Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Saturday launched the Litigation Management System (LMS), designed and developed by the State Government for departments, corporations, boards and other state bodies to monitor the status of the cases related to them.
After launching the LMS — URL for website is http://lmshry.gov.in — the Chief Minister checked its functioning and directed the officers to get entered the data of pending cases in courts of their respective departments into the System within next 30 days. He also directed the administrative secretaries to study and review the nature of cases to know the reason behind their increasing number.
LMS was appreciated by the Chief Minister and Administrative Secretaries besides various constructive suggestions were given by the Chief Minister and officers to make the System further better.
Advocate General, Haryana, Baldev Raj Mahajan said that LMS is a Generic, integrated workflow based system to be implemented in all the Departments, Boards and Corporations in the State. The User Departments of LMS will enter their cases in the system. This software is integrated with High Court for fetching out the data for cases related to the different departments. The Office of Advocate General, Haryana will work as a State Nodal Office, he added.
He said the system has been developed in coordination with National Informatics Centre, Haryana Team using Open Source Technology. There will be multiple levels of users who can access the system as per the limitation of the scope of work. He said that the LMS has been developed to overcome the problems of data or information handling, updating, retrieval and processing of the existing manual System of court cases in a department.
The web based centralised solution of handling of cases has been designed and developed with objectives to store related data at a centralize location processing of data and quick retrieval at different locations on click of a button. Further, database of this System of court cases will help in integration, modelling and analysis of various types of cases among all the departments in the State.
Mahajan said the Chief Secretary has already issued instructions to all the Additional Chief Secretaries and Principal Secretaries to get the data of their respective departments entered in the LMS immediately and in compliance of such instructions, more than one lakh cases have already been entered in the Software by different departments, boards, corporations, autonomous bodies and universities.
The LMS has various features such as centralised data input and processing, ease in data updation, transmission of the information and data storage in retrieval. Similarly, it helps in marking the court cases to the multiple departments, branches or sub-departments. The System also helps in delivering dashboard reports for each individual Department Administrator or Branches as well as Monitoring Users.
It has SMS and Email service integration for monitoring purpose. The System has feature of Contempt Cases entry and monitoring by each department. It has helpdesk for complaint, requirement, technical issue, suggestion and paperbook request.
The Advocate General said this system will increase transparency in departments, ensure effective management and help in speedy justice delivery. Apart from this, it would also help in avoiding unnecessary litigation, ensure implementation of Litigation Policy and reduce the number of visits by or to the departments. There would be three types of users including Super Admin (AG Office User), Department Admin for Each Department and Branch Level User, he added.