Diamond Jubilee Celebration of Supreme Court

  • Inaugurated by the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi.
  • The Prime Minister launched citizen-centric information and technology initiatives that include Digital Supreme Court Reports (Digi SCR), Digital Courts 2.0 and the new website of the Supreme Court.

SCR

  • It will make Supreme Court judgments available to the citizens free of cost and in electronic format.
  • It will have all 519 volumes of the Supreme Court reports since 1950, covering 36,308 cases.
  • It shall be available in a digital format, bookmarked, user-friendly, and with open access.

Digital Courts 2.0

  • Recent initiative under the e-Courts project.
  • It is to make court records available to the Judges of the district courts in electronic form.
  • Coupled with the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for transcribing speech to text on a real-time basis.

New Website

  • It will be in bilingual format in English and Hindi.
  • It has been redesigned with a user-friendly interface.
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