Only 66% of registered companies in India are active: Govt data
According to the corporate affairs ministry, Maharashtra has the highest number of companies (353,556), followed by Delhi (322,044) and West Bengal (197,823), as on 30 June
New Delhi: About 66% of the 17.79 lakh companies registered in India were active at the end of June, official data showed amid the government continuing its clampdown on “shell companies". Latest data from the corporate affairs ministry showed that there were more than 11.89 lakh active companies as on 30 June. Active companies are those carrying out normal business activities and make their statutory filings to the stock exchanges on time.