Selection Of Name - Step - 1
First thing is to select a unique name of your society, the name should not violate or infringes someone else name or trademark. The president of the proposed society shall be filing an affidavit that the name is not same or similar to any other NGO.
Drafting Of MOA And By Laws - Step - 2
The MOA of the society describes the main object for which it is being formed, where as the rules is for internal affairs of the society such as, quorum of meetings, powers and responsibilities of the official positions of president, secretary or treasurer.
Registration Of Society - Step - 3
The registrar of societies are then approached with an application along with the signed MOA, by rules, affidavits and KYC documents of desirous person and officials. After verification of documents the Certificate of Registration of Society is issued.
PAN, TAN And Bank A/C - Step - 4
After registration of the society the next step is to apply for allotment of Pan Number and TAN and thereafter opening of a bank A/c for collection of membership fees, subscription charges or donations as the case may be.
State vs National Level
There must be seven-person as Desirous Person / Governing Body to form a society however for national level they must represent seven different states.
No Distribution of Profit
The society though can engage in profit generation activities, however the profits of such a NGO can not be shared to its members.
No Blood Relative
Among the founder members/governing body there must not be any blood relative. The president of the society has to give an affidavit to this effect that there is no blood relative in the gov body.
MOA & Rules of Society
The MOA of the society prescribe the objects for which it is created, and the rules are the guidelines for internal working of the society.