COVID-19 is interfering with the normal function of businesses around the world, including in the form of travel restrictions, quarantines, office closures, etc. With recent surge in the number of cases of COVID-19 across the globe, it would not be practical for companies to mandate physical presence of board members.

In order to cope with difficulties due to COVID-19 Special Measures under Companies Act  2013 had been taken by MCA which gives relaxation w.r.t Time gap between 2 Board meeting and  Relaxation w.r.t Matters eligible for Video Conference Meeting or other Audio Visual Means also ICSI has given some Relaxation w.r.t Secretarial Standard 1 of Board Meeting.

The presentation w.r.t above relaxations has been attached for your reference.