The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has decided to resume physical hearing of cases filed before it from March 1. However, if any party expresses difficulty in physical hearing, he/ she may be permitted to appear via video conferencing.
As per an office order issued by the Registrar,
"All NCLT Benches shall start regular Physical hearing w.e.f 0l.03.2021. In case any counsel/ representative of party expresses difficulty in physical hearing, he/ she may be permitted for virtual hearing."
The Principal Bench of the NCLT shall comprise of BSV Prakash Kumar (Acting President) and Hemant Kumar Sarangi (Member).
Further, five Division Benches will function in the prescribed alternate arrangement at Delhi, two Division Benches shall be functional in Chennai and five in Mumbai (of these two Division Benches will function in an alternate fashion).
Access the Officer Order attached below to access Bench constitution of all NCLT Benches.