The Civil Services Officers’ Institute is a registered body and has been set up to provide welfare, recreational and entertainment activities/services to the officers of the All India Services and the Central Government and their families.
Eligibility for Membership:
Membership of the Institute will be granted to eligible officers in accordance with the priority as per the waiting list notified by CSOI. However, officers of the rank of Secretary to the Government of India and their equivalents in the Central Government and ex-officio members of the Governing Council and Executive Committee may be granted out-of-turn membership.
A son or daughter of a member is treated as a dependent member till he/she is married or attains the age of 21 years whichever is earlier.
All spouses and eligible dependent children between the age of 16 to 21 years will be issued spouse/ dependant card by the Institute. This card shall be produced, whenever requested by the Institute staff. Management reserves the right to refuse entry without production of a spouse/dependant card.
The Institute will remain open on all days of the week except Tuesdays at Vinay Marg and Mondays at KG Marg for which is a maintennace day.
There shall be a Working Committee to manage the day-to-day affairs of the Institute. The Working Committee shall exercise all powers as delegated by the Executive Committee. The composition of the Working Committee shall be as determined by the Executive Committee.
The Working Committee may constitute sub-committees for different activities. The sub-committees shall exercise powers and functions assigned to them by the Working Committee and submit a monthly report to the Working Committee on its activities.
The rates of annual subscription will be as decided by the Working Committee form time to time.
Membership may be terminated by the Working Committee for any of the following reasons:
No liquor on corkage is permitted in the parties. The liquor will be provisioned only by the CSOI.
Members will ensure that proper decorum with regard to wearing dress in the Institute is always maintained. Shorts, sportswear and bathroom slippers will not be allowed except in the designated areas viz. Restaurant, Bar and Lounge Café.
Members will park cars/ scooters in the proper areas specified for the purpose. Members will obtain the car parking tokens from the security guards at the entrance gates at the time of entry to the Institute and surrender the same to them when taking their vehicles out of the Institute. No vehicles will be allowed to leave the Institute unless the car parking tokens are surrendered. Members losing their tokens will be liable to pay Rs. 10/- towards the cost thereof and permitted to take the vehicles only with the permission of the Manager on duty.
Members will ensure that CSOI car stickers are displayed prominently on the windscreens. Members or their guests are not allowed to park their vehicles overnight without prior permission from the General Manager.
Members, their guests and dependants shall maintain a courteous behavior towards the Institute staff. In the event of any grievance or complaint about the staff of the Institute, it can be brought to the notice of the Manager on duty on the same working day or entered in the suggestion/ complaint book.
If any damage is incurred to the property of the Institute by the member, or his family / guests full value will be charged for all breakages from Member. Further, any wilful damage/breakage shall also entail appropriate disciplinary action including termination of membership.
Suggestions and complaints, if any, may be entered in the respective suggestions/complaints books kept for this purpose at the Reception.
The suggestions/complaints of members will be examined by the Working Committee/Sub-Committee concerned and disposed of accordingly. If a member feels that his suggestion/complaint has not been adequately redressed, he may refer the matter in writing to the General Manager directly.
Magazines and newspapers shall not be taken away from magazine stand or mutilated by members, their guests and dependents. A penalty will be charged for any violation of this provision. A drop box will be kept at reception for dropping the books / magazine collected by the member from the library.
Properties of the Institute such as furniture, cutlery, crockery, or other equipment shall not be issued to any member or to any organization outside Institute premises. However, the Institute may allow the sale of mementos and souvenirs of the CSOI to members at the rates approved
Dogs/pets shall not be allowed in any part of the Institute premises. For violation of this by law, the owner of the dog/pet may be charged Rs. 100/- for each violation, in addition to disciplinary action as deemed fit.
Notices pertaining to the Institute's activities and general information will be displayed on the Notice Board and the website of the Institute.
No payment shall be made to any person other than the Receptionist or the Accounts of the institute. Official receipt shall invariably be obtained for every payment made. All party bills will be cleared by the host member on conclusion of the party.
Cell phones are not permitted to be used in the Bar, Restaurant, Cards Room, Billiards Room and Library, or any other designated areas.
CSOI is a ‘No Smoking’ zone and it is not permitted in the Institute except in the designated areas.
Members shall ensure that they partake drinks and eatables only in the designated areas. Drinks/ eatables are not allowed in the Institute lobby/ reception area.Members are not allowed to carry drinks and glasses outside the main building.
Sub-Committees in charge of various activities shall propose rules for the proper execution of their activities, which shall come into force only after approval by the Working Committee. Any violation of the rules by the Members shall be construed as a misconduct.
The Accounts office of the CSOI shall keep a close watch on income and expenditure and place it before the Working Committee for perusal & approval. The Annual Accounts shall be prepared and will be submitted for statuary audit to the Auditors appointed by the Executive Committee for Annual Audit and Report. Adequate checks and Internal Audit shall also be undertaken by institute as required.
All members are bound by a code of conduct and any violation may entail an explanation from the member and, if found guilty, may lead to their suspension/expulsion from membership.