February 8, 2023

BENGALURU EXPRESS

Truth Triumphs

Conference of CMs and CJs:Instruction to constitute an Authority to ramp up Judicial infrastructure: CM Bommai

New Delhi, April 30: The Conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of all the States has instructed for the constitution of an Authority to ramp up judicial infrastructure, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.

Speaking to media persons after the conference, Bommai said, “the conference especially discussed judicial infrastructure. The Supreme Court is keen to see the Union government and the State governments working together to ramp up judicial infrastructure. Accordingly it was instructed to constitute an Authority in the States which would be headed by the Chief Justice. The committee would also include the Chief Minister, the Law minister and senior officials. The committee should oversee the works for raising the judicial infrastructure.”

Appointment of judges

The conference also discussed delivering speedy justice by strengthening the judicial system. The initiatives for strengthening the democratic system and the nation’s economy too figured in the deliberations. It was instructed to fill the sanctioned posts of judges wherever they are vacant, Bommai said.

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