Mission Mode Project (MMP): By 2014, Govt plans Pan-India roll out of e-Courts
With an aim to deliver speedy justice and cut the backlog of pending cases, the Government has decided to have pan-India roll out of e-Courts by 2014
What is e-courts Mission Mode Project?
- Under the e-Courts Mission Mode Project (MMP), the Govt of India plans to implement ICT in Indian Judiciary in 3 phases over a period of 5 years.
- The e-Courts are expected to bring transparency in the judicial system and help in speedier and efficient disposal of cases.
- Under this project, 14,049 courts in 3,069 court complexes across the country are expected to be computerized by 2014
- The MMP targets to develop, deliver, install, and implement automated decision-making and decision-support systems in 700 courts across Delhi, Bombay, Kolkata and Chennai; 900 courts across 29 State/ Union Territory capitals; and 13,000 district and subordinate courts across the nation.
ICT = Information and Communications Technology or Information and Communication Technology
ICT covers any product that will store, retrieve, manipulate, transmit or receive information electronically in a digital form.