Ministry of Corporate Affairs has come up with a new initiative in the form of online portal known as Compliance Monitoring System - MCA. The purpose of this portal is to monitor the compliance based on automatic intelligence and to issue the show cause notice to the non-compliant company(ies). The Company(ies) to whom the notices are served has to reply to said notice(s) through this portal.
Below are the steps for replying to the show cause notice(s):
Step 1. Form the copy of the Notice note down the CMS No. mentioned on the Top and Bottom of the Show Cause Notice.
Step 2. Open https://mcacms.gov.in/#/ on a browser.
Step 3. Click on Reply for Show Cause Notice.
Step 4. A new window shall open detailing the Section under which the Show Cause Notice has been issued.
Step 5. Click on the provision under which the reply to the show-cause notice is to be submitted.
Step 6. A new window shall open whereby the person is required to fill in the CMS Reference No. as noted in the first step and click Search.The System will validate the reference number.
Step 7. Once the CMS Reference No. is validated the person is required to click Send OTP Tab. OTP shall be sent on the Email Id on which the Show Cause Notice has been Received.
Step 8. Once the OTP is verified the user will be directed to new window where the person can write text up to 480 words. The person can also submit reply as an attachment. Maximum Number of Attachments allowed is 2 (two) attachment in pdf file only. Total size of the attachments shall not exceed 50 MB.Once the Reply is complete the user can click the Submit Reply tab
STEP 9. The System will show a Confirmation message of the reply submission and the action tab will show the Reply Status.
Important Note: • Reply can be submitted once. • Reply once submitted cannot be altered.