India’s first e-court was opened at High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad on 17 July 2016. It was inaugurated by Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur who heads the e-Committee of the Supreme Court.
Hyderabad High Court is the common high court for the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Highlights of the e-court
• The purpose of e-court is to ensure speedy justice for the litigants.
• The e-Courts will ensure easy and better access to justice for public.
• It will also provide solution for large number of pending cases in the country.
• It will also make the work of judges, advocates and all those related with judiciary a lot more effective.
Integrated Criminal Justice System (ICJS)
Besides the launch of e-court, SC judge Justice Madan B Lokur also announced that India’s first Integrated Criminal Justice System (ICJS) will be launched in High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad. The system will integrate the courts, police stations, prosecution, forensic science laboratories and jails.
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