JK Judicial Academy holds workshop for High Court staff
JAMMU: A daylong online workshop on “Management of Court Business, Use of ICT, and Maintenance of Files and Record” was organized by J&K Judicial Academy for High Court staff including Bench Secretaries and Dealing Clerks.
The workshop was organized under the patronage of Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, (Patron-in-Chief, J&K Judicial Academy), and guidance of Justice Sindhu Sharma, Chairperson, Governing Committee for J&K Judicial Academy, Justice Javed Iqbal Wani and Justice Wasim Sadiq Nargal, members of Governing Committee for J&K Judicial Academy, a
Sobha Ram Gandhi, Registrar Judicial, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Jammu Wing and Anoop Kumar Sharma, Central Project Coordinator e-Courts High Court of J&K and Ladakh 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, resource person, 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 the management of court business and maintenance of files and records. He guided the participants on the procedure to be adopted in the maintenance of court files and referred to the relevant circulars and orders relating to the subject.
Anoop Kumar Sharma, the resource person, discoursed the use of ICT in the management of court business and gave a PowerPoint Presentation on the tools and techniques of the Case Information System. He described the implementation of CIS as a pioneering step in the efficient management of court working and stressed 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 that were satisfactorily settled by the resource person.