Membership details

Nilgiri Natural History Society functions from the Bee Museum at Ooty, the Nilgiris and is open to membership from individuals or institutions. Membership entitles you to a copy of the journal / newsletter which will be available online and also in print (on request), invitation to the programs hosted at the Bee Museum, outdoor activities as and when planned.

Membership is invited under the following categories:

a. STUDENT MEMBERSHIP – All those who are in the age group of 10-17 years, and identify with and are willing to contribute to the vision and objects of the society would be eligible for this. They would be eligible to attend the General Body Meetings and enjoy such privileges as may be notified by the Executive Committee from time to time. The student members would not have any voting right in the Society. The membership fee is Rs. 100 per year.

b. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP – All those above 17 years of age, who identify with and and are willing to contribute to the vision and objectives of the society would be eligible for this. They would be eligible to attend the General Body Meetings and enjoy such privileges as may be notified by the Executive Committee from time to time. The associate members would not have any voting right in the Society. The membership fee is Rs. 100 per year.

c. INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP – Any individual who identifies with and and is willing to contribute to the vision and objects of the society is eligible to apply for membership of the Society by submitting the duly filled in membership form of the Society along with the prevailing annual or life membership fee. The applicant may become a member of the Society upon approval by the Executive Committee. The decision of the Executive Committee shall be final. The annual membership fee for individuals is Rs 250 per year and the Life membership fee is Rs 2,000.

d. INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP – Any institution which identifies with and and is willing to contribute to the vision and objects of the society is eligible to apply for membership of the Society by submitting the duly filled in membership form of the Society along with the prevailing annual or life membership fee. The applicant institution may become a member of the Society upon approval by the Executive Committee. The decision of the Executive Committee shall be final. The annual membership fee for institutions is Rs 2,000 per year and the Life membership fee is Rs 10,000.

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