JKJA holds workshop on Management of Court Business
JAMMU: A day-long online workshop on “Management of Court Business, Use of ICT, and Maintenance of Files and Record ” was organized by J&K Judicial Academy (JKJA) for High Court staff including bench secretaries and dealing clerks.
The workshop was held under the patronage of Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh and guidance of Justice Sindhu Sharma Chairperson Governing Committee for JKJA.
Registrar Judicial High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Jammu Wing Sobha Ram Gandhi and Central Project Coordinator e-Courts High Court of J&K and Ladakh Anoop Kumar Sharma were the resource persons in the programme.
The online workshop was moderated by Swati Gupta, OSD, J&K Judicial Academy.
In his deliberations, Sobha Ram Gandhi described the Judicial staff as the backbone of the Judicial system and emphasized the specific role of bench secretaries, readers, dealing clerks and other judicial staff of all ranks in management of court business and maintenance of files and records. He guided the participants on the procedure to be adopted in maintenance of court files and referred to the relevant circulars and orders relating to the subject.
Anoop Kumar Sharma discoursed upon use of ICT in management of court business and gave a PowerPoint Presentation on the tools and techniques of Case Information System (CIS).
He described implementation of CIS as a pioneering step in efficient management of court working and stressed upon the adoption of ICT tools for maximizing output and productivity.
Later, an interactive session was held during which the participants deliberated and discussed various aspects of the subject topic and raised queries which were satisfactorily settled by the resource person.