Mandatory e-filing of pleading before DRT/DRAT if debt to be recovered is Rs. 100 crores or more

The GOVT. has made amendment to The Debts Recovery Tribunals and Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunals Electronic Filing Rules, 2020.

Amendment has been made to rule-3 whereby e-filing of pleadings before DRT/DRAT has been mandated where the debt to be recovered, as mentioned in the application, is Rs. 100 crore and more. Earlier, e filing of pleadings by applicants was optional.

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p style=”text-align: left”>After a party electronically files a petition or document, it is necessary to file a hard copy within 7 working days along with acknowledgment of e-filing and the e-filing date will be taken as the date of making that submission.