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DIN tere bin

Ministry of Corporate Affairs practically suspended right to be a Designated Partners (DP) for young promoters who want to promote a start-up limited liability partnership. Now, no outsider of corporate India may enter into dream life of corporate India through limited liability partnership route. He needs to promote a company to fulfil his dream.

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Ease to surrender DIN

Now, Ministry of Corporate Affairs introduced relatively easy and online e – form for surrendering director identification.

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Changes in DIN particulars

Change is truth of life and life always moves on. This may result in change in particulars specified in Director Identification Number records.

Rule 12 facilitate intimation of these changes in particulars in DIN records.

Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number under these rules shall, in the event of any change in his particulars as stated in Form DIR – 3, intimate such change(s) to the Central Government within a period of thirty days of such change(s) in Form DIR – 6 in the following manner, namely;-

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Cancellation or surrender or Deactivation of DIN

Rule 11 of the Companies (Allotment and Qualification of Directors) Rules 2014 talk about cancellation or surrender or deactivation of Director Identification Number (DIN).

The Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region), Noida or any officer authorised by the Regional Director may, upon being satisfied on verification of particulars or documentary proof attached with the application received from any person, cancel or deactivate the DIN in case –

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Form for Director Identification Number

DIR – 3 Form Version updated on 02-June-2014

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Allotment of Director Identification Number

Every individual intending to be appointed as director of a company shall make an application for allotment for Director Identification Number (DIN) to the Central government. [Section 153]

Rule 9 of the Companies (Allotment and Qualification of Directors) Rules 2014 laid down the manner for the Application of Director Identification Number.

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Recently, Subramanian Swamy had filed complaint against Priyanka Vadra for possessing multiple DINs. Subramanian Swamy had also complained against Karti Chidambaram. This put social media on storm during elections but storm is not over with elections. Daily, social media teams of all parties unearth some new names with multiple DINs.

After new government sworn in centre, name of many ministers is open over twitter. This was discussed over social media that Nitin Gadkari has six DINs as well. Piyush Goyal who himself is a Chartered Accountant, has two DINs.

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