The Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal (DRAT) was formed in the year 2000 by the Government of India to hear the appeals made against the orders of the Debt Recovery Tribunals. The DRAT comes under the control of the Department of Economic Affairs.
The Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal is located in Chennai in the following address:
4th Floor, Indian Bank Circle Office 55 Ethiraj Salai, Chennai - 600 008
Phone: +91-44-28311296 Fax : +91-44-28311299
Debt Recovery Tribunals under DRAT
There are nine Debt Recovery Tribunals in the Southern Region. They are:
DRT – I 6th Floor, Spencer Towers 770-A, Anna Salai, Chennai – 02 Phone: 044-28498126 Fax: 044-28498163
DRT – II 4th Floor, Spencer Towers 770-A, Anna Salai, Chennai – 02 Phone: 044-28498015 Fax: 044-28498013
DRT-III 5th Floor, Spencer Towers, 770-A, Anna Salai, Chennai - 02 Phone: 044-28498184 Fax: 044-28498180
DRT- Bangalore Krishi Bhawan (Near Police Corner), Hudson Circle, Nrupathanga Road, Bangalore – 560 002 Ph:080-222443324 Fax:080-222443326
DRT-Ernakulam 5th Floor, Kerala State Housing Board Building, Panampilly Nagar Ernakulam – 683 036 Phone: 0484-2324900 Fax: 0484-2323500
DRT-Hyderabad 5th Floor, Triveni Complex (Palace Heights), Abids, Hyderabad – 500 061 Phone: 040-24750024 Fax: 040-24761212
DRT-Visakhapatnam 3rd Floor, Insar Khasana Towers, 2nd Lane, Dwarakanagar Visakhapatnam-530 016 Phone: 0891-2752041 Fax: 0891-2752042
DRT-Coimbatore 1670, Trichy Road, ‘Cauvery Complex’, 1st Floor, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore – 641 045 Phone: 0422-2323008 Fax: 0422-2317621
DRT Madurai 3rd & 4th Floors, Kalyani Towers, 4/162, Madurai-Melur Road, Uthangudi, Madurai - 625 107 Phone: 0452-2423070 Fax: 0452-2423067
The DRAT can be used to file appeals in many types of cases. Appeals against final orders, interim orders, and orders filed under Securitisation & Reconstruction of Financial Assets & Enforcement of Security Interest Act and under subsection 6 of section 17, from other DRTs can be filed in DRAT. Apart from these types of appeals the DRAT has the right to transfer cases from one DRT to another DRT in the Southern Region.
Forms for filing appeals and forms for getting certified order copy are available in the website of DRAT. Details regarding the fees for different types of services offered by DRAT are also available in their website drat.tn.nic.in.