Background: With primary objective of utilization of the repository of corporate sector data available with the Ministry under the MCA-21 e-governance system, explore and expand the scope of utilization of MCA-21 database, formalize a research agenda and fund such research.

Theme for research studies:

1. Integration of MCA 21 Database with other databases:

2. Data Characterization

3. Corporate Governance Index

4. Network Analytics

5. Related Party Transactions

6. Bankruptcy Prediction

7. Use of AI tools and Machine learning

8. Utilization of XBRL format

9. Auditor’s role

10. Accounting Standards and their monitoring

Other subjects

11. IBBI / IBC

12. Role if IDs

13. Ease of doing business

14. ESG

15. CARO

16. Early warning system

17. Effectiveness of Board Committees

Last date: June 15, 2022

Source: MCA Call for Research Studies under Expert Committee (EC) File No. 34/1/2019-R&A dated May 12, 2022

Reference: Research Studies