Constitution of the International Silambam Committee (ISC)

Object 1 Organization and Name

The International Silambam Committee (ISC) , abbreviated as ISC, is a non-governmental, non-profit, self-governing Silambam organization, which is registered in India.

Object 2 Origins and Status

2.1 The International Silambam Committee (ISC) is the non-profit international membership organization for the Silambam & Martial Arts community, and is open to all Silambam institutions, universities, Silambam authorities, and individuals.

2.2 ISC has a partner status with International Non-Olympic Committee-INOC, International Non-Olympic University-INOU, World Council for Regular and Distance Education-WCRDE, International Student Exchange Cards India Limited. ISC main aim is to promote Silambam asanas throughout the world and work for peace.

2.3 ISC was founded in 2018 in India by Dr. Mohamed Seraj ANSARI and it has official managed and run by International Non-Olympic Committee.

2.4 ISC is supporting all Government systems, norms and regulations and code of ethics.

Object 3 Mission and Aims

3.1 To promote Silambam Education internationally and take whatever measures are necessary to this end.

3.2 To represent the interests of its members at International level with regard to the authorities, other educational Committees, the mass media and the public, in as far as this is not left up to the members.

3.3 To promote educational contact between all Universities, Silambam institutions, Silambam authorities, and individuals and to promote Silambam, Silambam championship, international/national conferences etc.

3.4 ISC will support all country rules and regulation based on the requirement.

3.5 To encourage all Silambam individuals, Universities, educational institutions, educational authorities, and Silambam institutions can connect in professional communication in the field of flexible Silambam sport.

Object 4 Membership

4.1 There shall be one types of national membership Approval.

4.2 ISC Approval membership shall be available in two categories, Higher Income Level and Lower Income Level, to those engaged in Silambam training throughout the world.

4.3 All membership may be awarded, by decision of the Executive Committee.

4.4 ISC Committee (President & General Secretary) will have rights to cancel the membership at any time.

4.5 ISC membership rights shall be open to all but those who are in good standing with the organization.

4.6 Membership fees shall be resolute by the Executive Committee and are not refundable.

4.7 Individual Approval membership may be offered by the Executive Committee who is engaged in or connected with Silambam Education.

Object 5 The Organization’s Business Structures

5.1 ISC’s structures as follows

Executive Committee

1. President/Treasurer
2. Vice-President
3. Secretary General
4. Director General
5. Joint Secretary
6. Executive Member
7. National Members
8. Member Brand Ambassadors (MBA)
9. Techinical Director (TD)

Member Nomination & Selection

5.1. Members

5.2 Meetings of the bodies may take place face-to-face or electronically.

5.3 The results and decisions of meetings of the bodies shall be published within 25 working days

5.4 ISC will not provide any financial support for members (MBA).

5.5 The President and Secretary General, Director General will take part in all meetings of the bodies.

5.6 Executive Committee appointment will be decided by executive commitee and final decision made by President and Secretary General.

5.7 Members (MBA) would be most important and direct representatives of the ISC in the country of Members (MBA) are belongs.

5.8 ISC can recommend Members (MBA) to INOC to nominate/adsorb into Executive Committee-ISC or any other INOC allies bodies on the basis of performance and execution of works assigned time to time by the ISC.

Object 6 The National Member (NM)

6.1 ISC is committed to being an open organization where everyone's voice is heard.

6.2 Because we wanted to be open to anyone in the world – we launched a new initiative called 'National Members' in 2016. This enabled people (professors, tecturers, teachers, students, educational organizations etc., who did not have an opportunity to represent and explore their ability internationally and unable to join in and become a member of ISC regardless of where they lived

Part a) So what's happening now?

6.3 From 2016, a representative of National members - selected amongst the international membership - will contribute their expertise to our internal decision making process. As you may know, ISC makes its internal decisions in a democratic way, and your representation will now be able to play a part in this process by participating in key internal conferences.

Object 7 The Executive Committee

Part a) Role, Responsibilities, Structure

7.1 ISC First Founder Member is the accountable for making policy decisions in conflict with ISC’s mission and constitution.

7.2 The responsibilities of the Executive Committee shall have good relation with ISC.

7.3 The role of the Executive committee members usually serve as on a Voluntary basis which helps to ISC development and have a responsibility of appointment approvals.

7.4 An member (MBA) plays an important role in developing ISC globally. This role may be compromised all ambassadors do not follow certain rules that should guide their conduct during their mission and (MBA) Observers must not interfere with the work of Executive committee. Their mandate is not to supervise correct mistakes or resolve local conflicts, but to observe.

7.5 The ISC Executive committee shall be consist of six designated members.

Part b) Appointment Procedure

7.5 Executive Committee/Member Brand Ambassadors appointment shall be decided by ISC First Founder Member.

7.6 The President, Secretary General, Director General shall be permanent members.

Object 8 Announcements with Members

8.1 ISC’s all Information/Announcement shall be displayed in website.

Object 9 Changes to the Constitution

9.1 A proposal/membership must be submitted to the Secretary General. Secretary General will submit to president. The proposal may be made by a Member or institutional member or by an individual member.

9 .2 A proposal made by the Executive Committee must be supported by president.

9 .3 A proposal to amend the constitution shall be announced to ISC members within two months of its receipt by the President/Secretary General. On the advice of the President, the Secretary General shall publish to members.

9.4 Changes to the constitution shall require the support of a simple majority of all voting members of ISC. Every amendment would be sent ISC First Founder Member to get approval, on rejection of approval of the amendment made by the ISC First Founder Member, would be re-discussed in the house of the Executive Committee.

9.5 Information on the result of the voting procedure shall be made available to ISC members within 10 days of the declared voting period.

9.6 Approved changes shall be updated in the website.

9.7 INOC has full rights to change any clauses of the ISC at any time, and would be effective from the date of the issued officially with no objection or question of the Executive Committee or members (FFM).

9.8 Decision Making process based on member voting of any resolution made in the organization.

Object 10 Dissolution of the Council

10.1 The Council can only be dissolved by an ISC First Founder Member.
10.2 A decision process on will be undertaken by president/ISC First Founder Member.

The INOC has recognized Silambam as Non-Olympic sports discipline.