Section 30A in The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007
[30A. Establishment of Council for the Institutes of Second ScheduleIns.] Ins. by the National Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2012 (28 of 2012), s. 9 (w.e.f. 7-6-2012) and omitted by the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Act, 2014 (9 of 2014), s. 8 (w.e.f. 4-3-2014).
Title: Term of office of, vacancies among, and allowances payable to members of Council
(1) The terms of office of a member shall be three years from the date of notification:
Provided that the term of office of an ex officio member shall continue so long as he holds office by virtue of which he is such a member.
(2) The term of office of a member elected under clause (j) of sub-section (2) of section 30 1*** shall expire as soon as he ceases to be member of the House, which elected him.
(3) The term of office of a member nominated or elected to fill a casual vacancy shall continue for the remainder of the term of the member in whose place he has been appointed.
(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section an outgoing member shall, unless the Central Government otherwise directs, continue in office until another person is appointed as a member in his place
(5) The members of the Council other than ex officio member shall be paid such travelling and other allowances as may be prescribed.
1. The words, brackets, letters and figures "and clause (j) of sub-section (2) of section 30A" omitted by Act of 9 of 2014, s.9 (w.e.f. 4-3-2014).
Title: Functions of Council
(1) It shall be the general duty of the Council to co-ordinate the activities of all the Institutes.
(2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1), the Council shall perform the following functions, namely:--
(a) to advise on matters relating to the duration of the courses, the degrees and other academic distinctions to be conferred by the Institutes, admission standards and other academic matters;
(b) to lay down policy regarding cadres, methods of recruitment and conditions of service of employees, institution of scholarships and free ships, levying of fees and other matters of common interest;
(c) to examine the development plans of each Institute and to approve such of them as are considered necessary and also to indicate broadly the financial implications of such approved plans;
(d) to advise the Visitor, if so required, in respect of any function to be performed by him under this Act; and
(e) to perform such other functions as are assigned to it by or under this Act.
Title: Chairman of Council
(1) The Chairman of the Council shall ordinarily preside at the meetings of the Council:
Provided that, in his absence, the Vice-Chairman of the Council shall preside at the meetings of the Council.
(2) It shall be the duty of the Chairman of the Council to ensure that the decisions taken by the Council are implemented.
(3) The Chairman shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as are assigned to him by this Act.
(4) The Council shall meet once in every year and follow such procedure in its meetings as may be prescribed.
Title: Power to make rules in respect of matters in this Chapter
(1) The Central Government may, by notification, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Chapter.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:--
(a) the travelling and other allowances payable to members of the Council under sub-section (5) of section 31; and
(b) the procedure to be followed in the meetings of the Council under sub-section (4) of section 33.
(3) Every rule made by the Central Government under this Chapter shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session, immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.