A director is a person appointed by the shareholders of a company to supervise and manage the activities of a company. Under the Companies Act, 2013, a Private Limited Company is required to have a minimum of 2 directors, a Public Limited Company must have at least 3 directors and a One Person Company must have 1 director.
A new director can be added to the Board of Directors with the consent of shareholders. The director appointed must be eligible as per the relevant clauses in the Articles of Association and give his consent to be a director in written form which the company must register with itself. A Digital Signature and DIN is required to add a new director in the company.
After the submission of relevant documents is done, an application for Digital Signature Certificate and Director Identification Number is filed. The documents and application are verified and approved. After obtaining the DIN and DSC, the appointment form can be filed.