What is Virtual Court and How to pay Challan in Virtual Court?
What is Virtual Court?
Virtual Court is a court wherein both litigants and their lawyers need not to physically present in the court but courts may be attended virtually through electronic media.
How Virtual Court works to dispose off e-challan matters
The digital challans generated through the e-challan application will be sent in digital form to the court and all the challans for the given day will reflect in the dash board of the virtual court Judge.
The court as per section 208 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 will issue summons to the violator via mobile phone and email id of the violator.
The message will contain a web link which on clicking will redirect the violator to the virtual court web portal. Thereafter the violator may make payment of the traffic challan online or may opt to contest the challan as per law.
Steps to pay Challan in virtual court?
Step 1: Visit to the virtual Court (V-court) website, i.e., http://vcourts.gov.in/virtualcourt/ and select the ‘State’ tab click on the desired state where your challan was generated. At Present, 9 states are disposing Challan through virtual court.
Step 2: After clicking the desired ‘State’, portal will be re-directed to the virtual court e-challan portal, wherein, vehicle registration number or Challan/Notice number or Mobile No. or CNR number or by Party name has to be filled. Thereafter, click on ‘Search details’ tab. Also, if your Challan was forwarded to the virtual court then it will be reflected on the same screen.
Step 3: Offence details will be reflected on the screen and for payment of challan amount, click on ‘Pay Now’ to proceed further. Now, check the ‘Payment ID’, ‘Amount’, select the ‘Payment Gateway’. Currently, the payments are made through SBI e-Pay payment gateway only. Accept the ‘terms and condition’ and proceed further.
Step 4: Select the mode of payment -credit card/debit card or Net-banking. If you have chosen Net-banking, select the bank you want to make payment. Mostly, all banks are available for making payment through Net banking mode. Once, you have entered all the details, click on ‘Pay Now’ and proceed further.
Step 5: Once you have made the payment, you will receive a ‘Payment Successful’ message along with the transaction ID number. Do not forget to make a note of the transaction ID number for future references. By clicking on the receipt tab, you can even save the receipt in PDF form or print for further references.
Though the process of payment of challan is made easy but it would always be better to avoid breaking the traffic rules.