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Under the Companies Act, 2013, there are provisions that a company can choose an Independent Director from a databank of persons who are eligible and willing to act as Independent Directors. The Central Government has notified the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) as an agency to create and maintain this databank.

This databank contains names, addresses, and qualifications of persons who are eligible and willing to act as Independent Directors. Databank of Independent Directors aims to provide single-point access to the companies to search Independent Directors as per their needs and criteria.

Search Criteria

Through this databank, companies can search Independent Directors by using search criteria

  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Professional Expertise
  • Educational Level
  • Name of Qualification (Degree Name)
  • Institution Name
  • Civil Servant
  • Experience as KMP
  • Residential Location
  • Having Served on Listed or Unlisted Companies as Director/KMP
  • Possession of DIN or Not
  • Age
  • Sector or Industry-Specific Experience/Exposure
  • Served as Chairman/CEO of a Company

Download the Profiles

From the searched results, companies can download the profiles of Independent Directors by following below steps:

View the summarized profiles
Add shortlisted profile in the cart
Click checkout option
Pay nominal profile download charge
Get detailed profile of Independent Directors

A company must carry out its own due diligence before appointing any person as Independent Director from profiles stored in the databank. Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs shall not be held responsible for any inaccuracy in the information or lack of suitability of the person whose information forms part of the databank.

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This is Beta version of Independent Director's Databank.