The Government approved the e-Courts Mission Mode Project Phase -3 on 13th September 2023 during a cabinet meeting.
- The project is a Central Sector Scheme with a financial outlay of 7,210 crore rupees, spanning four years.
- The e-Courts Project has been under implementation since 2007 as part of the National eGovernance Plan.
- Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur explained that the e-Courts Mission Mode Project aims to improve access to justice through technology.
- It will enable citizens, including those without access to technology, to access judicial services through eSewa Kendras.
- The primary goal of the project is to establish online and paperless courts to make the judicial system more convenient, economical, and transparent for citizens.
- There will be the establishment of 4,400 eSewa Kendras at all Court complexes to facilitate this initiative.
Q.: What is the primary goal of the e-Courts Mission Mode Project?
a) Reducing court cases
b) Improving access to justice using technology
c) Increasing the number of physical courts
d) Enhancing security in court complexes
Ans :b) Improving access to justice using technology