Memorandum of Association

Name of the Society   

:

ASTRONAUTICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA

Address 

:

ISRO Satelite Centre, Airport Road, 
Bangalore - 560 017,INDIA.

The objects and purposes are :

(i)

to promote and to foster the development of Astronautics for advancement of scientific knowledge for peaceful purposes;

(ii)

to encourage wide-spread dissemination of technical and other information relating to Astronautics through various means such as seminars, publications, audio visual presentations, collaborative research, etc;

(iii)

to stimulate public interest in and support for the multifaceted development and applications of Astronautics through any appropriate media;

(iv)

to stimulate and encourage participation in research and applicatioins related to Astronautics by national institutions, universities, commercial and Insustrial organisations and individual specialists;

(v)

to encourage and support, among members, activities related to growth in thier professional knowledge on Astronautics;

(vi)

to participate in and to foster co-operation with International institutions and associations with similar purposes and to represent internationally, the scientific and technological work of India in the field of Astronautics, and to advise, as called for by appropriate government or non government organisations, on professional aspects 
related to the development and applications of Astronautics;

(vi)

to create and foster subsidiary associations and institutions dedicated to promote the development and peaceful applications of Astronautics;

(vii)

to organise and arrange for the meetings of the Congresses, Committess and Conferences in pursuance of its activities;

(ix)

to secure and administer funds, grants and endowments for the furtherance of research in Astronautics and to institute awards, prizes or research grants to individuals or Institutions for furtherance of advancement of knowledge in Astronautics;

(x)

to utilise the income or property of the Society towards the promotion and fulfilment of the objects setforth in this memorandum. No portion of the income and property of the Society shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividend or otherwie howsoever by way of profit to any persons including the members of the Society;