In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) "appointed day" means the date on which this Act comes into force;
(b) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(c) "Sammelan" means the institution known as the Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, incorporated under this Act;
(d) "Society" means the Hindi Sahitya Sammelan which has its head office at Allahabad and is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1960).