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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 Vice-Chairperson
(c) Member, National Planning  Commission (Looking after Health
sector) Member
(d) Vice-Chancellor Member
(e) Two person from amongst Vice-Chancellors of Universities
and Academies which provide higher education related to Health
Sciences as nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of
Executive Council Member
(f) Secretary, Ministry of Health and Population Member
(g) Secretary, Ministry of Finance Member
(h) Secretary, Ministry of Education and Sports Member
(i) Rector Member
(j) One person from amongst Deans nominated by the Senate Member
(k) Director Member
(l) President, Jumla District Development Committee Member
(m) Two persons including at least a women from amongst Teachers
nominated by the Executive Council on the recommendation Academic Council Member
(n) One person from amongst Chief of the Educational Institutions Member
nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of Executive Council
(o) Four persons from amongst Dalit, Aadibasi/janjati or backward group
including at least Two female nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of Executive
Council Member
(p) One person from amongst donors nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of Executive
Council Member
(q) One person from amongst the working employees in the Academy
nominated by the Senate Member
(r) Two persons from amongst the people who have made substantial contribution in the development of
the backward area including at least a female nominated by the Senate on the recommendation of
Executive Council Member
(s) Registrar Member-Secretary (3) The tenure of office of the nominated members as referred
to in Sub-section (2) 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 the same 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.

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