‘Around 90,000 cases pending with ITATs across the country’

ST CORRESPONDENT
Saturday, 13 April 2019

“The first bench for ITAT was set up in Pune on August 9, 1971, and the second in 2004. Besides the Mumbai and Nagpur benches, the Pune bench is functioning in Maharashtra. The work has increased. So, ITAT will get an office at Akurdi,” said Syal.

PUNE: “Infrastructure Development is important in the functioning of the organisation. The courtroom of the Third Bench will help in solving pending cases,” said Justice PP Bhat, President of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), while speaking to media persons on Friday.

Justice Bhatt inaugurated the third courtroom at ITAT, Camp office. RS Syal, Vice-President ITAT Pune, Sushma Chawla, Judicial Member, Vikas Awasthi, Partha Sarathi Choudhary, Karunakara Rao and Anil Chaturvedi were present at the inauguration. 

“At present, about 90,000 cases are pending in all ITATs across the country, whereas in Pune 5,800 cases are yet to be settled. Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad are on the top in the pending cases list. With the help of the third courtroom, the pending cases will be resolved. The Third Bench will focus on executing 350 claims of transfer and international appeals.”

“The first bench for ITAT was set up in Pune on August 9, 1971, and the second in 2004. Besides the Mumbai and Nagpur benches, the Pune bench is functioning in Maharashtra. The work has increased. So, ITAT will get an office at Akurdi,” said Syal.

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