Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
5th Floor ‘A’ Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.
The Regional Directors/Registrars of Companies
Sub: – Addition of names of the newly appointed Directors in the MCA database in the Companies where all the directors stand vacated due to disqualification under section 164(2)(a) r/w 167(1) of the Companies Act, 2013-reg
With reference to the subject cited I am directed In inform you that reference have been received in the Ministry regarding the matters related to appointment of directors in the Companies in which existing directors stand vacated in terms of Section 167 read with 161(2)(a) of the Act.
2. In this regard, it is to be understood that the promoters may appoint new directors u/s 167(3) of the Act. In such cases, the issue of role check shall arise.
3. The RoCs already have facility to add signatory details from the back end with the approval of RD.
4. The RoCs/RD’s hereby directed to approve such applications within one week from the date of receipt of application.
This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.
(Sanjay Kumar Gupta)