E−court fee system starts in Delhi High Court

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 16:30 hrs

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday inaugurated the e−court fee system at the Delhi High Court, the first in the country, an official statement said.

"It is a major step forward towards developing a modern judicial system and an e−governed state. I hope that this new system would soon be implemented in all the district courts as early as possible," said Dikshit, while addressing reporters on the occasion.

"The Delhi government's revenue department, the computer committee, the Delhi High Court and the Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd. have worked in tandem to develop a foolproof system to make the things easy in the court. This would go a long way in making the court paperless, fast, result−oriented and hassle−free," the chief minister added.

"The new system would overcome all the difficulties and delays in getting court fee," said Chief Justice D. Murugesan, who was also present on the occasion.

The salient features of the new system include a web−based secure system, easy accessibility, faster processing, single court fee receipt of exact denomination irrespective of amount, unique e−court fee receipt number with bar code to ensure security of transactions, verification and locking facility available to the court officials.

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