January 19, 2018
Chief of Bureau
New President and Vice President of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for 2018
CS Makarand Lele, a Fellow Member of the Institute has been elected as President of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India for the year 2018 w.e.f. 19th January, 2018.
CS Ahalada Rao V a Fellow Member of the Institute has been elected as the Vice-President of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India for the year 2018 w.e.f. 19th January, 2018.
CS Makarand Lele, President, The ICSI
CS Makarand Lele is a Fellow Company Secretary (FCS) and Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India since 1992. He has completed his Commerce graduation (B.Com) from Garware College of Commerce Pune and Law graduation (L.L.B) from ILS Law College Pune. He holds the Certificate of Practice of ICSI since 1993.
His expertise is in providing total business solutions. He has been consulting to various Indian and International businesses on compliances, governance, risk management, joint ventures, policies, structuring and various critical matters in corporate laws over 2 decades.
He is actively associated with The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) since 1994.He was the Vice-President of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India for the year 2017-18. He was the Chairman of the Pune Chapter for the year 2003, and during his tenure as the Chairman , Pune chapter was conferred with ‘Best National Chapter’ Award .
He was a member of Western India Regional Council of ICSI for the terms from 2007-14 and was also the Chairman of Western India Regional Council of ICSI in the year 2011.
He was appointed as the first Chairman of ICSI Auditing Standards Board formed by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is also a Core Group Member of Corporate Legislation sub-committee of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (MCCIA) and was invitee on the Business Law Syllabus Review Committee of University of Pune.
CS Makarand Lele is a popular faculty for training programmes & seminars organized by ICSI & other professional bodies. He is a guest faculty for regulatory and judicial training programmes of government of India and private organizations. He has delivered several lectures on various aspects of the Companies Act 2013, FEMA & on topics like governance and compliances. He regularly contributes to professional and business journals & in local leading newspapers & magazines.
CS Ahalada Rao V, Vice President, The ICSI
CS Ahalada Rao V is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Companies Secretaries of India. He was an Associate Member of Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, U.K. Science graduate from Osmania University, Master of Law from Osmania University and Master in Financial Management from Pondicherry University. He further completed Certificate course on “Business Valuation and Corporate Restructuring” which is conducted by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He is currently pursing detailed Research Study on Valuation of Intangible Assets of Indian Companies.
CS Ahalada Rao V. has overall 20 years of corporate experience and has spread various expert opinions and advice on all the matters of Corporate Laws, served as Advocate during the year 1999- 2001. Representing before the Company Law Board and Consumer Forums. From 2001 till date, he has rich experience in Secretarial works. He is empanelled as Mediator and Conciliator with Ministry of Corporate Affairs for East, West, North, Northwest, South and Southeast Regions.He was the Secretary of All India Federation of Tax Practitioners south zone for the year 2010-2011.He is a Certified SEBI Financials Resource Person. He was also a Member of Secretarial Standard Board of Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi, 2014-2016.
CS Ahalada Rao V has been Chairman at Hyderabad Chapter of SIRC of ICSI for the year (2006). He is elected Council member for the term 2014-18. He is chairman of ICSI Research committee & ICSI Centre of Excellence.CS Ahalada Rao V has been Faculty to Executive Students of Company Secretary Course of Hyderabad Chapter for Economic Labour and Industrial Laws, from November 2002 onwards. He has been delivering lectures to reputed Organizations on Accounting Standards, Company Law and Industrial Laws. He has also delivered lectures on Securities Laws & Regulation of Financial Markets for Post Graduate Students. CS Ahalada Rao V has written numerous articles in various professional journals and newspaper. He is a regular faculty at Seminars and Workshops conducted by various Professional Bodies.
Preeti Kaushik Banerjee
(Republished with amendments)