Minister of Corporate Affairs

Amendment of Accounting Standards

Examination of various Rules and Accounting Standards under the Companies Act, 2013 is an ongoing process. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, said that Accounting Standards are amended from time to time keeping in view the requirements of the situation.… Read More

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Women Directors on Boards of Corporate Companies

As per the data available in the MCA-21 system of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, as on 28.11.2013 there were 4,83,103 women directors on boards of corporate companies registered under the Companies Acts including government companies. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of… Read More

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Establishing A National Company Law Tribunal

Detailed Rules and necessary arrangements are under preparation with respect to the establishment of a National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Shri Sachin Pilot, said that the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 regarding operationalisation of NCLT have… Read More

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Strengthening the ˜Market Research and Analysis Unit™ of the Serious Fraud Investigation Office

Since 2009, a Market Research and Analysis Unit (MRAU) has been functioning in the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) with the objectives of analyzing media reports and for market surveillance relating to corporates. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Shri Sachin Pilot, said that… Read More

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Registration of One- Person Company

Draft Rules have been prepared with regard to ˜One- Person Company™ registration system for small entrepreneurs and would be notified in due course after stakeholders™ comments and legal vetting. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Shri Sachin Pilot, however, said that the relevant provisions… Read More

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Fast Track Exit Mode for Defunct Companies

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs launched Fast Track Exit Mode on 03.07.2011 to provide an opportunity for defunct companies under Section 560 of the Companies Act, 1956 for getting their names struck off from the register of companies, to facilitate the exit of such defunct companies without getting into the process of winding up. Giving this… Read More

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Unclaimed Money Lying With Companies

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has decided to analyse the data uploaded on the MCA 21 portal by companies regarding unpaid and unclaimed money lying with such companies. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, said that it has also been decided… Read More

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Corporate Governance Conference in Delhi

Companies Need to Look Beyond Shareholder Value And Make Sustainability a Core Driver of their Strategy Sachin Pilot Corporate Affairs Minister Inaugurates ˜CSIA International Corporate Governance Conference™ Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, inaugurated the two-day 2nd CSIA (Corporate Secretaries International Association) International Corporate Governance Conference on the theme ˜Corporate Governance for Sustaining Prosperity… Read More

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