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    1. Number of Women on Board Rises; But So Does Tokenism: Report

      Number of Women on Board Rises; But So Does Tokenism: Report

      Since 2014, the number of women on companies' boards has increased, but around half of the women directors hired are family or relatives of the promoter, indicating a lack of transparency in the hiring process, says a report. The capital markets watchdog had issued guidelines in February 2014, asking companies to appoint at least one woman director on their boards ...

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    2. ICSI Training Women Members to Take Up Board Roles

      ICSI Training Women Members to Take Up Board Roles

      ICSI training women members to take up board roles Company secretaries' apex body ICSI is offering training programmes to its women members to help them take up board roles, as part of larger efforts to bring in more diversity in the boardrooms. "Training sessions are being conducted on a continuous basis for the students who are fit to become a part of the board........

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    3. IRDAI Issues Comprehensive Corporate Governance Guidelines

      IRDAI Issues Comprehensive Corporate Governance Guidelines

      Driving Growth Through Innovation IRDAI issues comprehensive corporate governance guidelines Insurance regulator IRDAI today released comprehensive corporate governance guidelines, including a cap on salary of CEOs and policy on whistle blowers. The revised guidelines, which came against the backdrop of changes in the Companies Act, 2013, combine the stipulations regarding the corporate governance practices, appointment of MD/CEO/whole time director and other Key Management Positions as well as the appointment of statutory auditors of insurers. These are applicable from 2016-17 onwards, the corporate governance report said. Insurers are well advised to put in place a 'whistle blower' policy, where-by ...

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