Producer Company is a company registered under the Companies Act, 2013, which has the objective of production, harvesting, procurement, grading, pooling, handling, marketing, selling, export of primary produce of the Members or import of goods or services for their benefit. Produce are things that have been produced or grown, especially by farming. Therefore, a Producer Company deals primarily with agriculture and post harvest processing activities.
Over 85% of the Farmers in India are small and marginal farmers with land holdings of less than 2 hectares. This fragmentation in farmers and farm lands, leads to disorganization and it is not viable for Indian farmers to adopt the latest technologies. By organization of these farmers into producer companies, economies of scale can be unlocked and the livelihood of farmers can be improved. Thus the concept of producer company is aimed at empowering farmers by creating clusters of farmers organized as a Producer Company.
You can register a Producer Company in 20 to 30 days, subject to ROC processing time.
Digital Signature Certificate(DSC) and Director Identification Number(DIN) is required for the proposed Directors of the Producer Company. DIN and DSC can be obtained for the proposed Directors within 5 to 7 days.
Once DIN and DSC are available for atleast five Directors, application for reservation of name for producer company can be made to MCA. Name approval can be obtained in 3 to 5 working days.
Once the name approval is obtained, registration documents can be submitted to the MCA along with an application for registration. MCA will usually approve the application for incorporation in 5 to 7 days, subject to their processing time.
A minimum of five people are required to register a producer company in India.
Identity proof and address proof is mandatory for all the proposed Directors of the Producer Company. PAN Card is mandatory for Indian Nationals. In addition, the landlord of the registered office premises must provide a No Objection Certificate for having the registered office in his/her premises and must submit his/her identity proof and address proof.
You can incorporate a Producer Company for in 20-30 days. The time taken for registration will depend on submission of relevant documents by the client and speed of Government Approvals. To ensure speedy registration, please choose a unique name for your Company and ensure you have all the required documents prior to starting the registration process.
Once a Company is incorporated, it will be active and in-existence as long as the annual compliances are met with regularly. In case, annual compliances are not complied with, the Company will become a Dormant Company and maybe struck off from the register after a period of time. A struck-off Company can be revived for a period of upto 20 years.
A Digital Signature establishes the identity of the sender or signee electronically while filing documents through the Internet. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) mandates that the Directors sign some of the application documents using their Digital Signature. Hence, a Digital Signature is required for all Directors of a proposed Producer Company.
Director Identification Number is a unique identification number assigned to all existing and proposed Directors of a Company. It is mandatory for all present or proposed Directors to have a Director Identification Number. Director Identification Number never expires and a person can have only one Director Identification Number.
The Director needs to be over 18 years of age and must be a natural person. The Director must be involved in farming activities.
An address in India where the registered office of the Company will be situated is required. The premises can be a commercial / agricultural / residential where communication from the MCA will be received.
No, you will not have to be present at our office or appear at any office for the registration of a Producer Company. All the documents can be scanned and sent through email to our office. Some documents will also have to be couriered to our office.
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