In the above stats, the companies are tagged in 5 categories which are explained below:
1. Active : Companies who are filing Annual returns (Balance Sheet etc) regularly and have not defaulted in filing returns in preceding 3 financial years.
2. Dormant : Companies who have defaulted in filing Annual returns (Balance Sheet etc) in preceding 3 consecutive financial years.
3. In process of closing : Companies who have applied to Registrar of Companies/Court for closing down/dissolving of the company.
4. Closed : Companies whose name has been struck off from the Register of Companies maintained by ROCs, and which have been dissolved.
5. New Cos. during month : New Companies which was incorporated/registered during that particular month.