14249 courts in 3069 court complexes to be computerized
Samir Sachdeva | September 16, 2010
The cabinet committee on economic affairs today approved an amount of Rs 935 crore as the revised cost estimate for implementing the e-Courts project in the country. The cost approved earlier for the project in 2007, was Rs 441.8 crore.
e-Courts is one of the key mission mode projects (MMPs) under the national e-governance plan (NeGP). With the revised estimates the MMP will now be extended to 14249 courts in 3069 court complexes as against the coverage of 13348 courts in 2100 court complexes approved earlier.
Comprehensive computerization and ICT enablement of 12000 courts in 2100 court complexes will be completed by 31st March 2012. The remaining 2249 courts in 969 court complexes will be fully computerized by 31st March, 2014. Among other things, the revised cost estimates makes provisions for Wide Area Network connectivity and data entry of pending cases and providing for equipment for uninterrupted power supply for the ICT infrastructure at the courts.
An Empowered Committee will be constituted in the Department of Justice that will be responsible for providing strategic direction and guidance to the project.
The implementation of the project will result in transparent flow of information on case status, verdict of cases, etc. to the litigants and other stakeholders. It will also help in improving case flow and court management. The project also provides for establishment of video conferencing facilities in courts and prisons to facilitate production of under-trial prisoners.
After the Bharatiya Janta Party orchestrated rebellion in the Shiv Sena partly led by Eknath Shinde who took away with him a majority of MLAs, the Eknath Shinde-BJP government proved majority in the state assembly floor test, crossing the midway mark (144) getting 164 votes in their favour. The Natio
How many times a day do you flush the toilet? This number is probably between five and eight times for an average person. How many times a day do you spare a thought towards what happens to the human waste after you flush it away? The answer to this is likely to be close to zero for most people.
Hailing from Satara district of Maharashtra, Eknath Sambhaji Shinde had to leave his education midway to financially support his family. He worked as an auto rickshaw driver, a lorry driver and also said to have worked in a brewery before he came in contact with Anand Dighe, Shiv Sena’s Thane unit pr
Former Maharashtra chief minister Davendra Fadnavis stunned all at a press conference Thursday and named Eknath Shinde, the rebel MLA from Shiv Sena, as the next chief minister. Though Fadnavis said he would stay out of the government, a few hours later the BJP leadership announced he would be the deputy c
Minutes after the Supreme Court ordered a floor test on Wednesday night, Uddhav Thackeray in a televised address resigned as the chief minister of Maharashtra and also as a member of legislative council (MLC). He later drove down to Raj Bhavan and tendered his resignation to the governor Bhagat Singh Koshi
The gig economy has arrived in India, as the Covid-19 pandemic has propelled a flexibility of employment. As many as 77 lakh workers were engaged in the gig economy, constituting 2.6% of the non-agricultural workforce or 1.5% of the total workforce in India. The gig workforce is expected to expand to 2.35