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Eligibility for Membership

Eligibility for Membership

1. The entities eligible for membership shall be non-profit economic research Institutes in Member Countries.

2. The Institute(s) must fulfill the Membership Criteria collectively laid out as follows:

- The Institute must be a non-profit entity domiciled in South Asia;

- The Institute should be actively engaged in economic research relating to development processes, wherein "actively engaged" would be defined by reference to the number of its publications;

-  The Institute must be committed to promote the objectives of the Society, which commitment shall be determined by
           (i) its past record, or
          (ii) its work programme or mission statement; and

-  The Institute shall not engage in activities detrimental to the cause of the Society.

3. A Member shall enjoy free membership upon enrollment for the first year, which shall be renewed annually upon the payment of the Membership Fee.

4. A Member shall be liable to pay a sum of US$ 100 (US Dollars One Hundred) (or, if required by law, the Taka equivalent) as an annual Membership Fee that shall be payable on or before 1st of May, every year, wherein a Member which is in arrears for 3 consecutive months on the 1st of August of any year shall cease to be a Member of the Society from that date. The amount and rate of recurrence of the Membership Fee shall be decided by the Steering Committee and shall be subject to review every 5 (five) years.

5. The Member Institute(s) shall continue to remain Members until such time that it voluntarily resigns from the Society by notifying its resignation in writing to the Coordinator or is terminated in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of membership.

6. Each Institute qualified to become a Member, shall notify, in its Letter of Application to the Steering Committee, the name of its Member Designate and any changes to the same shall be notified in writing by email, fax or post.

7. The Members shall ensure that only director of the Member shall be notified as its Member Designate.


"SAARC Recognized Body" status of SANEI, renewed | SANEI Secretariat relocated in Kathmandu, Nepal | The Global Development Awards Competition is an innovative award scheme launched by GDN with the generous support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world. Since its inception in 2000, GDN has provided US$ 3.8 million in awards and travel grants to finalists and winners. The winners of the current round will be chosen by an eminent jury at GDN’s 17th Annual Global Development Conference to be held in Peru from 17-18 March, 2016; an event expected to be attended by over 200 practitioners in the field of development where finalists will present their proposals. Finalists from both award categories will be invited to present their proposals at the Conference. | SANEI is now associate member of International Economic Association |