Guide to Independent Directors by CS Naresh Sinha

The Companies Act 2013 imposes a specific obligation on listed companies to have at least one third of the total number of directors as independent directors and, also empowers Central Government to include other class/classes of companies within the scope of this requirement.

This e-Book provides a detailed knowledge on the following:

  • Emergence of the concept of “Independent Directors”
  • Meaning of Independent Director and Regulatory Requirements
  • Criteria for becoming Independent Director
  • Best practices to be adopted by the company while selecting Independent Director
  • Requirement of number of Independent Directors on Board
  • Mode of Appointment of Independent Directors
  • Limit on Number of Directorships
  • Other Mandatory Requirements regarding Independent Directors
  • Training of Independent Director
  • Duties of Non – Official Directors (Independent Director) in CPSEs
  • Separate Meetings of Independent Directors
  • Immunity under the companies Act, 2013
  • And So On !!!


Please Read following E-Book and learn about Independent Directors under Companies Act 2013.




The Contents of this E-Book have been prepared and compiled by Mr. Naresh Kumar Sinha. Mr. Sinha is a senior Company Secretary and presently, practicing as a Company Secretary and has set up his own firm namely Kumar Naresh Sinha & Associates”” at NOIDA.

It is not possible to include his vast profile in few lines. Hence, we at have created a link where you can read his entire profile. Please click on the Link to know about Mr. Naresh Kumar Sinha

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