Registrar of Companies, India
|Jurisdiction||Government of India|
|Parent agency||Ministry of Corporate Affairs|
The Registrar of Companies (ROC) is an office under the Indian Ministry of Corporate Affairs that deals with administration of the Companies Act 1956 and Companies Act, 2013. These officers are from Indian Corporate Law Service cadre. 'ICLS' is an organised Group A service recruitment of which is done by UPSC through Civil Service Examination since 2009 along with other services like IRS, IAS & IPS etc.
 There are currently 22 Registrars of Companies (ROC) operating from offices in all major states of India. Some states, such as Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have two ROCs each. Section 609 of the Companies Act, 1956 tasks the ROCs with the primary duty of registering companies and LLPs floated in the respective states and the union territories under their administration.
The ROCs also ensure that LLPs comply with the statutory requirements under the Companies Act. The office of the ROC maintains a registry of records related to companies registered with them, and permits the general public to access this data on payment of a fee. The Union Government maintains administrative control over ROCs through Regional Directors. There are 7 Regional Directors, and they supervise the functioning of ROCs within their respective regions.
The Registrar of Company takes care of company registration (also known as incorporation) in India, completes reporting and regulation of companies and their directors and shareholders, and also oversees government reporting of various matters including the annual filling of various documents.
List of ROCs
State-wise list of ROCs
|Andhra Pradesh and Telangana||Hyderabad||Sh. R.C.Mishra||Miss Aparna HS, ICLS, AROC||Shri Surya Prasad Reddy, ICLS,
|Shri Aeshala Vamsi Krishna, ICLS, AROC|
|Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh||Shillong||Sh.Dr Ramesh Kumar, ICLS CSE 2010|
|Bihar and Jharkhand||Patna||Sh. Himanshu Shekhar, ICLS CSE 2009|
|Bihar and Jharkhand||Ranchi||Sh. Prahlad Meena|
|Chhattisgarh||Bilaspur||Sh. Rathore K Gangjibhai|
|Delhi and Haryana||New Delhi||Sh. Kamal Harjani, Registrar of Companies||Sh. Shobhit Srivastava, ICLS, Deputy Registrar of Companies||Smt. Shifali Gupta, ICLS, Assistant Registrar of Companies||Smt. Shikha Garg, ICLS Assistant Registrar of Companies||Shri Syed Haamid Bukhari, ICLS, Assistant Registrar of Companies||Shri Alok Panday, ICLS, Assistant Registrar of Companies||Smt. Nupur Aishwarya, ICLS, Assistant Registrar of Companies||Shri Dr Amit Kumar, ICLS, AD, Regional Director (N)||Shri Ashutosh Kumar Rai, ICLS, Assistant Registrar of Companies|
|Goa, Daman and Diu||Panaji||Sh. Shatrugan Chouhan, ICLS 2010|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad||Sh. Vijay Khubchandani||Sh. Anu Vivek,ICLS AROC||Sh Basanagiri Rama Ambedkar, ICLS AROC|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu||Sh.Ruvit Kumar, ICLS CSE 2009|
|Karnataka||Bangalore||Sh. M. JayaKumar|
|Kerala||Kochi||Sh. G. C. Yadav|
|Madhya Paradesh||Gwalior||Sh. Rajpal Singh|
|Maharashtra||Mumbai||Sh. S.P Kumar||Sh Kajale Vaibhav Nitin ICLS AROC||Sh Anil Shamlal Bagure, ICLS AROC||Sh Dr Sabari Raj, ICLS, AROC|
|Maharashtra||Pune||Smt. Vijaya Khandare||Shri Ajay Pawar, ICLS, AROC|
|Odisha||Cuttak||Sh. A.K. Mahapatra|
|Puducherry||Puducherry||Sh. M. Arun Prasad, ICLS 2010|
|Punjab and Chandigarh||Chandigarh||Shri Afsar Ali, ICLS 2011|
|Rajasthan||Jaipur||Shri U. S Patole|
|Tamilnadu||Chennai||Sh. A. S. Ponraj||Sh K Nikhil , ICLS AROC||Sh Arjun C, ICLS, AROC|
|Tamilnadu||Coimbatore||Ms. K Latha Parimala Vadana|
|Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand||Kanpur||Sh. Puneet Duggal||Sh. Gaurav Kumar, ICLS AROC|
|West Bengal||Kolkata||Mr Joseph||Mr Harshvardhan Reddy, ICLS AROC||Mr Gokulnath A, ICLS, AROC||Mr Mohit Kumar, ICLS, AROC||Mr Dizianlung Panmei, ICLS AROC||Mr Gandikota Mahesh, ICLS, AROC|
|Andhra Pradesh||Vijayawada||Shri Denning K Babu, ROC, ICLS 2010 Cse||Shri Sai Shankar Landa, ICLS, AROC|
- "Ministry Of Corporate Affairs - Registrar of Companies". www.mca.gov.in. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
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