November 14, 2018

Supreme Court eCommittee issues notice on eCourt Digital Payment User Manual

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On November 12, the eCommittee of the Supreme Court of India issued a notice on the eCourt Digital Payment User Manual.

According to the notice, the website “” is developed for the purpose of depositing various types of Amounts in the Court through online mode. The website includes four options: Court Fee, Judicial Deposit, Fine, and Penalty.

The notice added, “Of the above four options, ePay Portal is integrated with Online Receipts Portal of the respective State (e.g., GRAS, eGRAS) for online Payment of Court Fee. To avail this facility, the payer is required to have a net-banking account with any of the banks listed by the respective state government portals. Facility of Payment across the Bank Counter is also made available (with limited Banks) for those who do not have net banking account.”

The benefits of the portal are as follows:

• It is a 24/7 facility and citizens can make the payment any time of the day.

• Online filling of a single challan form facilitates minimum fields of the challan to be filled.

The portal features the following two options for paying court fees:

1. Payment of Court Fee in New Case: This option should be used if a case is not registered.

2. Payment of Court Fee in Existing Case: An existing case can be searched by CNR number, Case Number, and Filing number.

Also, the portal provides a user the option to view previously paid Court Fee Transactions.

With regard to Verification and Defacement of GRN in CIS, the notice said, “Challan generated from ePay portal is submitted by the litigant/advocate in the court along with the case filed. The challan is verified and defaced in the court by using CIS S/W so that the same challan is not used again for any other purpose.”

To view the entire Official Manual in detail, please view the file attached herein.

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