07.12.2011 THE DOON SCHOOL OLD BOYS’ SOCIETY, DEHRA DUN MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION 1. NAME The name of the Society is the Doon School Old Boys’ Society. 2. REGISTERED OFFICE Registered office of the Society is situated at The Doon School, Dehra Dun-248001 for the time being, or at a place to be decided from time to time by the Executive Committee. 3. (a) (b) (c) (d) OBJECTS To further camaraderie between the Old Boys of the School and with the Doon School itself: To assist each other in furthering the aims and objects of the institution: To encourage the Old Boys to take an active and abiding interest in the work and success of the Doon School in keeping with the ideals of the School: To promote friendly relations between the Old Boys, the present boys and the Staff (teaching and non-teaching, past and present) of the School and in this regard to also render assistance, financial and/or otherwise, to former teachers and/or members of the staff of the Doon School in accordance with the decisions taken by the Executive Committee from time to time: To endeavour to live up to the motto of the Doon School, i.e. ‘Knowledge is light’: To establish a bond of union among old boys and between them and The Doon School, to foster a spirit to comradeship, to promote co-operation and to extend mutual help to the old boys of the school: To organise and develop activities in areas of cultural, social, economic and educational fields, to keep alive the spirit of devotion to the pursuit of excellence in all the above areas and more particularly towards education and human resource development: To help, encourage and assist the spread of education and to render assistance, award scholarships/bursaries to deserving students and for this purpose to take all steps as may be necessary: To help in finding avenues of employment or occupation and in acquiring facilities for technical, vocational and professional training to students in India: To create, associate, or co-operate with any other Society or Association having the same or similar objects in such manner and to such extent as may be desirable and possible: To sponsor, promote and organise schemes for the protection of ecology and environment as well as total life support systems for nature and its conservation as well as for the promotion of arts and crafts, sports and activities connected therewith: To organize workshops, seminars through members of the Society in different parts of the country for educating and upgrading awareness of the general public to issues related to nature and national resources in order to highlight the dangers of environmental degradation and pollution. To promote public participation for preserving the national eco and life support systems of nature: To promote, sponsor, encourage schemes and projects and focus public attention on issues related to the preservation of our national heritage in all fields as well as to high light the 1 (e) (f) (g) (h) (j) (k) (l) (m) (n) responsibility of the present generation in this regard and their accountability to the future generations: (o) To extend the experiment of The Doon School towards promoting national integration through the destruction of barriers of caste, creed, colour, race and regionalism by extending the same through the medium of the members of the Society on a larger national scale: To provide leadership in promoting national integration by encouraging and supporting the spirit of adventure and discovery. To carry out the aforesaid objects, the Society is empowered to do or to perform the following acts: To hold and manage all funds and gifts of land, property or endowments for the realisation of the objects of the Society. To raise funds for the Society, and to borrow from banks, bankers or other persons, as and when necessary, on the security of moveable and immoveable property of the Society. To purchase, take, lease or accept as gift or otherwise acquire any real or personal property and any rights therein or privileges attaching thereto, which are necessary or expedient. To invest the funds and money of the Society on such terms and conditions as may be deemed expedient, and to operate upon the accounts of the Society with any bank, bankers or Corporate Societies. The funds of the Society shall be invested and deposited as per the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961. To buy, sell, endorse, negotiate or transfer all government or other securities and to realize and collect interest, rent, dividend, bonus or profit on such securities or on other property of the Society, whether moveable or immoveable. To do all such other acts or things as may be incidental or conducive to the attainment of any or all of the objects mentioned herein above. In case of dissolution of the Society the assets of the Society shall be given to some other society formed for charitable purposes. The names, addresses, occupations of members of the Governing Body to whom by Rules of the Society the management of its affairs is entrusted. --------------- (p) 4. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) 5. 6. 2