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966 vacancies for women leaders in India Inc.

Leading law firm Khaitan & Co in association with Biz Divas, a national network of professional women launched a report titled “ Women on Boards: a Policy, Process and Implementation Roadmap” in Mumbai yesterday. The extensive report that explores the case of gender diversity in corporate boardrooms in India found that amongst the 1470 public listed companies, the number of women directors on board were 350, representing only 4% of the total number of Independent directors on Board. According to the report’s findings India Inc. will need to institute 966 women to company boards by 1st October 2014.

Leading law firm Khaitan & Co in association with Biz Divas, a national network of professional women launched a report titled “ Women on Boards: a Policy, Process and Implementation Roadmap” in Mumbai yesterday. The extensive report that explores the case of gender diversity in corporate boardrooms in India found that amongst the 1470 public listed companies, the number of women directors on board were 350, representing only 4% of the total number of Independent directors on Board. According to the report’s findings India Inc. will need to institute 966 women to company boards by 1st October 2014.

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