Section 10 in The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Act, 2020

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.

Title: Staff of Institute.

Description: (1) There shall be a chief executive officer of the Institute who shall be designated as the Director of the Institute and shall, subject to such rules as may be made by the Central Government in this behalf, be appointed by the Institute Provided that the Director of the Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar shall be deemed to have been appointed as the first Director of the Institute. (2) The Director shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office or until he attains the age of sixty-five years, whichever is earlier. (3) The Director shall exercise such powers and discharge such functions as may be specified by regulations or as may be delegated to him by the Institute or the President of the Institute or the Governing Body or the Chairperson of the Governing Body. (4) Subject to such rules as may be made by the Central Government in this behalf, the Institute may appoint Deputy Director (Undergraduate), Deputy Director (Postgraduate) and Deputy Director (Pharmacy) and such number of other officers and employees as may be necessary for the exercise of its powers and discharge of its functions and the designations and grades of other officers and employees shall be such as may be specified by regulations: Provided that the Director of Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Jamnagar shall be deemed to have been appointed as the first Deputy Director (Undergraduate) of the Institute: Provided further that the Director of the Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jamnagar shall be deemed to have been appointed as the first Deputy Director (Pharmacy) under this Act. (5) The Director, Deputy Director (Undergraduate), Deputy Director (Postgraduate) and Deputy Director (Pharmacy) and other officers and employees of the Institute shall be entitled to such salary and allowances and shall be governed by such conditions of service in respect of leave, pension, provident fund and other matters as may be specified by regulations.

Title: Objects of Institute.

Description: The objects of the Institute shall be— (a) to develop patterns of teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in Ayurveda and Pharmacy so as to demonstrate a high standard of such medical education to all medical colleges and other allied institutions of Ayurveda in India; (b) to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all important branches of Ayurveda including Pharmacy; (c) to attain self-sufficiency in postgraduate education to meet the country's needs for specialists and medical teachers in Ayurveda; (d) to make an in-depth study and research in the field of Ayurveda.

Title: Functions of Institute.

Description: With a view to the promotion of the objects specified in section 12, the Institute may— (a) provide for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Ayurveda, including Pharmacy; (b) provide facilities for research in the various branches of Ayurveda including Pharmacy; (c) prescribe courses and curricula for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Ayurveda including Pharmacy; (d) notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, establish and maintain— (i) one or more Ayurveda medical colleges with different Departments including department of Swasthvritta and such other departments as may deemed to be necessary for scientific validation of Ayurveda, implementing Ayurveda principles and theories in public health and further expansion of Ashtanga Ayurveda with the help of modern scientific advances sufficiently staffed and equipped to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate Ayurveda education including Pharmacy; (ii) one or more well-equipped hospitals; (iii) colleges for Ayurveda supporting staffs such as nurses, Pharmacists, Panchakarma technicians or therapists and such other allied disciplines of Ayurveda sufficiently staffed and equipped for training such students; (iv) rural and urban health organisations which will form centres for the field training in Ayurveda and for research into community health problems; and (v) other institutions for the training of different types of health workers, such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists and Ayurvedic medical technicians of various kinds; (e) train teachers for the different Ayurveda colleges in India; (f) hold examinations (including for admissions) and grant degrees, diplomas and other academic distinctions and titles in undergraduate and postgraduate education in Ayurveda and Pharmacy as may be laid down in the regulations; (g) institute, and appoint persons to professorships, readerships, lectureships and posts of any description in accordance with regulations; (h) receive grants from the Government and gifts, donations, benefactions, bequests and transfers of properties, both movable and immovable, from donors, benefactors, testators or transferors, as the case may be; (i) deal with any property belonging to, or vested in, the Institute in any manner which is considered necessary for promoting the objects specified in section 12; (j) demand and receive such fees and other charges as may be specified by regulations; (k) construct quarters for its staff and allot such quarters to the staff in accordance with such regulations as may be made in this behalf; (l) establish, maintain and manage halls and hostels for the residence of students; (m) supervise and control the residence and regulate the discipline of students of the Institute and to make arrangements for promoting their health, general welfare and cultural and corporate life; (n) institute and award fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, prizes and medals; (o) borrow money, with the prior approval of the Central Government, on the security of the property of the Institute; (p) to perform all such things as may be necessary, incidental or conducive to the attainment of all or any of the objects of the Institute.

Title: Payment to Institute.

Description: The Central Government may, after due appropriation made by Parliament by law in this behalf, pay to the Institute in each financial year such sums of money and in such manner as may be considered necessary for the exercise of its powers and discharge of its functions under this Act.

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