India’s first e-court was Sunday opened at High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad.The high court is common for the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were first two states in the country to be chosen for Integrated Criminal Justice System (ICJS) project. This system system is going to integrate police stations with the courts, with jails, with the prosecution and with the forensic science laboratories.
Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B. Lokur inaugrated the e-court. He said the purpose of e-courts was to ensure speedy justice for the litigants. He stressed the need to appoint staff for paperless courts and advised judges to focus on online data entry.
High court incharge Chief Justice Dilip B. Bhosale, judges of the high court and senior officials were present.