Former Supreme Court judge Justice, A K Sikri has inaugurated the Indian Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC) in New Delhi. The centre provides a completely paperless dispute resolution environment. The centre offers offline also as e-alternate dispute resolution (ADR) facility through its state-of-the-art e-arbitration, e-meditation and e-conciliation software portal.
The Arbitration panel of the centre has former judges of the supreme court, high court, district courts, senior advocates, former bureaucrats and others. The software provides 24×7 facilities for e-filing of claim petitions, e-Payments for registration and administrative fees, issuance of e-notice to the party, virtual hearings on certified VC platforms with options to possess virtual meetings in escape rooms when the proceedings are underway.
The e-ADR has a digital signature and document updation, replies and other applications and submission on secured IDRC cloud servers with 24×7 access to stakeholders and lawyers.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Chairman of IDRC: Mehar S Rathi.
- Head Office of IDRC: New Delhi.