PACL Refund Online: Check helpline number for Pearls investors
It's a major relief! PACL and Pearls investors who have any queries or complaints, can call the helpline number 022 6121 6966. The number has been issued on SEBI's website set up for PACL refund. Earlier, it was announced by SEBI that investors of PACL who are seeking claims from the company can submit their applications to the panel headed by retired Justice R M Lodha till April 30. The committee was set up by markets regulator Sebi following a Supreme Court order for selling the properties of PACL and using the sale proceeds to refund the investors. Prior to this, the panel initiated the process of receipt of claim applications from PACL investors whose total outstanding amount was up to Rs 2,500. This process has been completed.
Regarding claim applications, SEBI said investors can access the website - sebipaclrefund.co.in
The last date for receipt of claim applications is April 30, 2019.
PACL collected Rs 60,000 crore
PACL had illegally collected around Rs 60,000 crore from the public, mainly in the name of agriculture and real estate businesses. In a release, Sebi said that after verification, refunds were made in respect of claims found to be in order and the process has been completed. "The committee has now decided to receive claims from all investors having outstanding claims with PACL Ltd," it said.
Further, Sebi cautioned investors against parting with their original PACL registration certificates without specific intimation received from the committee.
Also, in a separate release, Sebi said that only the committee is authorised to sell the properties directly or indirectly associated with PACL.
"Accordingly, it is clarified that the committee has not authorised any individual/entity to sell the properties of PACL Ltd. It is also stated that any attempt by individuals/ entities to illegally and unauthorisedly take possession of the properties of PACL Ltd shall invite necessary action under law," the release noted.