PRESS RELEASE

The Hon’ble Chief Justice of India Shri K.G.Balakrishnan today i.e. on 27/01/2007 inaugurated the website http://www.orissahighcourt.nic.in of Orissa High Court in the presence of Hon’ble Justice Shri Arijit Pasayat , Judge, Supreme Court of India and Hon’ble Judges of Orissa High Court and other High Courts.

The website contains information about the High Court of Orissa since its inception. The cause lists of all the Courts are available in the website. Headnotes of more than 9000 reportable judgments of Orissa High Court are also available. “Rules of the High Court of Orissa” dealing with rules of business of the Court are available. The website also contains the profile and biodata of all sitting Judges of the Court, the names  of all the Chief Justices since inception, the names and designations etc.  of judicial officers posted to different  Courts in the state .

The website is hoped to be very useful for everyone associated with the judiciary and the legal fraternity. Efforts are also being made to provide the status of all cases filed  in the court in the website. The website has been designed by National Informatics Centre. The Chief Justice was briefed about the computerisation activities at Orissa High Court by Sri H P Das, Technical Director and the website was demonstrated by Dr R N Behera, Technical Director. Among those who were present in the occasion were the Registrars of the High Court Sri B P Parija, Sri B K Nayak and Sri K N Panigrahi and other senior officials of National Informatics Centre (NIC).