The Finance Ministry on Thursday has amended The Debts Recovery Tribunals and Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunals Electronic Filing Rules, 2020. As per the amendment, the E-filing of pleading before DRT/DRAT has been mandated where the debt to be recovered is Rs. 100 Crore and more. Earlier, e filing of pleadings by applicants was optional.
The rule shall apply to e filing, display of interim or final orders or directions passed by the Tribunals on the common website in the e-DRT system and to the electronic issuance and e-service of intimations.
The change is effective from 22nd July, 2021.