General order for extension of time to hold AGM for FY 2019-20
A big relief is given by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to around 12 lakhs companies today by extending the timeline for holding Annual General Meeting till December 31st from September 30th.
MCA issued directions to RoCs to issue orders without the filing of formal application and payment of fee. Even applications already filed but not approved or rejected are also covered for this relief.
MCA is extending this timeline due to COVID-19 and Meeting the demand from various associations for extending time to hold AGM. This is for the first time that such relief generally is given to all companies.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
[Press Release dt. 08-09-2020]