Kolkata:The Eastern India Regional Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India organized its 12th Regional Practicing Company Secretaries Meet at Kolkata . CS Mamta Binani, President, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) was there to address the media. CS Sandip Kumar Kejriwal, Chairman, ICSI-EIRC highlighted the gradual increase of scope of Practicing Company secretary after enactment of Companies Act, 2013.
CS Mamta Binani, President, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) in her presidential address said that, the annual regional congregation of Practicing CS members from Eastern Region offered a great platform for thread bare deliberations. During its session’s issues like Companies Amendment Bill 2016, Goods and Service Tax, Real Estate Act 2016, Income Disclosure Scheme 2016 etc. were discussed. President, The ICSI also emphasized that, Company Secretaries are a valuable piece of Corporate Governance Architecture as they ensure all compliances for the organizations they work for. She said that, “As Company Secretaries in all sectors have high level responsibilities including governance structures and mechanisms, corporate conduct within an organization’s regulatory environment, board, shareholder and trustee meetings, compliance with legal, regulatory and listing requirements, it requires aggressive capacity building and the Institute is continuously organizing programmes across India to well equip its members”.
Distinguished speakers including CS Vineet K. Chaudhary, Council Member, The ICSI, CS Timir Baran Chatterjee, VP & CS – DIC India Limited, Kolkata, CS Manoj Agarwal, CS- Shristi Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited, Kolkata, CS Sarabh Kalia, Partner – Sastra Legal, Delhi, Shri C. L. Denzongpa,.IRS, Pr..CCIT( In-Charge), West Bengal & Sikkim, DGIT ( Investigation),West Bengal, Sikkim & NER and other senior officials from IT Department and CS Debashis Mitra, Practicing Chartered Accountant, Council Member, The ICAI, deliberated on the topics during the sessions.