One time opportunity for extension of Period of Reservation of Name – MCA General Circular No. 11/2014 dated 12.05.2014

General Circular No. 11/2014

Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs

“A” Wing, 5th Floor, Shastri Bhawan
Dr. R.P Road, New Delhi-110001
Date 12th May, 2014


All Regional Directors,
All Registrar of Companies,
All Stakeholders.

Sub: – One time opportunity for extension of Period of Reservation of Name.


Services for incorporation of companies were not available on the MCA21 portal to stakeholders from 1st April, 2014 to 28th April, 2014 because of the deployment requirements for new E-forms. Many stakeholders had reserved names for the purpose of Company incorporation with 60 days prescribed validity expiring during the above mentioned period. They could not avail of the 60 days prescribed period for using the name to complete the corresponding incorporation requirements due to the non-availability of services.

2. In view of this, the validity of reservation of all such names with due date of expiry between 1st April, 2014 to 28th April, 2014 is hereby extended upto 31st May, 2014. All applicants whose cases fall in the above mentioned category may be advised to file relevant E-forms for incorporating companies under the Companies Act, 2013 well before the extended validity period.                         

Yours faithfully,

(KMS Narayanan)
Assistant Director

  1. PPS to Secretary
  2. PPS to Additional Secretary
  3. PPS to JS(R) / JS(B)/JS(M)/ DII(UCN)/DII(BNH)
  4. PS to DIR(AB) & PS to DIR(NC) & DIR(PS).

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