Development of Infrastructure Facilities for Judiciary

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The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on July 14 has approved continuation of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for Development of Infrastructure Facilities for Judiciary for further five years from 01.04.2021 to 31.03.2026 at a total cost of Rs.9000 crore, out of which Central share will be Rs.5357 crore including Rs.50 crore for the Gram Nyayalayas Scheme and their implementationin a Mission Mode through National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms. Following activities will be carried out;

Construction of 3800 court halls and 4000 residential units for Judicial Officers (JO) in all the District and Subordinate Courtsin all the District and Subordinate Courts with an expenditure of Rs.4500 crores.

Construction of 1450 Lawyers’ Halls in all the District and Subordinate Courts with an expenditure of Rs.700 crore.

Construction of 1450 toilet complex in all the District and Subordinate Courts with an expenditure of Rs.47 crore.

Construction of 3800 Digital Computer Rooms in the District and Subordinate Courts with an expenditure of Rs.60 crore.

Operationalisation of Gram Nyayalayas in implementing states with an expenditure of Rs.50 crore.

An on-line monitoring system has been set up by the Department of Justice enabling data collection on progress, completion of court halls and residential units under construction as well as better asset management.

Department of Justice has developed an online monitoring system with technical assistance from ISRO.