MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 19th April, 2022

G.S.R. 301(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 406 read with sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 469 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, further to amend the Nidhi Rules, 2014, namely:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2022. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Nidhi rules, 2014 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in rule 3, in sub-rule (1), after clause (a), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:- “(aa) „Branch‟ means a place other than the registered office of Nidhi”,