GREEN INITIATIVE IN THE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE – ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES BY DIGITAL SIGNATURE

GENERAL CIRCULAR NO. 39/2011, DATED 21-6-2011

The Ministry has issued a General Circular No. 29/2011, dated 20-5-2011 wherein it was informed that in order to cut timelines and an another step towards “Green Initiative” it has been decided that all certificates and standard letters issued by the Registrar of Companies will now be issued electronically under the Digital Signature of the Registrar of Companies.

In this regard, Ministry has already developed thirteen (13) such digitally signed certificates and the same has been implemented under MCA-21 system as mentioned below: –

S. No.
Certificate Description
Form ID
Implementation date
1
Certificate of Registration for Modification of Mortgage, etc., under section 132 read with section 135 of the Companies Act, 1956. (STP)
Form 8
29-May-11
2
Memorandum of Satisfaction of Mortgage, etc., section 140 of the Companies Act, 1956 (STP)
Form 17
29-May-11
3
Certificate of Registration of Mortgage, etc., under section 132 of the Companies Act, 1956 (STP)
Form 8
29-May-11
4
Certificate of Incorporation
Form 1
12-Jun-11
5
Certificate for Establishment of Place of Business in India
Form 44
12-Jun-11
6
Certificate of Registration for Modification of Mortgage, etc., under section 132 read with section 135 of the Companies Act, 1956. (NON STP)
Form 8
12-Jun-11
7
Memorandum of Satisfaction of Mortgage, etc., section 140 of the Companies Act, 1956 (NON STP)
Form 17
12-Jun-11
8
Certificate of Registration of Mortgage, etc., under section 132 of the Companies Act, 1956 (NON STP)
Form 8
12-Jun-11
9
Fresh Certificate of Incorporation Consequent upon Change of name
Form 1B
12-Jun-11
10
Fresh Certificate of Incorporation Consequent upon Change of Name on Conversion to Public Limited Company
Form 62
12-Jun-11
11
Certificate of Registration of Company Law Board order for Change of State
Form 18
12-Jun-11
12
Certificate of Registration of the Special Resolution Confirming Alteration of Object Clause(s)
Form 23
12-Jun-11
13
Fresh Certificate of Incorporation Consequent upon Change of Name on Conversion to Private Limited Company
Form 1B
12-Jun-11

It may please be noted that the remaining certificates are planned to be implemented by 3rd July, 2011.

The Registrar of Companies are hereby advised that after the date of implementation of Digital Certificates, no certificates shall be issued manually. All such pending certificates which are required to be issued manually, should be issued by 30th June, 2011.

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