Justice Magrey, Justice Sanjeev inaugurate E- Seva Kendra, other facilities at District Court Complex Poonch


POONCH: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Judges, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Sanjeev Kumar inaugurated E- Services and other facilities here at District Court Complex Poonch during their visit to the district today.

Justice Magrey and Justice Kumar inaugurated E- Seva Kendra, Vidhik Seva Kendra and ADR Centre at District Court Complex Poonch.

Justice Magrey, who is also the Executive Chairman of J&K Legal Services Authority (J&K LSA), in his inaugural address, asked the judicial officers to put in best efforts for speedy delivery of Justice to litigants and ensure effective outcome on each and every hearing. He said providing brisk access to justice is the main objective of the judiciary.

He further added that Access to Justice is guaranteed by the Constitution of India and easy access to Justice will be ensured by the E- Seva Kendra and Vidhik Seva Kendras.

“By availing the modern digital services, the litigants and advocates are able to file their cases with much ease as compared to manual filing which is time consuming and expensive.” he added.

He further said that legal service authorities are playing a pivotal role in reaching out to people in need and opening of these E- services have provided a new window to the litigants.

Justice Sanjeev Kumar, who is also Administrative Judge for District Poonch, while addressing the participants, stated that the VIDHIK SEVA KENDRA will enable a litigant to file a lawsuit in any court of J&K through virtual mode and obtain the status of litigation and cases with one click. The service will also enable online purchase of stamp papers, apply and obtain Adhaar-based digital signature, booking of Mulakat appointments etc.

The HC Judges also monitored the demonstration of the system and expressed satisfaction that the application of a litigant reached the High Court within just a minute and within ten minutes the litigant would get its acknowledgement.

On the occasion, the visiting High Court Judges also presented Relief Assistance to eligible beneficiaries under Beti Padhao Beti Bachao scheme, hearing aids, wheelchairs to specially-abled persons provided by the social welfare Department and Cheques to marginalized and Vulnerable Section of Society under ICPS.

Earlier, Principal District and Sessions Judge, Poonch, Ashok Kumar Shavan delivered the welcome address, while Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Madan Lal presented vote of thanks. DLSA Secretary Wajahat Kazmi hosted the stage.

The day-long event was also attended by Deputy Commissioner, Inder Jeet, SSP, Vinod Kumar, Anoop Kumar Sharma, CPC e-Courts, District Mobile Magistrate Shafiq Malik, Sub Judge Special Mobile Magistrate Mr. Sarfraz Qureshi, District Mobile Magistrate (T) Poonch Mr. Shafiq Malik, CEO PDA Mohd Tanwir, DSWO Poonch, Shakeel Ahmed, President Bar Association Poonch, Advocate Mohammad Maroof Khan, Judicial officers and office bearers of Bar Association Poonch, Mendhar and Surankote were also present on the occasion.

The Bar Association Poonch held a separate interaction and presented a memorandum of demands to Justice Ali Mohammad Magray and Justice Sanjeev Kumar.


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