The Companies Act, 1956
21. Change of name by company.
A company may, by special resolution and with the approval of the Central Government signified in writing change its name:
1[Provided that no such approval shall be required where the only change in the name of a company is the addition thereto or, as the case may be, the deletion therefrom, of the word “Private”, consequent on the conversion in accordance with the provisions of this Act of a public company into a private company or of a private company into a public company.]
1. Added by Act 31 of 1965, sec. 6 (w.e.f. 15-10-1965).