The Nomination and Remuneration Committee and this Policy shall be in compliance with Section 178 of the Companies Act, 2013 read along with the applicable rules thereto. The Key Objectives of the Committee would be:
1. To guide the Board in relation to appointment and removal of Directors, Key Managerial Personnel and Senior Management;
2. To evaluate the performance of the members of the Board and provide necessary report to the Board for further evaluation of the Board;
3. To recommend to the Board on Remuneration payable to the Directors, Key Managerial Personnel and Senior Management ;
4. To retain, motivate and promote talent and to ensure long term sustainability of talented managerial persons and create competitive advantage.


1. Act means the Companies Act, 2013 and Rules framed thereunder, as amended from time to time;
2. Board means Board of Directors of the Company;
3. Directors mean Directors of the Company;
4. Key Managerial Personnel means
• Chief Executive Officer or the Managing Director or the Manager;
• Whole-time director;
• Chief Financial Officer;
• Company Secretary; and
• Such other officer as may be prescribed.
5. Senior Management means, personnel of the company who are members of its core management team excluding the Board of Directors including Functional Heads;


The Committee shall:
1. Formulate the criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes and independence of a director;
2. Identify persons who are qualified to become Director and persons who may be appointed in Key Managerial and Senior Management positions in accordance with the criteria laid down in this policy;
3. Recommend to the Board, appointment and removal of Director, KMP and Senior Management Personnel;

A) Policy for appointment and removal of Director, KMP and Senior Management
Appointment criteria and qualifications

a) The Committee shall identify and ascertain the integrity, qualification, expertise and experience of the person for appointment as Director, KMP or at Senior Management level and recommend to the Board his / her appointment.
b) A person should possess adequate qualification, expertise and experience for the position he / she is considered for appointment. The Committee has discretion to decide whether qualification, expertise and experience possessed by a person is sufficient / satisfactory for the concerned position.
c) The Company shall not appoint or continue the employment of any person as Whole-time Director who has attained the age of seventy years. Provided that the term of the person holding this position may be extended beyond the age of seventy years with the approval of shareholders by passing a special resolution based on the explanatory statement annexed to the notice for such motion indicating the justification for extension of appointment beyond seventy years.

Term / Tenure

a) Managing Director/Whole-time Director: The Company shall appoint or re-appoint any person as its Executive Chairman, Managing Director or Executive Director for a term not exceeding five years at a time. No re-appointment shall be made earlier than one year before the expiry of term.
b) Independent Director: - An Independent Director shall hold office for a term up to five consecutive years on the Board of the Company and will be eligible for re-appointment on passing of a special resolution by the Company and disclosure of such appointment in the Board's report.
- No Independent Director shall hold office for more than two consecutive terms, but such Independent Director shall be eligible for appointment after expiry of three years of ceasing to become an Independent Director. Provided that an Independent Director shall not, during the said period of three years, be appointed in or be associated with the Company in any other capacity, either directly or indirectly.
- Any tenure of an Independent Director on the date of commencement of Companies Act, 2013 i.e. April 01, 2014 shall not be counted for his appointment / holding office of Director under the Act.


The Committee shall carry out evaluation of performance of every Director, KMP and Senior Management Personnel once a year.


Due to reasons for any disqualification mentioned in the Act or under any other applicable Act, rules and regulations thereunder, the Committee may recommend, to the Board with reasons recorded in writing, removal of a Director, KMP or Senior Management Personnel subject to the provisions and compliance of the said Act, rules and regulations.


The Director, KMP and Senior Management Personnel shall retire as per the applicable provisions of the Act and the prevailing policy of the Company. The Board will have the discretion to retain the Director, KMP, Senior Management Personnel in the same position/ remuneration or otherwise even after attaining the retirement age, for the benefit of the Company.

B) Policy relating to the Remuneration for the Whole-time Director, KMP and Senior Management Personnel

a) The remuneration / commission to the Whole-time Director, KMP and Senior Management Personnel will be determined by the Committee and recommended to the Board for approval. The remuneration / commission shall be subject to the prior/post approval of the shareholders of the Company and Central Government, wherever required.
b) The remuneration / commission to be paid to the Whole-time Director shall be in accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company and as per the provisions of the Act.
c) Increments to the existing remuneration structure may be recommended by the Committee to the Board which should be within the limits approved by the Shareholders in the case of Whole-time Director.
d) Where any insurance is taken by the Company on behalf of its Whole-time Director, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, the Company Secretary and any other employees for indemnifying them against any liability, the premium paid on such insurance shall not be treated as part of the remuneration payable to any such personnel. Provided that if such person is proved to be guilty, the premium paid on such insurance shall be treated as part of the remuneration.

Remuneration to Whole-time / Executive / Managing Director, KMP and Senior
a) Fixed pay:

The Whole-time Director/ KMP and Senior Management Personnel shall be eligible for a monthly remuneration as may be approved by the Board on the recommendation of the Committee. The breakup of the pay scale and quantum of perquisites including, employer’s contribution to P.F, pension scheme, medical expenses, club fees etc. shall be decided and approved by the Board on the recommendation of the Committee and approved by the shareholders and Central Government, wherever required.

b) Minimum Remuneration

If, in any financial year, the Company has no profits or its profits are inadequate, the Company shall pay remuneration to its Whole-time Director in accordance with the provisions of Schedule V of the Act and if it is not able to comply with such provisions, with the previous approval of the Central Government.

c) Provisions for excess remuneration

If any Whole-time Director draws or receives, directly or indirectly by way of remuneration any such sums in excess of the limits prescribed under the Act or without the prior sanction of the Central Government, where required, he / she shall refund such sums to the Company and until such sum is refunded, hold it in trust for the Company. The Company shall not waive recovery of such sum refundable to it unless permitted by the Central Government.

Remuneration to Non- Executive / Independent Director

a) review the performance of non-independent directors and the Board as a whole;
(b) review the performance of the Chairperson of the company, taking into account the views of executive directors and non-executive directors;
(c) assess the quality, quantity and timeliness of flow of information between the company management and the Board that is necessary for the Board to effectively and reasonably perform their duties.

a) Remuneration

The remuneration payable shall be fixed as mentioned in the Articles of Association of the Company and the Act.

b) Sitting Fees

The Non- Executive / Independent Director may receive remuneration by way of fees for attending meetings of Board or Committee thereof. Provided that the amount of such fees shall not exceed Rs. One Lac per meeting of the Board or Committee or such amount as may be prescribed by the Central Government from time to time.

c) Commission

If at any time the Company desires to pay Commission, it may be paid within the monetary limit approved by shareholders, subject to the limit not exceeding 1% of the profits of the Company computed as per the applicable provisions of the Act.


• Chairperson of the Committee shall be an Independent Director.
• Chairperson of the Company may be appointed as a member of the Committee but shall not be a Chairman of the Committee.
• In the absence of the Chairperson, the members of the Committee present at the meeting shall choose one amongst them to act as Chairperson.
• Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee meeting could be present at the Annual General Meeting.


• The meeting of the Committee shall be held at such regular intervals as may be required.


• A member of the Committee is not entitled to be present when his or her own remuneration is discussed at a meeting or when his or her performance is being evaluated.
• The Committee may invite such executives, as it considers appropriate, to be present at the meetings of the Committee.


• The Company Secretary of the Company shall act as Secretary of the Committee.


• Matters arising for determination at Committee meetings shall be decided by a majority of votes of Members present and voting and any such decision shall for all purposes be deemed a decision of the Committee.
• In the case of equality of votes, the Chairman of the meeting will have a casting vote.


The duties of the Committee in relation to nomination matters include • To ensure that there is an appropriate induction in place for new Directors and members of Senior Management and reviewing its effectiveness;
• To ensure that on appointment to the Board, Non-Executive Directors receive a formal letter of appointment in accordance with the Guidelines provided under the Act;
• Identify and recommend Directors who are to be put forward for retirement by rotation;
• Developing a succession plan for the Board and Senior Management and regularly reviewing the plan;
• Evaluating the performance of the Board members and Senior Management in the context of the Company’s performance from business and compliance perspective;
• Recommend any necessary changes to the Board; and
• Considering any other matters, as may be requested by the Board.
The duties of the Committee in relation to remuneration matters include • to consider and determine the Remuneration Policy, based on the performance and also bearing in mind that the remuneration is reasonable and sufficient to attract retain and motivate members of the Board and such other factors as the Committee shall deem appropriate all elements of the remuneration of the members of the Board.
• to approve the remuneration of the Senior Management including key managerial personnel of the Company.
• to consider any other matters as may be requested by the Board.
• Professional indemnity and liability insurance for Directors and senior management.


Proceedings of all meetings must be minuted and signed by the Chairman of the Committee. Minutes of the Committee meetings will be tabled at the subsequent Board and Committee meeting.