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Membership Policy

Membership Criteria & Policy

1. Registered NGOs:

 

a) NGOs Registered with National Trust:

  • NGOs Registered with National Trust shall become members on payment of Annual Subscription as prescribed by the Board and will fall under the Category of Registered NGOs.
  • Membership of NGOs registered with National Trust shall be renewed every year on payment of annual subscription.
  • NGOs registered with National Trust shall cease to be members if it is would up or dissolved.
  • NGOs Registered with National Trust shall provide details of Producer members above 18 years, products manufactured and other details in the prescribed form along with copies of Registration numbers.
  • The sheltered workshop/enterprise can have inclusive groups with at least 50% persons with disability of which 5% members to be with developmental disabilities.
  • They will avail all services of ARUNIM and abide the rules and policy for producer/vendor groups.

 

b) Other Registered NGOs/Co-operatives working with or without people with disabilities:

  • Other NGOs registered under the Societies Act and/or any Local Act shall become members on payment of annual subscription as prescribed by the Board.
  • NGOs working with persons with disabilities and other persons above the age of 18 years and involved in any vocational/sheltered/enterprise activities are eligible to become members of ARUNIM.
  • The groups to have 50% persons with disability of which 5% members to be with developmental disabilities. Where there less than 5% developmental disabilities the decision would be taken by ARUNIM board.
  • Other NGOs who wish to partner and enhance ARUNIM’s objectives and that benefit on mutually agreed terms are eligible to become members.
  • They will avail all services of ARUNIM and abide the rules and policy for producer/vendor groups.
  • Other NGOs shall cease to be member if it is wound up or dissolved.

 

c) Non Registered groups/self help groups/disabled people’s groups/parents groups:

  • Non Registered groups/self help groups/Disabled people’s groups/parents groups, who are not registered under the Societies Act and/or any Local Act shall become member on payment of annual subscription as prescribed by the Board.
  • Non Registered groups/self help groups/Disabled people’s groups/parents groups, shall be eligible for membership who work with 18 years and above and wish to engage in Micro-enterprise in a collective form and enhance ARUNIM’s objectives and that benefit on mutually agreed terms are eligible to become members.
  • The groups to have 50% persons with disability of which 5% members to be with developmental disabilities.
  • Non Registered NGOs/self help groups/Disabled people’s groups/parents groups Membership shall be renewed on payment of annual subscription.
  • They will avail all services of ARUNIM and abide the rules and policy for producer/vendor groups.
  • Non Registered groups/self help groups/Disabled people’s groups/parents groups shall cease to be member if it is would up or dissolved.

 

2. Honorary Members:

  • Honorary Members shall be such individuals who are Entrepreneurs or have expertise in legal, financial, administrative or marketing field or any other which facilitates the growth of ARUNIM.
  • They shall guide and be mentors to Non Registered groups/self help groups/Disabled people’s groups/parents groups and help to achieve aims and objects of ARUNIM as well as to raise funds by way of donations and/or sponsorship of products and also support marketing of products by using their network.

 

3. Individual Member:

  • Individual Members shall be such individual who is above the age of 18 years and agrees with aims and objects of ARUNIM.
  • Individual members can become ARUNIM’s members:
  • An Individual who himself is a person with a disability running an enterprise.
  • An individual who is running an enterprise giving employment to persons with disability.
  • Any individual

 

  • Individual Membership shall be of two categories i.e. a) life Member and b) Ordinary Member:

 

a) Life Member:

Life Member shall be such individual who pay Lump Sum subscription as prescribed by the Board.

  • Life Membership shall be for a maximum period of 20 years.
  • Life Member shall guide/help to achieve aims and objects Of ARUNIM.

 

b) Ordinary Member:

  • Ordinary Member shall be such individual who pay an annual subscription as prescribed by the Board.
  • Ordinary Member membership shall be renewed every year on payment of annual subscription.
  • Ordinary Member shall guide/help to achieve aims and objects ARUNIM.

Subscription for Various Categories of Membership

1. NGOs.:
 

a) NGOs Registered with National Trust:

  • Annual Subscription for NGOs Registered with National Trust shall be Rs.500/- (Rupees Five hundred only).

b) Other Registered NGOs working with or without people with disabilities:

  • Annual Subscription for other NGOs REGISTERED UNDER THE Societies Act and/or any Local Act shall be Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One thousand only).

c) Non Registered groups/self help groups/disabled people’s groups/parents groups:

  • Annual Subscription for Non Registered groups, who are not registered under the Society Act and/or any Local Act shall be Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One thousand only).

 

2. Honorary Members:

  • No Annual Subscription.

 

3. Individual Member:

A) Individual Entrepreneur  with disability:

  • Annual Subscription shall be Rs.500/- (Rupees Five hundred only).

B) Individual Entrepreneur employing  people with disability:

  • Annual Subscription shall be Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One thousand only).

C) Any other Individual:

a) Life Member

  • Lump Sum subscription for Life Member shall be Rs.15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen thousand only).

b) Ordinary Member:

  • Annual Subscription for Ordinary Member shall be Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One thousand only).