The office of the Official Liquidator, High Court, Calcutta  is attached to and works under the close supervision and control of the Company Court, High Court, Calcutta  and is also an integral part of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and handles the winding up process of companies registered in Kolkata Registrar of Companies  as mandated by the Companies Act, 1956. The winding up process includes taking possession of the assets of a company ordered to be wound up, bringing the assets of the company to sale via public auction, recovery of debts due to the company, invitation of claims against the company, settlement of claims so received, distribution of funds to the creditors and contributories, prosecution of directors of the company in the event of misfeasance and eventual dissolution of the company.    …more