As per the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, companies having paid-up capital of Rs.5 crores or more has to mandatorily have a Company Secretary in whole time employment. Company Secretary is a person who is a member of the Institute of Company Secretary of India appointed by the company to perform the functions of a Company Secretary. Prior to appointment of the Company Secretary by board resolution, the consent of the Company Secretary to be appointed must be obtained in writing.
This format of board resolution for appointment of company secretary can be used to appoint a Company Secretary in a board meeting.
The board resolution for appointment of company secretary can be printed on the letterhead of the business. The board resolution must be signed by an authorized Director of the Company.