A Webinar on ‘A Vision for Virtual Courts’ is being organised jointly by Forum For Fast Justice, Mumbai, Public Concern for Governance Trust and National Federation of Societies for Fast Justice, New Delhi.
Public Concern for Governance Trust (PCGT) is a registered trust founded by Mr. Julio Ribeiro, Dr. R.K. Anand, and late Mr. B.G. Deshmukh to increase public participation and activism towards creating a more transparent and efficient governance system. For more details about the organization, please visit https://www.pcgt.org/
About Forum for Fast Justice, Mumbai
Forum for Fast Justice was founded in 2008 by Sri Bhagvanjibhai Raiyani and few others. It is a National Level NGO working towards ensuring that a time bound, fast justice delivery system is established at the earliest which is also affordable to the poor. It also aims at creating mass awareness across the country by educating people about their rights, organizing seminars, workshops, conferences and conventions. It also files Public Interest Litigations in larger public interest.
About the Webinar
The COVID-19 Pandemic has triggered a reform in the Justice System in India. Earlier this year, the Supreme Court began conducting hearings online via video conferencing.
Parliamentary Panel on Law and Justice has recommended the continuation of virtual courts even in a post- COVID scenario but it has also expressed the need for upgrade in the infrastructure especially in District Courts, to implement this. The Webinar will be focused on the way forward for virtual courts, a reform long overdue in the Indian Judiciary.
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