In Srinagar, Judiciary infrastructure of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh projects are being the significant focus for the Ministers. They plan to remove the gaps in Judicial infrastructure and came to a conclusion.
On Saturday, Union Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju and Manoj Sinha the Lieutenant Governor who did a high-level meeting to analyze and review the development of judicial infrastructure in the UTs of Ladakh and Jammu Kashmir at the location of Raj Bhavan.
In this meeting, members who were present were Chief Secretary; Vivek Bhardwak, Finance Department; GR Raghavender, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and justice, Joint Secretary (National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms), Ministry of Law and Justice Sanjeev Gupta, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh; Achal Sethi, Registrar General, Law secretary, Jammu and Kashmir; Preet Pal Singh and other senior officers also attended the meeting.
Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh laid for a new high court complex in Srinagar.
Discussion for the development of Judiciary infrastructure
When the meeting took place, the Minister mentioned and explained the current status of the infrastructure of the Judiciary by the outlook of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh High Court. He was informed on the budgetary allocation. During the previous year, utilization of funds for the development of infrastructure in court complexes, major projects and the future projects are kept under execution.
The Ministry of Law, Joint Secretary and Justice also reviewed the meeting about the status of work to be done by the Centrally Sponsored Schemes.
Union Law Minister guides the concerned officers to discern all the gaps and concerns related to the infrastructure development of the judiciary under the High Court of Ladakh and Jammu Kashmir. He even mentions that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendar Modi, significant priority is given to the development of Ladakh, Jammu Kashmir and North East regions. He ensures that sufficient funding will be allot for removing all the gaps in judicial infrastructure which is across the UTs of Ladakh and Jammu Kashmir.
Chief Justice of India N.V.Ramana and Kiren rijiju are planning to build District Court Complex.
Lt Governor mentions in the meeting that the administration has played a vital role in overhauling the infrastructure development of court complexes across the UT. He even emphasized on making precise plans in collaboration with the representatives from the judiciary.
This Srinagar meeting between Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju and LG Manoj Sinha, Lt Governor on the partnership with the representatives from the judiciary. It was clearly decided that the public utilities will be constructed and renovated in all courts across the region. The directions were issued to assure that all the court complexes that are categorized as rented buildings will be provided with new complexes by the end of this fiscal. In District Courts there will be a complete e-filing system in which adequate funds would be freed/released by the Central Government.
At the conclusion of the meeting, it was decided that construction work (infrastructure) of the Jammu District Court complex will begin soon.