Chief Justice of India NV Ramana has written to Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad requesting to strengthen the community and connectivity past main city centres, notably in rural and tribal areas, as he stated the digital divide is adversely impacting the functioning of the Courts within the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
In a letter written to the Union Legislation Minister on June 8, the CJI said, “I’m writing to deliver to your sort consideration sure points that emerged throughout the course of my latest interplay with the Chief Justices of all of the Excessive Courts which want the quick intervention of the Union Authorities.”
Aside from strengthening the community and connectivity in rural and tribal areas, the CJI additionally requested the Union Minister to enhance the provisioning of vaccines to immunise all of the functionaries related to the Courts and their households throughout the nation to facilitate full-scale functioning.
“To recognise all of the functionaries of the Courts, together with the advocates, as front-line staff for the aim of offering pandemic associated aid. To supply monetary help to advocates, particularly the junior advocates, who’re struggling to