A senior authorities official advised ET that the brand new system with these options could be rolled out from October. It will considerably carry down compliance necessities for corporations and will probably be a “more trust-based system”, the official added.
The proposed system would be capable to alert corporations of any errors in filings and in addition be capable to profile an organization and assess its threat of defaulting. The ministry has been conducting a examine to discover methods to rationalise the quantity of compliance varieties. Based on its findings, modifications could be integrated within the October rollout.
The new MCA21 V3 platform that replaces MCA21 V2 will probably be deployed in two phases. A revamped website with options together with e-consultation and e-books will probably be launched throughout April-May, whereas extra complete options like pre-filled web-based varieties and the cell app will probably be rolled out by October, the official mentioned.
“Major things like the company module, LLP (limited liability partnership) module, enforcement module, compliance management system, everything will come online in October,” one other official mentioned.
While sure fields such because the stability sheet and revenue and loss account figures must be manually stuffed in, most varieties on the portal will probably be transformed into pre-filled net varieties from the present PDF variations, which is predicted to carry down the time and sources spent on compliance.
The replace will sign a shift to a extra trust-based regime by taking out attachments of numerous stories for verification, albeit with satisfactory checks.
The cell app would include options like e-consultation permitting customers to supply suggestions on draft payments instantly on-line, an e-book for immediate reference and sharing of all Acts and guidelines referring to firm affairs and entry to the registry of grasp information, the officers mentioned.
Most of the front-facing options of the website could be integrated within the app, however these would come with solely less complicated varieties since inserting digital signature certificates through cell could be troublesome, the primary official mentioned.
This could be additional aided by the not too long ago amended disclosure guidelines beneath Schedule III of the Companies Act, which require companies to reveal debt ageing schedules, based on Ankit Singhi, accomplice at consultancy agency Corporate Professionals mentioned.