Registration of Societies/NGO and subsequent statutory affairs under Andhra Pradesh
Societies Registration Act, 2001
The Society objects must be
promotion of art, fine art, charity, crafts, religion,
sports (excluding games of chance), literature, culture, science, political education,
philosophy or diffusion of any knowledge or any public purpose.
Minimum 7 members (general body).
Minimum 3 executive committee members (out of the general body).
Memorandum of Association(NGO Registration FORM) shall contain
the name of the society;
the aims and objects of the society;
the names, and occupations of the members
of the committee.
The bye-laws of a society shall contain provisions in respect of following matters:
identity of the society which includes name and address particulars of the
activities of the society;
of the society i.e. eligibility, admissi
on, withdrawal and
general body which contains the manner of meetings to be held or convened,
quorum, functions and responsibilities etc.
office bearers and their appointment/ election/ removal/recall and their
responsibilities, etc ;
finances which includes types of funds to be raised, appointment of auditors,
liability of members for discharge of debts, etc., and
other matters which co
ver the internal matters of settlement of internal
disputes, dissolution of the society, etc;
Society shall not be registered with the name which is against the provisions
of the Emblems and Names (prevention of the improper use) Act, 1950.
Within a district two societies shall not have identical or similar names. Words
like co-operative, land development, reserve bank, union or State, Municipal
or Chartered shall not be used in the Society without the permission of the
A fee of Rs.200
shall be paid for registration.
Executive Committee Members’ photographs shall be affixed and submitted
along with memorandum and byelaws for registration.
Affidavit in the format provided shall be submitted along with the
Memorandum and byelaws for
Every year the society within fifteen days from the date of the General Body
meeting shall submit a list to the Registrar of societies. And that list shall
contain the names and addresses of the members of the Managing Committee
Committee) and officers entrusted with the management of the
Executive Committee shall meet at least once in three months; and General
Body shall meet at least once in a year.
Amendments, if any, made shall be filed with Registrar.
f all the meetings shall be filed with the Registrar of Societies.