India’s first e-court opened at Hyderabad High Court

Posted on:23 Jul 2016 09:15:56
India’s first e-court opened at Hyderabad High Court
23 July 2016 Current Affairs:

India’s first e-court was  opened at High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad, which is the common high court for the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.Inaugurating the e-court, Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B. Lokur said Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were first two states in the country to be chosen for Integrated Criminal Justice System (ICJS) project.The purpose of e-courts was to ensure speedy justice for the litigants. He stressed the need to appoint staff for paperless courts and advised judges to focus on online data entry.Justice Lokur, who heads the e-Committee of the Supreme Court, said modalities of the system will be worked out at a meeting scheduled on July 28.It is not only the e-court in the sense it is fully computerised but it also a paperless court. , so it has potential to cut through a lot of unnecessary red-tapism.It will also make the work of judges, advocates and all those related with judiciary a lot more effective and will also provide solution for large number of pending cases in the country.


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