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Digitization will help computerization of judicial system: SC

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 6 Aug 2016 3:20 PM GMT

Digitization will help computerization of judicial system: SC
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Allahabad: The process of digitization is a step towards the full computerization of the whole judicial system, said Justice Madan B Lokur, a Judge Supreme Court of India said here on Saturday. Justice Lokur was addressing inaugural session of All India Conference on 'Scanning and Digitization of Judicial Records' in the Centre for Information and Technology of Allahabad High Court.

Justice Lokur further said that digitization of records would make the entire justice delivery system easy and smooth.

Elaborating the benefits of scanning and digitization, he said that the main benefit of digitization is to keep the records and files secured. Furthermore, it would help in speedy excess to files as one can find any document within two seconds.

He further said that every high court has cases which are of historical and cultural importance, therefore, these documents has to be preserved through the process of digitization. Further, it would help the litigants to know the status and orders of their cases, added Justice Lokur.

On this occasion, the chief secretary Deepak Singhal also assured that the state government was committed to provide all help in digitization and also computerization.

Cheif Justice of Allahabad High Court Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale actively participated in the conference along with all the judges of Allahabad High Court.

Earlier, Justice Dilip Gupta, a judge of Allahabad High Court welcomed the guests and introduced the topic to the attendants.

This conference was held in pursuant to the resolution passed in the 'Chief Justices' Conference' held at New Delhi on April 22 and 23, 2016 that a conference on 'Scanning and Digitisation of Judicial Records' would be organised by the Allahabad High Court at the Centre for Information Technology for which the representatives of the Computerisation Committees of the High Courts and the staff thereto would be deputed for exchange of experiences and sharing of best practices of all High Courts which they are imparting on the project for digitisation.

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Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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