Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine

Secretariat Address : Unit 13th& 14th, First Floor, Hind Service Industries Premises Co-operative Society, Near Chaitya Bhoomi, Off Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar, Mumbai – 400028

Circular No. 1/2017

Election of Office Bearers and Members of the Executive Committee for 2018-2019

Election of Office Bearers of the Executive Committee for 2018-2019. Members are hereby informed that the following persons will retire in AGM 2018.

  • • One President
      Dr. Kapil Zirpe

  • • One Vice President
      Dr. Y. P. Singh

  • • One General Secretary
      Dr. Subhal Dixit

  • • One General Secretary - elect
      Dr. Pradip Kumar Bhattacharya

  • • One Secretary(HQ)
      Dr. Vijaya Patil

  • • One Treasurer(HQ)
      Dr. Rahul Pandit

  • • Four Executive Committee Members
      Dr. Jayant Shelgaonkar
      Dr. Rajesh Chandra Mishra
      Dr. Babu Abraham
      Dr. Anil Sachdev

  • • Five Zonal Member (one from each zone)
     North Zone -  Dr Abhinav Gupta
     West Zone -  Dr. Anand Dongre
     East Zone -  Dr Susruta Bandyopadhyay
     South Zone -  Dr. Pradeep Rangappa
     Central Zone -  Dr. Rakesh Kumar Tyagi

  • • One Chairman Pediatric Section
      Dr. Banani Poddar

Dr. Kapil Zirpe will remain in the Executive committee as Past President for one year. For the year 2018-2019 elections will held for the following office bearers and elected members of the Executive Committee and hence nominations are invited for them.

1. One President Elect
2. One Vice President (The elected VP should not be the same zone as the present vice president)
3. One General Secretary Elect (open to anywhere in country)
4. One Treasurer (from Headquarters)
5. One Secretary (from Headquarters)
6. Four Executive Committee Elected Members (of which not more than 3 shall be from the same Zone)
7. Five Zonal member (one from each zone – North, South, East, West and Central)
Note: only members from that zone can vote for the zonal members zone as defined above.
8. One Chairman Pediatric Section

4.1 Eligibility

4.1.1 For the post of President Elect, Vice President and General Secretary –Elect, Secretary the Candidate should have been elected (and not nominated) for four years either in the National executive committee or Two Years in the National Plus Two years in the executive committee of City Branch .The period of National and City Branch tenure should not be same.

Executive Committee, the 2 terms not running concurrently.

4.1.2 For all other positions, membership of the Society for at least 5 year is mandatory. For re- eligibility to contest election for any post on the National Executive Committee the candidate must have attended at least 2(two) out of the last 4 (four) Executive Committee Meetings held in both years of his/her previous term. In case of such absence the member shall not be eligible to contest elections for one term (i.e. two years) and can contest after this term is over. For re-eligibility to contest election for the post of President Elect, Vice-Presidents, General Secretary, General Secretary Elect or Treasurer on the National Executive Committee the candidate must have attended at least 3 (three) Executive Committee Meetings out of the 4 (four) last Executive Committee Meetings held in the term that he/she had served on the National Executive Committee.

4.1.3 No member shall be eligible to seek election for more than 2 tenures as Vice-President, Gen. Secretary, General Secretary elect, Treasurer, or Elected Member of the Executive Committee. The Term for President, President-elect, Immediate past president, General Secretary, General Secretary Elect, Treasurer, Secretary is one year and for Vice President two years. The term for Executive Committee members and Zonal members are two years.

4.1.4 The President/President-Elect shall not seek election for any position in the Executive Committee after completing his / her tenure. However he / she can be nominated on the executive committee as may be decided by the Executive Committee provided his tenure in EC does not exceed 11 years.

4.1.5 A member shall not contest simultaneously for more than one office bearers post in the same year.

4.1.6 No member except the president shall be on the executive committee for more than eight years regardless of posts held in the EC. After completing 8 years in the EC, the member can contest only for the post of President. Thus the president shall remain on the EC for 11 years i. e. 8 years as EC member in any capacity and 1 year each as President elect, President and Immediate Past President.

4.1.7 The tenure of all office bearers in all committees including College Board will be for one year as term of EC is now one year. Canvassing in any form will result the automatic disqualification from the election process. This includes emails, SMS etc.,

The nomination paper which shall set out the candidate’s name, address and the office for which the candidate is nominated, shall be proposed by one valid member and duly signed by the candidate, signifying his/her willingness to stand for the election and to serve on the Executive Committee if elected. There shall be a separate nomination paper for each candidate, and for each post. These nominations must reach the General Secretary not later than 15th June 2017 by 5.00 P.M. For every post, the nomination paper must be accompanied by a sum of Rs.5000/- (Rupees five thousand only) from a candidate, in the form of a demand draft payable at Mumbai in favour of “Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine”. A nomination paper not accompanied by a Bank Draft of Rs.5000/-, shall be deemed invalid. A short bio-data not exceeding 200 words, should accompany the nomination and should or it can also be sent as soft copy along with a photograph (compulsory).

The proceeding after this will be taken over by the election commissioner. The Election commission shall inform BY EMAIL the contesting candidate of all the nominations received for the post they are contesting, and if any one wishes to withdraw his/her nomination, he/she should inform Election commissioner in writing or from the official e-mail address (i.e. registered with ISCCM headquarters previously) on or before the 30TH of June by 5.00 P.M. No member of ISCCM EC except those in Election Commission will in any manner interfere in the Election Process.

General Secretary ISCCM


Last date to receive the nomination at ISCCM office: 15thJune 2017 by 5:00 pm

Last date for withdrawal: 30th June 2017 by 5:00 pm