Mr. Nagendra D. Rao, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), is the Designated Partner and Founder of Nagendra D. Rao and Associates, LLP, a firm of Practising Company Secretaries based at Bengaluru. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and also a Law graduate from University of Mumbai (erstwhile University of Bombay).

He possesses over 15 years of experience in Corporate Sector and specializes in Corporate and Securities Laws, Capital Markets Transactions, Business Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Restructuring, Strategic Investment, Funds Planning & Arrangement etc. Prior to setting up his whole-time practice, he has also worked in multinational companies like Godrej Foods Limited, Indo Nissin Foods Limited, & Sobha Limited and was responsible for legal and secretarial functions. 

Mr. Nagendra D. Rao is a member of the Council of the ICSI for the term 2019-2022, and has been elected as the Vice President for the year 2020.

He has been associated with the ICSI for several years now.  He was elected to the Southern India Regional Council for two terms viz., 2011-2014 & 2015-2018 and has served as Chairman for the year 2015. Prior to that he was elected to the Managing Committee of the Bengaluru Chapter of the ICSI for the period 2007-2010 and was elevated as Chairman during the year 2009.

As a recognition for his outstanding services rendered in the field of education Mr. Nagendra D.Rao was recently conferred the title “VIDYA VIKAS” by Dr. D.G. Shetty Educational Society (R), Dharwad, Karnataka.

Mr. Nagendra D. Rao was a member of the Central Taxes, Corporate Laws & GST Committee of the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry for the year 2018-19. He was a member of the Corporate Affairs and Taxation Committee of the Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce during the period 2000 – 2004. He is a widely acclaimed resource person for various seminars organised by prominent educational institutions and has also addressed various conclaves and summits organsised by ICSI for its members and students.

Office at New Delhi

Professional Address

CS Nagendra D Rao

Vice - President, ICSI

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

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Phone :  011-45341002,



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E-mail : vp@icsi.edu

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CS Nagendra D Rao,

Vice - President, ICSI

Nagendra D Rao & Associates

543/A, 7th Main 3rd Cross, S.L.Bhyrappa Road Hanumanthanagar


Email:   nagendra.rao@icsi.edu