IT Committee

Innovation, Excellence and Hard work

Honourable Mr. Justice

Noor-Ul-Haq N. Qureshi

Chairman IT

About Committee

The Information Technology (IT) Committee works closely with the Application development team. IT Committee defines and recommends approaches to key IT issues requiring decisions. Project priorities, initiative management, and forecasting are all important responsibilities of this committee. IT Committee also governs the exploration and funding of new services as well as sun-setting services that have reached end of life.

Committee Member

IHC programmer

Raja Jawad Abbas Hassan

Registrar

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Mr. Amer Saleem Rana

Additional Registrar (I.T)

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IHC APPLICATIONS

Sr.# NAME OF PROJECT/ APPLICATION MAIN FEATURES / PURPOSE STATUS
 1  Case Flow Management System (CFMS)

Maintains case information including

  • Case institution.
  • ICA Alert (if an ICA is instituted in a Writ, CFMS will alert the user, if any ICA is already pending in the same Writ).
  • Auto generated Objection Cases List.
  • Auto generated Marking List.
  • Case fixation (cause lists)
  • Case Diary
  • Auto “Advocate Adjournment” alert system
  • Auto “Case Not Before” alert system.
  • Pendency & Disposal Reports.

Note: Further development / improvement are also in progress as required by the Judicial Branches time to time.

Installed and implemented in all the Judicial Branches over Local Area Network.

2 Information & Copying Desk

Establishment of Information & Copying Desk is the implementation of the idea of one window operation.
Two modules of CFMS are installed at the Info & Copy Desk, which are facilitating the litigants and advocates in getting information and copy of any document regarding their cases from one place.
Presently two counters are functional at Info & Copy Desk, one for Cases Information and the others is used to receive the copy request and issue the requested copy to the litigants.

Two Modules of CFMS are installed and running successfully at the Info & Copy Desk, both counters are connected with Application & Database Server over Local Area Network.

  3   Electronic Case Alert Messaging System (eCAMS)

The Electronics Case Alert Messaging System (eCAMS) has been implemented by the I.T. Department of this Court. It is a new module of CFMS.
In eCAMS, the concerned advocate, firm or litigant party has to register himself/herself with the I.T. Department of Islamabad High Court by providing basic particulars including cell number, email address etc on a prescribed registration form. The registered advocate/firm/litigant-party will automatically receive SMS on their Mobile and email message regarding cases which are fixed for hearing in the daily cause list for next working day.
Note: IHC official mobile number is: +923318862827 (Litigants and lawyers can only recieve message from this number)

Successfully running, many more advocates have been registered with the eCAMS of IHC so far.

 
4 Case Law Management System (CLMS)

Case Law Management System (CLMS) is a web-based application to collect, manage and make available the judgments & orders of the apex Courts. This Honourable Court has started the uploading of judgment & orders, the litigants can get / download the desired copy of judgments / order from
the website of this Honourable Court by using its powerful search engine.

CLMS has been linked on the website of this Court (i.e. www.ihc.gov.pk) and many Judgments & Orders, which are approved for reporting, have been uploaded by the IT department of this Court on test basis.

5 Case Record Management System (CRMS)

Maintains information regarding disposed cases in the RKJ Branch. It has a search engine which helps the RKJ Branch in searching a case file by providing case no to CRMS.
CRMS also keeps the track of case file transaction / movement from RKJ to Court or any other branch.

Installed and running successfully in RKJ Branch. RKJ will be connected soon with the Application & Database Server after completion of installation of networking.

  6   Identity Section / E-Affidavit System

The Identity Section has been established in this Court, which is equipped with the state of the art technology, including digital/web camera, biometric thumb scanner, CNIC bar code readers and computers.

It is used to ensure the identity and physical presence of a deponent. The Barcode Reader installed at Counter No 1 to verify the particulars of CNIC of a deponent, at Counter No 2, thumb impression of a deponent will be obtained through biometric system, at Counter No 3, picture of a deponent will be taken and at Counter No 4, the deponent will have to sign the affidavit on which the verified particulars of CNIC, thumb impression and picture of a deponent are printed and this whole activity will be captured/recorded by a camera installed at Counter No 4. Establishment of Identity Section is in compliance with the directives of the National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC). Soon become functional.

ID Section is ready to be operationalized.
Refurbishment work has been completed, computers and allied accessories

7 Implementation of Case Flow Management System for District Courts (CFMS-DC)  & Special Courts of ICT

CFMS-DC stands for Case Flow Management System and DC for the District Courts. It is a web-based national-level, centralized software application to collect, manage and make accessible the details as well as consolidated case information of the District Courts of Pakistan. It takes input from the key stakeholders i.e. the Police, Prosecution, District Courts Bar Councils and Prisons of all the Provinces of Pakistan. The Case Monitoring Module is specifically designed for the NJPMC, LJCP, Chief Justices, MITs and the District & Sessions Judges to monitor the Court Cases, Police FIRs / Challans, Prosecution Opinion and Prisoners’ status online, anytime, and anywhere. Similarly, the Heads of the Police, Prosecution, Bar Councils and Prison Departments may also monitor their respective departments through their respective Monitoring Modules of this System. The CFMS-DC has been implemented successfully in both the Sessions Divisions of ICT as well as in Special Courts.

The NJPMC, in its meeting held on April 27-28, 2012, had approved that the CFMS-DC shall be adopted by all the High Courts for their District Courts.
Data entry training was given to the users of Sessions Divisions, East & West of ICT.
Data entry work was completed by the both Sessions Divisions of ICT (East & West) in Oct, 2012 and also given to the Federal Courts of ICT.

  8   Operationalization of Institution Counter

In order to facilitate the advocates / litigants regarding filing of cases / applications, an Institution Counter has already been established adjacent to the Information & Copying Desk.
As the Information & Copying Desks are operationalized, advocates / litigants are getting information regarding their cases form information desk and getting true copies of required documents from the Copying Desk. Similarly the Institution Counter will also facilitate the advocates / litigants regarding filing of their cases / applications, and get the latest status of their new filed cases / applications.
This is the implementation of the idea of one window operation, the advocates / litigants are now served at one place, for filing of new cases / applications they need to visit Institution Counter, for case inquiry they need to visit Information Counter and for getting certified true copies they need to visit copying desk, all these counters are at one place.

The Institution Counter has recently been operationalized.

  9 Human Resource Management System (HRMS)

Maintains personal information of Court staff and Judicial Officers including their transfer / postings, seniority, complaints, leaves, ACRs and Quarterly Reports etc. with Search Engine.

HRMS  Software has been developed & handed over to the Confidential Branch of this Court.

10 Proceeding Status of Court Cases

Court proceeding status of cases is being uploaded on the website of this Honourable Court which shows the date wise proceeding of the day, litigants can get the latest information / updates of their cases by clicking on the link www.ihc.gov.pk/proceeding status of court cases.

Fully functioning & daily Proceeding status of Court Cases uploaded on the official web site of this Court.

11 Complete Networking of two blocks with Optic Fiber Cables.

Networking of 1st floor of Judicial Block of this Court was done in the year of 2011 to implement CFMS as short term plan. Complete Networking of this Honourable Court has been completed.

The Complete Networking of two blocks under the scheme AJP “Automation of Islamabad High Court” has implemented/working.

12 Installation of Fiber Optic and Large TV Screens.

Installation of Fiber Optic and Large TV Screens is completed, after installation of complete networking & Fiber Optic and Large TV Screens the Online Court Proceeding Module of CFMS will be operationalized.

Fiber Optic has been laid down between the two blocks of this Court, further networking of cable for installation of Large TV Screens is completed.

AUTOMATION PROJECTS

Sr.# NAME OF PROJECT/ APPLICATION MAIN FEATURES / PURPOSE STATUS
 1  Online Case Flow Management System

Maintains case information on web including

  • Case Status.
  • Cause List (Regular, Supply, Urgent etc.)
  • Objection and Cancellation List.
  • Judgments / Order.
  • Case Decisions
  • Lawyer's Case Search
  • Archives / Downloads
  • Roster Sitting.
  • Library Catalog.
  • Marking List.

Note: Further development / improvement are also in progress as required by the Judicial Branches time to time.

Deployed on Wide Area Network. Litigant can access Online System by IHC website www.ihc.gov.pk

 2  District Court CFMS

Integrated case flow management system for district court.

  • Case Status.
  • Cause List (Regular, Supply, Urgent etc.)
  • Objection and Cancellation List.
  • Judgments / Order.
  • Case Decisions
  • Lawyer's Case Search
  • Archives / Downloads
  • Roster Sitting.
  • Library Catalog.
  • Marking List.

Note: Further development / improvement are also in progress as required by the Judicial Branches time to time.

Running successfully in all district courts. Only authorized user can use district court system.

 3  Auto Notice Management System

This new system would be great help to the judicial branches and would decrease the work burden of the officials of judicial branches. Notice Management System also helps office to keep auto generated notices/summons/letters record. NMS Generate notices automatically, intimate all stakholders by using different communication technology tools like electronic mail and text messaging systems

System is successfully implemented in all judicial branches.
 4  Online Complaint Cell (For Overseas Pakistanis)

The Major Objectives of IHC Complaint Cell are as follows  Easing of public approach to record their complaints  Tackling of citizen complaints efficiently and systemically  Follow-up at highest level and formulation / implementation of policies to overcome the common complaints at large.

This new system is under construction.
 5  Islamabad High Court Mobile App!

IT department has designed and developed an App for Islamabad High Court and ICT district Judiciary. The objective of the mobile App is to disseminate information relating to the cases filed in the Islamabad High Court or District and Session Courts and to generate alerts whenever a new case is being instituted, fixed for hearing, notices/summon ,comments and short orders etc.
* Search Case Details
* Free Case Subscription
* Free Case update Alert
* Notifications List/History
* View Daily Cause List
* Copy Petition Status
* Notices/Summon Information
* Lawyers Cases List
App can be downloaded from Google play Store .
IHC APP names: Case App IHC and District court App is names Cases app DC

Applications are available on play store.