SAKET DISTRICT COURTS

NEW DELHI

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ORGANIZATION

 

District Court is an organization which provides justice and ancillary facilities to the justice delivery system. District Courts in Delhi are located at six places from where nine District Courts are functioning.

 

HOW TO REACH

 

District Court of South and South East District is located at Saket, New Delhi at Press Enclave Road near Pushp Vihar. One can access to the District Court by public mode of transport like Metro (by alighting at Malviya Nagar, Metro Station) Bus, Auto, Taxi, etc.

 

BUILD UP STRUCTURE

 

The Saket District Court is located in Saket, New Delhi- 110017 covering an area of 17 acres. It is centrally air conditioned. The basic design concept provides for the Judges Chambers on separate and exclusive floors sandwiched between two court room floors. The Judges chambers are located on 1st, 4th & 6th floor and the court rooms are located at the ground, second, third, fifth and seventh floor. Each court is attached with an Ahlmad Room. There is a Seminar Hall on the 7th Floor. CCTV Cameras have been installed in the court premises. At present there are 81 Court Rooms available at Saket Court Complex, out of which 68 Courts are functional, Family Court, Delhi Legal Services Authorities Office and various other branches and Lawyers Chambers.

 

BRANCHES FUNCTIONAL AT

SAKET DISTRICT COURTS, NEW DELHI

 

 

ADMINISTRATION BRANCH

ACJ OFFICE

COPYING AGENCY

RECORD ROOM

POOL CAR SECTION

LIBRARY SECTION

JUDICIAL BRANCH

FILING SECTION

FACILITATION SECTION

CARE TAKING BRANCH

MEDIATION CENTRE

ACCOUNTS BRANCH

VIGILANCE BRANCH

GENERAL BRANCH

R&I BRANCH

RTI CELL

COMPUTER BRANCH

NAZARAT BRANCH

 

 

 

FACILITATION CENTER/ PRO Office :

 

      A facilitation centre is located at entrance of the main building of the Court Complex where all information relating to court work is available to litigants, lawyers and general public and An Asst. Public Relation Officer is maintains all information related to judiciary. Apart from this the work of arranging/booking air tickets for Judicial Officers for official tour & corresponding with the National/State Judicial Academy, maintaining all information related to judiciary is also entrused to the APRO.

 

FILING COUNTER :

 

      To receive cases pertaining to District Judge, District & Sessions Judges and Addl. District & Sessions Judges, Senior Civil Judges and Civil Judges, Rent Controller, Addl. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate and the Metropolitan Magistrates and bail applications.

 

VIDEO CONFERENCING :

      Video conferencing facility has been made available at the Court Complex in Court Room No. 16, Ground Floor, South Wing of the Court Building. At present the conferencing between the Court and the Jail and other Court Complexes including the Honble High court is possible from the Conferencing room.

CASH BRANCH :

      The Cash Branch is located on the Fourth Floor in the Administrative Block of the Court Building. The Cash Branch is responsible for all kinds of cash receipts (viz. challans, fines, fees etc.) and deposit of the same in the Government Treasury/ Reserve Bank of India.

NAZARAT BRANCH

 

      Nazarat Branch is functional at the Second Floor in the Administrative Block of the Court Building. Nazarat Branch also known as process serving agency is primarily responsible for delivery/execution of various processes (summons/notices/warrants etc.) issued by the Saket Courts and the processes received from other Courts of different Districts/States also.

ACCOUNTS BRANCH

 

      Accounts branch is located on the Fourth Floor of the Administrative Block in the Court Complex. The Accounts Branch is responsible for preparation of all the Pay & Allowances of the Employees and the Employer.

 

GENERAL BRANCH

 

      The General Branch is located on the Fourth Floor in the Administrative Block of the Court Complex. This Branch traces/ links the cases related to old and existing Courts and also deals with the work of Building Maintenance Committee, appointment of Oath Commissioners, Canteens/Kiosks, Lawyers Chambers etc.

 

ADMINISTRATION BRANCH

 

     The Administration Branch at Saket District Court is located on the Fourth Floor in the Administrative Block and deals with the functions related to the administration of the Court Complex and the employees.

 

R&I BRANCH

 

      Receipt and Issue Branch is on the Fourth Floor in the Administrative Block of the Court Building. The Branch is mainly divided in to two sub head i.e. Receipt Section & Dispatch Section and deals with all the Correspondence/ Communications after making entries with particulars of subject.

 

PIO/ RTI SECTION

 

      The PIO/ RTI cell exists at the Fourth Floor in the Administrative Block of the Court Building and is headed by the Public Information Officer. All the applications after being received by the RTI Section the same are disposed of by the Public Information Officer, Saket District and all such data is duly transmitted to all the quarters concerned.

 

 

RECORD ROOMS (Sessions) & (Crl.)

 

      The Record Rooms (RR) i.e RR (Civil), RR (Crl.) & RR (Sessions) are located on the Third Floor of the Administrative Block of the Court Complex. The Record Room works for weeding out of the matured Judicial Records and Consignment of files decided by the Judicial Officers.

 

COMPUTER BRANCH

 

      The Computer Branch has been set up on the Third Floor in the Administrative Block of the Court Building. The Branch Controls the computer facilities installed at all the Courts, Branches and the residences of the Judicial Officers and provides the necessary technical assistance to troubleshoot the problems wherever required. The Branch manages and maintains the stock and the record of computers and its peripherals. The Computer Branch also maintain and upkeep of the Server, backup of the server data and all other technical works as and when assigned by the authorities.

 

CARE TAKING BRANCH

 

      The Care Taking Branch is located on the Second Floor in the Administrative Block of the Court Complex. The Branch control and supervise Group-D employees (Safai-Karmacharies, Farash, Chowkidars etc.) and supervise the work done cleanliness of the building. The branch also deals with arrangement of meetings/functions, all the complaints related to PWD, AMC,etc.

 

COPYING AGENCY

 

      The Copying Agency (CA) i.e CA (Civil), CA (Crl.) & CA (Sessions) are located at the Ground Floor in the Administrative Block. This agency provides the Certified Copies of the documents related to the Judicial Case Files on application.

 

LIBRARY

 

      A Library is presently functional at the First Floor in the Court Complex, however construction is underway for a full fledged Library equipped with all the facilities and the Reading Space for the Judicial Officers on the Fourth Floor of the Court Complex. Judicial Officers can access all the reference Books, Journals, Bare Acts, Swamys Books, General books, law Journals, Law Softwares etc. Maintenance and issuance of Books, Bar Acts, Swamys Books, General books, law Journals, Law Softwares, Library Software. Binding of Law Journals, Purchasing of Newspapers and Magazines for the Ld. District Judge, New Delhi District.

 

JUDICIAL BRANCH :

 

      Judicial Branch at Saket District Court is located in the Administrative Block on the Fourth Floor of the Publication Building. This branch deals with matters related to Judicial officers and also keeps the record of the monthly disposal statements, training programmes, leave, etc.

 

ACMM OFFICE :

      ACMM office at Saket District Court is located at the Ground Floor in the Facilitation Centre. The main functions of the ACMM office is Receipt & Dispatch of letters/orders from & to MMs/Hon'ble High Court/Hon'ble Supreme Court of India for further necessary action, Maintaining of Leave Record of Mms and to deal with the work related to case transfer application & misc application filed by lawyers and litigants with respect to the cases pending in the courts of MM.

LEGAL AID SERVICES :

 

      The office of the Legal Aid Services has been set up in Room No. 607, on Sixth Floor in the Court Room Block to provide free legal services to the needy, poor, woman, scheduled casts, children etc. wherever applicable.

 

FAMILY COURTS :

      Two Family Courts have been set up adjacent to the Court Complex at the First Floor and the Second Foor. Special Rooms have been provided in the Family Court at New Delhi District keeping in view the basic needs and requirement of the children who come with their parents to attend the proceedings.

POST OFFICE :

      Post Office has been set up in the Lawyers Chambers Block on the Ground Floor for staff, lawyers, litigants & general public.

BANK & ATM :

 

      A branch of State Bank of India along with ATM has been functioning at the Ground Floor of the Utility Block to facilitate easy financial transactions by the Court Staff, Litigants, Lawyers and the General Public.

CANTEEN :

 

      A Canteen is in operation on the Ground Floor in the Lawyers Chamber Block to provide easy access to the hygienic and healthy food beverages and refreshments.

 

OTHER FACILITIES (SERVICES IN RELATION TO OTHER INDEPENDENT FACILITIES)

Sufficient space has been provided for various public facilities, mentioned hereunder:

OATH COMMISSIONER :

      Oath Commissioners are available in Courts Complex for the purpose of attestation of the documents to be filed in the Courts. A nominal fee of Rs. 10/- only is charged by the Oath Commissioners for attestation of the documents.

NOTARY PUBLIC :

      For the purpose of attestation of all the documents, Notary Public is also available inside the Court Complex. A fee of Rs. 15/- is charged by the Notary Public for verification and attestation of the normal documents, as per the rules of the Notary Act, 1952.

JUICE CORNER :

 

      A kiosk allotted to HPMC is located on the Ground Floor in the utility block at Saket Court Complex. Different kinds of Juices and other refreshment items are readily available to the staff, lawyers, litigants and other visitors.

PHOTOCOPYIST & TYPISTS :

 

      Private Typists and Photocopyists are available in the Lawyers Chamber Block.

 

 

OTHER FACILITIES AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC

Patiala House Courts Complex is visited by thousands of people every day which include litigants, lawyers and general public apart from the Judicial Officers and Staff. Keeping in view the huge foot fall, the following facilities have been made available in Patiala House Courts:

HANDICAP FRIENDLY STRUCTURE :

 

      In order to ensure that the physically challenged people are not made to face hardships while attending their cases in the Courts existing at various floors of Saket Court Complex, provision of ramps has been made at each level. Further, the lifts are also designed to be handicapped friendly, so that the disabled people can use them with any problem. A wheel-chair is also readily available in the Court Complex for the disabled, which can be used as and when required.

 

PUBLIC CONVENIENCE :

 

      Adequate provision of Drinking Water and Toilet facilities has been made on each floor of the Court Complex including the Administrative Block and the Lawyers Chambers Block.

PARKING :

 

      Two level basement parking for the public has been provided in addition to one tier parking under the courts building for Judicial Officers and two tier basement under the Admn. Block.

PARK :

 

      There is a small park in front of the Main Building for General Public to sit.

SITTING ARRANGEMENTS :

 

      There is sufficient space earmarked for the sitting arrangements for the litigants and the lawyers inside and outside each court room and in the main halls of the Court building.

 

DISPENSARY :

 

      A dispensary of the Govt. of NCT of Delhi is situated in the Saket District Complex where a Medical Officer would be available from 9.30 A.M. to 3.30 A.M.

STAMP VENDORS :

 

      Stamp Vendors are seated in the Court Complex.

FILE INSPECTION :

 

      The Judicial files can be inspected on the payment of Court Fees of Rs. 5/- for an hour on the same day, if the case in not listed on the same day. If the case is listed, then Court fees of Rs. 10/- per hour is to be paid. The party to the litigation or authorized lawyer can inspect the same. The inspection of decided file can be done by all public persons.

 

TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE TO THE WITNESSES :

 

      The witnesses are paid Travelling Allowance when they come to the Court for deposing/evidence.

 

PUBLIC GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL SYSTEM

 

Public grievance redressal system is put into place to resolve the grievances of the general public.

The Administration of Courts:

                 The administration of Courts is looked after by the presiding officers of the respective Courts. In case of any difficulty pertaining to any specific court, the same can be brought to the presiding officer of the court concerned.

 

The Administration of the Branches:

                 All the Branches are headed by some Branch Incharge/Superintendent who can be contacted in case of any difficulty related to the concerned Branch. In case of non-redressal of the grievances, at the level of the Branch Incharge/Superintendent, the Officer-Incharge of the respective branch can be approached.

 

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