PM Modi addresses inaugural session of Joint Conference of CMs, Chief Justices of High Courts

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on April 30.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the government considers the potential of technology in the judicial system as an essential part of the Digital India mission.

  • He said, the e-court project is being implemented in the country in mission mode.

  • He said, the judiciary is the custodian of the constitution and the legislature represents the aspirations of the citizens.

  • He said, this balance will prepare the roadmap for an effective and time bound judicial system in the country.

  • He said that the central government has abolished 1,450 laws that have become irrelevant, but the states have abolished only 75 laws.

  • About joint conference

  • The Joint Conference brings together the executive and judicial branches of government to develop a framework for the delivery of justice in a simple and convenient manner.

  • It examines the actions required to address the challenges of the system.

  • This joint conference has been organised after a gap of six years, it was last held in 2016 under the e-courts mission mode project.

  • Since then the government has taken several measures to improve infrastructure and integrate digital technology into judicial processes.

  • Chief Justice of India NV Ramana presided over the 39th conference.

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