Update: March 31, 2022 05:19 STI
New Delhi [India]Mar 31 (ANI): Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday launched a new “divyang-friendly” Ministry of Justice website, a one-stop platform for all the ministry’s digital initiatives, and said any citizen can access information on proceedings, orders, cases and live streaming of hearings on the website.
“Implementing Prime Minister @NarendraModi Ji’s vision of making justice accessible to all, proud to launch the revamped Ministry of Justice website. With http://doj.gov.in, any citizen can access complete information on proceedings, orders, cases and the Live Stream of hearings,” Rijiju tweeted.
“Designed from the user’s perspective, the website is divyang-friendly and provides an inclusive platform to accommodate all sections of society,” a statement from the Ministry of Law and Justice said.
The new website is launched on the S3WaaS (Secure, Scalable and Sugamya Website as a Service) platform. It leverages technology to build secure websites using GIGW (Guidelines for Government Websites) compliant templates that are highly customizable and can be deployed seamlessly on a scalable software-defined infrastructure, the statement said.
“Thanks to this platform, the website is now more user-friendly, it can be easily modified and it is a step towards uniformity. Thus, ensuring transparency, accessibility and the transparent dissemination of information to the public and a big step towards home delivery of services,” the statement read.
Detailing the features of the new website, the statement said it was interactive and gave better access to “citizen-centric services”.
“Live streaming of court proceedings from the Hon’ble High Courts of Gujarat, Orissa, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Patna and Madhya Pradesh can be viewed here, Judgments and Orders of the Hon’ble High Courts are easily accessible, the status of the case can be checked using the CNR number, traffic offenses can be settled, near real-time data relating to court proceedings/decisions from all courts in district and computerized subordinates across the country can be accessed through the NJDG,” the statement said.
All information related to the E-Courts Mission Mode Project, Appointment of Judges, Special Fast Track Courts, Nyaya Bandhu, Gram Nyayalaya, DISHA Program, Telelaw are made available here as the Ministry wishes to establish this portal as a single source of information relating to all Department of Justice efforts.
In the future, the ministry intends to have digital town halls with senior officials, live chat for answers to FAQs, surveys and polls on various topics to gauge the mood of the nation, dialogue forums for suggestions, comments and grievances, etc., the statement said. (ANI)