Odisha Sun Times Business Bureau
Bhubaneswar, July 5:
Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), Anshuman Das today said the role of a company secretary is vital in the management of companies.
Addressing a workshop on “Company Act-2013” organised by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Bhubaneswar Chapter at Hotel Swosti Premium here as the chief guest, Das said; “The role of a company secretary has been now clearly defined in the new Act and they will play a very pivotal role in ensuring proper governance and compliance of various laws.”
In his address, former ICSI president CS A Murarka said ICSI is organizing a series of seminars, workshops, symposia and study circles etc through its regional councils and Chapters to keep professionals, investors, public and entrepreneurs familiar with the provisions of the new Companies Act.
Chairman, ICSI, Bhubaneswar Chapter CS A Acharya said the new Companies Act will facilitate long term growth of the corporate sector in an era of self-governance.
He also informed that the workshop will be followed by Master Classes programmes for professionals being organised by the Bhubaneswar Chapter to sensitize them on the requirements of the regulators.
Among others, CS S Mohanty, vice chairperson, ICSI, CS D Mohapatra, EIRC and CS P Nayak, secretary and treasurer of the Chapter also spoke.
Eminent speakers from New Delhi and Kolkata addressed the technical sessions.
CS JB Das, practising Company Secretary and CS KN Ravindra, Company Secretary, NALCO, Bhubaneswar presided over the workshop and addressed the two technical sessions respectively.
The workshop was attended by a large number of professionals along with directors, CFOs, KMPs, Company Secretaries, Chartered Accountants, Cost and Management Accountants and senior management executives of Odisha.