Our Membership


We are a non-profit volunteer organization; our members are our greatest asset. Our society keeps all Odia people in Singapore connected and promotes our Odia art & culture in Singapore.

Membership Type

Our Society Membership is open to all persons interested in Odisha and residing in Singapore. The membership categories are:

    1. Ordinary Members
    2. Associate Members
    3. Life Members
    4. Overseas Members
    5. Corporate Members
    6. Honorary Members
    7. Patrons
  • Persons who are below 21 years of age shall not be accepted as members without the written consent of their parents or guardians
  • Only members above the age of 21 years, with the exception of Honorary Members and Patrons, shall have the right to vote and to hold office in the Society.
  • Any member who violates the code of conduct as mentioned in Section “Prohibitions” (13.1 to 13.6) shall have his case reviewed by the Committee on request of the President and may be barred from membership of the society. An expelled member may within one month of the notification of his expulsion, appeal to the general meeting of members against the decision of the Committee. The decision of the general meeting shall be final.

Membership Benefits

Even though ours a non-profit organization but we value our members with the following possible benefits.

  • Only members are entitled to vote to decide or file nomination for committee members during the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
  • Discount on Ticket price / Entry fee for all events organized by Odia Society of Singapore.
  • Opportunity to connect with Odia People in Singapore.
  • Participation in events exclusively organized for Odia Society members.
  • Members can Volunteer, Share their professional experience with Odia Society of Singapore.
  • Lifetime Members get reserved seating area & generous discount on entry fee on all events organized by Odia Society of Singapore.
  • More attractive direct/indirect benefits especially for Lifetime members... Please click here for more details.

Membership Subscription Fee / Other Payments

The Annual General Meeting on recommendation from the Committee from time to time shall determine the membership subscription fees and other charges.
There shall be a subscription payable by members on an annual basis. In case of marriage of the single life member, the spouse shall be granted life membership on payment of differential dues of S$ 150. In the case of divorce, both spouses shall be accorded individual life memberships. Subscriptions payable are as follows:

    1. Student - S$ 15
    2. Single - S$ 40
    3. Family - S$ 60
    4. Single Lifetime - S$ 250
    5. Family Lifetime - S$ 400
  • Members who object to the proposed fees by the Committee may bring a resolution to propose a different fee.
  • Members upon attaining 70 years of age shall be accorded the status of member (retired). A retired member shall pay a reduced yearly subscription to be decided by the management committee from time to time.
  • Annual subscriptions shall be payable within one month before the expiry of membership. If a member fails to pay within one month from the due date after receiving renewal notification, he/she shall pay an additional late fee equivalent to 25% of the prevailing annual subscription fee.
  • Any additional fund required for special purposes or for future projects furthering the objects of the society or for management of the society may only be raised from members and well-wishers with the consent of the General Meeting of the members.
  • The income and property of the Society whensoever derived shall be applied towards the promotion of the objects of the Society as set forth in this Constitution and no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividend or bonus or otherwise howsoever by way of profit to the persons who at any time are or have been members of the Society or to any of them or to any person claiming through any of them.

Membership Registration for New Members

Our membership registration process is fast, simple and easy. Follow the steps mentioned below to become a member of Odia Society of Singapore.

  • A person wishing to join the Society should submit his particulars to the Secretary on a prescribed form or register online at the Society’s website through the e-form. (Register)
  • Make the Membership subscription fee payment using any of the following methods, send an email to [email protected].
    1. PayNow / OCBC PayAnyone to Unique Entity Number (UEN): T12SS0035E of Odia Society of Singapore
    2. FAST fund transfer to Odia Society of Singapore, CC A/c no.687824086001, OCBC Bank Singapore.
  • Once payment is received, a new member application shall be reviewed and approved within a week’s time. A confirmation email will be sent to your registered email with a copy of the constitution.

Membership Renewal

Our membership renewal process is simple and easy. Follow the steps below to renew your membership of Odia Society of Singapore.

  • Make the Membership subscription fee payment using any of the following methods and send an email to [email protected].
    1. PayNow / OCBC PayAnyone to Unique Entity Number (UEN): T12SS0035E of Odia Society of Singapore
    2. FAST fund transfer to Odia Society of Singapore, CC A/c no.687824086001, OCBC Bank Singapore.
  • Once payment is received, membership will be renewed within a week’s time. A confirmation email will be sent to your registered email.



For all membership queries & concerns please send an email to [email protected].


Click here to read - Constitution of Odia Society of Singapore


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