Ease of Doing Business – Indian Ministry of Law and Justice launches “Enforcing Contracts Portal”

The Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice has on 28 June 2021 launched the ‘Enforcing Contracts Portal’ (“Portal”), which is a historic initiative towards the ease of doing business in India.

The Portal is a comprehensive source of information pertaining to legislative and policy reforms relating to enforcing contracts, which is a parameter of the World Bank Group’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ index for countries.

In order to provide easy access to information on commercial courts and related services, the Portal contains several features such as:

  • dedicated commercial courts in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata,
  • instructive videos relating to e-filing, advocate registration,
  • manuals on using Electronic Case Management Tools like JustIS app for judicial officers and e-Courts services app for use by lawyers (developed by the e-Committee, Supreme Court of India), and
  • all related commercial laws for ready reference.

The Portal can be accessed through the following link: