Section 24 in The Footwear Design and Development Institute Act, 2017
Title: Pension and provident fund
(1) The Institute shall constitute, for the benefit of its employees, including the Managing Director in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be specified by the Statutes, such pension, insurance and provident funds as it may consider necessary.
(2) Where any such provident fund has been so constituted, the Central Government may declare that the provisions of the Provident Funds Act, 1925 (19 of 1925), shall apply to such fund as if it were a Government Provident Fund.
All appointments of the staff of the Institute, except that of the Managing Director, Secretary and Executive Director shall be made in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Statutes by—
(a) the Governing Council, if the appointment is made on the academic staff in the post of Assistant Professor or above or if the appointment is made on the non-academic staff in any cadre, the maximum of the pay scale for which is the same or higher than that of Assistant Professor; and
(b) the Managing Director, in any other case.
Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:—
(a) the formation of departments of teaching, centre of research, establishment of workshops, laboratories, studios;
(b) the institution of fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes;
(c) the classification, term of office, qualification, the method of appointment and the determination of the terms and conditions of service of officers, teachers and other staff of the Institute;
(d) the reservation of posts for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and other backward categories of person as may be determined by the Central Government;.
(e) the constitution of pension, insurance and provident funds for the benefit of the officers, teachers and other staff of the Institute;
(f) the constitution, powers and duties of the authorities of the Institute;
(g) the manner of filling up of vacancies among members of the Governing Council;
(h) the authentication of the orders and decisions of the Governing Council;
(i) the meetings of the Governing Council, Senate or any Committee, the quorum at such meetings and the procedure to be followed in the conduct of their business;
(j) conferment of honorary degree;
(k) the establishment and maintenance of halls and hostels;
(l) the conditions of residence of students of the Institute and the levying of the fees for residence in the halls and hostels and other charges; and
(m) any other matter which by this Act is to be or may be specified by the Statutes.
Title: Statutes how made
(1) The first Statutes of the Institute shall be framed by the Governing Council with the previous approval of the Visitor and shall be laid as soon as may be before each House of Parliament.
(2) The Governing Council may, from time to time, make new or additional Statutes or may amend or repeal the Statutes in the manner hereafter in this section provided.
(3) Every new Statute or addition to the Statute or any amendment or repeal of a Statute shall require the previous approval of the Visitor who may remit it to the Governing Council for consideration.
(4) A new Statute or a Statute amending or repealing an existing Statute shall have no validity unless it has been assented to by the Visitor.
Subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, the Ordinances of the Institute may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:—
(a) the admission of the students to the Institute;
(b) the reservation for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and other backward categories of persons;
(c) the courses of study to be laid down for all degrees, diplomas and certificates of the Institute;
(d) the conditions under which students shall be admitted to the degree, diploma and certificate courses and to the examinations of the Institute and award of degrees, diplomas and certificates;
(e) the conditions for award of fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes;
(f) the conditions and mode of appointment and duties of examining body, examiners and moderators;
(g) the conduct of examinations;
(h) the maintenance of discipline among the students of the Institute;
(i) the fees to be charged for courses of study in the Institute and for admission to the examinations of degrees, diplomas and certificates of the Institute; and
(j) any other matter which by this Act or the Statutes is to be or may be provided for by the Ordinances.