drive to be launched during FY 2018-19,
total of 2,25,910 companies identified
drive to be launched during the current Financial Year 2018-19 ; a total of
2,25,910 companies identified for being struck-off under section 248 of the
Companies Act. The Task Force on Shell Companies has met 8 times since its
constitution and has taken pro-active and coordinated steps to check the menace
of shell companies.
‘Task Force’ was set up in February, 2017 by the Prime Minister’s Office under
the joint Chairmanship of the Revenue Secretary and Secretary, MCA with a
mandate to check in a systematic way, through a coordinated multi-agency
approach, the menace of companies indulging in illegal activities including
facilitation of tax evasion and commonly referred to as ‘Shell Companies’.
Department of Financial Services, CBDT, CBEC, CBI, ED, SFIO, FIU-IND, RBI,
SEBI, DG GSTI and DG-CEIB are its Members.