Uttaranchal State Haj Committee Rules, 2002
Published vide Notification No. 526/Social Welfare/2002, dated 10th June, 2002
(i) to collect such information as may be useful for the intending pilgrims;
(ii) to Appoint Haji's Friends and sub-committee in the Districts;
(iii) to advice the intending pilgrims in all the matters, so as to help them in facilitating inoculation, Health cheak up and to identify the communicable disease like AIDS or other like disease, to collect money and to coordinate with the local authorities in all relevant and related matters;
(iv) with a view to facilitate the pilgrims with all necessary arrangements and to have liasons with the Railway authorities and to seek their cooperation in this regard;
(v) to forward the complaints received from the pilgrims and to resolve them after keeping liasons with the concerned department;
(vi) to do all the works required necessary and deemed helpful in the trouble free pilgrimage of the Haj Pilgrims;
(vii) to organize the training and seminars for the pilgrim as and when advised by the Central Haj Committee.5. Meetings. - (1) The Committee will have its meeting from time to time as when fixed by the Chairman and such meetings shall be held at least twice in a year and one such meeting shall be held prior to commencement of Haj Yatra or Haj Season and other such meeting shall be held after the conclusion of the Haj Yatra and Haj Season. The date of such meeting shall be fixed by the Secretary in consultation with the Chairman. The agenda, place and date of the such meeting shall be determined by the Secretary and notify this at least fifteen day prior the such date. (2) The quorum of the Committee shall be two-third of its total members. If in any such meeting the quorum is not complete but in the opinion of the members present the work scheduled in the agenda is of important nature then such meeting shall not be cancelled or adjourned. (3) The head office of the Committee will be at Roorkee. 6. Funds. - (1) A fund will be raised under the name and style "State Government Haj Fund" and it will include the following ;
(a) amount received from Haj Committee (India);
(b) funds allotted by the State Government; and
(c) any funds received through the non-Government sources such as donation or subscriptions.
Note.-The Committee can also collect donations/subscriptions through non-Government sources to meet out its expenses.(2) The above funds will be deposited in the approved bank in the name of the Secretary who will also be its drawing officer, but he will not be empowered to spend more than Rs. 500/- without the approval of the Committee. But the Chairman with the approval of the Committee, which may be sought in the next meeting, may approve the expenditure of amount upto Rs. 2,000 in urgent matters. 7. Change in rules. - Any proposal for amendment in these Rules may be sent to the Government of India for further direction, but such minor changes as do not adversely affect the aim and object of these rules, can be carried out by the State Government without such directions. 8. Annual report. - The annual report shall be submitted immediately after six months of the end of Haj season and the same should be given to the Government of India in consultation with the State Haj Committee.