Chemistry Consonance Society (CCS), IIT Ropar
The Chemistry Consonance Society (CCS), IIT Ropar
was formed in 2014 to assist students in providing them scientific knowledge
in various avenues. The CCS is involved in spreading awareness among students on various research opportunities for internships, travel grants for
conferences, and higher studies in India and abroad. It gives a platform for the
students and scholars to arrange seminars in the department. It promotes the
interaction between academia and industry by organizing industrial trips, facilitate
industrial training, and arranges invited lectures. The
CCS act as a bridge between the students and faculty by organizing intellectual
and scientific gatherings.
Society's First Annual Meeting was held on August 01, 2015.[Details]
Chavan Santosh - President
Asit Ghosh - Vice President
Divyndu Singh - Vice President
Peeyush Kumar Sharma - Cashier
Bharat Ugale - Secretary
Manjodh Kaur - Editor
Aarti Tiwari - Editor
Rajwant Kaur - Conveyor
Amanpreet Singh - Conveyor
Anju Joshi - Event Organizer
Kamal Malhotra - Event Organizer
Coordinator for Year 2014-15: Dr. C. N. Tharamani
Article 1: Statement of purpose
The organization is responsible for the governing
of the student affairs within the Department of Chemistry at IIT Ropar and
shall be known as the Chemistry Consonance Society (CCS).
Article 2: Objectives of CCS
1. To assist
the students in providing them scientific knowledge in an interesting manner by
means of lectures/talks, magazine articles, workshops, industrial trips etc.
the interests of students in various scientific areas pertaining to chemical
relevant information to students to sustain their interest in their
field-specific applications of chemistry.
4. To spread
awareness among the students about the scope for various career options.
5. To convey
timely information to students on the various research opportunities for
internships and higher studies available in India and abroad.
6. To act as
an interface between the students and the faculty and strive for improvement in
a platform for interaction between senior and junior students of the department
by organizing social gatherings.
promote the interaction between academia and industry by organizing industrial
trips, special lectures and facilitate in industrial training.
Article 3: Membership
Eligibility: Students registered in the Masters and
PhD program, and Faculty in the Department of Chemistry, are eligible for
Article 4: Government
The affairs of the CCS shall be governed by the
Section A: Executive committee
(1) Composition: The Executive Committee shall be composed of the following
positions: 2 Faculty Advisors,
President, 2 Vice President, Treasurer, 2 Secretary
Any member of CCS is eligible for getting a position in the Executive
Committee. For the positions of President, Vice President, Treasurer, the
member should be registered as Master student or PhD scholar in the department.
3) DutiesSection B: Publication committee
A. The Executive Committee shall:
a) Be responsible for carrying out the objectives of the CCS as outlined in
Article 1: Statement of Purpose.
b) Report in full and make available to all members of the CCS details of any
activity and decisions on their behalf.
B. The Faculty Advisors shall:
a) Give the charge to President who has been elected/selected.
b) Be responsible for signing the cheque book of the CCS bank account. Without
their signature no financial transaction is allowed from the bank account of CCS.
c) Give their advice to the President/Vice President.
d) Be responsible for election of new President in case of
failure/resignation/misconduct of current President.
C. The President shall:
a) Act as the chairperson of the Executive Committee.
b) Act as his/her Batch Representative.
c) Be responsible for the formation of Society's Policy.
d) Be responsible for all decisions and actions taken by the Executive
e) Regularly brief the faculty advisor of CCS regarding various activities,
plans and the progress made.
f) Assign new duties to members of the Executive Committee as they arise. The
Executive Committee must feel responsible for such assignments. g) Be
responsible for calling meetings of the CCS.
D. The Vice Presidents shall:
a) Act as vice chairman of the Executive Committee.
b) Take care of all the official work of CCS in absence of the President.
c) Make step by step plans for various activities and events.
d) Maintain active involvement in the operation of CCS by the President.
e) Assist in the performance of the President's duties as commissioned by the
f) Act as his/her batch representative if he/she belongs to a different batch
from the President.
E. The Treasurer shall:
a) Be responsible for monitoring CCS funds and bank account. b) Maintain a
record of all financial transactions of CCS.
c) Be responsible for collecting money from CCS members and faculty against
receipt. Assist the President in preparation of Annual Budget of CCS.
F. The Secretary shall:
a) Represent the Masters or PhD Students' Community. They should act as a link
between Students and the Executive Committee.
b) Coordinate the involvement of students in the activities of CCS.
c) Put forward the demands, suggestions & complaints of students to the
The Publication Committee shall be composed of the following positions:
Publication Secretary, and Editorial Board.
Any member of CCS is eligible for getting a position in the Publication
Committee. For the position of Publication Secretary and Editor(s), the member
should belong to Masters or registered PhD scholar in Chemistry department.
a) The Publication Committee shall: be responsible for printing of CCS
newsletter. Be responsible for collecting articles from students as well as
faculty members of the department.
Article 5: Operations and procedures
Section A: Election procedures
a) The President and the Vice President of CCS shall be elected by voting among
the members of the CCS.
b) The sole right of rejection of candidature resides with the Faculty Advisors
c) The other members of the Executive Committee shall be elected by the
President and Vice President of CCS by the advice of the faculty advisor.
d) The exact procedure of election/selection will be determined by the then
President and the Faculty Advisor.
Section B: Vacancies
a) An Executive Committee position shall be declared vacant by a meeting of the
Executive Committee when:
i) The qualifications for the position are no longer met.
ii) A written resignation is received by the President from said member.
iii) An impeachment removes the member.
b) The President will have the right to nominate a suitable person from the
existing members of CCS for the vacant position of the Executive Committee by
the advice of the faculty advisor of CCS.
c) The President will have the right to nominate a suitable person from the
existing members of CCS for the vacant position of the members of the different
committees of CCS by the advice of the respective secretaries.
d) If the President is found non-functioning or he gives a written resignation
then the faculty advisors of CCS shall be responsible for electing new
Section C: Working committee
The working committee meeting shall be held at least once every month. In this
meeting all the working members of CCS must be present. This meeting will be
chaired by the President. Further meetings may be called on the approval of the
The President must give one week notice for this meeting. All motions,
excluding constitutional amendments, presented at this meeting must be approved
by a simple majority of the votes cast to be passed.
Section D: Constitutional
a) Amendments to the constitution may only be made
at the Executive Committee meeting.
b) Any proposed amendment to the CCS Constitution must be submitted to the
President at least one week prior to the Executive Committee meeting.
c) The President shall post all proposed constitution amendments one week after
the Executive Committee meeting.
d) All constitutional amendments must be approved by two-third of the members
present at Executive Committee meeting.
Section E: Records
a) Copies of the minutes of all Executive Committee
and Working Committee meetings shall be compiled and bound by the Vice
b) Copies of all financial statements and a year-end financial breakdown of all
activities shall be compiled and bound by the Treasurer.
c) All aforementioned records shall be retained for a period of not less than
five years and shall be the responsibility of the President in office.
Article 6: Annual activities of CCS
CCS shall be involved in the following activities
through the year:
a) Printing of CCS magazine, newsletter.
b) Maintaining contacts with alumni.
c) Holding lectures and workshops.
d) Holding competitions.
e) Organizing industrial visits and tours.