Ministry of Corporate Affairs


Ministry of Corporate Affairs is engaged in looking after the administration of the 1956 Companies Act. It also takes care of the other allied acts and various policies, rules and regulations. Above all, the Ministry looks after the development of the corporate sector in conformity with the set laws.

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has got a number of offices working under it. These offices help the Ministry in carrying out various plans and programs. Some of these are as follows:
  • Minister's Office
  • Regional Directors
  • Company Law Board
  • List of Officials at Head Quarter
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI)
  • Registrar of Companies
  • The Director General of Investigation and Registration
  • Official Liquidators
  • Cost Audit Branch (CAB)
  • Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)
  • The Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission (MRTPC)
The Indian Ministry of Corporate Affairs also administers the 2002 Competition Act. It is going to lead the replacement of the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act, 1969. Ministry of Corporate Affairs of India plays a dominant role in its field. The Ministry also carries out the various affairs of the Central
Government related to the 1932 Partnership Act, 1951 Companies (Donations to National Funds) Act and 1980 Societies Registration Act.


The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, India controls and supervises three other bodies. These are:
  1. Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI)
  2. Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)
  3. Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

The contact details of the Ministry are as given below:

Ministry of Corporate Affairs
'A' Wing, Shastri Bhawan
Rajendra Prasad Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Phone: 011 - 23384660, 23384470, 23389403

Last Updated on 1st Oct 2012