The Institute of Company Secretaries of India ( ICSI ), according to the recommendation of the Council at its meeting held on 16th March 2019 has decided to launch three portals, including a placement portal for the Company Secretaries.
The Council approved developing a Placement portal, a Practising Company Secretaries (PCS) Portal and a Knowledge portal.
The placement portal is to benefit the Member, Students and Corporate by catering the employment/ training requirements of members, students, and corporate. “It will be an excellent, easy-to-use and encouraging web-based platform which will provide organizations with a nation-wide talent pool of ICSI members and students to cater to their relevant hiring/training needs,” ICSI said in a statement.
The Knowledge Portal will serve as (a) An Online Repository of Various publication and research articles of ICSI with extended search feature with keywords (b) Links for various research database (c) Members contributions to the body of knowledge in Corporate Governance and other fields in form of articles and publications. (d) Hosting of E-Magazine / Chartered Secretary on the portal. (e) Would host the Publications launched in various Conventions / Programs
The Practising Company Secretaries (PCS) portal will help in mapping the PCS profile related to competency, skills sets and availability of PCS city wise and state wise. This will act as a work profile search engine industry wise.
Last year, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), had launched a new web portal exclusively for job updates for Chartered Accountants.