Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
20-July-2012 15:58 IST
MCA Notification on Investor Education and Protection Fund (Uploading of
Information Regarding unpaid and Unclaimed Amounts Lying with Companies) Rules,
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified that Investor Education and Protection Fund
(Uploading of information regarding unpaid and unclaimed amounts lying with companies)
Rules, 2012, has mandated every company to file eForm 5INV containing the information of
unclaimed and unpaid amounts as referred to in subsection (2) of section 205C of the
Companies Act, 1956.
As per the notification this information is required to be filed every year within a period of
90 days after the holding of Annual General Meeting or the date on which it should have
been held as per the provisions of section 166 of the Act, and every year thereafter till
completion of the seven years' period. The information is to be filed in Form 5- INV as per
the above mentioned rules; and thereafter an excel sheet containing detailed investor wise
details is to be filed separately. The e Form, the excel template and detailed steps are
provided in the IEPF application link on the portal www.iepf.gov.in.For financial year ended
on 31st March 2011, the eForm should be filed latest by 31st July 2012.
For more details the investors have been advised to visit the website www.iepf.gov.in and
the Investor Education and Protection Fund (Uploading of information regarding unpaid and
unclaimed amounts lying with companies) Rules, 2012.