Raipur. The Chief Justice of the High Court, Honorable Justice PR Ramachandra Menon, inaugurated the first virtual court of the state at 11 am today and 18 courtrooms built on the fourth and fifth floors of the new court building Raipur. The event was presided over by the Port Folio Judge Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra of Raipur. Honourable Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava, Chairman of the Computerization Committee, was the special guest.
The Chief Guest of the program, Justice PR Ramachandra Menon, declared that virtual courts save time for other court proceedings and are convenient for common parties. The facility will improve convenience for all the judges, parties, advocates and visitors through the newly constructed courtrooms.
The Chief Justice, through video conferencing, unveiled the new courtroom by unveiling an online lace-cut plaque in the dignified presence of Chhattisgarh High Court Judge Honorable Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra and Honorable Justice Manindra Mohan Srivastava.
Registrar-in-charge Computerization, Shahabuddin Qureshi, explained the online process through a PPT, which explained all the procedures such as issuing online challan summons and depositing the amount.
Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra emphasised the need and importance of virtual courts and congratulated everyone on the inauguration.
CJM Bhupendra Vasnikar of Raipur proposed the vote of thanks. Umesh Upadhyay, Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, conducted the program.
On this occasion, Collector and District Magistrate Raipur Dr S. Bharatidasan, Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Yadav, Judges, Advocates Association President Ashish Soni and Secretary Kamlesh Pandey, Bar Association Officials and Members, Judicial Officers Employees, Advocates, Police and Administration Officer employees were present.