XBRL is a language for the electronic communication of business and financial data that has revolutionized business reporting around the world. Its major benefits include ease in preparation, analysis and communication of business information by the corporates. It offers cost savings, greater efficiency, improved accuracy as well as reliability to all those involved in supplying or using financial data. With increased coverage, it is hoped that the XBRL data thus collected would significantly enhance the Ministry’s capabilities in policy formulation and regulatory functions for advantage of corporates as well as public and investors at large.