Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 25
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has revoked the licence of an Amritsar-based agency, registered as a non-profit organisation (NPO), for fraudulently representing as a authorities organisation and accepting cash from job aspirants as utility price.
“The MCA has revoked the licence of ‘Special Defence Personnel Forum’, issued under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, and deactivated the Director Identification Number (DIN) of both directors of the company,” mentioned Dr Raj Singh, Regional Director (NR), Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Sources mentioned the workplace of the Regional Directorate, Northern Region, had issued show-cause notices to the corporate and its administrators after it come to its discover that the corporate had issued an commercial in one of many nationwide dailies on August 5, fraudulently representing as a authorities organisation underneath the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. The sources additional mentioned through the use of the identify of Government of India, they tried to mislead the harmless candidates.
“The company was incorporated three months ago with an objective of social welfare of ex-servicemen by two persons. However, they started collecting money in the form of application fee from the aspiring candidates, which they were not supposed to,” he added.
According to Singh, the corporate had issued the commercial for over 500 posts underneath varied classes. “After examining the documents, it was found that 305 applicants from various cities had applied for such posts for which the company had no structure to provide employment,” he added.