Ease of Doing Business Chhattisgarh Ease of Doing

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Ease of Doing Business @ Chhattisgarh

Ease of Doing Business @ Chhattisgarh

Ease of Doing Business @ CG - Overview Consistent Secured 4 th position in

Ease of Doing Business @ CG - Overview Consistent Secured 4 th position in 2015 & 2016 Leader S. No. Particulars 2015 04 2016 04 1 Ranking as per DIPP & World Bank (Out of 32) 62. 45 % (178 Yes) (Out of 36) 97. 32% (327 Yes) 2 Implementation Scorecard 3 Reform points 285 reforms 340 reforms 4 Broad areas 8 areas 10 areas As mentioned on the DIPP website out the 10 key reform areas we have 100% implementation in 7 areas: Been in the Top five lists of both year rankings Holistic Environmental Registration Enablers Labour Regulation Enablers Obtaining Electricity Connection Online Tax Return Filing Reforms in every Major Department Page 2 Inspection Reform Enablers Access to Information and Transparency Single Window System

Commercial Dispute Resolution Enablers and Paper-less Courts Commercial Dispute Resolution Centre at Naya Raipur

Commercial Dispute Resolution Enablers and Paper-less Courts Commercial Dispute Resolution Centre at Naya Raipur

Infrastructural Advantage Arbitration Centre Bar room Litigants’ Waiting Room Mediation Centre Arbitrators and Lawyers

Infrastructural Advantage Arbitration Centre Bar room Litigants’ Waiting Room Mediation Centre Arbitrators and Lawyers Waiting Room for Private Secretaries 40 LAN connections Mediation Room Separate Record Room Library Video Conference Hall Separate Data Cell

Journey so far…

Journey so far…

Identification of Departments Bank Stock Holding Corporation Law & Legislative Department Industries Department High

Identification of Departments Bank Stock Holding Corporation Law & Legislative Department Industries Department High Court

Challenges Faced • Bench constituted under section 5(1) of the High Court Act, 2015

Challenges Faced • Bench constituted under section 5(1) of the High Court Act, 2015 • Required infrastructure was setup in Naya Raipur • Judge was appointed • Every commercial disputes greater than Rs 1 crore fall under the jurisdiction of Commercial Court. Challenges • Constitution of Bench under relevant section of High Court Act, 2015 • Infrastructure for commercial court • Appointment of judge • Defining jurisdiction Solutions

Establishment of Commercial Court Industries Dept High Court Coordination Ø Presentation by Industries Department

Establishment of Commercial Court Industries Dept High Court Coordination Ø Presentation by Industries Department to Chief Secretary Ø Presentation to Chief Justice of High Court Legislation Definition of District Legal Framework Allocation of Space Development of Space Judicial Bandwidth Physical Framework Ø Under relevant section of High Court Act (2015) Ø Greater than Rs 1 crore. (Pecuniary Jurisdiction Ø Commercial Court in every district Ø E-Stamp / Digital Signature Ø All of Chhattisgarh defined as a Single District Ø Fully Air conditioned, Arbitration Room, Bar room, Video Conference etc.

Court Fee and Process Fee: Online High Court Notification Bank Account SHCIL Payment Gateway

Court Fee and Process Fee: Online High Court Notification Bank Account SHCIL Payment Gateway SHCIL Court Fee Login Stock Holding Corporation Select Court Fee NEFT Process Fee Bank Account number available Deposit money In that account Non Judicial E-Stamp

Identify steps in Manual Process 1. Filing for commercial disputes in District Courts/Commercial courts

Identify steps in Manual Process 1. Filing for commercial disputes in District Courts/Commercial courts 2. Summons for commercial disputes in District courts/Commercial courts 3. Publishing Cause Lists for commercial disputes in District courts/Commercial courts 4. Payment of Court and Process Fees for Judicial Proceedings 5. Issuance of Court Orders to litigants and in Public Domain Online Portal for Commercial Disputes E-Filing of Court Cases Issuance of E -Summons Display of E-Cause List E-Payment of Court & Process Fees Digitally Signed Court Orders

Develop Online Modules 1. Portal for Filing of Commercial Disputes Login Requirements Remove redundant

Develop Online Modules 1. Portal for Filing of Commercial Disputes Login Requirements Remove redundant steps Payment Data gateway Ensure safeguards All processes covered Intra-portal linkage 2. Communication Module for Notification of Summons and Orders to the Litigants 3. Payment Gateway for E-Payment of Court & Process Fees 4. Develop > Test > Feedback loop

Outcome Number of Cases Transferred Number of New Cases Number of Disposal 58 49

Outcome Number of Cases Transferred Number of New Cases Number of Disposal 58 49 51 Till 15 th May, 2017

Way Forward ØGovernment has kick started sensitization campaign to encourage businesses for using the

Way Forward ØGovernment has kick started sensitization campaign to encourage businesses for using the facilities available ØHigh court has merged the court fees and process fees vide notification dated 12. 05. 2017 ØConstruction of new and bigger building for commercial court has been started § Plot size 1, 472 Sq M ( 15, 844 Sq Ft) § Estimated cost - Rs. 6. 10 Crore § Will be located along a 24 m wide road § It will be a two storey building Ø Features of the proposed building: üEquipped with fire fighting equipment üLifts ( 02 nos) üElectrical & Lighting Works ü 24 x 7 water supply, sewerage & uninterrupted power supply üCompound wall

Thank You! Page 14

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