Extension of Due date for conducting AGM for FY 2020-21: MCA

The Ministry of corporate Affairs (MCA) ON 23rd September 2021 issued the Office Memorandum wherein it extended the time for holding of AGM for the Financial Year ended on March 31, 2021 for two months beyond the normal due date i.e. 30.09.2021.

The Central Government has received representations seeking extension of time for holding Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the financial year 2020-21 ending on 31st March 2021 citing many difficulties faced due to second wave of Covid-19 and consequent lockdowns etc.

Accordingly, it has been decided to advise the Registrar of Companies (RoCs) to accord approval for extension of time for a period of two Months beyond the due date by which companies are required to conduct their AGMs for the financial year 2020-21 ended on 31st March 2021. “Please take this action with utmost urgency and issue an order before the close of the office today and forward the copy of the order to this office before for consolidation and uploading it on the MCA21 website. Also display this order on the Notice Board of your respective offices,” the MCA in the Office Memorandum said.

The copy of notification given below: