PM Modi's speech at the conference of CM and Chief Justices of the High Court

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the inaugural session of the Joint Conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts today. This event is being organized after a gap of 6 years.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the inaugural session of the joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts today. This event is being organized after a gap of 6 years.


Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (CJI) NV Raman will also attend this conference. The inaugural session of the program will also be addressed by CJI Raman and Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju. In a statement issued on Friday, the Prime Minister's Office said that the conference is being organized to prepare a roadmap to make justice simple and convenient through the executive and judiciary. It will also discuss the steps needed to deal with the challenges faced by the justice system.


The Last session was held on 24th April 2016

Earlier this session was held on 24 April 2016. According to the Prime Minister's Office, in the last 6 years, the Central Government has taken several initiatives for improving the infrastructure of court procedures and integration of digital technology under the 'Court Mission Mode Project'.


Several Chief Ministers including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will attend the conference. CJI NV Raman had asked to include a proposal for 'development of infrastructure in courts' in the agenda of the conference, which has been made a part of the agenda.


Issues like quick disposal of cases, filling up of vacant posts will be discussed

Filling up vacant posts in courts, and expediting case disposal will be discussed on the agenda of the joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts. Let us tell you that Chief Justice NV Ramana had sent a proposal to the government a few months ago to set up the National Judicial Infrastructure Authority of India (NJIAI) to ensure adequate infrastructure for the courts. Such conferences are held once every 2 years, but this time it is being organized after 6 years. Earlier in 2015 and 2013, a joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts was organized.