Terms and conditions for the appointment of Independent Directors
We are pleased to inform you that pursuant to recommendation of the Board of Directors of the Company, the shareholders of the Company in their meeting held on., have approved your appointment as a Non-Executive Independent Director on the Board of the Company.
1. TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
1.1 Your appointment as a Non-Executive Independent Director on the Board of Directors of NARMADA GELATINES LIMITED shall be for a term of consecutive years with effect from the date of AGM of year . i.e. up to the conclusion of AGM to be held in the calendar year , during which you shall not be liable to retire by rotation.
1.2 “Independent Director” should be construed as defined under the Companies Act, 2013 and the listing agreement.
1.3 Your appointment is subject to the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 (“Act”), Articles of Association of the Company and the Listing Agreements executed by the Company with the stock exchanges as amended from time to time.
1.4 You shall ensure that in case any situation arises as to which you may lose your independence, you will immediately inform the Board of Directors accordingly.
1.5 Your appointment as such is not as an employee of
2. APPOINTMENT ON COMMITTEES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
2.1 You, while being a member of Board of Directors, may be invited/ nominated for appointment on various committees of the Board of Directors, as set up from time to time. Currently, following are the Committees of Board of Directors:
Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee
Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee
Complaints Committee as per Sexual Harassment Policy
Risk Management Committee
3. CODE OF CONDUCT, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
3.1 Your role, duties and responsibility will be those normally required from an Non-Executive Independent Director under the Companies Act, 2013 and the listing
agreement and you will be expected to perform your duties, whether statutory, fiduciary or common law, faithfully, efficiently and diligently to a standard commensurate with both the functions of your role and your knowledge, skills and experience. Your duties as per the Companies Act 2013 are enclosed as Annexure A.
3.2 You shall abide by the ‘Code For Independent Directors’ as outlined in Schedule IV to Section 149(8) of the Act, and duties of directors as provided in the Act (including Section 166) and in Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement. The code for independent directors is enclosed as Annexure B.
3.3 You are also required to abide by the code of conduct for Directors and Code of Conduct for Prevention of Insider Trading for Employees, including Directors and other codes and policies as issued by the Company from time to time.
4.1 You as an Independent Director shall be held liable, in respect of such acts of omission or commission by Company which had occurred with your knowledge, attributable through Board processes, and with your consent or connivance or where you had not acted diligently.
5. DIRECTOR’S LIABILITY INSURANCE
5.1 Company has taken a Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance
6.1 You will be entitled for sitting fee for attending the meetings of board or committees of board (of which you are a member) as may be decided by the Board.
7. REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES
7.1 Company may pay or reimburse to you such fair and reasonable expenditure, as may have been incurred by you while performing your role as an Independent Director of the Company. This could include reimbursement of expenditure incurred by you for attending Board/ Committee meetings, Annual General Meetings, Extraordinary General Meetings, court convened meetings, meetings with shareholders/ creditors/ management, subject to prior consultation with the Board, professional advice from independent advisors in the furtherance of your duties as an Independent Director.
8. INDUCTION& TRAINING
8.1 You shall be eligible for an induction so as to familiarize you with the Company and its business etc.
9. CONFLICT OF INTEREST
9.1 By accepting this appointment you will be deemed to have confirmed that any other position you hold including your directorships in other organizations, shall not give rise to any conflicts of interest in relation to your appointment as an Independent Director of the Company. Should you become aware of any conflict or potential conflict during your appointment, you are expected to notify the Company.
9.2 As an Independent Director you shall not engage in any activity that is not expected from you as an Independent Director.
10.1 During the Term you are required to submit all statutory disclosures /confirmations required to be made under applicable laws including but not limited to:
Annual / Event based disclosures as per Companies Act, 2013
Disclosures under Listing Agreement with the Stock Exchanges
Disclosures under Prevention of Insider Trading Code
Disclosures under Code of Conduct for Directors
11. CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION
11.1 Any information acquired during your term as director of the Company is confidential and should not be released, unless required by law or by any regulatory body. On reasonable request, you shall surrender any documents and other materials made available to you whilst holding the directorship.
12. PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL / EVALUATION
12.1 As a member of the Board, your performance as well as the performance of the entire Board and its Committees thereof shall be evaluated annually and evaluation of each director shall be done by all the other directors.
12.2 On the basis of the report of performance evaluation, it shall be determined whether to extend or continue the term of your appointment as Non-executive Independent Director.
13.1 Your directorship on the Board of the Company shall terminate or cease in accordance with law
13.2 You may resign from your position of non-executive independent director at any time by giving a reasonable written notice to the Board of Directors. However, you shall also have to forward to the Registrar of Companies in the prescribed e-form a copy of your resignation with reasons for the resignation.
14. APPLICABLE LAW
14.1 This letter of appointment shall be governed by the laws of India and your engagement shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Jabalpur.
Kindly confirm your acceptance by signing and returning to us the enclosed copy of this letter.
For Narmada Gelatines Limited
I have read and agree to the above terms regarding my appointment as an independent non-executive Director.