Mandatory furnishing of PAN, KYC details and Nomination:
Mandatory furnishing of PAN, KYC details and Nomination by holders of physical securities
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI,”) vide its Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD_RTAMB/P/CIR/2021/655 dated November 03, 2021 and clarification thereon vide Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD_RTAMB/P/CIR/2021/687 dated December 14, 2021 laid down common and simplified norms for processing investor’s service request by RTAs and norms for furnishing PAN, KYC details and Nomination. The Circular also prescribed the following:
b. any service requests or complaints received from shareholders shall be entertained by RTA only upon registration of PAN, KYC details and Nomination; and
c. to ensure that PAN of all holders of physical securities linked to Aadhaar by March 31, 2022 or any other date as may be specified by the Central Board of Direct Taxes to avoid freezing of their Folios.
In view of the above, physical security holders of the Company are requested to forward the duly filled in and signed form(s) as per the table below along with the supporting documents / details as mentioned in the respective forms, to our Registrar & Transfer Agent (“RTA”) KFin Technologies Private Limited:
|Request for registering PAN, KYC details or changes / updation thereof||ISR-1|
|Declaration form for opting out of Nomination||ISR-3|
|Cancellation or variation of Nomination||SH-14|
Freezing of Folios without PAN, KYC details and Nomination:
a. The Folios wherein any one of the cited documents / details are not available on or after April 01, 2023, shall be frozen by RTA in terms of the captioned Circular; and
b. After December 31, 2025, the frozen Folios shall be referred by the RTA / Company to the administering authority under the Benami Transactions (Prohibitions) Act, 1988 and or Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
Issuance of securities in dematerialized form:
Issuance of securities in dematerialized form in case of investor service requests
As an on-going measure to enhance ease of dealing in securities markets by investors, SEBI vide its Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD_RTAMB/P/CIR/2022/8 dated January 25, 2022 prescribed that listed companies shall henceforth issue the securities in dematerialized form only while processing the following service request.
a. Issue of duplicate securities certificate;
b. Claim from Unclaimed Suspense Account;
c. Renewal / Exchange of securities certificate;
e. Sub-division / Splitting of securities certificate;
f. Consolidation of securities certificates/folios;
In this regard, the securities holder / claimant shall submit duly filled in and signed Form ISR-4 (Request for issue of duplicate certificate and other service requests) alongwith the supporting documents / details specified therein.