Chapter 3 Constitution, Functions, Duties and Powers of the Senate

Chapter 3 Constitution, Functions, Duties and Powers of the Senate

7. Constitution of the Senate: (1) There shall be a Senate to function as the supreme body of the Academy.

(2) The constitution of the Senate shall be as follows: –
(a) Chancellor Chairperson
(b) Pro-Chancellor ViceChairperson (c) 1 ……………………
(d) Member, National Planning Commission (Looking after Health sector) Member
(e) Vice-Chancellor Member
(f) Two person from amongst Vice-Chancellors of Universities and Academies which provides higher education related to Health Sciences as nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of Executive Council Member
(g) Secretary, Ministry of Health and Population Member
(h) Secretary, Ministry of Finance Member
(i) Secretary, Ministry of Education and Sports Member
(j) Rector Member
(k) One person from amongst Deans nominated by the Senate Member
(l) Director Member
(m) President, Lalitpur District Development Committee Member
(n) Mayor, Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City Member
(o) Two persons from amongst Chief of the Hospitals of Nepal which concluded an agreement with Academy nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of Executive Council Member
(p) Two persons including at least a women from amongst Teachers nominated by the Executive Council on the recommendation Academic Council Member
(q) One person from amongst Chief of the Educational Institutions nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of Executive Council
(r) Chairperson, Nepal Health Research Council Member
(s) Chairperson, Nepal Medical Council Member
(t) Four persons from amongst Dalit, Aadibasi/janjati, Medhesi, backward group including at least a female nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of Executive Council Member
(u) One person from amongst donors nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of Executive Council Member
(v) One person from amongst the working employees in the Academy nominated by the Senate Member
(w) Registrar MemberSecretary

(3) The tenure of office of the nominated members shall be Three years.
(4) In case the office of the nominated members falls vacant for any reason whatsoever, another person shall be nominated for the remaining term having fulfilled same the process.
(5) The procedures relating to the meetings of the Senate shall be as prescribed.

8. Functions, Duties and Powers of the Senate: The functions, duties and powers of the Senate shall be as follows:
(a) To approve policies, plans and programmes of the Academy,
(b) To approve annual budget of the Academy,
(c) To approve Rules of the Academy,
(d) To award scholarships, degrees, certificates, medal and prize to be conferred by the Academy,
(e) To award honorary degrees as prescribed,
(f) To guide and provide necessary direction to various bodies under the Academy,
(g) To submit necessary recommendation to the Government of Nepal while formulating National Health and Educational Policy, (h) To approve annual report of the Academy,
(i) To discuss on audit report and to approve it,
(j) To manage or cause to manage relating to establishment of Educational Institutions as per necessary,
(k) To perform other functions as may be prescribed.