Chief Secretary Amitabh Jain chaired a meeting of senior officers from various
departments and directed them to ensure proper arrangements for the proceedings
of traffic Challan cases through virtual court, as per the instructions of the
Chief Justice of High Court Chhattisgarh.
Director-General of Police Ashok Juneja, Principal Secretary Law Department Ramkumar
Tiwari, and Secretary Home Department Dhananjay Devangan, the officers of other
departments, and State Bank of India attended the virtual meeting.
Secretary said that Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court has given instructions
to ensure availability of all the resources at the earliest for the speedy
action on traffic Challan cases through virtual courts in all the districts of
the state. Chief Secretary has directed the officers concerned to gather
information about the agreements made with the banks of the states, where
traffic cases are being resolved in the virtual courts.
also directed the officials to identify the banks in Chhattisgarh that are
willing to install POS machines on minimum charges and to receive the
proposals in the context of such banks. In the meeting, the Director-General of
Police gave detailed information about the preparations being made by the Police
Department for redressal of cases through virtual courts. He informed that
necessary training would be provided to the police officers in this regard. In
the meeting, Commissioner Transport held necessary discussions with the
representatives of the bank regarding virtual settlement of cases of traffic Challan
and digital payment.
was also informed in the meeting that in Chandigarh and Madhya Pradesh, this
system is being implemented in collaboration with various banks. Jain has
directed the officials to submit a copy of the agreement between these states
and the banks, a copy of the Chhattisgarh Government’s agreement with the banks
in this regard, and to provide detailed information of the proposal received by
the banks to the I.T. Committee of the High Court.
Meanwhile, the High Court of Chhattisgarh has given instructions to start the proceedings of
traffic Challan cases in all the divisional headquarters of the state through
virtual courts. And preparations have been started in Raipur divisional
headquarters, as per the instructions of the High Court. Traffic Challan cases
are being settled through POS machines. The process of settlement of digital Challan
cases will soon be started in Rajnandgaon, Durg, Bastar, and Surguja divisions