Bhubaneswar, 29/12/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhishek Mohanty )- : More than 170 courts have been established in last four years and for the coming financial year, the government has the target to establish further 50 new courts in Odisha, said Chief Minister at the All Odisha Lawyers’ Conference on Friday.
“As a step towards easy access to justice Madhu Babu AA-EN SAHAYATA KENDRA is being established in each gram panchayat of the state”, the Chief Minister said.
For the welfare advocates, the state government is contributing Rs 3 crore annually to the Advocate’s Welfare Fund. With the changing economic scenario and globalisation of business, now the litigations have increased manifold. Various laws have been enacted, several quasi-judicial forums have been established, and as such, various natures of disputes are coming up in a rising wave. These disputes are to be resolved timely and cost effectively, failing which the profession of Advocacy would be the greatest looser, the CM added.
In his address Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra informed about the state government’s decision to install air conditioners in the all the court rooms of the state by May next year.
Chief Justice of Orissa High Court Vineet Saran and Law Minister Pratap Jena were present on the occasion,