CUTTACK: As many as three benches of Orissa Excessive Courtroom together with that of the Chief Justice have gone paperless, mentioned official sources on Saturday. This was made potential as a result of functioning of a state-of-the-art Report Room Digitisation Centre (RRDC) within the court docket.
The centre supplies one-stop resolution regarding storage, digitisation, preservation and retrieval of disposed of case data.
“The disposed of data are actually accessible from the court docket room or any bench for reference over a closed and secured community on the press of the button of a mouse,” acknowledged an official press launch.
RRDC is situated on the primary ground of the brand new constructing of Odisha State Authorized Companies Authority close to the Odisha Judicial Academy, round 1 km away from the Excessive Courtroom.
Being a Courtroom of Data, the Excessive Courtroom has to make sure that its legacy data are saved and preserved securely and accessibility to such paperwork stay handy and fewer time consuming for posterity.
Whereas digitisation of the present legacy data (disposed of data) was executed on a large scale, the identical train has additionally been taken up for pending bodily data. Moreover, e-filing of instances and paperwork is being promoted to examine influx of paper, the press launch mentioned, including on a median one lakh instances are filed and 85,000 disposed of yearly.
Digitisation is presently underway in 4 districts – Balasore, Cuttack, Ganjam and Sambalpur. Digitisation of data of Cuttack district court docket is happening in RRDC, whereas within the different three districts it is happening of their respective court docket complexes. Step by step, these initiatives can be replicated in all of the districts.
There are data that are in such fragile situation that it’s unimaginable to scan them. Such data are completely preserved in a separate room referred to as fragile file room. Data greater than two centuries outdated are preserved within the room.
There’s a proposal for consulting historians and facilitating them in learning such data and analysis on the evolution of State judiciary, the discharge mentioned.