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Society

A group of persons who, by accident or design, are related to each other in some way and therefore have to deal with each other. Examples of societies include everyone who attends the same church, lives in the same country, or belongs to the same club. According to most political and economic theories, persons in a society have the responsibility to care for other members of that society, though exactly how to do so remains a matter of contention. While some theories emphasize the role of society, more individualistic theories tend to minimize its role.
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In this connection, Building Control Section -II (BCS-II) Directorate of the authority has been directed to carry out inspection of private housing societies for implementation of building by-laws, said a press release.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (East) Dr Asif Raheem had a detailed session with management of the housing societies. The participants discussed issues of the societies about waste disposal and sanitation mechanism.
In order to curtail such illegal practice, the Cooperative Department also published several notices in the leading newspapers wherein the general public was advised in their own interest to verify the registration and other particulars of the society from the concerned Assistant Registrar, Cooperative Societies before purchasing plots or making any payments to eliminate the chance of fraud and cheating."The letter further added, "In order to streamline the working and affairs of the cooperative societies and to reduce the chance of fraud and cheating, following societies have been put under liquidation in exercise of power vested under section 47 of the Cooperative Societies Act 1927 which have ceased its working and became non-functional/dormant since long.
There are about 110 illegal societies including Jammu Kashmir Housing Society, Supreme Court housing society, Sawan Garden Cooperative housing society, Civilian employee cooperative society, central board of revenue employee Housing society, Senate employees Housing Society Aagosh Housing Society, Ministry of common's employees Housing Society, Interior employees housing society, Multi Professional Housing society, Cabinet Division Employees Housing Society, and others that are busy in looting people with impunity without having a lay out plan or NOC.
During a meeting of a sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat, which met at Parliament House with Senator Kalsoom Parveen in the chair, the operator of the unauthorised Sohan Garden Cooperative Housing Society claimed the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration had conducted an audit of societies just to pressurise their managements.
Among these Societies are associations, clubs and churches.
The minister held a similar meeting with the heads and representatives of the coalition of national political societies.
Twenty-one states had formed accounting societies, associations, or institutes by 1910, and that wave of development continued through the 1920s and 1930s.
We are happy to say that two societies became affiliated in 2008, The Austin Bromeliad Society from Texas and The Gainesville Bromeliad Society from Florida.
Under the terms of the agreement, ME-IR Society and the IR Society of the UK will extend mutual cooperation to benefit members of both societies. Members will be able to explore speaking opportunities, participate in networking events, attend professional development programmes and webinars, as well as access educational materials produced by both societies.
ISEqH Fourth International Conference--Creating Healthy Societies through Inclusion and Equity.

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