U – FERWAS ALWAL
FERWAS- ALWAL CIRCLE INVITES ALL ‘RESIDENTS’ WELFARE
- PRESIDENTS /SECRETARIES OF ALWAL
/VENKATAPURAM /SHAMEERPET , etc GHMC
ALWAL CIRCLE FOR STARTING ALWAL
THAT WOULD WORK FOR THE
WELFARE OF GHMC-ALWAL CIRCLE
CITIZENS IN CONJUNCTION WITH
UNITED FEDERATION OF
RESIDENT WELFARE ASSOCIATIONS GREATER HYDERABAD.
U-FERWAS IS A FEDERATION
THAT IS ACTIVELY WORKING FOR
CITIZENS AND IN A PROCESS
TO DE CENTRALIZE AND
CREATE MORE ACCOUNTABILITY
AT GRASS ROOT LEVEL, THE
INITIATE U - FERWAS
ALWAL CIRCLE HAS BEEN
STARTED BY ASHWIN KUMAR RESIDENT OF
101 SAINIVAS APTS
OLD ALWAL .
TEL 040 -27970270;
For all coordination, Kindly contact by prior
appointment to start the Brainstorming session,
form the body members, draft of
constitution,norms etc . Request
: Preferred are Non Political, Non
Religious, e-literate citizens whose focus
is and will be
“ SARVE JANA SUKHINOBHAVANTU”.
Constitution of UFERWAS- GHMC HYD
Short title: The name of the organisation shall be
Federation of Resident Welfare Associations, FERWAS.
Location of Office: The location of the Federation
shall be within the Hyderabad
metropolitain area. Its present office will be:12-13-705/10/AB, Balaji
Residency, Gokul Nagar, Tarnaka, Secunderabad-
Article no. 3
Jurisdiction: The jurisdiction of the Federation,
initially, shall cover the total area falling within the Hyderabad Metropolitan
and Military Cantonment Board areas,
with the possibility of extending it to the entire state of Andhra Pradesh as
when the demand for adhesion arises.
FERWAS means Federation of Residents Welfare
Constituent Units: Means all
associations or groups of associations which directly or indirectly deal with
the issues relations to the welfare of residents of their respective
jurisdiction / area/ locations.
Office Bearers: Means all office
bearers of FERWAS including the Executive Council members.
Constitution means the
constitution of the FERWAS approved, adopted by the General council and
Structure and Composition: the structure and composition of
the Federation shall be
1 General Council: shall comprise of
a) Presidents and Secretaries of all affiliated welfare associations.
b) All office bearers and executive council members who remain elected to
c) In case of any federation which is a member, at the rate of one member
for every ten constituent units.
II Executive Council: shall comprise of all office bearers
and executive council members elected and co-opted to the federation.
Aims And Objectives:
To endeavor to unite, co ordinate and to
bring to one common forum all the
resident welfare associations.
To strive to preserve, protect the rights
obligations, identity etc., of all the constituent welfare associations and its
To make representations for the redressal
of any grievance put forth by any constituent unit before the MCH, Police,
Revenue, RTC, Water works, Electricity etc.,
When required, to take up development
works of the zone.
To arrange Cultural, Educational,
Recreational, Civic and other programmes considering the requirements of
Children, Youth, Senior Citizens, Ladies etc.,
To organize mutual benefit schemes,
co-operative societies, insurance schemes, etc., to meet needs of the
To arrange inter-state, and international
VIII) To run and publish Magazines, Journals, News Bulletins, Broachers,
Books, Booklets, Souvenirs etc., in the interest of the residents.
To conduct symposiums, work shops,
To do all that is necessary in the
interests of the residents and their welfare associations.
Affiliation: All Resident Welfare
associations are eligible for affiliation with the federation. They shall be
called as constituent units of the Federation.
Constituent unit if found indulged in acts prejudicial to the aims, objects of
the federation and has done any thing detrimental to the interests of the
federation shall be disaffiliated.
Re affiliation: The
constituent units disaffiliated under article 8 shall be re affiliated on the
specific request made by the units with explanation.
Relations with political
parties: the federation shall be non – political in nature.
Office Bearers: The following shall be the office bearers of
1 President II Vice Presidents-5
III General Secretary VI Secretaries-5
V Finance Secretary 1 VI Executive Council Members
VII. Co-opted members= 4 VIII Jt. Finance Secretary
Article no 12:
Term of Office: The term of office shall be two years
from the date of election of the office bearers. The office bearers and
executive council members shall continue to hold office for full term of two
years, even if they are not elected as president or secretary in their
respective units in the subsequent elections.
Article no 13: Election of office bearers:
a) The general council of the federation shall elect the office bearers,
from among the members of the general council.
Any mid term vacancy shall however be filled in by co- option by the
b) The constituent units shall clear off their due subscriptions if any,
before filing nominations for any post of office bearers or for casting their
votes in election.
Article no.14. Powers and functions of the
1) The president shall be the head of the federation.
2) Shall preside over all executive council and general council meetings
3) Shall exercise casting vote if needed.
4) Shall supervise all developments, functions, problems and issues of the
constituent units and also the federation and to initiate, appropriate and
Article no. 15: Powers and functions of the Vice
1) The Vice Presidents shall assist the President in all of his
activities. The invited Vice-President shall perform the functions of the
President, in his absence.
2) He shall perform special duties if any assigned to him either by the
general council, or by the executive council.
Article no.16 Powers and functions of the General
I The General Secretary is
responsible for preservation and maintenance of all records, registers, stores and all movable
and immovable properties of the federation.
II He shall execute all policies,
decisions and resolutions taken in the executive council and the General
III. He shall deal with all
IV. Shall issue notices for
convening the meetings of executive council and general council, in
consultation with the president. Shall also prepare minutes of all meetings.
V. Shall prepare annual and other
reports and place before the executive council for its approval, before
presenting to the general council.
VI Shall be responsible for proper
accounting of the funds of the federation and for submission of up to date
account statements jointly with the finance secretary.
VII. Shall incur expenditure up to
Rs. 1,000/- subject to ratification by the Executive Council.
Article no. 17:Powers and Functions of the Finance
1. Shall prepare detailed account statements quarterly and
annually in consultation with the General secretary and the President and
present the same to the executive council before presenting it to the General
Council for its final Approval.
2. Shall get all expenditures incurred by the federation
duly audited by the approved auditor.
3. Shall receive all subscriptions and other moneys of the
federation and issue receipts there of.
4. Shall open an account in the name of the federation in
any of the nationalized Banks to be jointly operated by any two of the
1. Finance Secretary and either
2. General Secretary or
5.Shall make payments of all bills approved by the President
and General Secretary.
6.Shall keep an amount not exceeding Rs. 100/-, as imprest.
Article no 18: Powers and Functions of Secretaries:
perform the functions of the General Secretary in his absence.
attend to the works specially allotted either by the Executive Council or
by the General Council.
Article no 19: Powers and Functions of General
1 The General Council shall be
supreme policy making organ of the federation.
2.Shall hold not less than three
meetings in a year.
discuss and ratify the decisions, policies and programs taken up by the
approve the annual accounts and annual reports.
elect the office bearers and executive council members once in two years,
from out of the members of the General Council.
amend any of the articles of the constitution with 2/3 majority of the
members present, who, at the same time, form the majority of the members
Article no20: Powers and Functions of Executive
1.The executive council shall be
the main executive body of the federation.
2. Shall chalk out detailed action
plan for all the policies, programmes and decisions taken by the General
Council and shall endeavor for their execution and implementation.
3. Shall affiliate new welfare
associations to the federation and re affiliate / or de affiliate depending
upon the circumstances.
4. Shall fill up the mid term
vacancies if any by co- option.
5.Shall appoint special committees
or sub committees for specific purposes when warranted.
6. Shall finalize the annual
reports, annual and quarterly account statements before presenting to the
assign special duties to any of the office bearers specially to the
meet at least once in a quarter.
co-opt any talented or experienced persons to the executive council, not
exceeding 4 members.
Article no. 21
Privileges and functions of the
enjoy all powers, functions identity, and status, which they enjoyed prior
to their affiliation to the federation.
enjoy equal rights and privileges in the federation irrespective of their
seek any help or assistance or co-operation from the federation on any of
their local issues.
scrupulously follow and implement the policies, programmes and decisions
of the federation.
pay a subscription of Rs. 500/-per annum to the Confederation.
Article no.24. Notice Period:
1. Notice period for regular executive council meetings 3 days
2.Notice period for emergency executive council meetings 2 days
3. Notice period for regular general council meetings 15 days
4. Notice period for emergency general Council meetings. 5 days
Article no. 24: Legal Matters: The general
Secretary shall sue and be sued for and on behalf of the federation.
Article no.25. Amendments: The articles of the
constitution shall be amended by the General Council, convened with clear
notice and specific agenda by 2/3 majority of members present and a majority of
the members on roll.
Article no. 26: Dissolution: In the event of
dissolution by General Council with its 2/3 majority of members on roll, the
assets of the federation shall be handed
over to another equally distributed among all the constituent units.