As you are aware, the Elections to the 11th Council and four Regional Councils of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India were held in 2010 in accordance with the Company Secretaries (Election to the Council) Rules, 2006 read with the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 and the Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982. The elections to the Managing Committees to the Chapters were also held recently in terms of the Company Secretaries Chapter Guidelines, 1983.

During the course of Elections, it was felt by some of the contesting candidates and members of the Institute that the provisions of the aforesaid Rules, Act, Regulations, Chapter Guidelines and other applicable provisions if any, pertaining to Elections needed to be examined for reforms in the Election process.

Accordingly, the Council of the Institute at its 200th meeting held on 18th March, 2011 considered the matter and constituted Elections Reforms Committee comprising of the following members for suggesting reforms in the Elections to the Council/ Regional Councils/ Chapters of the Institute.


1.       Harish K. Vaid, Chairman

2.       S. N. Ananthasubramanian, Member

3.       B. Narasimhan, Member

4.         Ashok Kumar Pareek, Member

5.         Gopalakrishna Hegde, Member

You are requested to send your valuable suggestions/ comments on the Election reforms for consideration of the Committee on or before 10th May, 2011 on e-mail IDs and For further clarification/ information if any, you may contact Mr. S. Kumar, Principal Director on telephone No.45341012 or Mrs. Meenakshi Gupta, Joint Director on telephone No.45341047.

The Company Secretaries Act, 1980, the Company Secretaries (Election to the Council) Rules, 2006, the Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982 and the Company Secretaries Chapter Guidelines, 1983 are available on the website of the Institute on the links given below:-

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