• search

Sabharwal underscores Information technology in Judiciary

Written by: Staff
|

Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (UNI) Supreme Court Chief Justice Y.K.Sabharwal today underscored the importance of Information technology in the judicial process.

Unfortunately the nation is way behind in terms of recording evidence and filing of petitions by e-mail, Mr Justice Sabharwal said during the launch of a website of Orissa Advocate General's office The Chief Justice of Supreme Court said in the recent years the great advantage of Information technology has been felt by way of computerization and video conferencing.

Many states have started remand work by video conference as it had benefited both the accused as well as the state in terms of expenses as well as security, he remarked.

Mr Justice Sabharwal said ''We are trying to connect all state judicial academy with the National Judicial Academy to help share resources. He hoped that advantages of information technology would percolate to the department as well as to the litigating public.

Chief Justice of Orissa High Court S.Burman Roy, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Law Minister B.B.Harichandan, Advocate General B.K.

Mohanti were present.

The website was formally inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. State Advocate General B.K.Mohanty said the website would be posted with writ petitions, counters and in some cases arguments.

UNI DP BA AB 2212

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more