List of Latest MCA General Circulars 2020

List of latest General Circulars issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) during 2020, for making amendments in provisions of Companies Act, Companies Rules, etc., along with pdf copy download link.

MCA General Circulars 2020 (No./ Date/ Particulars)
MCA General Circular 24/2020 dt. 19 June 2020: MCA extends deadline from 30 June to 30 Sept. 2020 for creation of deposit repayment reserve of 20% u/s 73(2)(C) of the companies Act 2013 and to invest or deposit 15% of amount of debentures u/r 18 of Companies (Share capital and Debentures) Rules 2014. Please refer General Circular 11/2020 in this regard. General Circular 24/2020
MCA General Circular 23/2020 dt. 17 June 2020: MCA announces ‘Scheme for relaxation of time limit for filing of forms relating to creation/ modification of charge (CHG-1 & CHG-9) under the Companies Act, 2013’. General Circular 23/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 22/2020 dt. 15 June 2020: MCA extends the deadline for conducting extra ordinary general meetings (EGMs) through VC/ OAVM/ Postal Ballot, from 30 June to 30 Sept. 2020. General Circular 22/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 21/2020 dt. 11 May 2020: MCA Clarification on dispatch of notice under section 62(2) of Companies Act, 2013 by listed companies for rights issue opening upto 31st July, 2020. General Circular 21/2020
MCA General Circular 20/2020 dt. 5 May 2020: MCA Clarification on holding of annual general meeting (AGM) through video conferencing (VC) or other audio visual means (OAVM). General Circular 20/2020
MCA General Circular 19/2020 dt. 30 April 2020: NFRA 2 filing due date further extended, i.e. upto 210 days from the date of deployment of such form on NFRA website. General Circular 19/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 18/2020 dt. 21 April 2020: Clarification on Holding of AGMs by companies whose financial year ended on 31st December, 2019. General Circular 18/2020
MCA General Circular 17/2020 dt. 13 April 2020: Clarification on passing of ordinary and special resolutions by companies under the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder on account of the threat posed by Covid-19. General Circular 17/2020
MCA General Circular 16/2020 dt. 13 April 2020: Clarification on filings u/s 124 and 125 of the Companies Act 2013 read with IEPFA (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules 2016 (COVID-19). General Circular 16/2020
MCA General Circular 15/2020 dt. 10 April 2020: FAQs on CSR Expenditure relating to COVID-19 Activities by Companies. General Circular 15/2020
MCA General Circular 14/2020 dt. 8 April 2020: MCA has allowed companies to hold Extraordinary General Meetings (EGMs) and prescribes/ clarifies procedure for passing of ordinary/ special resolutions through VC/ OAVM (e-Voting), to facilitate corporate compliance during the COVID-19 lock down/ restrictions period. It may be noted that earlier also MCA has allowed to conduct all Board meetings through Video Conferencing (VC) or other audio visual means (OAVM) upto 30th June 2020, including meetings on items where the physical presence of directors is otherwise required, in view of COVID-19 pandemic. General Circular 14/2020
MCA General Circular 13/2020 dt. 30 March 2020: LLP Settlement Scheme 2020 extended upto 30 Sept. 2020. General Circular 13/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 11 /2020 dt. 24 March 2020: MCA’s Relaxations in compliance burden under Companies/ LLP Act (COVID 19). General Circular 11 /2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 9/2020 dt. 12 March 2020: AOC-4 (CFS/ XBRL) & MGT-7 Due Date Extended upto 30 June 2020 for J&K/ Ladakh companies. General Circular 9/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 8/2020 dt. 6 March 2020: Filing Compliance issues of CIRP companies clarified, for Insolvency Professionals (IP/ IRP). General Circular 8/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 7/2020 dt. 5 March 2020: NFRA 2 filing due date further extended, i.e. upto 150 days from the date of deployment of such form on NFRA website. General Circular 7/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 6/2020 dt. 4 March 2020: LLP Settlement Scheme 2020 notified for One Time Relaxation in Additional Fee. General Circular 6/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 5/2020 dt. dt. 2 March 2020: MCA prescribes the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for adherence by Registrar (ROC) for initiating legal prosecution or internal adjudication proceedings against persons in default, specially Independent Directors (ID), non-promoters and non-KMP non-executive directors (NED), based on adequate evidence. General Circular 5/2020 
MCA General Circular 4/2020 dt. 17 Feb. 2020: Filing Compliance Procedure for Insolvency Professionals (IP/ IRP) of CIRP companies prescribed/ clarified. General Circular 4/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 3/2020 dt. 31 January 2020: AOC-4 (CFS/ XBRL) & MGT-7 Due Date Extended upto 31 March 2020 for J&K/ Ladakh companies. General Circular 3/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 2/2020 dt. 30 Jan. 2020: AoC-4 NBFC (Ind AS) filing due date extended upto 31 March 2020 (FY 2018-19). General Circular 2/2020 | Read More
MCA General Circular 1/2020 dt. 1 Jan. 2020: Form BEN 2 Due Date further extended upto 31 March 2020. General Circular 1/2020 | Read More
MCA Updates (Company Law)
For downloading various General Circulars/ Notifications/ Orders issued by MCA in different years, please refer the following links:
MCA General Circulars: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
MCA Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
MCA Orders: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Note: For Official/ updated copy of relevant General Circulars/ Notifications/ Orders, please visit the MCA website.

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