Zoroastrian Bank announces Elections


OFFICE OF THE RETURNING OFFICER

The Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank Ltd,

Nirlon House, 5th Floor, Dr Annie Besant Road,

Worli, Mumbai 400 030.

PROGRAMME FOR THE ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF

THE ZOROASTRIAN CO-OPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

For the Year 2016 to 2021

In the exercise of the powers conferred by the Section 45 of the Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act, 2002 read with the Rule 19 of the Multi-State Co-operative Societies Rules 2002 and election schedule thereunder I, Dr Rajaram S. Dhondkar, Returning Officer and Deputy Secretary Mumbai APMC, Navi Mumbai, appointed to conduct the election to the Board of Directors of The Zoroastrian Co-operative Bank Limited, Mumbai having registered office at Nirlon House, 5th Floor, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 030, hereby notify that the General Body Meeting of the said Bank has been convened on 4th April, 2016 at Taleyarkhan Hall, Fort, Mumbai 400001 for declaration of result of election (for the period 2016 to 2021) of the Directors on the Board of Directors.

The election programme is notified as under:

  1. Vacancies:

Sr. No.

Particulars

No of Directors

1

Candidates from the General Category. Bye-Law No. 30 (i)

11 (Eleven)

2

Two seats on the Board reserved for women. Bye-Law No. 30 (i)

2 (Two)

3

One seat on the Board reserved for a Member belonging to a Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes. Bye-Law No. 30 (i)

1 (One)

Total No of Directors

14 (Fourteen)

(2) The Election Programme is as under:

Sr. No.

Event

Date & Time

Venue

1

Obtaining of Nomination forms

From:

05.03.2016 (Saturday) to 15.03.2016 (Tuesday)

Between

11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (Except Saturday/Sunday & Govt. Holidays)

Office of the Returning Officer.

The Zoroastrian Co-op. Bank Ltd.

Nirlon House, 5th Floor,

Dr. Annie Besant Road,

Worli, Mumbai 400 030.

2

Filing of Nominations

From:

05.03.2016 (Saturday) to 15.03.2016 (Tuesday)

Between

11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (Except Saturday/Sunday & Govt. Holidays)

Office of the Returning Officer at the above mentioned address.

3

Publication of list of Nomination received

On 05.03.2016 (Saturday) to 15.03.2016 (Tuesday)

On the Notice Board at the Office of the Returning Officer.

4

Scrutiny of Nomination

16.03.2016 (Wednesday)

10.00 a.m. onwards till completion of scrutiny.

Office of the Returning Officer at the above mentioned address.

5

Publication of list of Valid Nominations

16.03.2016 (Wednesday) After completion of scrutiny.

On the Notice Board at the Office of the Returning Officer.

6

Withdrawal of Nominations

On any working day during working hours between 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. from the date of filing of Nomination paper and up to 18.03.2016 (Friday).

Candidature may be withdrawn by a notice signed by the candidate and delivered in person in the office of the Returning Officer. The Notice of withdrawal shall be irrevocable.

7

Allotment of symbols

18.03.2016 (Friday) at 2.00 p.m.

Office of the Returning Officer at the above mentioned address.

8

Publication of final list of contesting candidates (with symbol)

21.03.2016 (Monday) at 10.00 a.m.

On the Notice Board at the Office of the Returning Officer.

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Sr. No.

Event

Date & Time

Venue

9

Polling

On 03.04.2016 (Sunday) between

9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

1) Dadar – The Dadar Parsee Youths Assembly High School, 656, Firdoshi Road, M. J. Colony, Dadar, Mumbai 400014.

2) Pune – Sir. J. J. Agiary, 826, Dastur Meher Road, Camp, Opp. Cantonment Garden, Pune 411 001.

3) Surat – Shop No. F/71,72 City Centre, Near Sosyo Circle, Behind The Zoroastrian Co-op. Bank Ltd. Udhna Magdalla Road, Surat 395017.

Refer Note No.1

10

Counting of votes

On 04.04.2016 (Monday)

From 10.00 a.m. till completion

At Taleyarkhan Hall, Fort, Mumbai 400001.

11

Declaration of Result of Election by the Returning Officer.

On 04.04.2016 (Monday)

At 4.00 p.m.

In the General Body Meeting at Taleyarkhan Hall, Fort, Mumbai 400001.

Notes:

  1. Voters whose address as per Bank’s records is in Gujarat State shall vote at above mentioned address at Surat, the voters whose address as per Bank’s record is Pune City and Pune District shall vote at above address in Pune and all other remaining voters shall vote at Mumbai at above mentioned address at Dadar.

  2. As per the provision of Bye-Law No. 11 (iv) where a share of the Bank is held jointly by more than one person, the person whose name stands first in the share certificate, if present, shall have a right to vote. In his absence, the person whose name stands second and in absence of both, the person whose name stands next, if present and who is not a minor shall have a right to vote. However, in such cases the consent of the First holder is necessary.

  3. The Nomination Forms can be obtained free of cost by any member from the Returning Officer or a person appointed by him at the place mentioned above in item No.1.

  4. The Nomination in prescribed form shall be presented in person or any person authorised by him in this behalf or sent by registered post with acknowledgement due by the candidate himself to the Returning Officer. Nomination sent by registered post acknowledgement due should reach latest by 2.00 p.m. on 15.03.2016 (Tuesday). Nomination received thereafter will not be considered.

  5. Company or the Partnership Firm or any other body corporate constituted under any law which is a shareholder of the Bank can vote through its authorised Director / Officer on its behalf. The resolution letter of such appointment must be produced by the authorised person on the letterhead with the seal / rubber stamp of Company / Firm / any other body corporate along with identification of the person at the time of voting.

  6. All members are required to produce any one of the original photo identity cards: – PAN Card/Election Card/ Aadhar Card/ Pass Port/ Driving licence.

  7. After the close of the poll, the ballot boxes used for a poll shall be sealed at respective polling centres and the same shall be brought to Taleyarkhan Hall, Fort, Mumbai 400001.

  8. Qualification and Disqualification for Board of Directors are as given in Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act, 2002 and rule thereunder and as per Bye-Laws of the Bank.

  9. The decision of the Returning Officer will be final.

Place: Mumbai

Date: 05.03.2016

(DR. RAJARAM S. DHONDKAR)

RETURNING OFFICER,

THE ZOROASTRIAN CO-OP. BANK LTD.

NIRLON HOUSE, 5TH FLOOR, DR. ANNIE BESANT ROAD,

WORLI, MUMBAI 400 030.

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