The Ministry of Corporate Affairs launched the Independent Directors
Databank in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and
the rules made thereunder.
The Databank portal will be maintained by the Indian Institute for Corporate
To provide an easy platform for the registration of existing Independent
Directors as well as individuals aspiring to become independent directors.
To provide a wide array of e-learning courses on various topics
including the Companies Act, Securities laws, basic accountancy, board
practices, board ethics and board effectiveness for capacity building of
All existing Independent Directors are required to register themselves
in the databank within 3 months from 01 December 2019.
The Databank can be accessed at www.mca.gov.in or