In an appreciable move, National Company Law Tribunal, New Delhi on 24th December 2020 has decided to start second phase of e-court which is Automatic Case Number Generation for all the benches wherein e-filing procedure has been implemented.
The order was issued after the approval of the Hon’ble Acting President Shri BSV Prakash Kumar
. In the order it was informed thatthe Competent Authority has decided that Automatic Case Number Generation should be mandatorily started from 1st January 2021 in all the branches across the country.
It was further informed that automatically number has to be generated from E- Filing portal i.e., efiling.nclt.gov.in
This Order came in to complete the E- court stages which include as follows:
- Automatic Case Number Generation
- Case allocation
- e-cause list generation
NCLT conceptualized e-courts in year 2017 and now e-filing has been mandatorily started in all the benches of NCLT across the Country. This order came in the light of Digital India campaign launched by the Government of India in order to ensure the Government's services are made available to citizens electronically by improved online infrastructure. [Read Order]