Minutes are nothing but kind of notes of a particular meeting or any official hearing in a Company. They can also be called protocols. These minutes are the written record of any official and influential gathering of a Company. They are a brief account of all the happenings and attendees of the gathering. They are essential and are even required in certain legal registrations and procedures. Company Secretary in general, is responsible for maintenance Of Minutes of the Company.
Companies even hire typists to maintain these minutes as they are obviously very essential. There is generally a book maintained called the Book of Minutes to record all these minutes(generally records important meetings like Board meetings and other influential events). Minutes are not only to be maintained properly but they are to be signed by the Chairman also. The concerning authority reviews these minutes. They are to be maintained by following certain guidelines as mentioned in The Companies Act itself. Discussed below, in detail is how you can manage the minutes of your Company.