Alumni (MAB)

MAB Constitution, Organogram & Membership


(ACT XXI OF 1860)





I.       The name of the Association is Microbiology Association of Bangladesh.

 II.    The registered office of the Association shall be situated at the Department of Microbiology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh or such other place as the Association may time to time determine.

 (i) Working Area:  All over the Bangladesh

 III.   Object and Nature of the Association: It is a Non-political, Non-profitable, Non-government, Welfare Organization.

"All the objects mentioned here under will be implemented after obtaining necessary permission from the Government/ concerned authority or competent authority and the objects contrary to the provision of section 20 of the Act shall be treated as ineffective."

 1.     To encourage participation in the professional microbiological community,

 2.     To promote intellectual sharing between members and provide academic support with educational and research tools, books, scientific journals, etc. to current students,

 3.     To work as liaison among faculty members, ex. and current students,

 4.     To arrange job-fair on microbiology and relevant disciplines,

 5.     To create employment opportunity for the young microbiologists through co-ordination & co-operation with govt., semi-govt., local and foreign voluntary organizations.

 6.     To buildup mutual relationship among microbiology or relevant disciplines of the recognized universities or organizations home or abroad,

 7.     To arrange conference, seminar, symposium, etc. on education, public health and socio-economic issues,

 8.     To create awareness against severe microbiological diseases such as tuberculosis, AIDS, malaria, hepatitis, influenza, etc.

 9.     To undertake and carry on humanitarian or charitable program for the under-privileged people.

 10.    To carry out such lawful things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects or any of them.

 11.    The executive committee will decide and/or amend the aims and objects of the organization in general meeting from time to time.

 IV)    Income:

The income and property of the Association whatsoever derived shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objective and the purposes of the Association as set forth in this Memorandum and no portion thereof shall not be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividend, bonus or otherwise howsoever by way of profit to the persons who at any time are or have members of the Association or to any thereof to any person claiming through any of them provided that nothing herein contained shall prevent the payment in good faith or out-of-pocket expenses or of remuneration to any member of the staff of office-learner of the Association or any member thereof or other person in return for any services actually rendered to the Association or to any of the objectives for which the Association is established.

  V)     Fund Mobilization and Utilization:

 In order to be able to fulfill the objectives, the Association will:

 a)     Accept donations in cash or in kind, from any person, institution, organization or association.

Govt. or non-govt organization or companies home or abroad use the same towards the promotion and maintenance of the objectives of the Association and create & provide funds to apply the same as the Association may deem expedient for the fulfillment of its objectives, provided that the Association shall not receive any foreign donation without undergoing the formalities as laid down in the foreign donation (voluntary) activities and regulations ordinance (Ordinance No. XLVI of 1978) and the foreign contributions (regulations) ordinance (Ordinance No. XXXI of 1982) as amended from time to time.

 b)     Pay out the funds of the Association or out of any particular part of such funds all expenses incidentals to the formation and managements of the Association or of administering any special trust or otherwise carrying out of any for the forgoing objects including the payments for the salaries to persons employed.

 VI)    The Association shall:

 a)     Institute, conduct, defend or compromise legal proceedings by or against the Association or its office bearers in respect of matters affecting the Association.

b)     Make rules and regulations or by-laws not inconsistent with the law not with the memorandum of the Association and all its institutions and projects.

c)     Do all such other lawful acts, matters, deeds and things as are incidental or conductive to the attainment of the objectives.

 VII)  Dissolution Or Winding up:

 If upon the winding up or dissolution the Association, there shall will remain any asset after liquidation all its debts and liabilities will not be paid to or distributed among the Members of the Association but will be given or transferred to or applied to same other societies, to be determined by the 2/3rd majority of the members of the Association.

  VIII)          The First Executive Committee of the Association is hereby constituted in the following persons:

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Name & Address















General Secretary





Joint Secretary





Organizing Secretary





Finance Secretary





  Office Secretary  



Press and Cultural Secretary





  Social Welfare Secretary  



Executive Member





Executive Member





Executive Member





Executive Member





Executive Member





Executive Member



 We, the several persons, whose names, address and signatures subscribed below, are desirous of being formed into a foundation pursuant to the Memorandum of Association:

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Name, Father’s & Mother’s Name, Address, Affiliation, Date of Birth, Contact No., Email




Father’s Name:

Mother’s Name:



Date of Birth:

Contact No.:















































Dated ..................... the day of ..........................................2012


Witnessed to the above by:



Witness 1:



Witness 2:




















 Arif Hussain, FCA




















(ACT XXI OF 1860)






1.     In these rules and regulations, unless the context otherwise requires:


a)     The Association means Microbiology Association of Bangladesh.

b)     President means President of the Executive Committee.

c)     Office means the registered office for the time being of the Association      

d)     Government means Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

e)     Member means General Member of the Association whose name appears or to be appeared in the Register of the Members.

f)      Month means English calendar month.

g)     Seal means the Common Seal of the Association.

h)     General Meeting means a General Meeting of the Association.

i)      Ordinary Meeting and Extra-ordinary meeting shall mean the annual general meeting and Extra Ordinary meeting of the members.

j)      Rules mean any rules, regulations, by-laws and procedures framed by general members for the proper function of the Association.

k)     Proxy means an attorney duly constituted or appointed under an instrument or proxy, power of attorney or other authority in writings.

l)      In writing and Written includes printing, lithography or any other modes of representing or reproducing words in visible form.




2.     The membership of the Association shall consist of:-

 General Members:  Such individuals who may be admitted from time to time and whose names entered in the register of Members including such individuals who sign the Memorandum of Association of the Association shall be considered as General Members. General Membership of the Association shall be limited to persons including founder members and would be admitted by the Executive Committee (from amongst the graduates of the Department of Microbiology, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh) who, in the opinion of the Executive Committee abide by the memorandum of association and rules and regulation of the foundation and capable of being contributing substantially to the promotion of the objectives of the Association. 

3.     Each General Member shall pay annual subscription of Taka 1000.00 (one thousand only).

Associate Members: 

4.     The current students of the Department of Microbiology, University of Chittagong who are committed to development of the Association shall be referred to as Associate Member without the right to vote. The Associate Member shall be requested to pay an annual subscription of Taka 300.00 (three hundred) only.

Founder Members:-

 5.     The Founder members of the Association shall be the persons who are signatories to the Memorandum of Association of the foundation on the date of the registration of the Foundation.

Life Members:

 6.     A General Member who will be interested in the activities of the Association may be enrolled as Life Member on payment of a maximum donation of Taka 5,000 (five thousand) only.



 7.     Individual of excellence of his/her own or Association or Organization or Foundation or Body or Person of eminent position may be considered as Patron without voting right, subjected to consensus in General meeting of the Association.


 Volunteer Members:

 8.     Enthusiastic individuals committed to fulfill the objectives of the Foundation may be included by the Executive Committee to become Volunteer Member without voting right. No admission fee will be required.


 9.     The Association shall maintain a register of members which shall be open to inspection, on any working day office hours between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the office of the Association, by the Members and /or Officers on payment of such fees and upon giving such notices as may, from time to time, be prescribed by the Association in this behalf.


 10.    Each General Member of the Association shall be entitled to one vote.


11.    No member of the Association whose subscription dues are in arrears shall be entitled to vote.

 12.    Any member failing to pay the arrears due for three consecutive years shall lose his membership.


 13.    The amount to the credit of any special fund shall be used by the Executive Committee only for the specific purpose therein mentioned and not otherwise.




 14.    The affairs of the Association shall be managed by an Executive Committee, which shall have the responsibility to determine the direction and scope at the activities of the Association.


15.    The election of the Executive Committee shall be determined by the majority votes of the General Members. An election commission will conduct the election of the executive committee through a conventional democratic voting system in a general meeting. The election commission consists of three members with a chief election commissioner and two other election commissioners. All the election commissioners will be selected with the consensus of two-third attendee of the meeting.

16.    The Executive Committee shall have power to co-opt members if any when they consider desirable.

17.    The Executive Committee shall exercise full management and financial control of the foundation.

18.    The Duration of the ever-first Executive Committee shall be for 2 (two) years, whereas the next Executive Committees shall be for 1 (one) year.

19.    The Executive Committee members hold their positions until voluntarily resign or is/are removed from their position with the consensus of 3/4th majority of the General members in a general meeting.



20.    The President of the Association shall be elected by the General Members at its Annual General Meeting from among its members and shall hold office until the election of his/her successors but shall be eligible for re-election for 2 (two) successive tenures.


21.    The Executive Committee will elect another person who will act as President of the Association among the Executive Committee members if a vacancy occurs in the office of the President or if the President is unable to discharge the functions of his/her office on account of absence, illness or any other cause, until a President is elected at the next Annual General Meeting or until the President resumes the functions of his/her office as the cause may be.

Vice President:-


22.    S/he will preside all meeting in absence of President.

23.    Where a casual vacancy occurs in the office of the Vice-president, the Executive Committee shall elect a Vice-president as soon as possible.



General Secretary:-


24. Implementing all decisions taken in general meetings

25. Announcing general meetings with the consent of the President

26. Preserving all documents and work-sheets of the general meetings

27. Presenting annual plan and activities of the Association in general meetings

28. Carrying out all the duties delivered by the President and the Executive Committee

29. Providing safe custody of the "Seal"

2 (two) successive tenures

Joint Secretary:-


29. Cooperating General Secretary in the entire activities of the Association

30. Serving as acting General Secretary in absence of General Secretary


Finance Secretary:


29.    S/he will be in charge of accounts section including maintenance of proper books of accounts and cashbooks.

30.    The Finance Secretary shall be the Chief Financial Officer of the Association, shall be responsible for the receipt, custody and disbursement of Association’s funds and other assets, shall be custodian of the financial records of the Association and shall have charge of investment of the Association’s funds, subject to direction or approval of the Executive Committee. The Finance Secretary shall give such bond for the faithful discharge of his/her duties, as the Executive Committee requires. In general, the Finance Secretary shall perform all duties incidental to the Office of Finance Secretary and such other duties as may from time to time be assigned to him/her by the Executive Committee.


Office Secretary:

29. S/he shall keep minutes of all proceedings of the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association.

29. Preserving all documents and work-sheets of the Association,

30. Cooperating the President, General Secretary and Treasurer in reporting,

31. Carrying out all the duties delivered by the President and the Executive Committee.


Press Secretary:

29.    S/he will be the spokesman of the Association, and in charge of all press related activities of the Association.



Executive Member:

31.    S/he will hold office to prepare plans and programs for the furtherance of the objectives of the foundation; as well as procure efficient management of the affairs conferred by the Executive Committee.


32.    The composition of the Executive Committee. Shall be as follows:



i)       President                              1 (one)

ii)     Vice President                      2 (two)

iii)    General Secretary                         1 (one)

iv)     Joint Secretary                     2 (two)

v)      Finance Secretary                         1 (one)

vi)     Office Secretary                            1 (one)

vii)   Press Secretary                             1 (one)

vii)   Executive Member                        6 (Six)

                                                          15 (Fifteen)


Executive Director:

 22.    All activities of the Association shall be managed by the Executive Director. The Executive Director shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Association. S/he will be elected by the Executive Committee from amongst its General Members. He/she will advice and extend his/her efforts for overall activities and internal management of the Association.


23.    Subject to the permission of the Executive Committee, all concerns of the Association shall be appointed by the Executive Director and s/he shall appoint, employ advisors, consultants, officers and other staffs of the Association and also remove or dismiss them & appoint others in their place; and all the appointments & dismissal shall be made only by his signature.

24.    If any person is employed for full time elsewhere, s/he may get remuneration/ honorarium as decided by the Executive Committee.

25.    The Executive Committee may terminate the Executive Director under any circumstance.

27.    S/he will prepare and submit all materials or books of accounts.

28.    All other duties and functions that may be assigned to him/her by the Executive Committee from time to time.


General Meeting (GM):

33.    The President of the foundation will preside over meeting of the General Body.


34.    GM will be held every 6 (six) months,

35.    One third of the members forms the quorum of GM. In case of fraction, the number is always counted by rounding up.

35.    The executive committee calls on a general meeting with a 7 (seven)-day prior notice to each member through electronic communications.


Meeting of the Executive Committee:

34.    In presence of 2/3rd members of the Executive Committee at any such meeting shall form a quorum and each member has one vote.


35.    The Executive Committee shall hold at least 1 (one) meeting in every three months and four meeting a year.


36.    The Association shall keep at its office a Register containing the names and addresses and occupations and nationality of the members of the Executive Committee shall send to the Registrar of any changes that may take in the names, address, occupations or nationality within such members of the Executive Committee.


37.    Any question at such meeting may be decided by a majority and if the votes are equal, the President of the meeting shall have a second or casting vote.


38.    Any member of the Executive Committee may request a special meeting thereof to be called by the Executive Director by giving Twenty one days notice of his/her desire to the Executive Director, but at such special meetings no social work other than specified in the notice shall be taken into consideration, save by the unanimous consent of those who once present in the meeting.


39.    Emergency meetings may be convened with specific agenda with 24 hours notice in the event of emergencies.


40.    Minutes of all proceedings of the Committee shall be made and regularly entered into a Minute Book to be kept by the Executive Director, and copies circulated among the Members. The book shall be open to the inspection of any member at any reasonable time.

41.    Any casual vacancy against the members of the Executive Committee, arising from death, resignation, removal or otherwise, may be filled by co-option by the Executive Committee and the members so co-opted shall hold office for the unexpired portion of the term of the office of the member causing the vacancy.

42.    The Executive Committee shall function not withstanding any vacancy therein and not withstanding any defect in its composition and no act or proceeding of the Executive Committee shall be invalid by reason only of the existence of any vacancy amongst its members or any defect in its constitution.


Annual General Meeting:

43.    It shall be in the month of December and at least once in calendar year. Fourteen days notice shall be given to every member before holding General Meeting stating the time and place of such meeting and the business to be transacted in such meeting.


44.    At every general or special meeting 2/3 (Two-Third) Members of the foundation, entitled to be present and to vote shall form a quorum, provided that if the necessary quorum is not present at such meeting then such meeting shall be adjourned to such subsequent date as may be fixed by the Executive Committee and notified to Members and if the necessary quorum as defined above is not present at such adjourned meeting the members then actually present shall form a quorum. The President of the foundation and in his /her absence a Member elected by the Members shall preside.