Bhubaneswar: “It is time for Company Secretaries to play a pivotal role in governance structure of the Country. Company Secretaries are the Secretaries of the State and not just the corporate,” said Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal.
Attending the valedictory session at ICSI’s Golden Jubilee year National Convention of Company Secretaries and International Conference today, Prof. Ganeshi Lal urged that Company Secretaries should move forward from their compliance roles and start moving into a much larger role of Governance Specialists. He appreciated the Institute of Company Secretaries for organising a conference of such a magnitude.
Dr. Achyutananda Samanta, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, highlighted the importance of Company Secretaries in progress of the nation.
CS Makarand Lele, President, the ICSI advised the CS professionals not to create boundaries and to go much beyond the Compliance roles and be Global Leaders in Corporate Governance. He opined that the Company Secretaries have an immense role in ‘Ease of doing Business in India’ which will see the Company Secretaries becoming the first point of contact when companies want to set-up businesses in India.
The ICSI’s Golden Jubilee year National Convention of Company Secretaries and International Conference concluded on a high note with the Key take-aways that included a clear structure of ICSI and Role of Company Secretaries.