Society Registration in India
Society Registration in India comes under Indian Societies Act, 1860 and this Act was sanctioned under the British Raj in India. It provides for the registration of literary, scientific and charitable societies. A society can be registered at state level as well as National level. Its required to have minimum seven or more persons. As per Societies Act,1860 choosing a name to register a society must not have almost identical name of existing registered societies.
Memorandum of a Society rules and regulations of the society must be signed by each of the member, Notary, Gazetted Officer first class with their official stamp and complete address.
Charitable societies, the military orphan funds or societies established at the several presidencies of India, societies established for the promotion of science, literature, or the fine arts for instruction, the diffusion of useful knowledge, 1 [the diffusion of political education], the foundation or maintenance of libraries or reading-rooms for general use among the members or open to the public or public museums and galleries of paintings and other works of art, collections of natural history, mechanical and philosophical inventions, instruments, or designs all above mentioned societies can be registered under Indian Societies Act, 1860
All movable and immovable of society is registered under this act. President, Secretary and Chairman of all society registered under this act can sue and can be sued as defined by the rules and regulation of the society. Any person can inspect on payment of prescribed fees to the Registrar all documents submitted by the society.