In a time and age where everything is just a click away, the Supreme Court (SC) has taken a major step acknowledging the significance of technology.
The SC has launched its app intending to increase and improve the public’s access to data regarding courts and lawyers.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa inaugurated the new services which include Mobile App, Call Center, complete video link in 5 courts, Judicial Esta Code, Research Center Progress and Website Enhancements in a ceremony held in Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Speaking to the attendees at the ceremony of IT-driven facilities, he said that they have landed in the 21st century, the century of technology and advancement.
“The newly launched IT-based facilities would provide effective and efficient platform to discourage adjournments and to encourage legal fraternity to plead their cases without any delay. This would help improve disposal of cases and reduce the backlog and to get prompt justice from the courts by saving time and money,” he added.
The Android Mobile App can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. The features of the app include:
- Case search with complete history of the case.
- Judgment search using multiple parameters
- Personalized cause list search for registered users
- Important news highlights
- Roster search
- User profile and registration
- Personalized notifications
As for the helpline, anyone can dial 1818 from their mobile phone or landline to avail the following services:
- Cause list queries
- Judgment queries
- Case search queries
- Roster queries
- Process related queries
The website has also been improved and revamped to make it more userfriendly.
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