The Bangalore Chapter of the Society for Information Display was established for the following purposes:

  • To support the activities and purposes of the SID.
  • To encourage, the scientific, literary, and educational advancement of information display through its allied arts and sciences.
  • To provide forums for the exchange and dissemination of ideas and knowledge relating to the field of information display. 

Guest Lecture on February 07, 2019



Article 2 - MEMBERSHIP
Article 3 - DUES AND FEES
Article 4 - OFFICERS
Article 7 - FINANCE
Article 8 - MEETINGS
Article 9 - AMENDMENTS

1. The name of this organization is, "The Bangalore Chapter of the Society for Information Display," hereinafter referred to as the Chapter.
2. The purposes of this chapter shall be:
  a. To encourage, at the Chapter level, the scientific, literary, and educational advancement of information display through its allied arts and sciences, including, but not confined to, the discipline of display theory, display device and systems development, and the psychological and physiological effects of display systems upon the human senses.
  b. To provide forums for the exchange and dissemination of ideas relating to the field of information display.
  c. To support the purposes of the Society for Information Display (hereinafter called the SID).
  d. To conduct these activities and achieve these objectives without pecuniary profits to Chapter officers or members; any balance of money or assets remaining after the full payment of Chapter obligations of all and any kinds shall be devoted solely to the above stated purposes of the Chapter.
3. The scope of the Chapter responsibilities is defined by Chapter and SID bylaws.
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Article 2 - MEMBERSHIP
1. Grades and Qualifications
  The members of the Chapter shall be members of SID in good standing who reside in the territory of the Chapter or who request Chapter affiliation in writing to SID. A member's grade in the Chapter shall be the same as that held by the member in SID.
2. Privileges
  All chapter members in good standing (except that Student, Associate, Sustaining Member (company) and Affiliate Society Member grades may not vote, hold office or serve on the Nominating Committee), shall have equal privileges including, but not limited to, the right to:
  a. Vote for officers and Directors and on such other matters as require polling of the membership.
  b. Hold offices and membership in standing committees.
  c. Receive all notices of general Chapter functions.
  d. Attend meetings of all Chapter bodies.
  e. Use Chapter facilities.
3. Termination of Membership
  Membership in good standing in the Chapter may be terminated only for one or more of the following reasons:
  a. Voluntary withdrawal by the member by means of written notice to the Chapter.
  b. Non-payment of dues --Loss of status as member-in-good standing will occur 60 days after required date for payment of dues.
  c. For cause -- Upon approval of two-thirds of the membership in writing, the Chapter may recommend to the Membership Committee of the SID that it take appropriate action to effect termination of a membership in SID.
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Article 3 - DUES AND FEES
1. The Executive Committee of the Chapter may require each member of the Chapter to contribute dues annually in accordance with his grade, as decided by the Executive Committee from time to time.
2. Dues shall be payable on or before November 30 of each year. Normally, a member not in good standing for non-payment of dues shall pay a reinstatement fee equal to the outstanding dues in addition to the dues for the first year of his restored membership.
3. The fiscal year of the Chapter shall run from December 1 to November 30.
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Article 4 - OFFICERS
1. The Officers of the Chapter shall be a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. These officers together with the Chapter Director shall constitute the Chapter Executive Committee.
2. The term of office for each officer shall be two years. No elected officer may be elected to such office for more than two successive terms. Non-consecutive terms are allowed.
3. The duties and authority for each office are as follows:
  a. Chairman --The Chairman shall be the principal executive officer of the Chapter and shall in general supervise and control all of the business and affairs of the Chapter. He shall, when present, preside at all general business meetings of the Chapter. He may sign in place of the Secretary or any other proper officer of the Chapter there-unto authorized by the Executive Committee any deeds, mortgages, bonds, contracts, or other instruments which the Executive Committee has authorized to be executed, except in cases where the signing and execution thereof shall be expressly delegated by the Executive Committee or by these bylaws to some other officer or agent of the Chapter, or shall be required by law to be otherwise signed or executed, and in general shall perform all duties incident to the office of Chairman. He shall be responsive to the wishes of the Executive Committee in the performance of such additional duties as may be requested by that Committee from time to time. The Chairman shall appoint committee chairmen of ad hoc committees.
  b. Vice Chairman -- In the absence of the Chairman or his inability or refusal to act, the Vice Chairman shall perform the duties of the Chairman and, when so acting, shall have all the powers of the Chairman and be subject to all the restrictions on the Chairman. The Vice Chairman shall perform such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him by the Chairman or by the Executive Committee.
  c. Secretary -- The Secretary shall:
    i. keep a book of minutes of all meetings of the Executive Committee and of its members, with the time and place of holding, whether regular or special, and if special, how authorized, the notice thereof given, the names of those present at Executive Committee meetings, the number of members present or represented at members' meetings, and the proceedings thereof;
    ii. see that all notices are given in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws;
    iii. be custodian of the Chapter's records including the completed records of the Treasurer;
    iv. maintain membership records with a register of the post-office address of each member which shall be furnished to the Secretary by the members;
    v. perform such other correspondence within and external to the Chapter as may be required by Chapter business, and maintain records of these; and
    vi. in general, perform all duties incident to the office of Secretary and such other duties as may be assigned to him from time to time by the Chairman of the Executive Committee.
  d. Treasurer -- The Treasurer shall:
    i. keep and maintain adequate and correct accounts of the Chapter's properties and business transactions, in a manner established by the Executive Committee. The books of account shall at all reasonable times be open to inspection by the Executive Committee;
    ii. have charge and custody of and be responsible for all funds and securities of the Chapter, and deposit all such moneys in the name of the Chapter in such depositories as shall be selected in accordance with Article 7 of these bylaws; and
    iii. in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Treasurer and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him by the Chairman or by the Executive Committee.
4. No chapter officer or member is empowered to enter into agreements committing SID, financially or otherwise, without the express written authorization of the SID Executive Committee. No member shall represent himself as speaking for SID without express authorization from the SID Executive Committee.
5. Vacancies in offices other than Chairman will be filled by temporary appointment by the Executive Committee.
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1. The candidates for each elected office shall be qualified by these Bylaws and willing to serve. The Nominating Committee will solicit and accept candidate nominations by mail from the entire Chapter membership for at least a 30-day period in the event they cannot themselves name at least two such persons for each office. The Nominating Committee will provide a slate of candidates for each elected office 45 days before the election meeting, which will be held once in two years. The Secretary will mail ballots to all qualified members in good standing at least 30 days before the election meeting. Suitable steps will be taken to assure the anonymity of the completed ballot, which must be returned at least 15 days before the election meeting. Legible write-in votes will be considered valid.
2. Ballots will be returned by mail and counted by the Nominating Committee in time for reporting at the election meeting.
3. Elected officers will be announced at the election meeting and will take office at the conclusion of that meeting.
4. Any vacancies in the membership of elected offices will be filled by nomination by the Nominating Committee.
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1. The following standing committees shall be appointed once in two years for a two-year term, as defined in the subsequent sections of this Article:
  a. Executive Committee
  b. Nominating Committee
  c. Membership Committee
  d. Program Committee
  e. Publicity Committee
2. Executive Committee
  a. The Executive Committee shall consist of the Chapter Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and Director, with the Chapter Chairman as Chairman of the Committee The Director represents the Chapter at the meetings of the SID Board of Directors and assists the Chapter in maintaining a level of technical activities that encourages participation by local members of SID and attracts new members. The Director is elected for a three-year term by the chapter membership in the course of an annual election conducted by SID.
  b. Any three members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum.
  c. The Committee shall conduct the business of the Chapter under terms of the Bylaws.
3. Nominating Committee
  a. The Chairman of the Nominating Committee and two additional committee members shall be appointed by the Executive Committee about four months before the election meeting which will be held once in two years.
  b. The Nominating Committee shall have the final responsibility for constituting the Executive Committee with elected officers, or with nominated officers in case there was no election for an office due to lack of prior nomination. This selection shall not be subject to review by the Executive Committee.
  c. No member of the Nominating Committee shall be part of the official slate of candidates, but may be elected by means of a write-in vote.
4. All other standing committee chairmen shall be appointed by the Executive Committee immediately after the installation of the Chapter Officers.
5. All members of the Executive Committee shall be ex officio members of all other committees except the Nominating Committee.
6. The Membership Committee shall --
  a. Conduct Membership drives and be responsible for apprising the Chapter of membership standards.
  b. Act at the Chapter level to initiate nomination to the Honors and Awards Committee.
7. The Program Committee shall --
  a. Recommend to the Executive Committee the specific time and place of one general business meeting per year.
  b. Establish and submit for approval by the Executive Committee a programs budget.
  c. Determine the programs and activities to be conducted.
  d. Arrange for facilities, agenda, and all other necessary matters pertinent to the businesslike and professional management of meetings.
8. The Publicity Committee shall --
  a. Arrange for publicizing organizational activities.
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Article 7 - FINANCE
1. All funds of the Chapter, other than petty cash, shall be kept in recognized banking and saving and loan institutions. Expenditures of funds in excess of a specified limit for any single transaction shall have the approval of the Chairman and the Treasurer. The limit may be decided during the annual general business meeting. Below that amount only the Treasurer's signature shall be required. All expenditures shall fall within the budgets approved by the Executive Committee. The finances of the chapter shall be the responsibility of the Chapter Treasurer and the Chapter Chairperson. The Chapter Treasurer or Chapter Chairperson shall not commit the local chapter to expenditures in excess of 75% of the chapter's funds without prior written approval of the Treasurer of SID.
2. The Chairman and Treasurer shall be bonded for the duration of their terms at the expense of the SID, if required by SID directors.
3. The books of record shall be audited annually as directed by the Executive Committee. Special audits will be accomplished upon change of the Treasurer. The types and methods of recording in these books shall be in accordance with the instructions of the Executive Committee.
4. Funds and real property of the chapter shall remain the property of the Chapter in the event that a portion of the membership is reassigned to a newly formed Chapter.
5. Funds and real property of the Chapter shall revert to the SID upon dissolution of the Chapter.
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Article 8 - MEETINGS
1. There shall be one general business meeting conducted each fiscal year. Such meetings shall be held at times and places recommended by the Program Committee subject to the approval of the Executive Committee and shall ordinarily occur in October - November for the purpose of initiating the program for the coming year, and for electing and installing officers. The membership shall be informed of these meetings at least 30 days in advance.
2. Ten (10) voting members shall constitute a quorum for the conduct of business. A majority of the quorum shall be sufficient to approve any motion except that, at the request of any voting member, the motion shall be submitted to the Chapter membership in good standing, for a written vote. In such event, a majority of the members voting shall be required to approve the motion.
3. In all matters not covered by the Bylaws, the Chapter shall be governed by Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised.
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Article 9 - AMENDMENTS
1. Any group of five or more members may, by signed petition, submitted at any time, propose an amendment of these Bylaws.
2. The Executive Committee shall review the petition and make recommendations to the membership. The Secretary shall be directed to submit the proposed amendment, together with the committee recommendations, for approval by majority vote of all voting members in good standing, concurrent with the next election ballot.
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Dr. Gurumurthy Hegde
BSN Centre for Nano-Matreials & Displays

BMS College of Enginerring, Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, 560019

Mob: +918762520397

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BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru



Following are the registered members of SID-Bengaluru Chapter





 Gurumurthy Hegde

BMS College of Engineering



Uma Ullas Pradhan

Centre for Incubation, Innovation Research & Consultancy (CIIRC)



Suresha B L

BMS College of Engineering



Murugendrappa M V

BMS College of Engineering




BMS College of Engineering



Inchara S A

Bangalore university


Srinatha M K

Bangalore university



Vasudha Chandrashekar




Sunil B N

BMS College of Engineering



Supriya S

BMS College of Engineering



Shanker G

Bengaluru University



T. Renuka

BMS College of Engineering



K. Ravishankar

BMS College of Engineering



Bhupendra Pratap Singh

University of Lucknow



Srikanth Turlapati

IIT Guwahati



Govind Pathak

Lucknow University



Kaushlendra Agrahari

Lucknow University




Pushpavathi N




Vidhika Punjani

IISER Mohali



Supreet Kaur

IISER Mohali



Sibasankar Pradhan

IIT Guwahati



Paresh Kumar Behera

IIT Guwahati



Marlin Baral

Centre for Nano & Soft Matter Sciences



G V Varshini

Centre for Nano & Soft Matter Sciences


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Harijayakrishna  A…,student

BMS college of Engineering




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