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SC working on 5 yr plan to clear 3 crore pending cases

SC working on 5 yr plan to clear 3 crore pending cases
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Mar 09 2009. 05 45 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Mar 09 2009. 05 45 PM IST
Nainital: The Supreme Court is formulating a five year plan to deal with the 3 crore cases pending in different courts in the country.
This came out during a three day judicial workshop which concluded here yesterday.
As on date, each judge of 13,000 courts in the country has a pendency of 2,000 cases while each year another 1.5 crore fresh cases are admitted, the participants at the workshop were told.
The major recommendation of the North Zone Judicial workshop on Planning and Management of Timely Justice, jointly organised by the National Judicial Academy, High Court Uttarakhand and Uttarakhand Judicial Academy was that there should be greater planning and management within the judicial system.
The recommendations of this workshop will be presented in the national workshop next month on the same subject proposed to be held at the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal, Director of National Judicial Academy Professor G. Mohan Gopal told PTI.
Justice V V S Rao of Andhra Pradesh High Court, Justice Shantanagodar of Karnataka High Court, Justice Surendra Singh of Himachal Pradesh High Court and Justice B M Kandpal, Acting Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court were among those who participated.
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First Published: Mon, Mar 09 2009. 05 45 PM IST