The state government has also earmarked a sum of Rs 15.15 crore every year to run these fast-track courts. Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav had few weeks back written to the chief justice of India seeking his approval for setting up such courts.
Sources said the CJI approved the move last week after which the matter was put before the state cabinet for ratification.
"The chief minister is concerned about crimes against women and has been advocating swift justice for perpetrators of all such crimes," an official said.
The state govt has earmarked Rs 15.15 cr annually for running these courts
The official aslso informed that while 75 fast courts will be established -- one each in every district, the five temporary fast track courts functioning for the last three months would also be made permanent.
Thousands of cases, includinhg sexual assault on women and other serious crimes, keep pending for very long time and it was the endevour of the state government to create a mechanism wherein quick justice in such cases could be delivered, the offcial added.