering profession alone or with the collaboration/support of any other national and foreign organizations. The Organization shall publish reports of such study, research itself or through professional publisher or with the assistance of any other organization. The Organization shall organize short term trainings/courses on technical /management subjects related to power engineering profession alone or in cooperation and assistance of any other national and foreign organizations. The organization alone or in cooperation/support of any other national and foreign organizations shall organize conferences, meetings, seminars workshops for
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(b)

(c)
(d)

(e)
(f)

(g)

noteworthy discussion on the subjects related to power engineering and the working papers presented in such programs shall be published in print and electronic media.
(h)

The organization shall carry out other necessary activities for the fulfillment of the objectives of the organization.

Chapter -3 Membership 10. Types of Members Members of the Society shall be as follows: (a) General Member (b) Life Long Member (c) Associate Member (d) Student Member (e) Honorary Member

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Required Qualification for Acquisition of Membership:

(a) General Member: Any person who has obtained at least Master Degree certificate in the subject related to power engineering by obtaining Bachelor's degree in the electrical engineering subject from any university or educational institution recognized by Nepal Engineering Council and is involved in teaching or in power engineering profession may be eligible to obtain general membership. In addition to this a person after completing at least Bachelor degree in electrical engineering/electrical technology and continuously engaged in teaching or in power engineering profession for fifteen years may be eligible to obtain the general membership of the society upon approval of the Council. (b) Life-time Member: Life time membership may be obtained in the following condition
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(aa) A member having maintained membership at least for five years meeting all the requirements set by the Society and who have paid all the dues to the Society to be paid and having paid the life time membership fee as prescribed on approval by the Committee for providing life time membership. (bb) The Council, every year, may provide life time membership to a few members among the general members who have exceeded the age of 60 years by evaluating their high contribution in the profession and paid continuously membership fee at least of five years. (c) Associate Member: A person who rendered service in the power engineering sector at least for five years after obtaining the Bachelor degree certificate in electrical engineering subject having been paid the prescribed fee and an application approved by the Council submitted in the prescribed format may acquire associate membership of the Society. (d) Student Member: A student who has been undergoing Master's level education specializing in the subject related to power engineering after completing Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from an educational institution recognized by Nepal Engineering Council having paid the prescribed fee and the application approved by the committee submitted in the prescribed format may acquire student membership of the Society. (e) Honorary Member: Council may grant Honorary Membership of the Society to any dignified Nepali national or foreign national from within power engineering profession or from outside as determined appropriate who has extra-ordinary contribution towards the power engineering profession. 12. Procedure for providing Membership: Membership of Society shall be provided in the following conditions: (a) A person having the qualification prescribed in the Article 11(a) shall have to submit an application before the Council along with attested copies of certificates of educational qualification and certificate regarding the employment duration from the employer, one general member or life time member proposer and the other one general member or lifetime member supporter after paying prescribed
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fee to acquire general membership. The Council, after review of the application may provide membership. Notwithstanding, the Ad-hoc Council shall provide membership until the first General Assembly of the Society is held and while doing so proposer and supporter shall not be required. (b)The Council may provide life time membership evaluating the application submitted by the member qualified as prescribed in Article 11(b) for obtaining life time membership. The Committee shall provide itself the life time membership without application pursuant to the Article 11 (b) (bb). (c) The Council, evaluating the application may provide associate membership if the application is submitted by a person having the qualification prescribed in the Article 11(c) along with attested copies of certificates of educational qualification and certificate regarding the employment duration from the employer, one general member or life time member proposer and the other one general member or life time member supporter after paying prescribed fee before the Committee to acquire associate membership. (d) The Council, evaluating the application may provide student membership if the application is submitted by a student having the qualification prescribed in the Article 11(d) along with recommendation of the educational institutions where he/she is undergoing studies and after paying prescribed fee before the Committee to acquire student membership. (e) General Assembly may provide the Honorary Membership to a person who fulfilled the standard prescribed by the Council for honorary membership on the recommendation of the Council. 13. Termination of Membership: Membership of all types shall be terminated in the following conditions: (a) If resignation volunteered by a member is approved by the council. (b) On death of a member, on being declared mentally sick or the qualification remains no more valid.

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(c) A member shall be deprived of all rights and facilities including right to vote if he has failed to pay annual fees for 2 consecutive years or he has failed to clear any other amount due to be paid to the society within the prescribed time line, however the restriction enforced by this subsection shall be automatically terminated once the aforementioned dues is cleared. (d) A member may be expelled from the membership by the two third majority decision of the Council if he violates this Statute or rule, sub-rule made under it or acted contrary to the interest of the power engineering community or violates the prescribed code of conduct. Notwithstanding anything contained, while removing a member from membership the concerned member shall not be denied the opportunity to prove his innocence and shall not be denied the right to defend. Concerned person may give the appeal to the forthcoming General Assembly in case of dissatisfaction of decision of expulsion order of the Council, but such expelled person shall be deprived of all the rights he could have enjoyed in the capacity of the membership of the Society throughout the duration till the time of sitting of the General Assembly. (e) Membership of a member shall be automatically terminated once the criminal allegation has been ratified by a court of law. 14. Membership Fee Fee to be paid to the Society by all types of Members shall be entrance fee, annual membership fee and life time membership as prescribed. 15. 1. Duties and Functions of Members Duties. Duties of all types of members shall be mentioned hereunder:
(a) Always be keen to work for the interest and dignity of the Society. (b) Confine oneself within the boundaries of professionalism and do not work against

the interest of the Society. (c) To pay all the required fee to the Society on time.
(d) To render full support in the organization of any events organized by the Society

or in support of the Society.
(e) To take part actively in attaining the objectives of the Society without obstructing

and damaging the rights and duties of other members.

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(f) To inform the Society immediately any change and indented change of the

address.
(g) To observe the code of conduct.

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Rights Members shall have the rights in matters written as follows:

(a) All types of members shall have the rights to participate in General assembly of

the Society, extraordinary meeting and national conferences. However only the General and the Life time members shall have voting rights on any decision making process and only they will be eligible to participate in the election of the council officials and members.
(b) All types of members shall participate in conferences, meetings, workshops, talk

programs, debate, entertainment and other programs. However the designated fees have to be paid if designated.
(c) All types of members shall use other facilities as provisioned in the Rules,

Regulations under this Statute. Chapter-4 Provisions Relating to General Assembly, Executive Committee and Meetings 16. Composition of General Assembly:General Assembly shall be composed of general members and life-time members from among the groups pursuant to Article (11) of the Statute of the society, which shall be supreme body of the society. This body shall issue policy and directives to the Council of the society. Other members shall be permanent invitees in general meeting in accordance with same Article. 17. Types of General Assembly:-

(a) Annual General Assembly: Annual General Assembly shall be held once a year. Notice shall be issued to all general members stating agenda of discussion of meeting 21 days prior to the Annual General Assembly. Any agenda proposal to be discussed by at least 10 members 45 days prior to the General Assembly shall be included in the agenda for circulation.. (b) Special General Assembly: Special General Assembly shall be called if the council decides to do so or at least 15% of the member demands in writing

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submitted 15 days notice to summon Special General Assembly to discuss specific issue then the Special General Assembly has to be summoned within 7 days 18. Annual General Assembly: The first Annual General Assembly of this organization shall be held within three months of completion of fiscal year of the establishment of organization and after that annual general meeting shall be held within three months after the completion of fiscal year. 19. Minute Book: Minute book of decisions of General Assembly and Special General Assembly shall be maintained separately. Functions, Duties and Rights of General Assembly:-

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(a) To approve annual budget, plan and program presented by the Executive Council. (b) To adopt annual audit report after discussion on it and to direct Executive Council to recover the arrear amount and to regularize such amount by discussing about such irregularities. (c) To appoint auditor for coming year and fix his remuneration. (d) To review and approve organizations annual progress report and to issue relevant instructions to the Council. (e) To elect officials of Executive Council under the procedure of the statute on completion of tenure of officials of Executive Council of the organization. (f) To approve the recommendation of committee for providing Honorary Membership

(g) To approve the annual reports submitted by Executive Council. (h) To approve permanent and temporary employee positions of the organization and to fix the terms and condition according to the posts. (i) To take decision on the miscellaneous subjects tabled by the Council. 21. Quorum:Unless this statute specifies otherwise elsewhere, presence of the total number of members qualified as provided in Article 11(b) at the time of summoning the General Assembly shall form the required quorum for the general Assembly. General Assembly that could not be held due to non-fulfillment of required quorum shall subsequently be summoned after 7 days at the notified venue at notified time and this Article shall not obstruct such meeting to be held even in the presence of

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51% of the members. Unless otherwise mentioned elsewhere the issues discussed in the general meeting shall be adopted by the simple majority of the members present in the Assembly.

22. 1.

Composition of Executive Council: One Executive Committee shall be formed consisting of officials and members mentioned as follows for carrying out the activities and promotion of the society. Chairman Vice-Chairman General-Secretary Deputy General-Secretary Treasurer Members Total -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -6 11

One person may be appointed as co-treasurer among the members by the Council if it deems necessary. Executive Council shall be responsible towards the General Assembly. 2. Tenure Generally the tenure of the executive Council shall be two years. If the election of the new Council could not be possible due to emergence of special circumstances the previously elected Council shall continue to carry out the activities of the society for up to 1 year until the new Council have been elected. 3. Termination of Tenure and Election 1. The tenure of the officials and members shall terminate in the following conditions except prescribed in any other Articles of this Statute.
(a)

Written resignation volunteered by the members or officials of the Council and approved by the Council.

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(b) (c) (d)

In case of absence in three consecutive meetings without the written notice with reasonable cause. Absence in six consecutive meetings of the Council due to the reason whatsoever. In case of death or loss of mental balance. Proved guilty in criminal charge from any court.

(e)

2. If the posts of members and officials become vacant pursuant to aforementioned

Article 22(3)(1) shall be filled up as mentioned below:
(a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g)

Chairman's post by Vice-Chairman Vice Chairman's post by prescribed person among the member of the Council by the decision of the Council. Secretary's post by Deputy General Secretary. Deputy General Secretary's post by any member of the Council by the decision of the Council. Treasurer's post by Co-Treasurer if any and by any member of the Council by the decision of the Council in case of non existence of such post. Post of the member of the committee by selecting among the members of General Assembly by the Council. Notwithstanding anything contained from section (a) to section (f) of this SubArticle if any post becomes vacated due to no confidence motion passed against any member or any official of the committee or the committee is dissolved shall be filled up by election pursuant to Article 31 and 32, but if the post could not be filled up due to non submission of candidacy or due to any other reason whatsoever in the election process of the Council or the selected member under sub-clause (f) such vacant posts shall be filled up through election process from the next Annual General Assembly.

4. Meeting of the executive Council shall be summoned by the Chairman of the Executive Council as per necessity. However if a meeting is requested by 51 percent member officials then the Chairman shall have to summon the meeting of the Executive Council.
5. The quorum for an Executive Council meeting shall be 51%. 6. Meeting of the Executive Council shall be chaired by Chairman of the Council. In

the absence of Chairman the meeting shall be chaired by the Vice-Chairman.

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7. In the meeting of the Executive Council majority decision shall be valid and in

case of tie of vote the Chairman may give decisive vote.
8. The decisions of Council meetings shall be recorded in a minute book which has

to be duly signed by all officials and members present.
9. All functions to be carried out by the organization shall be done by the decision

of Executive Council.
10. Whatsoever is written in the above Articles, Council members if agree in writing

within the pursuit of the Council's authority, such agreements can be executed and a copy of the agreement shall be attached to the minute book. Such agreements can also be reached through electronic mail.. 23. Functions, Duties and Rights of the Executive Council:
1. To table in the General Assembly the budget estimates and program of the

organization for coming year.
2. To implement and make to implement the decision of General Assembly

observing the provisions of the statute.
3. To organize program for the accomplishment of the interest of the organization. 4. To be responsible to the General Assembly. 5. To mobilize available means and resources to the optimal benefit of the

organization.
6. To prepare work plan of the organization, raise funds, implement the plan,

supervise and monitor.
7. To utilize assets and the fund of the organization securely. An bank account shall

be opened in an financial institution authorized to do such business and manage funds of the organization through the accounts.
8. To formulate rules and regulations regarding service, terms, facilities etc of the

employees and to intimate the next General Assembly..
9. To form advisory committee and/or other committees, sub-committees as required

and to last not exceeding Council’s tenure to fulfill the objectives of the organization and to assign work as required. To determine procedures for these committee/sub-committees.
10. To organize one national seminar within its tenure. To organize seminar/workshop

on current topics from time to time. To give facilitate maximum participation of power engineers and other concerned persons in such conference /seminar /workshops.

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11. Organize development focused programs to facilitate concerned persons to

develop positive thinking towards availing adequate as well as quality electricity supply in the country.
12. To play leading role in the organization.

24. Branch offices and Contact Offices of the Society May be established (a) (b) Branch offices or contact offices of the society in different parts of the country and abroad as per requirement may be established. The Council may after review provide approval if at least 20 members demand for opening branch office and 15 members demand for opening contact office in written form in any place. An executive committee comprised of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Treasure along with other officials and members as required, but not exceeding 5 in number shall be formed to carryout day to day activities and can formulate rules, regulations permitted under the provisions of this statute. However such rules regulations and the formation procedures of the executive committee shall require prior approval of the Council. The executive committee shall be authorized to organize conference, seminar, raise funds and expend it, and shall recommend to the Council to form or close a Branch/Contract office. Branch executive committee may recommend to the Council the application of new membership and collect entrance and membership fees. New membership/membership renewal fees received through branch/contact offices shall be allocated as follows: (aa) Entrance fee and late fee: 100% to the Society's Executive Council. (bb) Membership fee (g) (h) (i) : 40% to the Society's Council and 60% to the branch/contact offices

(c)

(d)

(e) (f)

Branch offices shall submit annual statement of account to the Council. Council may dissolve the branch/contact offices whose membership has dropped below 50% . Executive committees of Branch/contract offices if found working against the interest of Society or against the provisions of this statute the Council with prior approval of general meeting or if the Council feels waiting till General Assembly unreasonable, council by two third majority may suspend such Branch/Contact office pending ascent by next General Assembly.

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(j)

The Council of the society shall use the movable and immovable property of any branch/contact offices dissolved permanently due to a reason whatsoever. Authority to Resign: Chairman could resign before Executive Council through Vice-Chairman and Vice-Chairman and other officials could resign before Chairman and get relived from the post. Chapter-5 Functions, duties and rights of Officials

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26.

Functions, duties and rights of officials of the Council shall be as follows: .A. Functions, duties and rights of Chairman: 1. 2. 3. 4. To provide leadership to the society as the legal chief of the Council. To represent on behalf of the society. To chair the meetings of the Executive Council and to give decisive vote on any agenda in case of a tie. To chair the General Assembly of the Society except in the General Assembly where discussion on the no confidence motion is against himself or against the Council. To take full responsibility of monitoring including implementation of activities undertaken pursuant to the spirit of the statute and objectives of the Society. To direct and provide consent to summon meetings of the Council. To exercise authority and carry out duty as provided by the statute and rules and regulations promulgated under it. To delegate in part or in full his authority and part of his responsibility to Vice- Chairman.

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6. 7. 8.

B. Functions, duties and rights of Vice-Chairman
1.

To take over all responsibilities and exercise authorities as provided in this statute in the absence of Chairman or in case of chairman's post becomes vacant.

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To submit report before the Chairman and the Council upon obtaining report relating to progress monitoring, evaluation of the activities done by the branch offices or contact offices and various committees and sub-committees formed by the Council. To exercise the authorities and bear the responsibilities delegated by the Chairman and assist the Chairman in the accomplishment of his duties.

3.

C. Functions, duties and rights of General Secretary:
1. To operate the daily activities under the advice of the Chairman. 2. To implement programs and policy directives of the General Assembly and

the Council.
3.

To table annual report and program at the General Assembly. to meetings.

4. To appraise the Chairman fully of all activities relating to the Society prior 5. To summon and conduct conferences, meetings etc in consultation with and

consent of the Chairman.
6. To issue notice with agenda of the Council meeting to the members of the

Council.
7. To maintain minute of decisions and directives adopted in different

meetings of the Society
8. To maintain records of members of the Society and carry out

correspondence on behalf of the association.
9.

To exercise and observe the authority provided in the statute, the rules and the regulations promulgated under it. Deputy General Secretary.

10. To delegate in part or in full his authority and a few responsibilities to the

D. Functions, duties and rights of Deputy General Secretary
1. To assist the general secretary to accomplish his daily activities. 2. To take over all responsibilities and exercise authorities as provided in this

statute in the absence of General Secretary or in case his post becomes vacant.
3. To review and forward applications received for the formation of branch or

contact offices to the Council or to an official authorized by the Council, and to maintain records of branch or contact offices.

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4. To exercise authority delegated and to accomplish the duties assigned.

E. Functions, duties and rights of Treasurer:
1. To take responsibility of all accounts, funds, movable and immovable

property of the society. 2. To keep record of the registration of members and update them.
3. To disburse the payments on the written recommendation of the General

Secretary.
4. To table trial balance of the Society at the Council every six months and

balance sheet to the General Meeting yearly, and to prepare annual budget of the Society in consultation with the Council.
5. To produce financial status of the Society in every meeting of the Council,

to submit audit report and balance sheet of the Society inclusive of the branch/contact offices to the Council prior to the General Meeting.
6. To exercise the authority provisioned in the statute, the rules and the

regulations promulgated under it, and observe responsibilities. F. Functions, duties and rights of other Members of the Committees: 1. To be active to organize yearly programs of the society. 2. To participate constructively and actively in the discussions in the meetings of the committee. To be active to accomplish on time all the activities of committees and sub-committees as assigned to.
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To carry out other activities as assigned. Chapter-6 Financial Provision

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Fund of the Organization:

1. There shall be a separate fund of the organization and the amounts received from following sources shall be collected in the fund: (a) (b) (c) Entrance fee and membership fee collected against membership. The amount obtained from grant and assistance from Government of Nepal/ local bodies or the grants provided voluntarily by anybody. Amount received from foreign organizations, individuals or international organization as aid.

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(d) (e)
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Amount collected from the programs organized by the Society from time to time. Other sources.

Approval shall be taken from the Government of Nepal ‘Social Welfare Council’ if financial assistance and grant is accepted from any foreign organization. Bank account shall be operated depositing money collected by the organization in a local institution engaged in financial activities. 28. Operation of bank account: The account of the organization shall be operated by joint signatures of either one of the Chairman and General Secretary whereas the Treasurer’s signature shall be obligatory. Arrangement shall be made to observe the prevailing Act and Rules in expending as well as maintaining books of accounts. 29. Procedure to expend the amount in the fund: In order to accomplish the approved programs of the organization the budgeted amount shall be expended as prescribed. 30. Account and Audit of the Organization: (1) (2) (3) (4) The books of account of income and expenditure of the organization shall be maintained according to prevailing laws. The auditing of the organization shall be done by the registered auditor according to the prevailing laws. If the government of Nepal or local authority wants to inspect or make to inspect the account of the organization it could do so at any time. The appointment of auditor shall be by the General Assembly. However the auditor shall be appointed by the Executive Council until the holding of first annual General Assembly. A copy of each of the Audit Report and the Annual Progress report shall be submitted to the relevant agencies.

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Chapter-7 Provision Relating to Election, Motion of Vote of No Confidence and Amendment of Statute 31. (1) (2) (3) (4) Provision Relating to Election: The Executive Council shall constitute an election committee composed of not exceeding three members for the purpose of the election of the Executive Council. The election committee shall itself prepare the election procedures observing the provisions of the prevailing laws. The decision of the election committee shall be final on the election related disputes, if there arises any. The election committee shall be dissolved automatically from the next day after the completion of all election related procedures. Voting Rights and Qualification of the Candidate: Members pursuant to Article 10(a) and 10(b) shall be eligible for candidacy to the posts of members and officials of the Executive Council and they shall be eligible to cast their votes on one vote per person for each post basis. A member willing to be a candidate in the Executive Council elections have to clear all fees and other amounts due to the Society prior to filling the candidacy. A member willing to be a candidate in the Executive Council elections and those willing to cast vote in the election should not be disqualified under any of the provisions of this statute. Motion of Vote of No Confidence: The motion of vote of no confidence shall be registered in the organization in written form clearly stating the following: (a) (b) (c) It shall be written using polite words in Nepali language. The agenda of motion shall be clear and practical. It shall be signed by at least 25% of members among the members of General Assembly clearly mentioning names, surnames and addresses.

32. (a)

(b) (c)

33. 1.

2.

Notice shall be issued to all members pursuant to Article 17(A) and 17 (B) of the statute for holding General Assembly or Special General Assembly for vote of no confidence registered according to Sub-Article (1) in the organization clearly
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stating agenda, meeting venue, date, time of General Assembly or Special General Assembly. 3. The procedure of discussion on motion of vote of no confidence: (a) The individual who chairs the General Assembly shall give permission to table the motion of sub-Article (1) and one of the members among the proponents shall express his opinion in the Assembly stating the reason to bring the motion of vote of no confidence. (b) After expression of opinion by the member in favor of the motion as of sub-Article 3(a) then the person chairing the Assembly may grant permission to express opinion to others not exceeding three members. (c) The individual chairing the Assembly shall grant permission as an opportunity to present clarification to those officials to whom the motion of vote of no confidence according to sub-Article (1) is against. 4. Decision in motion of vote of no confidence: 1. On completion of expression of opinion the person chairing the Assembly by the process of confidential voting shall conclude whether the majority is in favor or against of the motion and shall declare that whether the motion has been accepted or rejected by the Assembly. 2. The motion of vote of no confidence shall be passed by 2/3 majority of the total members of General Assembly. The proposed officials shall be relieved from the posts if the motion has been accepted by the meeting. 3. Vote of no confidence cannot be proposed until six months from the date of election and vote of no confidence cannot be proposed against the person who has survived it until six months from the last vote of confidence was rejected. 34. Amendment of the Statute:Amendment or cancellation of the Articles shall have to be recommended to local authority on approval of the proposal by two third majorities of total General Assembly Members. Only after approval by the local authority the Article shall be regarded as amended or cancelled. 35. Authority to promulgate Rules: 1. The organization can promulgate necessary rules in the context of operation of its works. The rules shall be implemented after getting approval from General Assembly and intimating the local authority. 2. Keeping within provisions of the statute and rules made under this statute for the purpose of implementation of objectives and operation of the organization, the
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Executive Council could promulgate regulations for personnel management and regulations for fiscal administration. Such regulations should be approved by the General Assembly. 36. Provision of Personnel:

(a) Creation of posts, remuneration, allowances, facilities and terms of service along with procedures to be adopted for the employees to carry out daily operation as well as execution of plan and program of the organization shall be as prescribed. (b) If the organization implements some program under foreign assistance in which foreign consultants or volunteers are to be employed, in such situation their description regarding duration of employment, nature of contribution, justification of work, facilities and their qualification shall be intimated to the local authority. 37. Liquidation of the Organization:

1. The General Assembly if deems necessary could liquidate the organization adopting special proposal. 2. The General Assembly may appoint one or more than one liquidator to liquidate the organization and one or more than one auditor to verify the accounts of the Organization while adopting the proposal of liquidation according to Sub-Article (1). 3. The remuneration of the liquidators and auditors appointed according to subArticle (2) shall be as prescribed by the General Meeting. 4. If the organization is liquidated by above causes then the balance assets after clearing the liabilities of the organization shall become property of government of Nepal. 38. Interpretation: The right to interpret this Statute and rules and regulations made under this statute shall be to the Executive Council. 39. Secrecy should not be Disclosed: An official or a member of the organization shall not do anything against the interest of the organization. The officials of Executive Council or members of General Assembly shall not be allowed to use uncivilized and vulgar words in the meeting and General Assembly.

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40.

Should be according to Law: Contents not mentioned in this statute should be in accordance with prevailing laws and contents inconsistence with the Organization Registration Act, Rules and prevailing laws shall be void to the extent of inconsistency.

41.

Direction should be followed: To observe the directions of government of Nepal or local authority issued from time to time shall be the duty of the organization.

42.

Ad-hoc Council:1. An Ad-hoc Executive Council shall be constituted for carrying out activities of the society until the election of the first Executive Council as follows: Chairman General Secretary Treasure Member Total 1 1 1 4 7 persons

2. Election of new Executive Council shall be held by forming election committee in accordance with the statute summoning General Assembly within 6 months after establishment of the organization by the Ad-hoc Committee formed for registration of this Nepal Power Engineering Society and notice about it shall be given to the local authority. 3. All functions and proceedings performed by the Ad-hoc committee until the holding of first election shall be regarded as done in confirmity to this statute.

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43.

We, the following founder members of "Nepal Power Engineering Society" agree to work according to this statute and have put on signatures before the following witnesses Name, surname, address, signature of witnesses Signature: S/d 1. Satish Tripathi Vice-chair person Secretary Signature: S/d 2.Jai Ram Prajapati Signature: S/d 3.Yadav Aryal Treasurer Member Member Member Signature: S/d 4.Bhuban Aryal Signature: S/d 5.Ballav Bhattarai Signature: S/d 6.Deepesh Lamsal Signature: S/d Bishnu Bhattarai

. Name, surname, signature and Post address of Ad-hoc Executive Committee Signature: S/d 1. Dipak Prasad Upadhyay Signature: S/d 2.Dr. Nav Raj Karki Signature: S/d 3.Dr. Netra Prasad Gyawati Signature: S/d 4.Sundar Shyam Shrestha Signature: S/d 5.Bigyan Prasad Shrestha Signature: S/d
6. Mhamad Badrudoza

Chairman

Signature: S/d 7.Ganesh Prasad Raj

This is a translation copy of Nepali version Registration number at Notary Public

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