Section 6 in The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Act, 2020

Title: Composition of Institute.

Description: (1) The Institute shall consist of the following members, namely:-- (a) the Minister in charge of the Ministry of AYUSH, ex officio; (b) the Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of AYUSH, ex officio; (c) the Secretary, Department of Health, Government of Gujarat, ex officio; (d) the Director of the Institute, ex officio; (e) the technical head of Ayurveda, not below the level of Advisor (Ayurveda), Ministry of AYUSH, ex officio; (f) the Secretary to the Government of India or his nominee (not below the rank of Joint Secretary) Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, ex officio; (g) the Vice-Chancellor of Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, ex officio; (h) the Director-General, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda, ex officio; (i) the Secretary to the Government of India or his nominee (not below the rank of Joint Secretary) in the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, ex officio; (j) three experts in Ayurveda, having special knowledge and experience in the field of education, industry and research, to be nominated by the Central Government; (k) three Members of Parliament, of whom two shall be elected from among themselves by the members of the House of the People and one from among themselves by members of the Council of States. (2) It is hereby declared that the office of member of the Institute shall not disqualify its holder for being chosen as, or for being, a member of either House of Parliament.

Title: Terms of office of, and vacancies among, members.

Description: (1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, the term of office of a member including nominated or elected member of the Institute shall be five years from the date of his nomination or election. (2) The term of office of a member elected under clause (k) of sub-section (1) of section 6 shall come to an end as soon as he becomes a Minister or Minister of State or Deputy Minister or the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker of the House of the People or the Deputy Chairman of the Council of States or ceases to be a member of the House from which he was elected. (3) The term of office of an ex officio member shall continue so long as he holds the office by virtue of which he is a member. (4) The term of office of a member nominated or elected to fill a causal vacancy shall continue for the remainder of the term of the member in whose place he has been nominated or elected. (5) An outgoing member shall, unless the Central Government otherwise directs, continue in office until another person is nominated or elected as a member in his place. (6) A member may resign his office by writing under his hand addressed to the Central Government but he shall continue in office till his resignation is accepted by that Government. (7) The manner of filling vacancies among members shall be such as may be prescribed.

Title: President of Institute.

Description: (1) There shall be a President of the Institute who shall be nominated by the Central Government from among the members other than the Director of the Institute. (2) The President shall exercise such powers and discharge such functions as are laid down in this Act or as may be prescribed. (3) The President and other members shall receive such allowances from the Institute as may be prescribed.

Title: Meetings of Institute.

Description: The Institute shall hold its first meeting at such time and place as may be appointed by the Central Government and shall observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at the first meeting as may be laid down by that Government, and thereafter, the Institute shall meet at such times and places and observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at its meetings (including quoram) as may be specified by regulations.

Title: Governing Body and other committees of Institute.

Description: (1) There shall be a Governing Body of the Institute which shall be constituted by the Institute in such manner as may be specified by regulations. (2) The Governing Body shall be the executive committee of the Institute and shall exercise such powers and discharge such functions as the Institute may, by regulations made in this behalf, confer or impose upon it. (3) The President of the Institute shall be the Chairperson of the Governing Body and as Chairperson thereof shall exercise such powers and discharge such functions as may be specified by regulations. (4) The procedure to be followed in the exercise of its powers and discharge of its functions by the Governing Body, and the term of office of, and the manner of filling vacancies among, the members of the Governing Body shall be such as may be specified by regulations. (5) Subject to such control and restrictions as may be prescribed, the Institute may constitute as many standing committees and ad hoc committees as it thinks fit for exercising any power or discharging any function of the Institute or for inquiring into, or reporting or advising upon, any matter which the Institute may refer to them, in such manner as may be specified by regulations. (6) The Chairperson and members of the Governing Body and the Chairperson and the members of a standing committee or an ad hoc committee shall receive such allowances, as may be specified by regulations.

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