INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
(REGISTERED UNDER SOCIETY REGISTRATION ACT XXI OF 1860)
IMA HOUSE, INDRAPRASTHA MARG, NEW DELHI-1100002
Memorandum, Rules & Byelaws of the
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
(as amended upto December 2021)
33. Journal of the Association
The Journal of Association shall be under the charge of the Editor who shall be assisted by the Journal Committee
BYELAWS OF THE ASSOCIATION
Composition of the Journal Committee:
31. The Journal Committee shall consist of:
A. National President B. The Editor (JIMA) C. Two Associate Editors (JIMA) E. The Honorary Secretary General or his nominee who shall be a member of the Working Committee or the Central Council. F. Five other members (Members of Journal Committee) G. Honorary Assistant Secretary (JIMA) The Members of the Journal Committee, except “F” (i.e. Five Members of the Journal Committee), shall be elected as per Bye Law-43. These five members shall be nominated by the National President in consultation with the Editor & Secretary of “JIMA” in the year in which the elections are held from the place of publication. IMA will start publishing JIMA under the team JIMA. JIMA supervisory team will be appointed by the National President. IMA will also print online version of JIMA. To start with limited print copies will be printed
Function of the Journal Committee:
32. The Journal Committee:
A. Shall be responsible for supervision and regular publication of the Journal with the help of the Editor.
B. Shall meet once a month ordinarily
C. Shall be responsible for the management of the business of the Journal, its printing, securing of advertisements, distribution of the Journal among the members etc.
D. Shall have the power to select referees and collaborations with the help of the Editor
E. Shall reserve at least4 pages in each ordinary issue of the Journal of the Indian Medical Association for propaganda, publicity, organizational matter and other special news of the Association to be at the disposal of the Honorary Secretary General or his nominee on the Journal committee. In the absence of such matter, this space may be utilized by the Journal Committee for other purposes.
F. Shall prepare a budget and submit it through the Honorary Secretary General for consideration and sanction at the Annual Meeting of the Central Council.
G. Shall prepare a quarterly statement of audited accounts of the Journals to be placed before the Working Committee through the Honorary Secretary General.
H. Shall prepare a yearly statement of accounts and get it audited by an Auditor appointed by the Association and submit it through the Honorary Secretary General before the Annual Meeting of the Central Council.
I. Shall have power to spend money for various purposes connected with the Journal up to the amount sanctioned in the budget estimates for the year by the Central Council. Beyond this limit, it shall have to obtain special sanction of the Working Committee before hand.
42. A. The Honorary Editor of the Journal of the Indian Medical Association:
A. Shall help the Journal Committee in the regular publication of the Journal and its management.
B. Shall preside over the meeting of Journal Committee in the absence of the National President, I.M.A.
C. Shall help the Journal Committee to scrutinise all articles to be published in the Journal and edit and pass or refuse them for publication.
D. Shall help the Journal Committee to select referees and collaborators.
42. B. Honorary Secretary of the Journal:
The Honorary Secretary, Journal of the Indian Medical Association in consultation with the Honorary Editor:
A. Shall look after the business side of the Journal viz. printing securing advertisements, distribution of the Journal amongst members.
B. Shall help the Journal Committee in the preparation of budget and submit the same for consideration.
C. Look after the administration of Office and maintain proper accounts.
D. Shall submit statements of account for every quarter and the year.