India: Covid -19 Update: Extension of Deadlines to APRIL 15, 2020 and Remote Operations at Chadha &a
Please note that the Government of India has announced a countrywide lockdown of 21 days to combat the spread of COVID-19, beginning March 25, 2020 and the IPO has announced extension of deadlines to April 15, 2020.
Our office is working remotely with robust IT systems in place and we continue to serve clients in usual manner. You can easily reach us through email or phone.
In effect, please note the following:
1) Cases with deadlines on or before April 14, 2020 shall have a new deadline now, that is April 15, 2020. Please continue to provide timely instructions to meet the original deadline as far as possible. When not possible, please provide instructions by April 12, 2020 to meet the extended deadline of April 15, 2020.
2) Cases with deadline on April 15, 2020 or thereafter: There is no change in these deadlines so please continue to provide instructions in a timely manner.
3) Reminders: We shall continue to send reminders as per regular deadlines to avoid any problems.
4) Original documents: Where you need to send us original documents, we may face a delay in receiving the same and a special petition may be filed later for condoning such delay (IPO may later also bring out a specific policy for this situation).
Please feel free to contact us for any clarifications and we shall keep you posted on any further developments.