Section 13 in The Footwear Design and Development Institute Act 2017

Title: The Senate

Description: The Senate of the Institute shall consist of the following persons, namely:— (a) the Managing Director, ex officio who shall be the Chairperson of the Senate; (b) the Secretary, ex officio; (c) the Executive Directors of all Institute campus, ex officio; (d) all Senior Professors of the Institute; (e) three persons, not being employees of the Institute, to be nominated by the Chairperson in consultation with the Managing Director, from amongst educationists of repute, from the fields of footwear, science, engineering and humanities and one of them shall be woman; (f) one alumnus of the Institute to be nominated by the Chairperson in consultation with the Managing Director by rotation; and (g) such other members of the staff as may be laid down in the Statutes.

Title: Functions of Senate

Description: (1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, the Senate of the Institute shall be the principal academic body of the Institute and shall have the control and general regulation, and be responsible for the maintenance of standards of instruction, education and examinations in the Institute and shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be conferred or imposed upon it by the Statutes. (2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1), the Senate shall have the following powers, namely:— (a) to specify the criteria and process for admission to courses or programmes of study by the Institute; (b) to recommend to the Governing Council for creation of teaching and other academic posts, determination of number and emoluments of such posts and defining the duties and conditions of service of teachers and other academic posts; (c) to recommend to the Governing Council for commencement of new programmes and course of study; (d) to specify academic contents of programmes and course of study and to undertake modifications therein; (e) to specify the academic calendar and approve grant of degrees, diplomas and other academic distinctions or titles; and (f) to exercise such other powers and discharge such other functions as may be assigned to it, by Statutes or by the Governing Council.

Title: Functions powers and duties of Chairperson

Description: (1) The Chairperson shall ordinarily preside at the meetings of the Governing Council and at the Convocations of the Institute. (2) The Chairperson shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by this Act or the Statutes. (3) The Chairperson shall have the authority to review periodically the work and progress of the Institute and to order enquiries into the affairs of the Institute.

Title: Managing Director

Description: (1) The Managing Director of the Institute shall be appointed by the Central Government for a tenure of five years and on such terms and conditions of services as may be prescribed. (2) The Managing Director shall be the principal executive officer of the Institute and shall be responsible for the proper administration of the Institute and for imparting of instruction and maintenance of discipline therein. (3) The Managing Director shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by this Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances or delegated by the Governing Council or the Senate. (4) The Managing Director shall submit annual reports and accounts to the Governing Council. (5) The Central Government shall have the power to remove the Managing Director before the tenure of five years, if it considers it appropriate to do so on the grounds of misconduct or incapacity after giving him an opportunity of being heard in the matter. (6) The Managing Director shall be responsible for the implementation of the decision of the Governing Council and the Senate.

Title: Secretary

Description: (1) The Secretary of the Institute shall be appointed by the Central Government. for a tenure of five years and on such terms and conditions of service as may be prescribed. (2) The Secretary shall act as the Secretary of the Governing Council, the Senate and such committees as may be specified by the Statutes. (3) The Secretary shall be responsible to the Managing Director for the proper discharge of his functions. (4) The Secretary shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by this Act or the Statutes or the Managing Director.

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