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The Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI) is constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e. the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980). ICSI is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries in India. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India awards the certificate of bestowing the designation of Company Secretary(CS) to a candidate qualifying for the membership of the Institute. It was in 1960 that the Company Law Board started a course in Company Secretaryship leading to the award of Government Diploma in Company Secretaryship. As the number of students taking up the Company Secretaryship course grew, the Government promoted on 4th October, 1968, Institute of Company Secretaries of India under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 for taking over from the Government the conduct of Company Secretaryship examination. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has since been converted into a statutory body w.e.f. 1.1.1981 under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI) has on its rolls 36,759 members including 7,407 members holding certificate of the practice. The number of current students is over 3,98,000.
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ICSI Announced Centre of Excellence in Kolkata

The Institute of Company secretaries of India (ICSI) will be launching their centre of excellence in Rajarhat, Kolkata. This was announced during the celebration of their 48th CS Day in Kolkata. The Institute has bought 1.5 acres of land for the centre, which is scheduled to be completed wi... (more)
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ICSI Plants 4 Lakh Sapling on a Week-long Initiative for Earth Day

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) achieved a milestone of planting 4 lakh saplings across the country. This was achieved within a week of its start with the aid of 4 lakh students and 44,000 members of ICSI across its regional offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chenna... (more)
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ICSI Organises International Corporate Governance Day

In order to have an effective system of rules, practices and processes by which a corporate is directed and controlled, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India today organised an International Corporate Governance Day, to discuss the importance of good governance and improve the ease ... (more)
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43rd National Convention of Company Secretaries

Come, Make in India! PM Modi's aggressive push to revive an ailing manufacturing sector, has found  resonance with India Inc. The Make in India program includes major new initiatives designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, protect intellectual property, and build best... (more)
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