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CSI Elections 2018-2019/ 2018-2020           

Dear CSI Members,                                                            

Under Byelaws (Section 5: Nominations and Elections) of the Computer Society of India, Nominations Committee hereby invite nominations from Voting Members for considering them for the various elective offices of the Executive Committee (ExecCom) and the Nominations Committee (NC) as well as Chapter Elections. Members are accordingly invited to submit the names of candidates who are valid Voting Members for the following elective offices:

For the Term 2018-2019 (August 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019)
1. Vice-President (President Elect)
2. Nominations Committee (3 members)

For the Term 2018-2020 (August 1, 2018 – March 31, 2020)
1. Hony. Secretary
2. Regional Vice-President (Region 2): Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, North Eastern States and other areas in East and North-East India.
3. Regional Vice-President (Region 4)
Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Orissa and other areas in Central & South Eastern India.
4. Regional Vice-President (Region 6)
Maharashtra & Goa.
5. Divisional Chairperson (Division 2) – Software
6. Divisional Chairperson (Division 4) – Communications.

Note: All nominees and their proposers must refer to the eligibility conditions for the respective posts as outlined in the CSI Constitution and Byelaws.

The proposal for Nomination should be accompanied by (in prescribed format):
1. Signed letter/ E-mail from at least two valid voting members proposing the Nominee. CLICK HERE FOR PROPOSER FORMAT
2. A signed letter/ E-mail from the Nominee confirming: CLICK HERE FOR NOMINATION FORMAT
2.1 Acceptance to stand for election to the nominated office.
2.2 Willingness to devote adequate time for the Society’s work.
2.3 Commitment to attend at least three ExecCom Meetings in a year (Not for Nominees to NC).
3. Two Passport size Photographs (printed) (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm) or soft copy of 413 x 531 pixels (300 dpi) in size.
4. Statement of Intent on how the nominee intends to serve the Computer Society of India.
5. Bio-data in the suggested format - CLICK HERE FOR BIO DATA FORMAT

Note-1 If the name of any Nominee appears for more than one Office, the Nominations Committee will be empowered to decide on the office for which he/she should contest. The NC will take into consideration any e-mail or signed written preferences submitted by the nominee received prior to the last date of nominations.

Note-2 Nominees will NOT be considered in the following cases:
            (a) Nominees with pending dues to CSI or
            (b) Nominees against whom Disciplinary action has been taken or
            (c) Nominees with pending issues with the Disciplinary Committee.

Note-3 The nominee should be a valid member as on 1st June 2018. The nominee and the proposers must have paid their membership dues for the period for which he is contesting the election. E.g. nominee for Hony. Secretary, must have paid membership dues for two years for which he is contesting i.e. till 2020.

Note-4 All election related notices will be published on the CSI Homepage www.csi-india.org.  The date of publishing election related notices on the CSI Homepage www.csi-india.org will be considered as the date of publication.  As per Section 4.6.4, “The word mail includes e-mail and the word publication includes web publication”. 

The last date for receipt of nominations is 10th July 2018..
The proposals must be sent to:
The Chairman, Nominations Committee
C/o Computer Society of India,
302, Archana Arcade, 10-3-190, St. Johns Road, Opposite Railway Reservation Complex,
Secunderabad, Telangana - 500025 with a copy to:
Mr. Subimal Kundu - Chairman, Nominations Committee (E-mail: nc2018@csi-india.org)

The proposed dates for various stages of the above elections are:

Call for Nominations to be published on CSI Homepage (Also in CSI Communications July 2018 issue)

29.06.2018

Last date for receipt of nominations                             

10.07.2018

Last date for withdrawal of nominations

12.07.2018

Last Date for Communication of elections slate by NC to ExecCom

13.07.2018

Last date for Approval of election slate by ExecCom (Mail Approval also accepted)

15.07.2018

Election Slate to be published on CSI Homepage   

15.07.2018

Opening election site 

16.07.2018 by 01.00AM Onwards.

Last date for receipt of ballots (e-ballots over Internet)

30.07.2018 closes by 11.59PM Mid Night

ExecCom Approval of Result and Declaration of Results by NC Chair                                     

31.07.2018 Declares by 12.00AM

Note: The dates may be changed by the Nominations Committee, if required – by suitable announcements on the CSI Homepage www.csi-india.org.

CSI CHAPTER ELECTIONS
As intimated in the past, Chapter Elections will also to be held simultaneously if not done so far with the National EXECCOM Elections.  Nominations Committees at the Chapters will invite nominations for these positions from their respective members. All members are requested to visit their chapter website or contact the Chapter NC for more details.
The nominations for Chapter elections should be sent to the chapter NC.  BUT a copy of the nomination MUST be sent to CSI HQ and National NC at (chapterelections2018@csi-india.org) for record. For chapters without a valid NC, National NC will conduct the elections.

Chapter election process must be completed by 1st August 2018 i.e. the results/slate must be communicated to CSI HQ   by the chapter by this date.

ELECTION CODE OF CONDUCT  

CANVASSING (BOTH INDIVIDUALLY AND IN GROUP) DURING THE ELECTION PERIOD DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY THROUGH POST/EMAIL/SOCIAL MEDIA / SMS IS NOT ALLOWED / PERMITTED. ACTION WOULD BE INITIATED AGAINST THE MEMBERS/NON-MEMBERS FOUND INVOLVED IN SUCH AN ACT OF CANVASING OR OTHERWISE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH LATEST VERSION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT of the Govt. of India.

For more details on Elections, please visit www.csi-india.org

CSI Nominations Committee 2017-2018       e-mail: nc2018@csi-india.org

  1. Mr. Subimal Kundu    Chairman
  2. Prof. K. Subramanian Member
  3. Mr. P R Rangaswami  Member
  4. Mr. Shrikant Karode   Member