NSDL Update - News - May 2015
NSDL has developed an e-Voting system (https://www.evoting.nsdl.com/) wherein shareholders can cast their votes electronically in respect of resolutions of companies to be passed by postal ballot or at general meetings as per extant rules and regulations. NSDL has now integrated its e-Services website (https://eservices.nsdl.com/) with the aforesaid e-Voting facility, which will enable Users of IDeAS facility to access e-Voting system for casting their votes in respect of companies, wherein the users are shareholders as of the record date / cut-off date, by using the login credentials viz; User ID and password of IDeAS facility. This is an additional facility to using the login credentials viz; User ID and Password of the e-Voting system. Thus, clients would not be required to log-in to e-voting system separately for casting their votes in respect of the resolutions and can also cast their votes by accessing the e-voting system of NSDL through their IDeAS login.(Ref: Circular No. NSDL/POLICY/2015/0049 dated May 7, 2015)
During April 2015, three more Participant has subscribed to the SPEED-e facility viz.,
Nutan Nagarik Sahakari Bank Limited (DP ID IN302293)
South Asian Stocks Limited (DP ID IN306122)
HSE Securities Limited (DP ID IN302734)
Clients of the above mentioned Participant can now avail the facility of submitting various instructions through SPEED-e facility.
This takes the total number of Participants who have subscribed to SPEED-e to 169.
In order to reach out to investors that are spread across the country and to apprise them about the facilities available in NSDL depository system and the awareness on stock markets, NSDL conducted a Joint Awareness Programme in association with Peerless Securities Limited at Bhubaneshwar in Odisha during April 2015 which was attended by around 45 investors.
In April 2015, NSDL participated as one of the sponsors at Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) event in Kolkata to address on the topic “Corporate Governance in Capital Market ” which was attended by more than 100 delegates. NSDL also sponsored “ Moneta”, one of the Annual festival organised by Delhi College of Arts & Commerce (DCAC) in Delhi. More than 250 students attended this college event. Various aspects on Depository related services were explained to these students attending this event.
To spread awareness about Depository related services & the new features introduced in NSDL Depository system, NSDL conducted two Stock Clinic Programmes in association with Bank of India to educate employees and investors regarding benefits of dematerialization during April 2015 which were attended by 80 employees of Bank of India.