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Contents of Minutes

17.2 Contents of Minutes :

17.2.1 General Contents Minutes shall state, at the beginning the Meeting, name of the company, day, date, venue and time of commencement and
conclusion of the Meeting.

In case a Meeting is adjourned, the Minutes shall be entered in respect of the original Meeting as well as the adjourned Meeting. In respect of a Meeting convened but adjourned for want of Quorum a statement to that effect shall be recorded by the Chairman or any Director present at the Meeting in the Minutes. Minutes shall record the names of the Directors and the Company Secretary present at the Meeting.

The names of the Directors shall be listed in alphabetical order or in any other logical manner, but in either case starting with the name of the person in the Chair.

17.2.2 Specific Contents Minutes shall, inter alia, contain:

(a) The Record of election, if any, of the Chairman of the Meeting.

(b) The fact that certain registers, documents, the Auditor’s Report and Secretarial Audit Report, as prescribed under the Act were
available for inspection.

(c) The Record of presence of Quorum.

(d) The number of Members present in person including representatives.

(e) The number of proxies and the number of shares represented by them.

(f) The presence of the Chairmen of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Stakeholders Relationship Committee or their authorised representatives.

(g) The presence if any, of the Secretarial Auditor, the Auditors, or their authorised representatives, the Court/Tribunal appointed observers or scrutinisers.

(h) Summary of the opening remarks of the Chairman.

(i) Reading of qualifications, observations or comments or other remarks on the financial transactions or matters which have any adverse effect on the functioning of the company, as mentioned in the report of the Auditors.

(j) Reading of qualifications, observations or comments or other remarks as mentioned in the report of the Secretarial Auditor.

(k) Summary of the clarifications provided on various Agenda Items.

(l) In respect of each Resolution, the type of the Resolution, the names of the persons who proposed and seconded and the majority with which such Resolution was passed.

Where a motion is moved to modify a proposed Resolution, the result of voting on such motion shall be mentioned. If a Resolution proposed undergoes modification pursuant to a motion by shareholders, the Minutes shall contain the details of voting for the modified Resolution.

(m) In the case of poll, the names of scrutinisers appointed and the number of votes cast in favour and against the Resolution and invalid votes.

(n) If the Chairman vacates the Chair in respect of any specific item, the fact that he did so and in his place some other Director or
Member took the Chair.

(o) The time of commencement and conclusion of the Meeting. In respect of Resolutions passed by e-voting or postal ballot, a brief report on the e-voting or postal ballot conducted including the Resolution proposed, the result of the voting thereon and the summary of the scrutiniser’s report shall be recorded in the Minutes Book and signed by the Chairman or in the event of death or inability of the Chairman, by any Director duly authorised by the Board for the purpose, within thirty days from the date of passing of Resolution by e-voting or postal ballot.


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