General Circular No. 13/2016
Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
5th Floor, “A” Wing,
Shastri Bhawan, Dr. R.P. Road
Nodal Officer’s (IEPF) of Concerned Companies,
All Regional Director’s & Registrar of Companies of Min of Corp. Affairs
Subject: Clarification Regarding Filing of Offline Challans with IEPF Authority under Companies Act.
In accordance with Investor Education & Protection Fund (Accounting, Audit, Transfer, and Refund) Rules, 201 6, notified on 05.09.2016, it is mandatory for the companies depositing amounts to IEPF under section 125 of Companies Act 2013 to:-
(i) generate challan online only;
(ii) file form IEPF-1 mentioning the SRN No of challan (online mode only).
2. All companies transferring the amount to IEPF are, therefore, requested to ensure that the above procedure is followed. The challans not generated on MCA 21 portal will not be accepted after 15.12.2016.
3. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.