The Ministry of Company Affairs, Andhra Pradesh (MCA), India, launched the MCA21 Project on April 20th, which provides all ROC services on the Internet. The services provided by the ROCs include registration of companies, receipt of the statutory returns filed by the companies and issue of copies of the records needed by them.
Out of 47,600 companies registered, records of 29,000 active companies in the state have already been completed.The MCA serving over 7 lakh companies in India through its 35 field offices located mainly in the State capitals has selected TCS as the implementation partner for the Rs 358-crore e-Governance project. The project also enables the user to inspect the documents of any company online by paying a fee of Rs 50 that can be paid through Internet banking, credit card or a challan in any of the 200 authorised branches of the Punjab National Bank, Indian Bank, ICICI Bank and the State Bank of India. The project is aiming at a clutterless, paperless office so far has been implemented in Delhi, Coimbatore, Pondicherry and Kerala.