Section 18 in The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Act, 2020

Title: Annual report.

Description: The Institute shall prepare for every year a report of its activities during that year and submit the report to the Central Government in such form and on or before such date as may be prescribed and a copy of this report shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within one month of its receipt.

Title: Pension and provident funds.

Description: (1) The Institute shall constitute for the benefit of its officers, teachers and other employees, in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be specified by regulations, such pension and provident funds as it may deem fit: Provided that the pension and provident fund constituted by the Anteceding Institutions before the commencement of this Act shall be deemed to be the pension and provident fund under this section. (2) Where any such provident fund has been 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.

Title: Authentication of orders and instruments of Institute.

Description: All orders and decisions of the Institute shall be authenticated by the Director or any other member authorised by the Institute in this behalf and all other instruments shall be authenticated by the signature of the Director or such other officers as may be authorised by the Institute.

Title: Acts and proceedings not to be invalidated by vacancies, etc.

Description: No act done or proceeding taken by the Institute, Governing Body or any standing or ad hoc committee under this Act shall be questioned on the ground merely of the existence of any vacancy in, or defect in the constitution of the Institute, Governing Body or such standing or ad hoc committee.

Title: Grant of degrees, diplomas, etc., by Institute.

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the Institute shall have power to grant medical degrees, diplomas and other academic distinctions and titles under this Act.