Chennai, Feb 2019:The latest norms of markets regulator Sebi on secretarial audit will help improve transparency in corporate governance practices as well as empower company secretaries to report “everything” related to compliances, ICSI President Ranjeet Pandey said in Chennai.
ICSI President Ranjeet Pandey addressed the media in Chennaialoong with Council Member C. Ramasubramaniam, ICSI Southern Region Chairman A. Mohan Kumar.
Speaking to the media in Chennai, Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) president Ranjeet Pandey said, “One of the most importantcomponent of (corporate) governance is transparency. You should be transparent and fair to your stakeholders. Transparency will improve as far as compliance and governance are concerned.”
Speaking about the iniatives Ranjeet Pandey said, “ICSI will establish more study centres in colleges to break the distance barrier for students belonging to cities / locations in which the representative offices of the Institute are not in existence. Study Centres will be established in collaboration with reputed colleges in different locations covering the remote places.
Consequent upon the recommendations of ICSI Syllabus Review Board, the Institute came up with its new curriculum for Executive and Professional Program students to ensure the cutting-edge knowledge insights providing empowered Governance professionals who would march ahead with renewed excellence towards New ICSI 2022.
Examination for Executive Programme under the New Syllabus was successfully conducted in December,2018 and for Professional Programme the same shall be conducted in June,2019.
The Institute launched an ICSI Signature Award Scheme in January,2016 under which top rank holders in B.Com. Final Examinations in reputed universities and alsospecialisedprogrammes/ papers of IITs / IIMs are awarded a Gold Medal and a Certificate.ICSI and Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries (MACS) have agreed to enter into an MoU for reciprocal paper-wise exemption.