966 women directorship positions need to be filled in 7 months
About 966 out 1,456 NSE-listed companies or two-thirds currently do not have a woman director, according to indianboards.com, a joint initiative of PRIME Database and NSE. That many women directorship positions have to be filled in the next seven months, since SEBI has mandated that the board of every listed company should have at least one woman director. According to indianboards.com, currently 488 women occupy 597 directorship positions.
Read the Hindu Business Line news report here.