Terms and Conditions for the Poona Music Society memberships
1) Approval from the Managing Committee – All membership subject to approval of Committee
Any application for membership whether ordinary Student, Individual, Husband-Wife, Life, Patron, Institutional or Corporate, has to be accepted by the Managing Committee as per the Memorandum of Association of the Society.
If an application is made online and the amount paid, this amount will be refunded in case the application is rejected, for any reason.
The duration of membership is for the financial year, from 1st April to 31st March for Student, Ordinary Individual, Ordinary Husband and Wife. Life and Patron memberships are valid for life. The renewal of the membership is also subject to the approval of the Managing Committee.
The membership is valid only after payment of the corresponding membership fee and encashment of cheque.
4) Amount to pay
The amount to pay is the one indicated on the membership application form or online. If a member wishes to change her/his membership category, she/he has to pay the full amount for the new category.
5) Periodicity and renewal
Yearly memberships are valid from the 1st April of the year till the 31st March of the next year. Renewal of membership can be done after the 1st January for the next period.
If a membership is not renewed before the 30th September, the membership is invalidated.
6) Seat booking
The same conditions apply to seat bookings. A seat will be booked only after payment of the booking fee and approval by the Managing Committee. Except for Patron members, the seat bookings are valid for one year from the 1st April of the year.
All donations are exempt under section 80-G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
All membership categories are entitled to receive advance intimation of programmes, over email, unless a specific request is made to receive a hard copy of the newsletter.
Life and Patron members are entitled to advance booking if and when there are ticketed programmes.
Only students below the age of 21 years are eligible for a Student Membership.
All categories of membership are entitled to a 7% discount at Oceanic Sound & Vision, Off M.G. Road, Pune-411001, on production of membership cards.
Any specific offers made by other organisations to the PMS will be announced from time to time, for specific categories of membership.
8) You agree to the policies for online-payments. (Please click the link below to read the policies for online-payments)