Dos & Don'ts 18-May-2014


•          Keep your correspondence address, email and telephone numbers updated in the Members Login section on the website ( for all communications or submit an updated validation data form (available on the website) at CSOI reception in Vinay Marg, Chanakyapuri.

•          Members using facilities of Swimming Pool, Gym, Health Club (steam, sauna, Jacuzzi) should be in possession of their identity card. They must pay their facility subscription on time.

•          Entry of guest(s) should be recorded by the member in the register kept at CSOI, Reception.  Not more than eight guests are allowed on weekdays (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) and only four on Weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) at a time to avail services of Restaurants & Bar. 

•          Be polite with the staff to maintain the decorum of CSOI.  Keep your conversation soft, across the table in deference to other members.  Please keep your cell phones on silent / vibration mode inside all facilities of CSOI.

•          Wait for your turn to be seated in restaurants/bar during rush hour. You may wait in Lounge Café/Auditorium Lounge / central green lawn compound.

·              Suggestion/complaint if any be written in the suggestion book at

     Reception /feedback card available at the restaurant/bar.

•          Please adhere to the timings of all facilities of CSOI.

•          Make timely payments for annual subscription and renewal of monthly/quarterly subscription of Gym, Health Club & Swimming Pool.

·            Members staying in Guest Rooms will move out of room in formal attire. 

·            Follow dress code (casually elegant) while entering CSOI restaurant and bar.     

   Shorts and Slippers are not allowed inside main building of CSOI except designated areas i.e. Health Club, Squash Court, Swimming Pool & TT. Entry to these facilities is from rear side and record of entry will be made at facility counter.



•          Consuming personal liquor/smoking inside CSOI and serving to guests is totally prohibited. Food & Beverage items are not allowed to be taken out from CSOI.


•          Do not make entry of excess guests in the name of other members who are not present. 


•          Ensure that entry of guests is made in the register kept at Reception.


•          Joining of tables in bar, lounge and restaurant to sit in large groups is not allowed.



•          Avoid using mobile phone and loud conversation in restaurants, lounges, bar and library. Cell phone conversation may be attended outside the facility in veranda / lounge.









Sat / Sun

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.



Mon / Wed / Fri

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.





Mon / Wed / Fri

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Mon / Wed / Fri

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mon / Wed / Fri

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Aqua Aerobics

Mon / Wed/ Fri

(April – Oct)

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

(only when swimming pool is operational)



Members are requested to inform the reception and order for their drivers food packet @ Rs105/- (members driver only)




Action Taken Report on the suggestion received during the AGM held on Dec, 16 2018 09-Nov-2019




S. No.


Member’s Name & No.




Action Taken Report




M. No.27

Shri S. Gopal


M. No.2576

Shri Sanjay Sinha


·     Why no election(s) have been held for various posts in CSOI?

·     Refusal to discuss the issue raised by a member, if he/she is not present at AGM.

·     The decision to close the bar services during the lunch time should be urgently reviewed and revoked.


·                   The matter will be taken up appropriately.




·         Bar services have been resumed on weekend and gazette holidays              (when CSOI is open).




M. No. 6946

Shri T. R. Kapur


·     Please mail schedules 1 to 8 of the Balance Sheet at the earliest.


· The schedules have already been mailed to members.




M. No. 5048

Shri Yogendra Pal


·     Tambola may be restarted immediately and held twice a week on Saturday at K.G. Marg and on Sunday at Vinay Marg even on special occasions.  If any license is required, it may be obtained.


· The matter has been resolved and the game will be resumed on weekends.




M. No. 602

Shri Abhay Khanna


·     Late fee charges: Allow two months period for depositing annual membership fee as being done in almost all clubs in Delhi.

·     The system of CSOI smart card only for payments in the restaurant needs to be change, kindly consider Pay TM/ debit card (digital payments) use also for improved facility.

·     Library needs more attention both in the infrastructure as well as selection of books.


· Annual subscription has to be paid in advance from January till March 30 of the ensuing year. Thereafter members are given six months’ time till September 30 to pay their subscription with late fee of Rs. 500/- + GST.

· For further facilitating the members, BHIM/UPI application is being started shortly at both locations of CSOI

· Library committee is aware of the matter and library operations are being streamlined for purchase of new books.




M. No.0072

Shri S. K. Malhotra



·     Security arrangements for the members and visitors need to be strengthened.

·     Possibility of a badminton court in the back lawns of the premises may be explored, even if it is an open court in the beginning.

·     The billiard room should have two markers, especially in the evening when both the tables are occupied.

·     The agenda for the meeting should have an ATR on the suggestions made in the last meeting so that the members may know whether any action is being taken on their suggestions.


·     Security arrangements have been strengthened and are monitored regularly.

·     The matter is underconsideration of the Committee and various options are being explored in consultation with the authorities.

·     MTS is being arranged regularly during evening session.

·     ATR for the last AGM is already on the website.






Shri Rajendra Singh


.     Tambola should not be stopped in CSOI which may please be reconsidered and start as early possible


·     The matter has been resolved and the game will be resumed on weekends..




M. No.1026

Shri R. K. Malhotra


·     Tambola has been abruptly prohibited in CSOI, K.G. Marg due non-availability of Tambola License, why license could not be procured, get revive Tambola as it is very popular.


·     The matter has been resolved and the game will be resumed on weekends.




M. No.438

Mrs. Nisha Mittal


·     Tambola should resume at the earliest as this game is being enjoyed by a large number of members.


·     The matter has been resolved and the game will be resumed on weekends.




M. No.7804

Mr. Noyal Thomas



·     Assets:-

·     It is noted with concern that the investments came down by about 10% from 55 crores to 50 crores compared to last year.

·     Accounts receivable have been shown as Rs.64 Lakhs where as it was Nil during the previous year.

·     Liabilities:-

·     This shows laxity in collections of receivables on time.  The reason & rectification measures proposed may be explained to General Body.


·     The investments came down due to following reasons:-

·     Rs.7.86 crs. Paid to CPWD for renovation work at CSOI, KG Marg.

·     Rs.4.04 crs. Paid towards Service /Property Tax.

·     Increase in expenditure on Security & House Keeping by Rs.74.70 lacs due to increase in minimum Wages.

·     The amount of Rs.64.54 lacs related to outstanding bills towards Ministries /Depts. During the year 2016-17, it was showing NIL as the bills were booked at the time of payments received from Min./

Deptt. But, presently the amt. Is being shown outstanding on the date of generation of bills of Min/Dept. As such, the outstanding amt. of Rs.64.54 lacs is showing under “Accounts Receivable” which has now been received.





Mr. Dhirendra Swarup


·     Schedules to the accounts have not been sent to enable the members to have an appreciation of increase/decrease in income and/or expenditure.

·     Auditor’s Report has also not been annexed to the accounts.  The members need to know their comments/observations to enable adoption of the accounts.

·     Annual Report on the working of the Institute has also not been sent.  Without it, suggestions for improvement or comments on the working cannot be made.


Bar services have been resumed on weekend and gazette holidays                                ( when CSOI is open).




M. No.6007

Mr. Jeewan Lal


M. No.1770

Mr. V. V. Chaudhary


·     The Bar services during lunch hours may be started immediately so that at least retired people can have some fun in their life.


·     The Bar during lunch hours may kindly be withdrawn and the original facility be restored.


Bar services have been resumed on weekend and gazette holidays                            ( when CSOI is open).

Bar services have been resumed on weekend and gazette holidays                              ( when CSOI is open).




M. No. 11187

Mr. Jawahar Singh


·     The amenities like sauna, steam etc., seems to slightly on higher side, which needs due consideration.

·     The amenities like sauna, steam etc, disruption if any be rectified earliest as such amenities are essential in winter for especially the senior citizen.

v The preparation of new 200 or 400 meters track may also be considered.



·                   The facilities of sauna and steam are functioning properly and is charged @ Rs.100/- per person inclusive of 18 % GST.




·     Not on the agenda because of space constraint.





Online Registration for Membership of CSOI

to open

from June 22,2019 (SATURDAY)


CSOI announces online registration of new membership from the eligible ‘Group A’ officers of Government of India. The online application will be accepted on CSOI website from June 22,2019 to July 12, 2019 with a processing fee of Rs 1100/- (non-refundable) for each applicant. The application will be accepted till 5 PM on July 12, 2019.



        As per the bye Laws of CSOI the eligibility for grant of membership is as  follows:


(i)            All serving and retired officers of the grade of Deputy Secretary and above to the Government of India from All India Services i.e. IAS, IPS & Indian Forest Service.

(ii)     Group ‘A’ officers of equivalent status serving under the Central Government.


          {Membership will be open only to Group ‘A’ officers working under the  Central Government}

          “The eligiblity status of Group ‘A’ officers who are eligible for membership  of CSOI for grant of membership will include members of All India Services constituted under Article 312 and  Central Government Group ‘A’ officers whose recruitment rules are framed under Articles 309 of the Constitution. All India services are governed by rules made under the provisions of All India Service Act, 1951 and Central Civil Services are governed  under rules formulated under Article 309 respectively”.


           Guidelines for Applying ONLINE

1)           Visit CSOI Website

2)           Click on APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION (On Right hand side on website)

3)           Fill all the required details. Attach the required documents along with photo.

4)           Application will be accepted online with a Registration and processing fee of ₹ 1100/- (non-refundable & inclusive of GST @ 18%) on CSOI website https// through the SBI payment gateway only.

5)           Click SUMBIT Button.

 Following documents are to be attached with the application:-

a)             Photograph       

b)             Official ID copy.

c)             Salary Certificate (Copy of latest pay slip)      

d)            Proof of Employment (In Service certificate)

e)      Annexure-B (given in the online Application form)


A screening committee under DoPT will examine all applications for eligibility & accord approval by 30th October 2019.

A list of approved membership will be posted on website & members will be required to deposit their fee within 30 days from the date of approval. 


1.             Applicants are requested to check their eligibilty before submitting online application along with the registration fee.

2.             Please retain the unique registration number (urn) generated on submission of your appication for future refrences.

3.    Please ensure that part b is duly filled.incomplete  application form  shall be rejected. 

4       Please note that mere submission of this application shall   not entitle  the person to use csoi facilities.

5.     The status of valid applications will be available on the csoi websiteafter three months (time taken for scrutiny of applications).

6.             No telephonic queries or email correspondence shall be entertained by csoi on the status of applications.








1.              The Executive Committee has approved the introduction of smart card to automate and streamline all the financial transactions in CSOI w.e.f February 10, 2014. It is a mandatory requirement for all members.
2.              Please fill the smart card forms for self and spouse and submit at the reception, Vinay Marg. The forms can also be downloaded from the institute website www.
3.              Charges for the smart card: self – Rs.100/- and spouse – Rs.50/- . These charges (along with the Rs.10 for the forms downloaded from the website) will be deducted upfront on the first top up (members are requested to keep the cards in safe custody and always carry on person while visiting the institute).
4.              Members to report for the lost / misplaced card to the reception csoi at the earliest – 2419300, 26111081 or email to
5.              Duplicate cards shall be issued only after submitting in writing to GM, CSOI. The member will have to fill a new form and pay accordingly.
6.              Ready smart cards will be issued ( from February 10, 2014 – Monday) to the member only from the reception of CSOI at Vinay Marg ( member to kindly sign the register on receipt of cards )
7.              Minimum first time top up of Rs.1000/- (the card charges of Rs. 100/- & 50/- to be deducted by CSOI at the time of first top up).
8.              Thereafter recharge will be done in multiples of Rs. 500/- at the reception only.
9.              The smart card operationswill start in the restaurants, bar and the café lounge of Vinay Marg only in the first phase (from 10th February, 2014). Thereafter these cards shall be used for payments in all other facilities of Vinay marg. After successful implementation at Vinay Marg, the usage of these smart cards will be carried forward to CSOI at K.G. Marg.
10.           Members / spouse are requested to validate their entry to CSOI at the reception before utilizing any facility in the institute.
11.           Reception will charge / top it up only through cash or credit card (visa / master). The accompanying guest’s charges will also be billed at the reception (Request Co-Operation from all Members).
12.           Initially from February 5, 2014 (Monday)x series cards (on each visit to the institute at Vinay Marg till the valid smart cards are ready) for use in the restaurant & bar only Vinay Marg, Chanakyapuri. members / spouse will be issued
13.           X –series card will be activated and charged only once a day and cannot be reactivated the same day. It will have to be therefore replaced / returned at the reception while leaving the institute.
14.           The x series cardswill have a refundable security deposit of rs.300/- (rupees three hundred only) deducted at the first top up of Rs. 1000/- or more (in multiples of Rs. 500/-). However smart cards will not have any security deposit but will be charged at approved rates.
15.           These cards will be valid for a day only and while going back from the institute it will have to be returned to the reception and member / spouse are requested to take back the cash balance left on the card in cash. In case of Smart cards this refund is not required.
16.           No cash payments to be made by the members/ spouse at any other point in the institute.  
17.           Once the smart cards with members detail/ photographs are issued, the x series card shall not be issued thereafter from the system ( Do carry your smart cards on each visit to the club)
18.           Smart cards can be topped with any amount member/spouse wishes from time to time (minimum balance of Rs.1000/- & in the multiples of Rs.1000/-)
19.           For use in any facility, members/ spouse are requested to give their cards to the service provider along with the orders placed, the billing will be instantly done and the receipt along with the card returned to the Member. The balance amount will be reflected on each bill (Please check bills for necessary details). suggestion / complaint on the smart cards can be forwarded to &
20.       No orders will be generated in the facilities/reception In case sufficient balance is not available on the card for the order placed (in case of both cards - X series & Smart cards). Kindly check for sufficient balance at the Reception before utilizing the Facilities in the Institute.

CSOI Cordially invites you to ART EXHIBITION 15-Jan-2020