“e-Courts Project – Exploring New Horizons” is to be organized on December 8-9, 2018, at CJA


Chandigarh, 7th December, 2018: 

After successfully conducting of Ist National Conference of the Computer Committees of High Courts under the aegis of the e-Committee of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on January 20-21, 2018 at Allahabad, 2nd National Conference on “e-Courts Project – Exploring New Horizons” is to be organized on December 8-9, 2018, at Chandigarh Judicial Academy. Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice Hemant Gupta of Hon’ble Supreme Court; Chief Justice of Himachal High Court Justice Surya Kant; Hon’ble Judges of Computer Committees of all High Courts; dignitaries from Hon’ble e-Committee, Supreme Court of India; Department of Justice; Central Project Coordinators of all the High Courts and NIC officers/officials are participating in this Conference.

                   There would be two working sessions on 08.12.2018, wherein discussions regarding (i) e-Courts Project in High Courts and District Courts: Present scenario & Achievements; (ii) Development of new projects by High Courts at own level and in collaboration with C-DAC, NIC & other Govt. Agencies; and (iii) Migration to CIS 1.0 in High Courts: success & Challenges, would be held.

                   Similarly, two working sessions would be conducted on 09.12.2018 wherein discussions regarding (i) Sharing best practices and software applications amongst High Courts; (ii) New initiatives: Future projects and goals; and (iii) Migration to CIS 3.0 in Subordinate Courts: success & challenges and implementation, training and e-Awareness, would be held.

          During these working sessions, Chairman of Computer Committees of different High Courts would give presentation of the Projects regarding computerization going on in their respective High Courts. A souvenir containing the progress of ongoing and future computerization projects in Hon’ble Supreme Court as well as all the High Courts would be released. A book on I.T. initiatives of High Court of Punjab and Haryana would also be released.

          High Court of Punjab and Haryana is going to launch Case Management System CIS 1.0 in the inaugural session of the conference on 08.12.2018. This application is going to be implemented in two phases. In first phase, the High Court will migrate to new filing, allocation and registration system covering more than 70% part of CIS 1.0. As the system stabilizes, in second phase, the High Court will migrate to new Readers Module in another week to 10 days time.

          Punjab and High Court has successfully executed all the projects launched by Hon’ble e-Committee, Supreme Court of India. Recently, the High Court has launched bouquet of I.T. initiatives for ease of litigants and lawyers. Some of the prominent initiatives are e-Payment of High Court Services, Android based Mobile Application, Online Grievance & Feedback System, Surety Information Management System, Infrastructure Web Application, Crystal Reports Software, e-Notices,  new printing parameters on both sides of paper to save paper, Visitors counter on High Court Website, e-Copy & e-Inspection, supply of certified copy of High Court orders in District Courts, Case Status/ certified copy of orders at Common Service Centres, dedicated website link of Indian Judiciary for NRIs, launching of digitization of Subordinate Courts record etc.

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