The Government of India and other authorities come up with regulations relating to online voting from time to time.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has made it mandatory for listed companies to provide online voting facility to its shareholders. Also, companies with more than 1000 members and bigger associations must mandatorily provide eVoting facility to its members.
Similarly, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has made it mandatory to provide creditors with online voting facility.
In most other organizations including cooperative housing societies, associations, clubs, colleges, NGOs and unions online voting is optional and not compulsory.
Here we list down a few of the government notifications relating to online voting.
All listed companies proposing to have shareholder voting under the new Indian Companies Act, 1956 need to notify the shareholders in advance and also need to list the information on the website. Please find below the notification of upcoming shareholder voting.
Results of shareholder voting
All listed companies which have conducted shareholder voting under the new Indian Companies Act, 1956 need to upload the results to the website within the pre-defined timeline. Please find below results of shareholder voting events.