valid as on 09/12/2019

26.1.4 Nidhi Rules, 2014

4. Incorporation and incidental matters.—(1) A Nidhi shall be a public company and shall have a minimum paid up equity share capital of five lakh rupees.

(2) On and after the commencement of the Act, no Nidhi shall issue preference shares.

(3) If preference shares had been issued by a Nidhi before the commencement of this Act, such preference shares shall be redeemed in accordance with the terms of issue of such shares.

(4) Except as provided under the proviso to sub-rule (e) to rule 6, no Nidhi shall have any object in its Memorandum of Association other than the object of cultivating the habit of thrift and savings amongst its members, receiving deposits from, and lending to, its members only, for their mutual benefit.

(5) Every “Nidhi” shall have the last words ‘Nidhi Limited’ as part of its name.

Omitted vide the Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Omitted vide the Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.

The Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019


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