7.  Manner of publication of notice 

(1) The notice under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) of section 248 shall be in Form STK 5 or STK 6, as the case may be, and be- 

(i) placed on the official website of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on a separate link established on such website in this regard;   

(ii) published in the Official Gazette;

(iii) published in English language in a leading English newspaper and at least once in vernacular language in a leading vernacular language newspaper, both having wide circulation in the State in which the registered office of the company is situated.  

Provided that in case of any application made under sub-section (2) of section 248 of the Act, the company shall also place the application on its website, if any, till the disposal of the application. 

1["Provided further that the publications of notice under clause(iii) of this sub-rule, in respect of cases falling under sub-section (1) of section 248 shall be in Form No. STK 5A".]

(2) The Registrar of Companies shall, simultaneously intimate the concerned regulatory authorities regulating the company, viz,  the Income-tax  authorities, central excise authorities and service-tax authorities  having jurisdiction over the company, about the proposed action of removal or striking off the names of such companies and seek objections, if any, to be furnished within a period of thirty days from the date of issue  of the letter of intimation and if no objections are received within thirty days from the respective authority, it shall be presumed that they have no objections to the proposed action of striking off or removal of name.  



1. Inserted by the Companies(Removal of Names of Companies) Rules, 2016 Dated 12th April, 2017.