Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday praised Chief Justice DY Chandrachud after he revealed that the Supreme Court docket would quickly be related to the Nationwide Judicial Information Grid (NJDG), saying that such a technological development would improve transparency and enhance the nation’s system for delivering justice.
Hailing the event, PM Modi stated on X, “Laudatory step by the Supreme Court and CJI DY Chandrachud Ji. Such harnessing of technology will further transparency and enhance the justice delivery system in our country.”
Laudatory step by the Supreme Court docket and CJI DY Chandrachud Ji. Such harnessing of know-how will additional transparency and improve the justice supply system in our nation. https://t.co/oAGZ03eOHY
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 14, 2023
Chandrachud introduced that the apex court docket will quickly be linked to the NJDG, a repository of knowledge regarding pendency of circumstances and disposal fee of courts proper from the taluka degree to the nationwide degree.
At current, the portal exhibits information solely as much as the excessive court docket degree.
Because the CJI began the day’s proceedings within the court docket, he stated the highest court docket’s information will probably be uploaded on the NJDG on a real-time foundation.
Calling it a historic day, CJI Chandrachud stated the platform has been introduced in a bid to carry transparency and accountability within the judicial system.
“It is a historic day. It is a unique platform which has been developed by the NIC and the in-house team of the Supreme Court. Now, at the click of a button, you can see real-time information on the pendency of cases, year-wise, total pendency of registered and unregistered cases, number of cases decided qoram-wise,” stated the CJI.
With inputs from businesses