Video Conferencing for AGMs
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has recognized participation by shareholders in the Annual General Meetings under the Companies Act, 1956 for all companies through video conference. Vide General Circular No. 35/2011 , Dated: 06.06.2011 issued by the Ministry, it is proposed to be mandatory for all listed companies for financial year 2012-2013 and onwards.
This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs Shri R.P.N. Singh in reply to a written question in the Lok Sabha today whether the Government has any proposal to make Video Conferencing mandatory in Annual General Meetings (AGMs) of listed companies to facilitate the stakeholders to participate in the meetings.