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Company Register 70% open


What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (CSV)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Company Register - The Ministry of Corporate Affairs is charged with administering the Companies Act of India 1956 and 2013, registration of companies and other issues pertaining to the private sector in India. It is the nodal agency for data pertaining to companies and corporate entities. published by Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Master data of all the companies registered is available on OGD India, which is easily downloadable and available in bulk. Most importantly it is machine readable. The information available on OGD India and is completely open for reuse and further studies and research. It is updated on an annual basis for each financial year.

Data is also available on Ministry of Corporate affairs website: 1. Company Master Data (

  1. Total Companies Registered-Year wise and State wise: List of Companies registered or incorporated during the year (year wise from 1857 till date) : List of Companies Registered or incorporated - statewise (Registration from 1857 till date):
  2. Companies Incorporated or Closed during the month: Month wise Master details of Companies/LLPs Registered (From Nov 2013 to Nov 2014): and This particular data includes information of Indian companies registered,Foreign companies registered and LLP registered.

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Reviewer comments

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  • Mor Rubinstein


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