ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES OF MEMBERS: Elected once in three years on the basis of different occupations on the basis of 1 representative for the first fifty or less primary members and one more for every additional 75'members. The elections are keenly contested. Election rules providing for qualification, disqualification, procedure, dispute settlement are prescriped. The last election was held in 1975. The elected members constitute the Joint Board of Representatives and the total number according to the last election stands at 3307. The number of female representatives is 100.
This board is vested with authority and power to decide all questions of policy in conducting trade union activities as well as activities pertaining to social and welfare of the working classes. Important items such as Annuol Budget, allocations of various grants for different activities etc., are placed before this Board and passed after discussion, if and? when found necessary. The office-bearers of the association are elected by the Joint Board.
Within the Joint Board, the occupational Board of Representatives usually meet to discuss questions pertaining to their respective occupations.
CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:
This at present consists of 118 members including 34 honorary and 4 female members. This Committee looks after details in all matters that fall within its purview and jurisdiction as per the provisions of the Constitution. The Annual Budget is also placed before this Committed every year and its every item is carefully scrutinised and discussed by the Committee before placing before the Joint Board of Representatives.
The occupationol Representative Board have their own executive
committees to go into
Jetails in all matters relating to the particular
SPECIAL COlCMI'rrJbl SS:
In addition special committees are appointed by the Joint body of Executive Committee. At presenting the following committees are 1 functioning:
(a) Complaints Committee
(b) Finance Committee '
(c) Social and Welfare Activities Committee
(d) Standing Committee. " '