JAMMU, Feb 5: State Judicial Academy today organized one-day special orientation training programme for Principal District Judges of Jammu province on National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG).
The training programme was organized under the guidance and patronage of Chief Patron of State Judicial Academy and Chief Justice of J&K High Court, Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar and governing body of the Judicial Academy comprising Justice Alok Aradhe (Chairman), Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Janak Raj Kotwal (Members) and Computer and e-court (e-Governance) Committee Chairman, Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, Member.
The proceedings were conducted by Abdul Rashid Malik, Director, State Judicial Academy, who in his welcome address, highlighted the background of the creation of NJDG. He emphasized that National Judicial Data Grid is a part of the ongoing e-courts integrated mission mode project.
“NJDG will work as a monitoring tool to identify, manage and reduce pendency of cases. It will also help to provide timely inputs for making policy decisions to reduce delay and arrears in the system, facilitate better monitoring of court performance and systemic bottlenecks thus facilitate better resource management”, he further said.
Malik Shabir Ahmad, Central Project Coordinator (e-courts) High Court of J&K discussed in detail the use and efficacy of NJDG through power point presentation and sensitized the Judicial Officers about the techniques in using NJDG as a monitoring tool in case management in the courts.
Principal District Judges interacted with the resource persons regarding the implementation of the NJDG and vowed to make best use of NJDG in courts and case management system.