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Information as required under Section 4(1) (b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005.

1(A) The particulars of the organization:

The Official Liquidator, Mumbai is appointed by the Central Government under section 448 of the Companies Act, 1956 and is functionally attached to the Hon’ble High Court, Bombay.  The office of the Official Liquidator, Mumbai is under the administrative charge of the Regional Director, Ministry of Corporate Affairs,  Western Region, Mumbai situated at “Everest”, 100, Marine Drive, Mumbai – 400002 who supervises the functioning of the office of the Official Liquidator on behalf of the Central Government.  The Official Liquidator is entrusted with the duty of conducting the affairs of the companies under liquidation in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Court) Rules, 1959 and is further subject to the orders of the Hon’ble High Court issued from time to time on the applications filed by or against the Official Liquidator and on the reports filed by the Official Liquidator.
The office of the Official Liquidator is situated at 5th Floor, Bank of India Building, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Mumbai – 400023, and Tel Nos. 022 22670024, 22675008 and Fax No.22692307.

1(B) Functions and duties:
The Official Liquidator is attached to the Bombay High Court, Mumbai and discharges his functions and exercise the powers as envisaged under the provisions of Section 457 of the Companies Act subject to the orders of the Hon’ble, High Court, from time to time. 
The powers/functions in brief are:
Section  457(1) (a)    To institute or defend any suit, prosecution, or other legal proceedings, civil or criminal, in the name and on behalf of the company;
(b) To carry on the business of the company so far as may be necessary for the beneficial winding up of the company;
(c) to sell the immovable and movable property and actionable claims of the company by public auction or private contract, with power to transfer the whole thereof to any person or body corporate, or to sell the same in parcels;
(d) To raise on the security of the assets of the company and money requisite;
(e) to do all such other things as may be necessary for winding up the affairs of the company and distributing its assets;

(2) (i)  to do all acts and to execute, in the name and on behalf of the company, all deeds, receipts, and other documents, and for that purpose to use, when necessary, the company’s seal;
(ia)  to inspect the records and returns of the company on the files of the Registrar without payment of any fee;
(ii) to prove, rank and claim in the insolvency of any contributory for any balance against his estate, and to receive dividends in the insolvency, in respect of that balance, as a separate debt due from the insolvent, and ratably  with the other separate creditors;
(iii) to draw, accept, make and endorse any bills of exchange, hundi or promissory note in the name and on behalf of the company, with the same effect with respect to the liability of the company as if the bill, hundi, or note had been drawn, accepted, made or endorsed by or on behalf of the company in the course of its business;
(iv) to take out, in his official name, letters of administration to any deceased contributory, and to do in his official name any other act necessary for obtaining payment of any money due from a contributory or his estate which cannot be conveniently done in the name of the company, and in all such cases, the money due shall, for the purpose of enabling the liquidator to take out the letters of administration or recover the money, be deemed to be due to the liquidator himself
(v) to appoint an agent to do any business which the liquidator is unable to do himself. 


2.  Powers and duties of the Officers and employees:

The Official Liquidator (OL) is assisted by three Deputy Official Liquidators (DOL) and four  Assistant Official Liquidators (AOL).  The functions/works are distributed amongst DOLs and AOLs as decided by the Official Liquidator from time to time.  The Official Liquidator also directly looks after the work of a liquidation section and   amalgamation section, apart from appearing before the Hon’ble Company Judge.

The brief distribution of duties entrusted to the Officers and section heads is as under:

OFFICE OF THE OFFICIAL LIQUIDATOR

HIGH COURT, BOMBAY.


ALLOCATION OF WORK

Sr. No.

Name of the Officer

Name of the Dealing Assistant

Section

1

SHRI P. ATCHUTA RAMAIAH, OFFICIAL LIQUIDATOR
Direct Tel. 22671851 Fax 022 22692307
Email: samapakmum@yahoo.com, Ol-mumbai-mca@nic.in Board Nos. 22670024 / 22675008

1. Smt. Mandakini Ahire, Steno Gr.II
2. Smt. V. S. Gajbhiye, JTA
3. Smt. Jui J. Jambvadekar, Sr. Asst.

PA

1. Shri M. N. Mangutkar, JTA
2. Shri Santosh Dalvi, Sr. Asst.

Amalgamation

1. Shri Suresh Valmiki, Peon
2. Smt A.A. Manjrekar, MTS
3. Shri Guru B. Chavan, Peon
4. Shri Vinod Valmiki, Peon

Xerox

2

Shri Pola Ragunath, Deputy Official Liquidator
Direct Tel. 22696965
Intercom No. 28

1. Mrs. Ashwini Narate, JTA
2. Shri Arun Barapatre, J.T.A
3. Shri M.M Parate, JTA
4. Smt. Jayshree Kambli, Sr. Asst.

Liqn. Section I (133)
Companies

1. Shri A.K. Das, STA
2. Shri R.V. Gawde, JTA
3. Smt. Anju Kudtarkar, Sr. Asst.
4. Shri V.P. Jawdekar, Sr. Asst.

Liqn. Section III (135)
Companies

1. Shri Mahesh Mehta, JTA
2. Smt. P.V. Phatakji, Jr. Asst.

Liqn. Section XII (47) Companies

1. Shri J.R. Labade, MTS

1. Shri Hariprasada Perle, JTA
2. Shri A.A. Shejwalkar, U.D.C
3. Shri Pramod Joshi, Peon

Accounts (all Companies)

1. Shri P.V. Vetkar, JTA
2. Smt. Urmila Agashe, Jr. Asst.
3. Shri Ramesh Nimje, Sr. Asst.

Books of Accounts (all Comapanies)

1. Shri V.R. Wakodikar, JTA
2. Mrs. Raji Nair Sr. Asst.

Dividend & Income Tax
(all Companies)

3

Shri Pankaj Srivastava, Asst. Official Liquidator
Direct Tel. 22679186
Intercom No. 27

1. Shri P.D. Unnikrishnan, STA
2. Shri M.N. Dalal, JTA
3. Shri. Sameer Salvi, Sr. Asst.
4. Smt. Rupali Mayenkar, Jr. Asst.

Liqn. Section II (150) Companies

1. Shri P.D. Unnikrishnan, STA
2. Smt. Girija Nair. L.D.C.
3. Smt. Memoona Khan, Jr. Asst.
4. Smt. Pooja P. Parulekar, U.D.C

Liqn. Section IV (143) Companies

1. Ms. Sweta Palwankar, JTA

Liqn. Section XI (40) Companies

Ms. Arti Palwankar, JTA

Volunatary Liquidation(288) Companies

1. Shri A.R. Mane, JTA
2. Smt. D.G. Khandori, J.T.A
3. Smt. Anita Reja, Jr. Hindi Translator
4. Shri Sarambale, Asst. Record Keeper
5. Shri R.L. Parate, UDC

Establishment

1. Shri Sarvesh Kumar, Jr. Asst

e-Receipt

Shri Amit Kumar Kanujia, JTA.

DRT

Shri Santosh Dalvi, Sr. Asst.

Meger Report under section 233 of the Companies Act, 2013

Shri Mangesh Thankore, Sr. Asst.

On-Line investors Compliant (PG portal) besides Legal

1. Shri S.S. Sarambale, ARC

RTI

1. Smt. Shreya Gavande, Sr. Asst.
2. Shri A.M. Sawant, MTS

Dispatch

Smt. Pramilla B. More, MTS

Inward section and telephone operator at receptoin

Smt. Manju Bisht, Peon

4

Shri Noor Shergill, Astt. Official Liquidator
Direct Tel: 22679547
Intercom No. 26

1. Shri Kishor Narayan, JTA
2. Smt. Rajshree Ashubhe, Sr. Asst.
3. Ms. Pranita Shende, Jr. Asst.

Liqn Section V(138) Companies

1. Shri Rajeev Kadam, JTA
2. Shri P.H. Koli, LDC.
3. Smt. R.R. Shasane, Sr. Asst.
4. Smt. S.S Masurekar, Sr. Asst.

Liqn Section VII(142) Companies

1. Shri M.K. Rajput, STA
2. Ms. Smita Divekar, Jr. Asst.
3. Shri Dhiraj Sawant, Jr. Asst.

Liqn Section IX(133) Companies

1. Shri Mangesh Thankor, Sr. Asst.
2. Shri Sameer Jambhavdekar, Jr. Asst.

Legal

1. Shri Binod Prasad, Peon
2. Shri Tendulkar, Peon

Court Duty
Court Duty

Shri S.M. Shetty, Peon

5

Shri Mahendhar Aithe, Company Prosecutor
Direct Tel: 22679547
Intercom No. 26

1. Mr. Kajal Murlidhar Barve, JTA
2. Smt. B.B. Sawant, Sr. Asst.
3. Shri Santosh Kadam, Jr. Asst.
3. Shri Chintamani Labde, Jr. Asst.

Liqn. Section VI (147) Companies

1. Shri Sanoop M.S., JTA
2. Smt. Kalpana Nair, Sr. Asst.
3. Shri M.R. Palav, Sr. Asst.
4. Shri P. Anand Rao, UDC

Liqn Section VIII(141) Companies

1. Shri M.K. Rajput, STA
2. Shri P.P. Choudhary, Jr. Asst.

Liqn Section X(39) Companiesn

Shri S.M. Shetty, Peon

6

Shri S.D. Patil, Asst. Official Liquidator

On leave from 17.07.2017 and Work Allocation
shall be considered on his joining.

3.  Procedure followed in respect of decision making process:
All the works, files or reports are initiated by the LDC or UDC in the case of Government staff and Junior/Senior Assistant in the case of Company Paid Staff (CPS) as the case may be are  put up to the Section Head who process the same and send to the concerned DOL or AOL as the case may be and the said DOL/AOL process the same  and send to the OL with his/her views/recommendations and the OL  accords his final approval or otherwise.  However, the OL delegates from time to time,  by issue of Office Orders, the  specified matters which  are finally disposed off at DOL / AOL level as the case may be.  Thus, each person/staff who takes  the above decision making process is responsible and accountable to the extent of his/her contribution to a particular case/matter.

4.  Norms for discharge of functions:

The office Official Liquidaor complies with the statutory provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and Companies (Court) Rules, 1959 and/or the orders of the Hon’ble High Court of Bombay in exercise of its powers conferred under the Companies Act and in discharge of its duties.

5.  Acts, Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records used by the employees for discharge of their functions:

  1. The Companies Act, 1956

  2. The Companies (Court) Rules, 1959

  3. The Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI)

  4. DRT Act, DRT and DRAT Rules and regulations.

  5. Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.

  6. Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 and Payment of Bonus Rules, 1975.

  7. Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923

  8. General Financial  Rules framed by the Central Government

  9. Fundamental Rules and Supplementary Rules Part  I –V of the Central Government

  10. Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972

  11. CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1955

  12. CCS (Classification Control and Appeal) Rules, 1964

  13. Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Field Offices Recruitment Rules, 2011 and Administrative circulars/ Orders of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.


6.  Categories of documents

The documents  held by the office are those received from the various companies under liquidation, claimants, litigants, governments, the Official Liquidator’s Reports submitted to the Hon’ble High Court from time to time and other Courts and orders passed by the Hon’ble High Court, valuation reports obtained from approved valuers  in respect of  the assets of various companies (in Liquidation).

7.  The arrangements that exist for the consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of policy or implementation thereof.

   Not applicable, since the liquidation proceedings of the Companies under liquidation are undertaken as per the orders of the Hon’ble High Court from time to time.

8.  Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted by it.  Additionally, information as to whether the meetings of these are open to the public, or minutes of meetings are accessible to the public.

The Office of Official Liquidator, in discharge its functions, holds meetings from time to time with secured/unsecured creditors, workmen, financial institutions, banks, other Government institutions such as DRT, etc., for carrying forward liquidation proceedings in respect of companies in liquidation and the minutes of these meetings/ liquidation proceedings in respect of specific companies can be obtained upon making application to the CPIO of the office of the Official Liquidator, Mumbai.  The purchase functions of the office of the Official Liquidator are  being discharged by a purchase committee.

9.  Directory of Officers and employees:

May be referred to the list attached as per Annexure – “A”..

10.  Monthly remuneration received by officers and employees
:
May be referred to the list attached as per Annexure – “B”. 

11.   Budget allocation and expenditure
:
The position of budget allocation vis a vis actual expenditure for the financial years 2011-12, 2012-13 and  2014-14 is as under: (Rupees in lakhs)

Expenditure Head

Budget Allocation for the financial year

Actual expenditure for the financial year

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Salary

2,29,36,000

2,35,00,000

2,63,05,000

2,29,35,943

2,33,35,461

2,63,04,000

Domestic Travels

5,00,000

4,00,000

2,48,000

4,96,248

3,49,370

2,48,000

Medical expenses

5,00,000

1,00,000

32,000

3,852

63,129

32,000

Office Expenses

20,00,000

15,00,000

20,00,000

19,95,328

14,96,484

1,73,000

Rent, rates and taxes

26,000

1,04,91,000

26,000

25,372

25,372

25,000

Total

2,59,62,000

3,59,91,000

2,86,11,000

2,54,56,743

2,52,69,816

2,67,82,000


12.       The manner of execution of subsidy program including the amount allocated and the details and beneficiaries of such program.

            Not applicable.

13.       Particulars of recipient of concession permits or authorization granted
:
            Not applicable.

14.       Details of the information available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form:

            The information in respect of companies under liquidation, dissolved under compulsory winding up and under voluntary winding up, public notices for sale, for invitation of claims and for declaration of dividend to creditors, settlement of List of Creditors,  etc. are placed in the website of this office.

16.       Particulars of Central Public Information Officer, Assistant Central Public Information Officer and First Appellate Authority.


Central Public Information Officer (CPIO)

Shri Pankaj Srivastava
Asst. Official Liquidator,
High Court, Bombay 5 th Floor,
Bank Of India Building,
Mahatma Gandhi Road,
Fort, Mumbai 400 023
Telephone No: - 022 2267 9186 (Direct)
Fax No: - 022 2269 2307

Assistant Central Public Information Officer (ACPIO)

Mr. S. S. Sarambale
Asst. Record Keeper,
O/o Official Liquidator,
High Court, Bombay
5 th Floor, Bank Of India Building,
Mahatma Gandhi Road,
Fort, Mumbai 400 023
Telephone No: - 022 2267 0024
Fax No: - 022 2269 2307

First Appellate Authority

Mr. Pola Raghunath
Deputy Official Liquidator,
High Court, Bombay
5 th Floor, Bank Of India Building,
Mahatma Gandhi Road,
Fort, Mumbai 400 023
Telephone No: - 022 22696965 (Direct)
Fax No: - 022 2269 2307

    
OFFICERS:

Sr  No.

Name of the Officer

Official and Designation

Basic Pay

Gross Pay

1

Shri P. Atchuta Ramaiah

Official Liquidator

130600

176034

2

Shri Pola Raghunath

Dy. Official Liquidator

88400

94428

3

Shri Shamrao D. Patil

Asstt. Official Liquidator

73200

94428

4

Shri Pankaj Srivastava

Asstt. Official Liquidator

75400

86730

5

Shri Noor Shergill

Asstt. Official Liquidator

57800

68250


STAFF MEMBERS:

Sr  No.

Name of the Officer

Official and Designation

Basic Pay

Gross Pay

1

Shri Mahendhar Aithe

Company Prosucutor

49000

66990

2

Shri Pullyath D. Unnikrishnan

Sr. Technical Assistant

53600

72924

3

Shri Ashim Kumar Das

Sr. Technical Assistant

55200

61740

4

Shri Mahendra K. Rajput

Sr. Technical Assistant

56900

77181

5

Smt. Jyoti L. Khurkute

Sr. Technical Assistant

60400

81696

6

Shri Ashok R. Mane

Jr. Technical Assistant

47600

65184

7

Smt. Deepa G. Khandori

Jr. Technical Assistant

53600

72924

8

Km. Ashiwini R. Narete

Jr. Technical Assistant

42300

48195

9

Km. Kajal Murlidhar Barve

Jr. Technical Assistant

36500

50865

10

Km. Sweta Sumant Naik

Jr. Technical Assistant

36500

50865

11

Shri Hariprasada Perle

Jr. Technical Assistant

36500

50861

12

Km. Arti V. Palwankar

Jr. Technical Assistant

36500

50865

13

Shri Kishor Narayan

Jr. Technical Assistant

36500

50865

14

Shri Rajiv Anand Kadam

Jr. Technical Assistant

36500

50865

15

Shri Sanoop M.S.

Jr. Technical Assistant

36500

50865

16

Shri Amit Kumar Kanojia

Jr. Technical Assistant

35400

49446

17

Shri P.V. Vetkar

Jr. Technical Assistant

44900

61701

18

Shri M.M. Parate

Jr. Technical Assistant

44900

61701

19

Shri M.N. Mangutkar

Jr. Technical Assistant

42300

48195

20

Shri Mangesh Gawade

Jr. Technical Assistant

44900

61701

21

Shri Mahesh Mehta

Jr. Technical Assistant

44900

61701

22

Shri Vilash Wakodikar

Jr. Technical Assistant

43600

60024

23

Shri Arun S. Barapatre

Jr. Technical Assistant

44900

60701

24

Shri M.N. Dalal

Jr. Technical Assistant

41100

56799

25

Shri Vaishali S. Gajbhiye

Jr. Technical Assistant

41100

56799

26

Smt. Anita R. Reja

Stenographer Gr. ll

56900

77181

27

Smt. Mandakini S. Ahire

Stenographer Gr. ll

56900

77181

28

Shri Shripatirao S. Sarambale

Asstt. Record Keeper

34300

48027

29

Shri Narendra R. Kumbhare

Upper Division Clerk

Under Suspension

Under Suspension

30

Smt. Pooja P. Paruleker

Upper Division Clerk

38100

43785

31

Shri P Anand Rao

Upper Division Clerk

38100

52929

32

Shri Ravishankar L. Parate

Upper Division Clerk

42800

58992

33

Shri Amol A. Shejwadkar

Upper Division Clerk

34300

48027

34

Smt. Girija Nair

Lower Division Clerk

30200

42738

35

Shri Prasant H. Koli

Lower Division Clerk

31100

43899

36

Smt. Pramila B. More

M.T.S

29300

41577

37

Shri Arvind S. Sawant

M.T.S

28800

40932

38

Shri Jiwaji R. Labade

M.T.S

33000

46350

39

Smt. Amita A. Manjrekar

M.T.S

23500

31733

40

Shri Santosh R. Chavan

M.T.S

23500

26093


COMPANY PAID STAFF:

Sr  No.

Name of the Officer

Official and Designation

Basic Pay

Gross Pay

1

Smt. B.B. Sawant

Sr. Assistant

52000

70860

2

Smt. A.V. Kudtarkar.

Sr. Assistant

52000

70860

3

Smt. S.S. Masurkar.

Sr. Assistant

52000

70860

4

Smt. R.R. Shasane.

Sr. Assistant

52000

70860

5

Smt. K.G. Nair

Sr. Assistant

49000

66990

6

Smt. R.P. Asubhe

Sr. Assistant

49000

66990

7

Shri V.P. Jawdekar

Sr. Assistant

41600

57444

8

Shri Ramesh N. Nimje

Sr. Assistant

33300

46737

9

Shri Mangesh Thakore

Sr. Assistant

33,300

46737

10

Smt. S.Y. Gawade

Sr. Assistant

33,300

46737

11

Mrs. P.V. Pathakji

Sr. Assistant

33,300

46737

12

Mrs. Raji R. Nair

Sr. Assistant

32,300

45747

13

Shri Santosh R. Dalvi

Sr. Assistant

33,300

46737

14

Mrs. J.J. Jambvadekar

Sr. Assistant

33,300

46737

15

Shri Sameer C. Salvi

Sr. Assistant

33,300

46737

16

Smt. J.P. Kambli

Sr. Assistant

33,300

46737

17

Smt. U.G. Agashe

Jr. Assistant

32000

45060

18

Shri S.A. Kadam

Jr. Assistant

32000

45060

19

Shri M.R. Palav

Jr. Assistant

32000

45060

20

Miss S.G. Divekar

Jr. Assistant

32000

45060

21

Shri Sarvesh Kumar

Jr. Assistant

32000

45060

22

Miss P.S. Shende

Jr. Assistant

32000

45060

23

Smt. R.S. Raut

Jr. Assistant

32000

45060

24

Smt. Maimuna S. Khan

Jr.Assistant

26800

38652

25

Shri C.L. Labde

Jr. Assistant

27600

39384

26

Shri Dhiraj S. Sawant

Jr. Assistant

27600

39384

27

Shri P.P. Chaudhari.

Jr. Assistant

27600

39384

28

Shri S.S. Jambhavadekar

Jr. Assistant

26800

38352

29

Shri S.M. Shetty

Peon

28800

40932

30

Shri S.S. Tendulkar

Peon

24900

35901

31

Shri Vinod Prasad

Peon

26800

38352

32

Shri P.T. Joshi

Peon

26800

38352

33

Shri G.B. Chavan

Peon

22100

29927

34

Smt. Manju Bisht

Peon

19100

26057

35

Shri Suresh M. Valmiki

Peon

30600

43254

36

Shri Vinod M. Valmiki

Sweeper

26400

37836

37

Shri Rahul Kumar

Sweeper

19,100

31457