PM promotes e-court projects on Constitution Day
26 November, 2022 | Riya Girdhar
Since 2015, November 26 has been observed as Constitution Day to honour the Constituent Assembly's adoption of the Indian Constitution in 1949.
The Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud, was present as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched four digital court projects to commemorate Constitution Day celebrations at the Supreme Court. The main factor driving the country’s prosperity, according to PM Modi, is the constitution, who urged youngsters to participate in discussions and debates. “Our Constitution was written with young people in mind. I demand that the courts and government institutions work to raise young awareness levels.”
Since 2015, November 26 has been observed as Constitution Day to honour the Constituent Assembly’s adoption of the Constitution in 1949. “In a week, India will hold the G20 presidency. It’s a huge opportunity for the nation “While praising the judiciary for using digital efforts to make access to justice easier, the prime minister made the statement.
The Prime Minister introduced fresh e-court project proposals on the occasion. “By enabling courts with ICT, the Project aims to offer services to litigants, attorneys, and the judiciary. The Prime Minister is launching a number of initiatives, including the S3WaaS Websites, the JustIS mobile app 2.0, the Virtual Justice Clock, and the Digital Court “Before the event, his office was cited as saying in a statement.
Hours before the occasion, PM Modi published a post in a tweet. “Today on Constitution Day, we pay tribute to the greats who gave us our Constitution and reaffirm our commitment to achieving their goal for our country,” the statement reads.
JustIS Mobile App 2.0 is a tool available to judicial officers for effective court and case management by monitoring the pendency and disposition of not only his court but also for individual judges working under them. Virtual Justice Clock is a project to display vital statistics of the justice delivery system at the court-level, giving the details of the cases instituted, cases disposed, and pendency of cases.
According to the statement from the Prime Minister’s office, “Digital Court” is an initiative to make the court records available to the judge in digitised form to enable the transition to Paperless Courts.