All High Courts will go digital by year end: Justice Lokur


Chairperson of the Supreme Court e-Committee Justice Madan B Lokur said that all the high courts in the country will go digital by the year end under the National Judicial Data Grid.

Four high courts were already completely live with all the information available online and by the year end, all the high courts in the country would be under the data grid, he said inaugurating the Digitization Centre of the Madras High Court. He said that the next step will be to implement e-filing and noted even the stamp fee can be purchased online.

Justice Lokur said that e-Committee has also decided to introduce mobile technology by next week and plans to get effective mobile applications. He said that lawyers, litigants and judges will be able to know the status of the cases through these mobile applications.