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Govt amends rules related to incorporation of cos to ensure transparency

The move also comes against the backdrop of instances where applications by companies for registering their names have been rejected due to various reasons

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The changes have been made to ensure more clarity, uniformity and transparency in approving the names

The has amended the rules pertaining to incorporation of to provide more clarity and uniformity in choosing names for the companies, according to an official.

The ministry has brought in amendments to the (lncorporation) Rules, 2014.

The move also comes against the backdrop of instances where applications by for registering their names have been rejected due to various reasons, including trademark issues and proposed names being too general.


The official said the changes have been made to ensure more clarity, uniformity and transparency in approving the names for companies at the time of incorporation.

He also noted that the rules have been updated so that there is clarity for people to apply as well as for officers to process the requests properly.

Among others, the ministry has now provided illustrations regarding applicability of various names.

First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 21:36 IST
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