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ICSI organises bi-annual convocation, inks MoU with SOA to promote excellence in common areas of interest



The Institute of Company Secretaries of India organized the second round of its Bi-Annual Convocation of the Eastern Region, for FY 2021-22 here on Sunday.

Of the 250 Associate (ACS)/ Fellow Members (FCS) of the Eastern Region, admitted during April-September, 2021 period were qualified for award of certificates. Of them, 100 Associate (ACS)/ Fellow Members were awarded certificates in person at the ceremony, which was held in accordance with the Covid-19 protocol.

Speaking on the occasion ICSI President Nagendra D. Rao said that over 3 lakh students from across the country including over 3000 from Odisha, have taken admission in Company Secretary course as to-date.

With a need of over 2 lakh Company Secretaries in the country, there is plenty of opportunities for the students pursuing this course, added Rao.

Among others, Sandip Kumar Kejriwal, Council Member; Sudhir Kumar Banthiya, Chairman, Eastern India Regional Council; Rajendra Kumar Kar, Chairman, ICSI Bhubaneswar Chapter, also addressed the gathering.

 The ICSI also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University today with the objective of promoting excellence in common areas of interest and imparting knowledge and skills required to operate in academics, research and training.

The MoU was signed by Nagendra D. Rao, President of ICSI, and Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Kumar Mahapatra, Vice-Chancellor of SOA in the presence of a number of ICSI officials and SOA functionaries.

 “This MoU will go a long way in facilitating cooperation between SOA and ICSI in the shape of joint collaborations, organization of seminars and webinars on subjects of topical interest and exchange of programmes to update knowledge,” Rao said.

Expressing satisfaction over the signing of the MoU, Prof. (Dr.) Mahapatra said both parties would benefit from this and it would help the University in its holistic development.

As per the MoU, ICSI would facilitate the conduct of specialized training programmes in SOA for faculty members, research scholars and students of the university relating to areas of mutual interest by providing experts while SOA would share the expertise of its faculty members as resource persons for training programmes and workshops organised by ICSI.

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