In a recent move, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, DPIIT (Department of Industry and Promotion of Internal Trade), Copyright Office vide Public Notice dated November 20, 2020[i] has introduced Non-Tax Receipt Portal (NTRP) in the e-filing portal of Copyright Office w.e.f. November 23, 2020.
The aforesaid notice has been issued by the Copyright Office in pursuance of Centre’s direction mandating the collection of all Non-Tax Receipt across all the Departments/Ministries of Government of India through Non-Tax Receipt Portal (NTRP) vide OM No. MF-CGA/NTRP/2017-18/446 dated 03-07-2017 and circular No. MF-CGA/ITD-SPC/Software-Rollout/2017-18/1839-74 dated 13-11-2017.
Hence, now all the users would be required to use the new “Non-Tax Receipt Portal (NTRP) (Bharat Kosh)” payment gateway for making online payments.
An indicative user guide for the use of NTRP gateway has also been laid out by the Ministry to guide through the NTRP Payment Process.
The Office has also provided a user guide enumerating the steps to be followed for the NTRP Payment Process:
Step 1: Verify the payment request details.
Step 2: Read the terms and conditions, check “I agree with the above Terms & Conditions” to proceed and select the “Make Payment” option.
Step 3: Choose a payment gateway from Net banking, Debit/Credit card, and UPI.
Step 4: Fill in the requisite payment details according to the chosen payment mode and click on “Pay Now”.
User Guide with all the Steps in detail can be accessed Copyright Public Notice.
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