ICSI celeberates its 50th Foundation Day with the release of Handbook on GST Compliances

ICSI celeberates its 50th Foundation Day with the release of Handbook on GST Compliances

ICSI Release of Handbook on GST Compliances on ICSI 50th Foundation Day on 4th October, 2018 at Mumbai

(L-R): CS Ashok Kumar Dixit, Officiating Secretary, ICSI and CS Makarand Lele, President, ICSI

THE INSTITUTE OF COMPANY SECRETARIES OF INDIA (ICSI), incorporated by the Government of India on 4th October, 1968, is country’s premier professional body promoting good corporate governance, risk management and compliances – completes 50 years of its establishment today on 4th October, 2018.   To mark the 50th Foundation Day of  the ICSI, a commemoration event was hosted today at Mumbai.

On this occasion, CS Makarand Lele, President, ICSI, congratulated and applauded the role of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) towards its major contribution in developing the Corporate Governance Framework and compliance mechanism for the corporate sector in the country.

Addressing the distinguished guests, CS Lele said, “The Golden Jubilee Year, in its entirety has given us moments to cherish, not only for a day or two but for years to follow. From the most recent recognition of ICSI CS Course by UK’s NARIC to the successfully concluded 46th National Convention; from introducing three varied professional courses to revamping the existing syllabi to match the dynamic corporate environment; from refurbishing existing infrastructures at some chapters to inaugurating new venues for other few; from connecting with foreign embassies with Embassy Connect to making our presence felt amongst Industrial Associations through Chamber Connect; the year and its each passing day has been nothing short of eventful”

He further added, “The ICSI over the 5 decades has been promoting good corporate governance, risk management and compliances (GRC) and closely works with various ministries of the Government of India and other regulatory authorities. It is for the accomplishment of its vision and mission that the ICSI conducts examination and trains its students in the field of GRC to become governance professionals of tomorrow. The members enrolled either embark into practice or take up positions as key managerial personnel (KMP) in the corporate as Company Secretaries and compliance officers; both of which play a key role in providing rock solid governance foundation to the nation”.

President, ICSI also outlined major accomplishments and initiatives of the institute, with stress on improving corporate governance norms.

Various New Initiatives  and publications  of ICSI launched on the occasion:

  1. Handbook on GST Compliances
  2. GST Educational Series
  3. Premier on Company Law
  4. Certified CSR Professional Course
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