Inviting suggestions on the Draft Vision document for Phase III of eCourts Project

Last Date Apr 23,2021 23:45 PM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)

The e-Committee of the Supreme Court has been overseeing the implementation of the e-Courts Project, conceptualized under the "National Policy and Action Plan for Implementation of ...

The e-Committee of the Supreme Court has been overseeing the implementation of the e-Courts Project, conceptualized under the "National Policy and Action Plan for Implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Indian Judiciary-2005". It is the mission mode project carried out by the Department of Justice.

The e-Committee has evolved in terms of its roles and responsibilities over the last fifteen years. The objectives of the e-Committee include:
The Interlinking of all courts across the country.
ICT enablement of the Indian judicial system.
Enhancing judicial productivity.
Making the justice delivery system accessible, cost-effective, transparent, and accountable.
Providing citizen-centric services.

As Phase-II will soon conclude, the draft vision document for Phase III is prepared. This draft Vision Document outlines an inclusive, agile, open, and user-centric vision for courts in Phase III of the e-Courts Project.

Phase III envisions digital courts that deliver justice as a service to all, beyond simply replicating offline processes digitally. The use of technology in the judiciary is therefore guided by two facets central to Gandhian thought—access and inclusion. In addition, the core values of trust, empathy, sustainability, and transparency provide the guardrails for achieving the founding vision.

Building over the advancements made in Phases I & II of the project, this document articulates the need to exponentially advance the digitization of courts by (a) simplifying procedures, (b) creating a digital infrastructure, and the (c) establishment of the right institutional and governance framework, such as technology offices at various levels to enable the judiciary to appropriately employ technology. It articulates key goals for putting in place the digital infrastructure and services for Phase III.

This vision document envisions a platform architecture for technology that will enable diverse digital services to further evolve over time at scale. It also is designed to take an ecosystem approach that leverages the existing capacities in different stakeholders such as civil society leaders, universities, practitioners, and technologists to realise this future.

The e-Committee, Supreme Court of India has called for comments, suggestions, and inputs on the draft vision document for its 3rd phase of the e-Courts Project from all its stakeholders to refine and plan the implementation of the next phase of the e-Courts Project.

Click here to read the Draft Vision Document.

The last date to receive inputs is 23rd April 2021.

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Shivang Dixit 1 hour 6 minutes ago

मेरा आविष्कार विचार "अर्थ फेडरेशन" नामक एक महासंघ का निर्माण करना होगा, जिसमें "संघीय राज्य की परिषद" होगी, जहां सभी देश राष्ट्र हैं "संयुक्त राज्य"


Respected sir, It is my humble request to fix time bound for various cases to solve the e-cases within stipulated time, as the public are very attracted by this system life time

TCS PRASAD 3 hours 55 minutes ago

During covid shut down many courts have become e-courts by conducting video trials. But in many cases, judgement orders are not prepared and the cases remain active displaying the next dates. There is no provision to enquire why this is pending and there will be no response from courts or advocates with out a price. All settled cases must follow with a time bound judgement order. Immediately after the settlement, communication has to reach parties through SMS or mail by the system itself.

TCS PRASAD 4 hours 8 minutes ago

e-courts should concentrate only on reducing the number of pending petty cases,mutually agreed cases,compromised cases, and plead guilty cases. Advocates will never allow a case to be closed as this is the livelihood of these advocates. Advocates of both the parties wait as long as the parties are in a position to get fleeced. They take next dates turn by turn to keep the case live. Freedom must be given to parties to select slot with/ without concurrence of the advocate to break monopoly

Dattatraya Ekbote 6 hours 26 minutes ago

Ecourts project is a wonderful initiative started by govt, here it will benefit the overall users who awail them and this will help/guide/respond/protect/look after the people's needs which they want from Courts and also solve the difficulties which occur when tried to access their services. The implementation of the project should be such that it must be best way and provide overall needs and additional information to them.
Our Court system is the largest and proper implementation will be good

Shivang Dixit 8 hours 34 minutes ago

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Sudha Subramaniam 10 hours 29 minutes ago

This is an excellent initiative. There should be distinct data repositories created for distinct categories of cases such as Women's welfare, Small Scale Industries Issues, Environmental and Environmental Approval Issues, Human Rights Issues, Violations of Laws and Rules with respect to specific sectors, Property Related Matters, Consumer Complaints, Citizens Rights, Violation of Fundanental Duties, Issues of Oppression of Farmers, etc.
Complainant and whistle blower protection and safety must.