Gender-wise Distribution

Directors & Key Managerial Personnel

After Introduction of Companies Act 2013 which mandated the appointment of a Women Director on Board for certain classes of companies, resulting in the increase of women directors in India. This also supported the initiative of Women empowerment led by Government of India. It is expected to increase in future considering the contribution of women in Indian economy.

Filing Status of Companies

2005-06 to 2016-17

Companies Act 2013 made XBRL Filings compulsory for certain class of Companies which provided data in computer readable format thereby assisted the government in ensuring better compliance. With its introduction, the filings have been increasing constantly.

Positive Reporting

2005-06 to 2016-17

With greater emphasis on Corporate Governance, the last decade in India, witnesses a "Positive Trend" in Compliance Reporting. In the Year 2017, 8410 companies are reported to have been consistently filing returns since 2006 whereas in 2017 alone, there was a percentage rise of 17% over the preceding years. With the stringency in the Penal Provisions contained in the Companies Act, 2013, this number is expected to rise even more rapidly in years to come.

Registration Trend in Union Territories

2005-06 to 2016-17

Delhi being the highest contributory to GDP has approximately 18.2% of companies registered in their state. Also it is interesting to note that number of Companies in a Union Territory like Lakshdweep has been multiplied 12 times from what it was in 2006. Puducherry becomes the fastest growing Union Territory among all which indicates growing number of companies since 2012.