Legal Status & Governance

ArtsEkta board with key guests at Belfast Mela 2012

ArtsEkta is registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC102412) and company limited by guarantee (NI060389). The company was formally constituted on the 4th August 2006. The organisation operates in accordance with a legally defined memorandum and articles of association. ArtsEkta wholly owns subsidiary company Ekta Events C.I.C. Belfast Mela is a trading name of ArtsEkta. 

The day to day operation of ArtsEkta is managed by an employed director who reports to the board of directors quarterly. 

ArtsEkta operates with a core set of policies the key ones including child protection policy, equal opportunities policy, artistic policy, volunteer’s policy, health & safety policy, financial policy, communications & information policy, anti-fraud policy and environmental policy.