NOSPLAN - National Organisation of Students of Planning


Memorandum of the Association

The name of society shall be NOSPLAN - Organisation of Students of Planning

The office of the society shall remain in the union territory of Delhi at the following address

School of Planning and Architecture,
4, Block-B, Indraprastha Estate,
New Delhi – 110002

Aims and Objectives

The aim and object for which the society is established areas under:

    1. To help towards advancement, dissemination and application of the knowledge of planning, through the education system, which is deemed to include Urban Planning, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Physical Planning & Management, Housing, Resource Planning, Environmental Planning, Traffic & Transportation Planning and disciplines involved in Planning such as Economics, Sociology, Engineering, Architecture and others relevant for planning related Research & Practice.
    2. To promote interactions among and planning students, faculty, professionals and educational institutes engaged in advancement, dissemination and application of academic knowledge of planning and related subjects.
    3. To promote and encourage academic research by students in planning and related subjects
    4. To undertake and execute all acts which shall promote all or any of the aims and objectives of the Society.
For further of the objectives, the governing body shall have all the power of the management of the society including;
  • To acquire by purchase, lease, gift grants or likewise from any person, company, society, government, organizations movable or immovable properties of all descriptions deemed necessary or useful for any purpose of the society and to administer the same.
  • To alienate by way of sale, lease, mortgage, pledge, exchange, gift or thereof including the giving of subscription, contributions, assistance, pecuniary or otherwise to charitable institutions, bodies or persons as from time seem necessary or appropriate.
  • To invest, lay aside, deposit in bank or post office wise deal with money or fund of the society not immediately required for the objects of the society.
  • To borrow and raise fund from bank other financial institutions or private parties for purpose and objects of the society with or without security in any manner as the society may think it fit and replay the same.
  • To use all income from members / institutes by ways of fees, boarding and lodging and from other property movable and immovable and from the works of the society or from staff of the schools or institutions or from rent of buildings wherever derived for the pursuit of the objects of the society as set forth in the memorandum provided that no portion thereof except where payment or usage allowed to employees, members, office bearers or any other person in lieu of services rendered or agreed to be rendered to the society/institutions set up the society.
  • To make rules and by-laws for the conduct of the affairs of the society and to add, amend, vary or repeal them from time to time.
  • To obtain or accept grants, donations, gifts, bequests from Govt. corporations, business houses, trusts or any persons for the purpose of the society.
  • To receive any gift or money or other properties, both movable and immovable or any bequests for any one or more objects of the society
  • To maintain a fund to which all money received by the society by the way of grants, gifts, donations, benefactions, bequests or transfers and all moneys received by the society in any other manner or from any other source shall be credited.
  • To deposit all moneys credited to the funds in such banks or to invest in such a manner as the society may decide.
  • To pay out the funds belonging to the society or out of any particular part of such funds, the expenses incurred by the society from time to time including all expenses incidental to the information of the society and management and administration of any of the forgoing objects.
  • To maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare an annual statement of accounts including the balance sheets in such form as may be prescribed by the society in accordance with the provision of rules and by laws and to have the accounts of the society audited annually.
  • To construct or otherwise layout, repair, acquire, extend, alter, enlarge, improve and use any land or any other immovable property belonging to or held by the society.
  • To constitute committees or sub-committees to carry out the object of the society
  • To delegate any or all of its powers to the governing body to any of the committees or sub-committees constituted by it and
  • To do all such lawful acts and things whether incidental to the powers aforesaid or not, as may b necessary to further the objects of the society
All the income earning, moveable, immovable properties of the societies shall be solely utilized and applied towards the promotion of its aim and objects only set forth in the memorandum of association and no profit there of shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividends bonus profits or in any manner whatsoever to the present and past member of the society or to any person claiming through any or more of the resent or past members. No member of society shall have any personal claim on any moveable or immovable properties of the society or make any profit, whatsoever by virtue of his membership.


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