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Membership Rules & Eligibility

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Membership Categories

Honorary members

  • Eligibility for Honorary members
    • Honorary Membership should have served the Ngo for more than five years through significant involvement in the affairs of the Society that has reached an extraordinary level. The number of Honorary Members cannot exceed 1% of the membership and, therefore, recipients must reflect the highest level of extraordinary contribution to the Society. Honorary membership is the highest honour that the Society gives.. The number of Honorary Members at anyone time is limited to approximately 1% of the total membership of the Society.
    • Honorary Membership has been regarded as a high honor that is not bestowed lightly; proposals should be carefully prepared and factual in their presentation of information about the candidate. The honorary membership may be conferred on regular members and members who:
      • are in good standing with the Society,
      • are at least 55 years of age,
      • have had significant involvement in the affairs of the Society**, and
      • have served with distinction in the field of medical NGO
      • contribute by submitting articles, write ups, case studies at the website
  • They will have an access to
    • Honorary members will have a right to attend the meeting and lay an impact on change of decision of the Executive body members
    • They can plan, execute and even organise an event on behalf of Society
    • They will have a right to cast a vote at the time of election but will not be decision makers in functioning of Society.
    • Generate funds and can organise fundraisers for the benefit of the Society.

Corporate members

  • Eligibility for Corporate members
    • Must be an established one – brand wise / business wise
    • Should be the one related to Medical/Health/Pharmaceutical line
    • Should be able to sponsor the Society event/activities /making of promotion material from time to time
    • The Corporate members will have a right to attend the Executive body meeting
    • They will have a right to cast a vote at the time of election but will not be decision makers in functioning of Society.
    • They can be a part of decision making in the functioning of the Society
    • They will be the main source of organising fundraisers and events for the Society.
    • Society will have a right to use their infrastructure for any non profit event of the Corporate member.
    • Entire logistic support will be extended by the Corporate member in any of the activities of the Society.
    • The logo and name of the Corporate member will be carried in all the promotion collaterals and its advertisements on Society Website with minimal charge.
    • Corporate members will need to pay a fee of Rs.10,000/- per annum (payable to Society For Kidney Support, New Delhi). Renewal of membership will be at the discretion of SFKS executive members’ decision.
  • To be a Corporate member of the Society gets you:
    • A regular update on key planning and Society matters
    • Access to draft responses by the Society to Government consultation documents
    • An opportunity to participate in Committee and/or regional meetings
    • An opportunity to network with your peers and Government officials
    • An opportunity to participate in study visits and occasional tours
    • Post an advt on website
    • Contribution in submitting articles, write ups, case studies at the websites

Associate members

  • Eligibility for Associate members
    • Every adult person who is an academically qualified and who agrees to abide by the Rules and Regulations of  the Society
    • The Executive Committee of the SFKS may enroll any person or persons in the activities of Society and its activities and events or even for the contribution in submitting articles, stories, case studies at the website
    • A person wanting to become an Associate Member, abide by the Rules and Regulations of the Association.
  • They can attend the general meetings of the Society at the time of any event or fundraisers
  • They can contribute towards any small or big events of the Society
  • They will have a right to send / give their opinions in the meetings
  • Decisions taken by the executive body members will be shared with them as and when required

or be a volanteer…

The details for all membership should include the following data.

  1. Name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, Academic record (degrees received, dates, and institutions only)
  2. Professional positions (descriptions of positions held, employers and years held)
  3. Current employer’s address
  4. Detailed service record
  5. Highlights of professional activities
  6. Summary of awards, honors, and special recognitions received

Please Note:

Decision of acceptance will fully depend on the discretion of SFKS member committee.  The Society is responsible for nominating and awarding all the memberships based on suggestions from SFKS members.


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