Text of the provision of Section 161(2) of Companies Act, 2013: The Board of Directors of a company may, if so authorized by its articles or by a resolution passed by the company in general meeting, appoint a person, not being a person holding any alternate directorship for any other director in the company, to act as an alternate director for a director during his absence for a period of not less than 3 months from India.

The following procedure is to be followed for Appointment of an Alternate Director :- https://lexcomply.com/ikx8