Case tracking at CIC made easy

The e-court system introduced by the commission will help reducing the pendency of cases

GN Bureau | November 8, 2016


#CIC   #RTI   #e-court   #appeals   #complaints   #Rajnath Singh  

 The central information commission (CIC) has introduced an e-court software which would help in speedy disposal of appeals and complaints. The system offers online filing of appeals, complaints and disposal. As soon an applicant files a complaint with the commission, the system will generate a unique number which can be used to track its status.

Even if the application is filed offline, the system will generate SMS/email alert to the applicant. The alerts will be generated to inform the applicant at the stage of registration, issue of facilitation memo, scheduling of the case hearing and also at the stage of decision uploading. E-court will offer an online search facility which allows a user to search for file, hearing notice and decision.
 
The e-court system introduced by the commission will help in reducing the pendency of cases, said union home minister Rajnath Singh while launching the system at the two-day annual convention of the CIC in Delhi on Monday.
 
Singh appreciated the use of video-conferencing by the commission to hear cases. Last year about 11,000 hearings have been done through video-conferencing, Singh said. “This is a good facility for people living in the far-flung areas.”
 
He said that the need of the hour for the government is to be transparent, answerable and smart. The government should provide information to its citizens along with its performance, he said.
 
The home minister said that now maximum possible information is being made available on the websites of government departments and agencies. This transformation has gained momentum after the advent of RTI Act. He also recalled that the prime minister had said last year that the dream of ‘Digital India’ is closely linked with the transparent government. 
 
He emphasised on the need of an ‘integrated response system’, where every citizen has a single window to reach the government for fulfilment of needs.
 
 He said that the RTI can play an important role in making governance corruption-free, smart, sensitive, transparent and answerable. RTI Act provides a strong foundation for public trust and cooperation, he added.
 

Comments

 

Other News

Developed states not adding to skill sets: Study

The most economically developed states are not adequately adding to skillsets, which may result in severe shortages of skilled manpower in the coming years, according to an ASSOCHAM-Thought Arbitrage Paper.  Maharashtra

The young dalit, angry and Azad

It’s a hot May afternoon and Connaught Place is almost deserted. But KL Mahar and Anjana Mahar, a middle-aged dalit couple, are striding briskly towards Delhi’s famed protest square, near the Jantar Mantar, to get a glimpse of Chandrashekhar Azad. Popularly called Ravan, Chandrashekhar

Tedros becomes the first African to head WHO

“Call me Tedros,” the newly elected director-general (DG) of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, told a Chinese reporter at a press conference held after he was elected on May 23. “The issue is: in Ethiopia we don’t have surnames, and also my wife o

Should there be a national test for teachers?

Should there be a national test for teachers?

Government sanctions new posts to hire cyber security professionals

The government has sanctioned 111 posts of cyber security professionals for the Indian computer emergency response team (ICERT) under the ministry of electronics and information technology (MEITY), according to a ministry official, who added that the posts were sanctioned earlier this year. 

Bhutan’s pursuit of happiness, shortage of health sub-centres in UP, and role of digitisation in IGNOU

In many ways the story of Gross National Happiness in a country is the story of Bhutan and its modern history. There are two major transition points in Bhutan’s recent history, the beginning of the monarchy in 1907, and the transition to a Constitutional monarchy in 2008, and the pursuit of happine



Video

पंजाब में हाई अलर्ट

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter