J&K Judicial Academy, e-Committee Supreme Court of India organize refresher programme, ECT-9-2024


JAMMU, MARCH 16: Under the patronage of Chief Justice, High court of J&K and Ladakh, Justice N. Kotiswar Singh and guidance of Justice Sanjeev Kumar and other members of Governing Committee for Judicial Academy, the J&K Judicial Academy in collaboration with e-Committee, Supreme Court of India organized one day refresher programme (ECT-9-2024) for staff members of District Courts of twin UT’s of J&K and Ladakh at J&K Judicial Academy, Janipur.

The training programme was inaugurated by Justice Sanjeev Kumar, Chairman, Governing Committee for Judicial Academy in presence of Mr. Anoop Sharma, Registrar Computer, High Court of J&K and Ladakh, who was the resource person in the day long event.Justice Sanjeev Kumar, in his inaugural address, observed that the technology has proved a great accelerant in almost all aspects of human lives including dispensation of justice. He noted that e-courts represent a more viable alternative to conventional courts, harnessing technology to expedite legal proceedings. He highlighted that Court staff forms the backbone of our judicial system and any shortcoming at their part adversely impacts a judge’s ability to deliver justice.Elaborating further, Justice Kumar said that in J&K 15-16 courts are paperless now wherein entire records have been digitized but still we are facing difficulties because of certain issues faced by the staff in adapting to the new technology. He advised the participants to transform their mindset and switch over to the technology for larger benefit of the society.The Chairman further highlighted that e-Courts have the potential to revolutionize the administration of justice particularly for underprivileged and marginalized communities facing barriers to traditional court systems by reshaping access to justice and enhancing efficiency, transparency and fairness.Director, J&K Judicial Academy, Y P Bourney, while presenting welcome address, highlighted the core purpose and importance of the programme. He stated that e-Courts Project was conceptualised on the basis of “National Policy and Action Plan for Implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Indian Judiciary-2005” submitted by the e-Committee of the Supreme Court of India. The e-Courts National portal (ecourts.gov.in) was launched by the Chief Justice of India on 07th August, 2013 which provides case status, daily cause-list, cases filed, and cases registered through the CIS software. He emphasised the objectives, services and benefits of e-Courts. He stated that digitization has bridged the gap between the court and the litigant, ensuring justice not only at the door step of the citizens but at their fingertips.The first technical session was conducted by Anoop Sharma, Registrar Computer, who gave an introduction to e-Courts Project. He acquainted the staff about various e-court initiatives and services including their role in  implementation of e-Court services of CIS, NSTEP, Virtual Courts, e-filing, etc. He again briefed about defacing and locking mechanism of e-Court fee. The learned resource person also explained the procedure of digitization of Court Case Record and DMS and discussed the role and responsibilities of the staff.Rajeev Gupta, Senior System Officer and Faheem Manzoor, System Officer jointly conducted the second technical session. They gave a practical knowledge of various tools and gave live demonstration on CIS, NSTEP, Virtual Courts, e-filling and other e-Court services. All the sessions remained very interactive during which the participants actively participated and shared their experiences, difficulties and also discussed various aspects of the subject topics. They also raised a number of queries which were satisfactorily answered by the resource persons.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here




More like this

2 terrorists killed in encounter along LoC in Kupwara

Waris Fayaz Kupwara, Jul 18 : Two terrorists have been...

LG also releases 2nd edition of ‘The North Kashmir Gazette’

Srinagar, July 18: Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today...

Senior advocate Mohd Ashraf Bhat arrested, booked under PSA

Srinagar — Senior advocate and former general secretary of...

Two Army Soldiers Injured In Ongoing Gunfight Fight In Doda

M S Nazki Doda, July 18 : Two army...