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This Code of Practices and Procedures for Fair Disclosure of Unpublished Price Sensitive Information, in relation to the securities of the Company, is framed in terms of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 (hereinafter referred to as the 'Regulations'), as amended from time to time.
In terms of the Code of Practices and Procedures for Fair Disclosure of Unpublished Price Sensitive Information (hereinafter referred to as the 'Code'), the Company will ensure:
During interactions with the investor community, the Company will ensure that no UPSI is disclosed selectively to any one or group of research analysts or investors to the disadvantage of other stakeholders. In the unlikely event of any UPSI being disclosed selectively, inadvertently or otherwise, at a meeting with analysts or at any investor relations conference, such UPSI would be promptly communicated to the Stock Exchanges where the Company's securities are listed.
Material content of communication shared with analysts and at investor relations conferences will be put up on the Company's corporate website either in the form of FAQs or in any other appropriate manner for general dissemination.
The Company will ensure that handling of all UPSI is on a need-to-know basis. UPSI may however be disclosed to persons who need such information for furtherance of legitimate purposes, performance of duties or discharge of legal obligations in relation to the Company.
UPSI shall be considered to be communicated for legitimate purpose when any employee or any other insider (who is in possession of such information):
Any person or entity in receipt of UPSI pursuant to 'legitimate purpose', as stated above, shall be considered an 'Insider' for the purpose of the Regulations and due notice shall be given to such person or entity to maintain confidentiality of the UPSI.
The Director-in-charge of Finance / Chief Financial Officer of the Company shall act as the Chief Investor Relations Officer for the purpose of dealing with dissemination of information and disclosure of UPSI relating to the Company to the investors, analysts, press and electronic / social media.
The Code will be posted on the Company's corporate website www.itcportal.com.
The Code is subject to review by the Board as and when deemed necessary.
*This Code was approved by the Board on 22nd May, 2015 and last amended on 4th September, 2020.