Srinagar- A first ever conference was organised by Northern India Regional Council & Indian Company Secretaries Institute in Srinagar.
The program was themed on the challenges and opportunities for Company Secretaries & the Corporate Sector in 21st century.
The program was graced with the presence of President ICSI Devendra Deshpande, Vice Chancellor Central University of Kashmir, Prof Farooq Ahmad Shah, AROC J&K & Ladakh Haamid Bukhari, Chairman NIRC Sushil Daga, former president Ashish Garg & Vice President ICSI Manish Gupta.
In his address, President ICSI Mr Devendra Deshpande appreciated the efforts of Srinagar Chapter of ICSI & assured that more of such events would take place in Srinagar.
During the course of event, It was highlighted that the operationalisation of Srinagar office of Registrar of Companies by Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs post August 2019 was the game changer & biggest identifiable help as this office caters to the needs of all the stakeholders.
Incharge officer posted at the Srinagar Office, Mr Haamid Bukhari highlighted the fact that there is a significant increase in the incorporations of Farmer Producer Companies in the past two years and the number has crossed the mark 100.
“There were less than 10 active Farmer producer companies in 2019 and the number has increased to 100 plus now. This is result of the concerted effort of Department of Agriculture, Govt of J&K, NABARD and the awareness role played by the office of Registrar of Companies through its Information, Education and Communication (IEC) outreach programs with different stakeholders” Bukhari said.
Prof Farooq Ahmad Shah, Vice Chancellor Central University Kashmir talked about the importance of Company Secretary as Profession and argued that they play a crucial role in regulating Corporate Governance in the country.
Before concluding the event, a panel discussion on the role and challenges of Company Secretaries was held by the CS professionals which was led by past President ICSI, CS Ashish Garg who has been instrumental in signing different MoUs with educational institutions and the latest one is inked with the Central University of Kashmir.
The program ended with the vote of thanks by CS Aamir Aslam, Chairman ICSI Srinagar Chapter.
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