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MANUAL OF DISTRICT CHAMOLI UTTARAKHAND UNDER SECTION 4 (1)(b) OF RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005

CHAPTER-I:    INTRODUCTION

Background of Information Handbook

This Information Handbook has been prepared in pursuance of Section 4 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act, 2005) to provide information in respect of mission / objectives and functions of the Judgeship Chamoli incorporated under section 25 of the Bengal Agra Avadh & Assam Act is working under the Administrative control of Hon’ble High Court.

Intended Users

This manual is useful for general Public

Contact Person for getting more information

Please contact Shri Harish Chandra Purohit , Senior Administrative Officer / Public Information Officer of the judgeship Chamoli for obtaining more information by post, e-mail, website, telephone or fax at the following address and first appeal may be submitted before the 1st appellate Authority i.e. Civil Judge (Junior Division) Karnprayag : -

District & Sessions Court, Chamoli, - Pin No. 246401

(Tel: 01372-252191 & Fax: 01372-252191)

E-Mail: dj-cha-ua@nic.in

Website: http://ecourts.gov.in/chamoli

Definitions/Abbreviations used

(a) “Public Authority” means Head of the Office in the District Court.

(b) “RTI Act” means Right to Information Act, 2005.

(c) “PIO” means Public Information Officer designated under Section 5 (1) of     

       the RTI Act.

(d) “APIO” means Assistant Public Information Officer designated under section 5 of the RTI Act. Presently no post of Head Copyist created in this judgeship. The work of Head Copyist look after by Sadar Munsirim Shri Padam Singh Negi.

(e) “Appellate Authority” mean the authority to whom an appeal maybe submitted under Section 7 (8) (iii) of the RTI Act. Procedure and fee structure for getting information not available in the handbook. Any person who wishes to seek information under the Right to information Act, 2005 may file an application to the Public Information Officer at head quarter of the District Court Chamoli .A nominal application fees of Rs.10/- in the shape of treasury challan, bank draft, postal order, court fees stamp and in cash per application of Information. If applicant wants to copy of documents a sum of Rs.2.00/- per page will be charged for supply of photocopy of documents under the control of the office of District Court, Chamoli. The cost of information on floppy and CD would be Rs.30/- and Rs.80/- for each respectively. The inspection fee of files/documents would be Rs.25/- each.

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MANUAL-I

SECTION 4(1)(b)(i)

The particulars, functions and duties; of District Court Chamoli Uttarakhand

Particulars: District Court Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Functions:

        The District Courts of Chamoli are presided over by a judge. They administer justice in India at a district level. These courts are under administrative and judicial control of the Hon’ble High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital to which the district concerned belongs.

         The highest court in each district is that of the District and Sessions Judge. This is the principal court of civil jurisdiction. This is also a court of Sessions in criminal jurisdiction. Sessions trial cases are tried by the Sessions Court. It has the power to impose any sentence according to the law including capital punishment.

       There are many other courts subordinate to the court of District and Sessions Judge. There is a three-tier system of courts. On the civil side, at the lowest level is the court of Civil Judge (Junior Division). On criminal side, the lowest court is that of the Judicial Magistrate 1st class. Civil Judge (Junior Division) decides civil cases of small pecuniary stake. Judicial Magistrates decide criminal cases, which are punishable with imprisonment of up to three years.

      The Court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate on the Criminal side. At present the court of Civil Judge (senior division) not sanctioned at district headquarter Gopeshwar. The Chief Judicial Magistrate can try cases which are punishable with imprisonment for a term up to seven years.

     Judicial independence of each court is the characteristic feature of the district judiciary. There is a strong bar, which ensures that courts decide cases according to law and without fear or favour.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(ii)

The powers and duties of officers and employees of the District Court, Chamoli,Uttarakhand;

Duties: - The officers discharge their duties as per the Officers and staff (Conditions of Service & Conduct) Rules, 1976. SECTION 4(1)(B)(II) The powers and duties of officers and employees of the judgeship Chamoli of Uttarakhand. The District Courts of Chamoli is under of the administrative and judicial control of the High Court having a following powers and duties:-

1-Powers of District Judge.

(A) Judicial

(B) Administrative & Financial Powers

(C) Other powers assigned by the Hon’ble High Court.

(A) Judicial Power

(1) Civil side: – In the district, the District Judge exercises the original power to try cases of Land Acquisition cases, Election Petitions relating to Zila Panchayat & Chhetra Sammittee & Nagarpalika, cases under Guardian & Wards Act, Motor Accident Claim Petitions, Probates cases and Insolvency cases. The district Judge exercises the powers of appellate court and hear the appeals against the judgment & decree passed by the Civil Judge (Sr.Div.), Civil Judge(Jr.Div.) and judgment and order passed by the said judicial officers and prescribe authority and civil revisions against the order passed by the Civil Judge (Sr.Div.) and Civil ( Jr.Div.) in the district.

(2) Criminal side: - In this Sessions division the Session Judge try the cases in which punishment is prescribed more than 07 year years, Cases under N.D.P.S. Act , POCSO Act,2012 and cases under S.C. & S.T Act. In appellate jurisdiction appeal against judgment passed by the Magistrates and revisions against the orders passed by the Magistrates in district.

(B) Administrative & Financial Powers

The district Judge has the power to appoint the class III and IV employees, transfer and promotion of the employees. To award the annual remark to the officers and employees working under his administrative control. To take departmental and disciplinary action against the employees. To inspect the court & offices functioning in the district. He inspects the jail inspection along with District Magistrate & Superintendent of police in each quarter and to hold the monthly meeting of judicial officers and meeting of monitoring cell in each month.

                     The District Judge has the power to pass the Pay bills, T. A. Bills, Transfer T. A. Bills of the officers and officials of the judgeship. To pass the contingent bills related to office expenditure. To pass the G. P. F. Bills, Pensions & Gratuity Bills, Leave Salary Bills and others dues.

Powers of Chief Judicial Magistrate

C.J.M. exercises the criminal powers over whole the district. He tries the cases, in which provision of punishment is less than 7 years. The Chief Judicial Magistrate inspect the court and office of other Magistrates, functioning in the district and make monthly inspection of jail/lock up . The Chief Judicial Magistrate also Incharge of Record Room, Process Server, Library and Copying Department. Hon’ble High Court had empowered to C.J.M. to try the civil cases whose valuation above ` 1,00,000.00 as Civil Judge (Sr. Div.). At present the power of tried to Civil Cases is not received by Hon’ble High Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital to C.J.M.Chamoli.

Powers of Civil Judge (Junior Division)

To decide the Civil Suits and cases under Indian Succession Act up to valuation of ` 1,00,000/- and S.C.C.Suits valuation up to ` 5,000/- in his jurisdiction. All Jurisdictions in the criminal work deputed by the Chief Judicial Magistrate. They tried all Criminal Cases in which sentence up to 3 years in their jurisdiction.

Official Infrastructure of District Court and their duty

(District Judge Court Chamoli)

 

Duties of the officials: - The officials of this judgeship discharged their duties as per rule as provided in General Rules (Civil) and General Rules (Criminal) and Govt. Servant Conduct Rules.

District Judge Court

A-Court staff-

1-                Sadar Munsarim( Administrative Officer):

Sadar Munsarin, now nomenclature has denoted as Administrative Officer posted in the Vernacular Office of the District Judge. He supervised over the court staff and responsible for the court office, he has to keep track of filling of Suits, Appeals, and other litigations and pendency in the District Court and keep informed, the District Judge. He has to send statement, returned and reports to the Hon’ble High Court as prescribed in the General Rules (Civil & Criminal) and also send required information to the higher authority as desired time to time.

In absence of the Senior Administrative Officer He will have in-charge of the Senior Administrative Officer and responsible for his all duties mentioned in Para of the Senior Administrative Officer.

2-                Chief Reader of the Court of District Judge

Chief Reader is a most important official in the District Court; he has to maintain decorum of the court as-

I-              Whenever the Court assembles or rises, the Bench Clerk should rise from his seat and bow to the Court. He should ensure that every one in the Court hall also rises from his seat, when the Judge enters or rises.

II-          He should maintain the dignity and decorum of the Court. He should not indulge in unnecessary conversation, either with the advocates or with parties. He should not permit them to do things, which are not permitted by Rules. His only concern should be the proper conduct of Court work.

III-       He should always try to maintain a pleasant and congenial atmosphere in the Court. The Court atmosphere and its surroundings should be quiet and peaceful and if there is any disturbance, he should issue necessary instructions for the elimination of such disturbance.

He has to maintain punctuality as-

I-              The Bench clerk should be very punctual and work according to a regular time schedule. He should be in Court well before the Court timings every day, i.e., at least half hour prior to the commencement of Court work.

II-          He should not leave the Court premises before the closing time the Office.

III-       He should not leave the Court while the Court is in session, without the permission of the Presiding Officer. Whenever he goes out of the Court at any time, he should instruct the Court Orderly to keep a watch over the Court.

IV-       Before leaving the Court after office hours, he should instruct to the guard to lock the Court hall securely.

V-           The Bench Clerk shall be responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of the premises of the Court hall.

VI-       The Bench Clerk should check the wall and desk calendars and wall clock timings, etc.

VII-    It is necessary that the Bench Clerk should glance through the admission and hearing cases, preferably a day earlier and not down the Acts Rules that are required therein and secure them from Library if the same are not available in Court Hall.

VIII-As soon as entering the Court hall, the Bench Clerk should see whether the Judge’s dais is properly arranged with necessary stationery, pen stand, desk calendar etc., the book shelves should be kept with Acts and commentaries in common, and current use. Books required for day-to-day reference, depending upon the requirements of the Court from time to time, should be of easy and quick availability.

IX-       If the Court Orderly does not come to duty before the Court timings, immediately a substitute should be sought from the concerned branch.

X-           If the Stenographer/ Judgment Writer are not present in the Court hall 10-15 minutes earlier, the Bench Clerk should intimate the concerned branch and ensure the availability of a substitute.

XI-       He should obtain boxes containing records submitted to the Judge’s residence the previous day.

XII-    If there is any sudden change of work, due to cancellation or change of Judge Sittings, immediate steps should be taken to adjust the work of the Court as per the modified notification.

XIII-After checking the cause lists to find out any possible mistakes, the same should be kept ready on the dais and is the same way another set should be kept ready for his use. The records of orders, admission, preliminary hearing, and hearing cases should be arranged serially according to the cause list. If any records are not traced, immediate efforts should be made to get them. If advocates desire to have a look at the records, time permitting, the same may be spared for reference in the Court hall only. The records should never be allowed to be taken outside the Court hall by the advocates or parties.

XIV- Stationery and other forms should be kept ready in the Court hall by obtaining the same from the concerned branches.

XV-    Any notifications issues concerning the Court should be displayed on the notice board of the Court hall.

XVI- The Calendar issued by the High Court should be kept near the dais for ready reference.

It is also the duty of the Chef Reader besides to Above all,-

XVII-                                                                                     He should enter the results of the cases called out in ‘A’ diary (Court Diary) for information of Advocates and litigant public.

XVIII-                                                                                  He should assist the Presiding Officer in marking of documents exhibited in civil cases and material objects produced in Criminal/ Sessions Cases.

XIX- He should maintain ‘Further Diary’ for convenience of Presiding   Officer to give adjournment dates.

XX-    He should arrange the records be posted for Judgment or Order and to send the same to the Home Officers of the Presiding Officer.

XXI- He should write the proceeding in the order sheets of cases.

XXII-                                                                                     He should prepare statements regarding disposal of cases, number of witnesses examined etc.

He has to maintain Statistics Register regarding the disposal, pending for judgment etc.

3-                Personal Officer

The Court Stenographer/Personal Officer should have a command of English and Court language (Hindi). He must be familiar with the substantive and procedural laws. He has to adjust to the speed and accent of the Judges who are on rotation. He has to take down the dictation continuously without interrupting the Judge. If he interrupts the Judge by seeking clarification, he would be disturbing the Judge’s thought and impeding his speed. He needs a speed of 120 words per minute to take down the dictation without omission and errors. He has to be familiar with the citations and the passages, if any, to be extracted there from. It is the duty of the steno, to follow all the instructions either issued by the presiding officer orally or written to him regarding his duty.

4-                Sessions Clerk

Session clerk is deal with file of the Criminal case in the court of Sessions judge. He is also look after the work of Motor Accident Claim Petitions. He is posted under the supervision of Sadar Munsarim (Administrative Officer) posted in the vernacular office. His duty is to comply the order of the court regarding to prepare the summon, warrant etc in the file and sent it for service upon the concerning. He have to put the files on the date fixed by the Court and made the compliance of the order of the court after receiving back the files from the court and other compliance according to General Rules (Criminal). Any other necessary instructions will be followed by the Sessions Clerk issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty. By the Sessions Clerk issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty.

5-                Appeal Clerk

Appeal clerk is deal with file of the civil appeals case in the court of District judge. He is posted under the supervision of Sadar Munsarim (Administrative Officer) posted in the vernacular office. Appeal clerk is deal with file of the civil appeals case in the court of District judge. His duty is to comply the order of the court regarding to prepare the summon, warrant etc in the file and sent it for service upon the concerning. He have to put the files on the date fixed by the Court and made the compliance of the order of the court after receiving back the files from the court. Besides it, he has to make decree formal orders and other compliance according to General Rules (Civil). Any other necessary instructions will be followed by the Sessions Clerk issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty.

6-                Orderly

Detained  to  carry  order  of  his  presiding  officer  and  to obey  the  order  issued  orally  or  written  by  the  Presiding officer /SeniorAdministrative Officer / Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty in court.

7-                Office peon

Detained  to  carry  order  of  his  presiding  officer  and  to obey  the  order  issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty in the office of the court.

8-                Daftari

           Detained to carry order of his presiding officer and to obey the order issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty (Binding, filing, file stiching) in the office of the court.

B- Administrative Office

1.     Senior Administrative Officer

The post of Senior Administrative officer is the highest ministerial post in the District Judiciary. He has to assist to the District Judge in the administrative matters regarding to all the Courts in the District. Matters like leave, transfers, postings, promotions, departmental enquiries, and other service conditions of employees of all the Courts are required to be supervised by him. Besides, He is indeed the source for securing Acts, Rules, Notifications, Government orders, and High Court Circulars, required by the Courts in judicial and administrative matters. According to the Hon’ble High Court of Uttaranchal, “The post of Senior Administrative Officer is of much responsibility. He is the highest Officer of the Civil Court Staff with heavy duties. He must be efficient and able officer.” The Principal Duties and Responsibilities: As-

I-          To supervise the work of the Superintendents and the Accountant. 

II-          To deal with and scrutinize the work of administration, general, accounts, cash and fine branches.

III-       To assist in preparing replies and collecting data for the various queries received from the High Court, Supreme Court, State Governments, and other Agencies.

IV-       To keep a check on attendance and functioning of various departments and branches and to maintain the discipline.

V-           To provide necessary information and other details about day to day working of the subordinate Courts required by the District and Sessions Judge. Also to assist him in all matters.

VI-       To participate in discussions about the policy matters and provide suggestions and views to higher authority for approval.

VII-        To take the orders of District and Sessions Judge and other officers on important and very complicated matters.

VIII-Be responsible to take initiative action on important cases.

The Job Requirements for the Senior Administrative Officer regarding requirement knowledge, Skills and Abilities as under-

I-                      Knowledge of judicial systems in India.

II-                   Knowledge of the functioning of various non-judicial cadres of the subordinate Courts.

III-                Knowledge of accounts and administration.

IV-               Knowledge of various fines imposed and realized by the Courts.

V-                  Knowledge of day-to-day working of the subordinate Courts.

VI-               Knowledge of various polices and matters related to non-judicial systems of the subordinate Courts.

VII-            Knowledge of basic computer packages.

VIII-         Skill in maintaining discipline in attendance and smooth functioning of the non-judicial staff.

IX-               Skill in rectifying the various problems of all the non-judicial staff.

X-                  Skill in collecting the fines imposed and realized by the Courts.

XI-               Skill in exercising control for speedy disposal of work and to maintain the decorum in the office.

XII-            Skill in developing policies and matters for the welfare of the staff.

XIII-         Ability to lead all the non-judicial staff.

XIV-        Ability to provide required information in time to the higher authority.

XV-           Ability to conduct meetings and discussion and also to guide the same.

XVI-        Ability to give opinions, suggestions, and views on various important issues pertaining to people.

XVII-     To carry out the administrative work relating to judicial district as per the direction of District Judge.

XVIII-  Supervision of the work turned out by the staff of District Court.

The Administrative Clerk have  to follow the directions given by the District Judge and other Judicial Officers of the District Court orally or in writing under the General Rules (Civil & Criminal), High Court Circular order, High Court Notifications, G. O’s and other Rules & Regulations issued by the Higher authority.

2.     Second Clerk

The post of Administrative clerk posted in the Administrative office of the District Judge is the key post. He has to assist the Senior Administrative Officer in the matters of all administrative correspondences in the Courts of the District Judge. To maintain all official records of the Administrative office regarding leave, transfers, postings, promotions, departmental enquiries, and other service conditions of employees of all the Courts are according to General Rules (Civil) and other relative Circulars and G. O’s of the Government. Besides, He is indeed the source for securing Acts, Rules, Notifications, Government orders, and High Court Circulars, required by the Courts in judicial and administrative matters as per Rule of law.

Officers of the District Court orally or in writing under the General Rules (Civil & Criminal).

3.     Office Peon

Detained  to  carry  order  of  his  presiding  officer  and  to  obey the  order  issued  orally or  written  by  the  Presiding  Officer/ Senior Administrative  Officer/ Sadar  Munsarim/ regarding  his  duty in the Administrative office of the court.

C- Record Room

Record keeper is the master of the Record Room. There are two type of record in the court, one court record and other is administrative record. The decided case file of the court of Chamoli Judgeship. Both Civil & Criminal files are being arrange separately in two rooms.

Record Keeper

1        Check and keep consigned, files related to Civil & Criminal case of District Judge Court & all subordinate Civil & Criminal Courts of Judgship.

2        Submission of the requested file required by the Hon’ble High Court or Hon’ble Supreme Court.

3        To comply the order by the District Judge or other Judicial Officer of the Judgeship or Senior Administrative Officer or other senior official of the Judgeship.

          The post of Assistant Record Keeper/ Record Keeper (Civil)/Record Keeper (Criminal) and Bundle & Lifter are not sanctioned in this Judgship.

 

D- Nazarat

1.         Central Nazir

Central Nazir is the Custodian of the State Property in the District Court. He has to follow the Rule 343 to 364, Rule 405 and 410 of the General Rule (Civil). In regards financial matters, he also responsible to his duty according to the Financial Hand Book Vol. II, Part 2 to 4, Vol. III, (T. A. Rules), Vol. V, Part 1, and other Rules related to the Financial matter circulated time to time by the Hon’ble High Court or the Government. To comply the order by the District Judge or other Judicial Officer of the Judgeship or Senior Administrative Officer or other senior official of the Judgeship.

2.             Deputy Nazir

The post of Assistant Nazir/Cashier and Bill Clark are not sanctioned in this Judgeship. The Post of Deputy Nazir is sanctioned to the outlying court Civil Judge (J.D) ,Karnprayag and he is attached with Central Nazarat. He has to follow the Rule 343 to 364, Rule 405 and 410 of the General Rule (Civil). In regards financial matters, he also responsible to his duty according to the Financial Hand Book Vol. II, Part 2 to 4, Vol. III, (T. A. Rules), Vol. V, Part 1, and other Rules related to the Financial matter circulated time to time by the Hon’ble High Court or the Government. To comply the order by the District Judge or other Judicial Officer of the Judgeship or Senior Administrative Officer or other senior official of the Judgeship.

E- Process Serving staff: 10 posts

1-              Chief Judicial Magistrate Court staff

A-Court-

1-    Personal Assistant

The Court Stenographer should have a command of English and Court language (Hindi). He must be familiar with the substantive and procedural laws. He has to adjust to the speed and accent of the Judges who are on rotation. He has to take down the dictation continuously without interrupting the Judge. If he interrupts the Judge by seeking clarification, he would be disturbing the Judge’s thought and impeding his speed. He needs a speed of 120 words per minute to take down the dictation without omission and errors. He has to be familiar with the citations and the passages, if any, to be extracted there from. It is the duty of the steno, to follow all the instructions issued by the presiding officer, either orally or written to him regarding his duty.

2-      Reader

Reader is a most important official in the Court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate. The duties of the Reader of this court are the same as that of the Chief Reader of District & Sessions Court.

3-     Orderly

Detained to carry order of his presiding officer and to obey the order issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty in court.

B- Court Office

1-      Ahalmad

Ahelmed  of the Court is deal with file of the criminal case pending in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate. He is posted under the supervision of Reader posted in the court. His duty is to comply the order of the court regarding to prepare the summon, warrant etc in the file and sent it for service upon the concerning. He have to put the files on the date fixed by the Court and made the compliance of the order of the court after receiving back the files from the court. Besides it, he has to make decree formal orders and other compliance according to General Rules (Civil). Any other necessary instructions will be followed by the Sessions Clerk issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty.

2-      Office Peon

Detained  to  carry  order of his presiding officer and to obey the order issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty in the office of the court.

2-              Civil Judge (Jr.Div.)/ Judicial Magistrate

A-Court

1-                Stenographer

The Court Stenographer should have a command of English and Court language (Hindi). He must be familiar with the substantive and procedural laws. He has to adjust to the speed and accent of the Judges who are on rotation. He has to take down the dictation continuously without interrupting the Judge. If he interrupts the Judge by seeking clarification, he would be disturbing the Judge’s thought and impeding his speed. He needs a speed of 120 words per minute to take down the dictation without omission and errors. He has to be familiar with the citations and the passages, if any, to be extracted there from. It is the duty of the steno, to follow all the instructions issued by the presiding officer, either orally or written, to him regarding his duty.

2-                Reader/Munsarim

Reader/Munsarim is a most important official in the Court of the Civil Judge (JD). The duties of the Reader of this court are the same as that of the Chief Reader of District & Sessions Court.

Reader/Munsarim, now nomenclature has denoted as Administrative Officer posted in the Office of the Civil Judge (JD). He supervised over the court staff and responsible for the court office, he has to keep track of filling of Suits, Appeals and other litigations and pendency in the court of Civil Judge (JD) and keep informed to the Civil Judge (JD). He has to prepare and submitted the statement, returned and reports to office of the District & Sessions Judge Court as prescribed in the General Rules (Civil & Criminal) and also send required information to the higher authority as desired time to time. It is the duty of the Reader/Munsarim, to follow all the instructions issued by the presiding officer either orally or written to him regarding his duty and make necessary compliance of the circular letter & general letter issued by the Hon’ble High Court or Hon’ble Supreme Court and District Judge also.

3-                Orderly

Detained to carry order of his presiding officer and to obey the order issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty in court.

B- Office

1-                Suits Clerk

Suits clerk is deal with file of the civil suits in the court of Civil Judge (JD). He is posted under the supervision of Reader/Munsarim posted in the court of Civil Judge (JD). His duty is to comply the order of the court regarding to prepare summon, warrant etc in the file and sent it for service upon the concerning. He have to put the files on the date fixed by the Court and made the compliance of the order of the court after receiving back the files from the court. Besides it, he has to make decree, formal orders and other compliance according to General Rules (Civil). Any other necessary instructions will be followed by the Suits Clerk issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer or Munsarim/Reader of his court regarding his duty.

2-                Office Peon

Detained to carry order of his presiding officer and to obey the order issued orally or written by the Presiding Officer/ Senior Administrative Officer/ Sadar Munsarim/ regarding his duty (Binding, filing, file stiching) in the Administrative office.

Section 4(1)(b)(iii)

The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability. The cases are decided as per the provisions of Law. The administrative decisions are taken by the District Judge, on the report of other judicial officers or Sectional Head of the District Court as per provision of General Rules (Civil) or General Rules (Criminal), High Court Circular order, High Court Notification and General Letters issued by the Hon’ble High Court and other related G. O’s and Notification issued by the Government.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(iv)

The norms set for the discharge of the functions of the District Court, Chamoli of Uttarakhand;

The cases are decided as per the provisions of Law in the Judicial side by the concerning Presiding Officer. The administrative decisions are taken by the District Judge, on the report of the judicial officers, Senior Administrative Officer, Sadar Munsrim or other Sectional Head of the District Court as per provision of General Rules (Civil) or General Rules (Criminal), High Court Circular order, High Court Notification and General Letters issued by the Hon’ble High Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital and other related G. O’s, Rules and Notification issued by the Government.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(v)

The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions;

(1) All the laws and Acts are applicable.

(2) General Rules (Civil)

(3) General Rules (Criminal)

(4) High Court Circular Letter.

(5) High Court Notifications.

(6) Government Rule and Regulations.

(7) G. O’s of Government related to the Judiciary.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(vi)

A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control;

(1) Judicial Record.

1- Regular Judicial Pending Files remained in the possession of the dealing Assistant.

2- Decided Judicial Files consigned to record room in the possession of the Record Keeper (Civil) or (Criminal) as case may be. The Record Keeper weed out the files after completing their retention period under rules of G.R. (Civil) & G.R. (Criminal)

(2) Administrative Record.

1- Regular Pending Files remained in the possession of the dealing Assistant.

2- Closed Files remained in the possession of Second Clerk in administrative office of the judgeship. The Second Clerk weed out the closed files under rule of G.R. (Civil) & G.R. (Criminal) and some most confidential documents are kept in the possession of Sadar Munsrim/Munsarim / Reader of the court concerned in their safe custody

SECTION 4(1)(b)(vii)

The particulars of any arrangements that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof;

Not required as per the provisions of the law.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(viii)

A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public;

The decisions are taken by the District Judge Chamoli Uttarakhand.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(ix)

A directory of officers and employees of the High Court of Uttarakhand

(At Nainital);

HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND

NAINITAL-263002

TELEPHONE DIRECTORY 2014

EPBAX : (05942) - 235388

FAX : (05942) - 231692, 237721

E-mail: highcourt-ua@nic.in

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Website: highcourtofuttarakhand.gov.in

Telephonic Enquiry (I.V.R.S.): 05942-233501, 235388,

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JUDGES, OTHER SUBORDINATE JUDICIAL OFFICERS, OFFICIALS AND RELATED PERSONS RELATING TO THE DISTRICT COURT CHAMOLI.

1.      Ms. Kahkasha Khan,

                         District & Sessions Judge, Chamoli.

                         Office -Telephone No. 01372-252191, Fax No. 01372-252191

                         Residence -01372-252192.

2.      Shri. Ambika Pant,

                          Chief Judicial Magistrate, Chamoli.

                          Residence -01372-252193.

3.      Shri Ashok Kumar,

                        Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), Karnprayag.

                        Office -01363-244252.

4.      Shri. Harsh Yadav,

                          Civil Judge (Jr.Div.) Gopeshwar.

                          Contact No.- +91-9412079245

5.      Vacant,

                         Civil Judge (Jr.Div.) Tharali.

                         Contact No.- +91-9412079247

        6       Vacant,

                          Civil Judge (Jr.Div.) Joshimath.

        7        Vacant,

                          Civil Judge (Jr.Div.) Gairsain.

                          Residence     

                8        Shri Amit Kumar

                          Judicial Magistrate Chamoli

OFFICIALS OF THE DISTRICT COURT

DISTRICT GOVERNMENT COUNSEL

PROSECUTING OFFICER/ASST. PROSECUTING OFFICER

                1. Sri. Heera Singh Chilkotiya, Senior Prosecuting Officer

                2. Sri. Seema Bhetwal, Assistant Prosecuting Officer

                3. Sri. Prakash Singh Bhandari, D.G.C. (Criminal)

                4. Shri Kuldeep Singh Barthwal, A.D.G.C. (Criminal)

                5. Sri. Kishan Singh Farshwan, D.G.C. (Civil)

                6. Sri. Sandeep Rawat,A. D.G.C. (Civil)

                7. Shri Rughbeer Singh Bisht D.G.C. (Revenue)

 

DISTRICT COURT BAR ASSOCIATION, CHAMOLI

                1. Sri. Nandan Singh Bisht, President Bar

                2. Sri. Balwant Singh Rawat, Vice President

                3. Sri. Ritesh Kumar Bagwari, Secretary

                4. Sri.Sammer Thamman, Joint Secretary

                5. Sri. Rajendra Lal , Cashier

                6. Sri Sandeep Rawat, Member

                7. Sri Mahendra Singh Rawat, Member

SECTION 4(1)(b)(x)

The monthly remuneration received by each of the officers and employees of the District Court, Chamoli Uttarakhand)

Monthly remuneration received by the District Judge, other Judicial Officers, official and class IV employees posted in this judgeship on 30.06.2016

S.No.

Name

Designation

Basic Pay

Grade Pay

Gross Pay

1

Ms. Kahkasha Khan

District & Sessions Judge

61690

-

159583

2

Shri Ambika Pant

Chief Judicial Magistrate

43690

-

118136

3

Shri Harsh Yadav

Civil Judge (J.D)/JM

30010

-

84605

4

Shri Amit Kumar

Civil Judge (J.D)/JM

28470

-

78024

5

Shri Ashok Kumar

Civil Judge (J.D)/JM

300100

-

86105

6

Shri Amit Bhatt

     Judicial      Magistrate

27700

-

69075

7

Shri Harish Chandra Purohit

Senior Administrative Officer

18890

5400

57993

8

Shri Rajendra Lal Sah

Administrative Officer

18200

4600

52110

9

Shri Barun Singh Rawat

Administrative Officer

17290

4600

52113

10

Shri Shambhu Prasad Purohit

Pradhan Shahayak

15970

4600

49443

11

Shri Pancham Singh Rawat

Pradhan Shahayak

13780

4200

43075

12

Shri Pramod Kumar Raturi

Pradhan Shahayak

15110

4200

48153

13

Shri Birendra Singh Aswal

Pradhan Shahayak

13780

4200

43088

14

Shri Gopal Singh Panwar

Senior Assistant

9380

2800

29225

15

Smt. Tara Bisht

Senior Assistant

9010

2800

28353

16

Shri Bachan Singh Bisht

Senior Assistant

10130

2800

30873

17

Shri Dinesh Bhandari

Junior Assistant

7240

2000

22200

18

Shri Pratap Singh Pal

Senior Assistant

11940

4200

38935

19

Shri Ashutosh Chauhan

Junior Assistant 

7540

2000

24912

20

Shri Chandra Shekar

Junior Assistant

7540

2000

24912

21

Shri Kundan Singh Rana

Senior Assistant

10710

2800

31898

22

Shri Kailash Juyal

Junior Assistant

7540

2000

24712

23

Shri Deepraj Bharti

Junior Assistant

6850

2000

19851

24

Shri Ramesh Chandra Purohit

Senior Assistant

11920

4200

38620

25

Shri Tejpal Singh

Junior Assistant

8410

2000

24863

26

Shri Chandra Shekar Kandpal

Senior Assistant

8460

2800

27115

27

Smt Usha

Junior Assistant

7540

2000

24912

28

Shri Deepak Dimri

Junior Assistant

6720

2000

22882

29

Pawan Thapliyal

Junior Assistant

6720

2000

22882

30

Bharat Singh Chauhan

Junior Assistant

6720

2000

22882

Stenographers of District Judgeship Chamoli

S.No.

Name

Designation

Basic Pay

Grade Pay

Gross Pay

1

Shri Ganesh Chandra Tiwari

Personal Officer

21640

4800

62670

2

Shri Pratap Singh Negi

Senior Pesonal Assistant

12750

4200

40858

 

IV Class Employees Judgeship Chamoli.

S.No.

Name

Designation

Basic Pay

Grade Pay

Gross Pay

1

Shri Surendra Singh Majila

Process Server

10960

2800

33210

2

Shri Bahadur Singh Mehta

Process Server

11010

2800

31643

3

Shri Kushal Singh Panwar

Process Server

10960

2800

31330

4

Shri Govind Ram

Process Server

10310

2800

31188

5

Shri Jagdish Ram

Process Server

8710

1900

25103

6

Shri Durga Singh

Process Server

10250

2800

29733

7

Shri Ballabh Prasad Maikuri

Process Server

16150

2800

30760

8

Shri Surendra Singh Bisht

Process Server

7520

1900

21475

9

Shri Gaurav Bisht

Process Server

6840

1800

21854

10

Shri Yogendra Singh Rana

Process Server

5630

1800

19670

11

Shri Balwant Singh Bhandari

Daftari

10900

2800

31195

12

Shri Sahendra Kumar

Peon

6580

1800

21911

13

Shri Harish Chandra

Peon

6580

1800

21911

14

Shri Amit Singh Negi

Orderly

6580

1800

21011

15

Shri Pitambar Joshi

Peon

6580

1800

21011

16

Smt. Sunita Devi

Peon

6580

1800

21011

17

Shri Arjun Singh

Peon

6580

1800

22011

18

Shri Vikas Shah

Chaukidaar

6580

1800

21731

19

Shri Sandeep Lohani

Peon

6580

1800

21931

20

Shri Satish Kumar

Peon

6580

1800

21731

21

Shri Magendra Kumar

Peon

5630

1800

19290

22

Shri Trilok Singh Rana

Driver

14980

4600

46905

23

Shri Naveen Rana

Driver

8150

2000

24128

24

Anand Kumar

Sweeper

7540

1900

23370

25

Prem Singh

Sweeper

8360

1800

23850

26

Smt Babli Devi

            Peon

5410

1800

18925

 

 

 

         

SECTION 4(1)(b)(xiv)

Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it,

Reduced in electronic form;

          Judgments, Cause lists and other information of District Court and other subordinate court accessible worldwide for litigant public at District Court

Website: http://ecourts.gov.in/chamoli

                 http://ecourts.gov.in/ecourts_home/

             Case Information System NC 2.0 installed in District Court Chamoli and SMS facility to Advocate initiated.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(xv)

   The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use;

                 (1) The litigant public may visit the website of the District Court Chamoli.

                (2) An enquiry Counter has been set up at the District Court by whom the                             litigants public may obtain the information status of their cases.

                (3) Apart from it, the litigant or public may also enquire status of their cases                       by  moving application at the District Court, Chamoli on each working day.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(xvi)

The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information

Officers;

Shri Ashok Kumar,

1st Appellate Authority under Section 19(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), Karnprayag.

Tel. No/Fax.: 01363-244252.

Shri Harish Chandra Purohit,

    State Public Information Officer under Section 5(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 Senior Administrative Officer, Judgeship, Chamoli.

Tel. No/Fax.: 01372-252191.

SECTION 4(1)(b)(xvii)

    Such other information as may be prescribed; and thereafter update these publications every year;

NIL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

 

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