The Institute of Company Secretaries of India has conferred the Honorary CS Degree to the Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur at the 48th National Convention of Company Secretaries. Read the official announcement below:
ICSI confers Honorary CS Degree on Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur at the 48th National Convention of Company Secretaries
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India conferred the Honorary CS Degree onto Hon'ble Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur in the virtual presence of Chief Guest of the day, Shri Om Birla, Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha, on the third day of the 48th National Convention of Company Secretaries, at Indore. ICSI also virtually inaugurated its Fourth Overseas Centre at Singapore at the hands of Shri Anurag Singh Thakur on the day.
Addressing the audience virtually, Hon’ble Speaker of the Lok Sabha Shri Om Birla said “ICSI has made a significant contribution in ensuring ethical & fair administration in the corporate Sector. Company Secretaries are responsible for legal administration of Companies and for transferring benefit of growth to society”.
“Company Secretaries work assiduously to strengthen governance and ensure ethical & legal compliance. Both ICSI and its members are playing a vital role in ushering transparency and integrity in the economy for building a hi-tech tax compliant society & eliminating shell companies”, he further added.
Delighted with conferment of the honorary degree, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur said, “It is my utmost honour to be receiving the Membership of this renowned institute and join a list which has Late Shri Arun Jaitley ji as its recipients. He was a Mentor to me, a Visionary in many ways and an Institution whose voice was admired across party lines”.
Shri Thakur further added, “When the World looks back at the year 2020, they will recall it as the Pandemic Year, but India Inc. will look back at it as a year of historic reforms, a year of tectonic transformation and intent in Government Policy, a year of opportunity in the wake of adversity”.
The last technical session of the convention on Atmanirbhar Bharat: Parliamentary Discipline in building self-reliant India, witnessed the presence of eminent parliamentarians who advocated on how good governance is interlocking disciplinary practices where the state is disciplined by society and society by the state.
Attended by over 4000 members from across the globe, the 48th National Convention culminated with a special motivational address by Swami Vishnuprapanacharya ji.
“The National Convention of Company Secretaries is an annual congregation that marks the reiteration of our roles and responsibilities bestowed upon us as Company Secretaries. The convention has become a hallmark not only in the calendar of the Institute but is also looked forward by Professionals across the nation”, said CS Ashish Garg, President ICSI in his valedictory address.
CS Nagendra D Rao, Vice President, ICSI, CS B Narasimhan, Council Member, ICSI and Chairman, 48th National Convention Organising Sub-Committee, CS Rahul P. Sahasrabuddhe Chairman, WIRC of ICSI & Programme Coordinator, CS Amrish Kumar Chourasia Chairman, Indore Chapter & Programme Facilitator, CS Pranay Patel Chairman, Bhopal Chapter & CoProgramme Facilitator and CS Asish Mohan, Secretary, ICSI were also present at the event.