The Membership of the State Association is open to the citizens of India, who subscribe to the purpose and objectives, and are residing within the territorial jurisdiction of State Association.
*Note: Approved by the National Council Special Meeting held on 21.06.1997.
Provided any citizen of any other National resident for the time being within the territorial Jurisdiction of the State Association may be admitted as a member on the recommendation of the State Chief Commissioner and approval of the National Commissioner.
Provided further that such person subscribes to the Scout and Guide Promise as hereunder:
Note: The word Dharma may be substituted for th e Word “God”, if so desired.
The Members of State Association shall consist of: a) General Members, b) Life Members, c) Ordinary Members d) Institutional Members and e) Special Members
a) General Members: (i) Beneficiaries : i.e. Cubs / Bulbuls, Scouts / Guides, Rovers / Rangers, Lone Scouts / Guides, Lone Rovers / Rangers, Air Scouts / Guides, Air Rovers / Rangers, Gramean Rovers / Rangers, Venture Scouts / Guides, registered as such.(ii) Adult Leaders: i.e. Scouters, Guiders, Commissioners who hold valid warrants and trainers who hold honorable charge in force.
b) Life Members: Life Members are those who are admitted as such by the Executive Committee and who have paid Life Membership Fee as prescribed.
c) Ordinary Members: Ordinary Members are those who are admitted as such by the State Executive Committee and who have paid annual Subscription fee as prescribed and shall include Adult Leaders provided further that they are not in arrears.
d) Institutional Members: Institutional Members are those who are admitted as such by the State Executive Committee and who have paid subscription fee as prescribed provided further that they are not in arrears.
e) * Special Members: Special Members are those who are admitted as such by the State Executive Committee for their meritorious contribution to Movement.
f) Termination of Membership: If any member is found guilty criminal offence, involving moral turpitude, his / her membership shall be terminated and any award / Privilege shall be withdrawn.