Lahore : The Case Flow Management System for the Lahore High Court will go live in 4-6 weeks which will help streamline and expedite cases benefiting the system and the litigants.
It was stated by the Advisor to CM Punjab on IT/Chairman Punjab IT Board (PITB) while addressing the 150th Anniversary Conference of Lahore High Court held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal the other day.
The Chief Justice of Pakistan Zaheer Anwar Jamali, Former Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Ch., LHC Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and a large number of judges and lawyers was also present on the occasion.
Dr Umar Saif, highlighted the IT initiatives ventured with and for LHC and his work to automate operations of the Punjab Judiciary. He said that IT would become much prevalent in judiciary in times to come as it had become an integral part of all government businesses.
He said “the Case Flow Management System will facilitate the lawyers, judges, staff and litigants to have updates about the all cases. PITB had also developed website of Lahore High Court that had got 27 million hits so far. A helpline is initiated to further assist the common litigant who can’t operate computer or internet.
A sms service will send alerts to the litigants to get updates on their cases. Thus multidimensional ICT tools are being manipulated to gear up the prevalent justice system and provide the public with an easy access to the justice as it was envisioned by the present Chief Justice of LHC.”
Dr. Saif recited a motivational poem of Faiz Ahmad Faiz as clarion call for reforms in government & judiciary that received wide applause from the audiences.