Section 17 in The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Act, 2007

Title: Senate

Description: The Senate of the Institute shall be the principal academic body and its composition shall be such as may be provided by the Statutes.

Title: Functions of Senate

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, the Senate shall have the control and general regulation, and be responsible for the maintenance of standards of instruction, education and examination 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.

Title: President of Board

Description: (1) The President shall ordinarily preside at the meetings of the Board and at the Convocations of the Institute. (2) It shall be the duty of the President to ensure that the decisions taken by the Board are implemented. (3) The President shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by this Act or the Statutes.

Title: Director

Description: (1) The Director of the Institute shall be appointed by the Central Government in such manner and on such terms and conditions as may be provided by the Statutes: Provided that the first Director shall be appointed by the Central Government on such terms and conditions as it deems fit, for a period not exceeding six months from the date the first Statutes comes into force. (2) The Director shall be the principal academic and executive officer of the Institute and shall be responsible for the proper administration and academic performance of the Institute and for imparting of instruction and maintenance of discipline therein. (3) The Director shall submit annual reports and accounts to the Board. (4) The Director shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by this Act, the Statutes or the Ordinances.

Title: Registrar

Description: (1) The Registrar of the Institute shall be appointed in such manner and on such terms and conditions as may be provided by the Statutes and shall be the custodian of records, the common seal, the funds of the Institute and such other property of the Institute as the Board shall commit to his charge. (2) The Registrar shall act as the Secretary of the General Council, the Board, the Senate and such committees as may be provided by the Statutes. (3) The Registrar shall be responsible to the Director for the proper discharge of his functions. (4) The Registrar shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by this Act, the Statutes or by the Director.

CHAPTER 2 THE INSTITUTES