The Chief Justice of Orissa High Court, while speaking at the inauguration of the new building of the Orissa State Legal Services authority in Cuttack complemented the Chief Justice of India Justice NV Ramana stating that within five months of his tenure new energy has infused within the Judicial system. The Justice also held that there is renewed energy and enthusiasm among the whole system to put in all the efforts.
He further stated that the foundation has gone stronger than before and it is visible to everyone.
The Chief Justice of Orissa also complimented the changes which are happening in the system stating that they are for the betterment of the citizens and are being received in a positive manner by the people of India.
IMPROVEMENTS IN JUDICIARY
Justice Murlidhar further highlighted the positive changes happening in the judiciary by stating that there are more women officers at all levels which is a benchmark for improvement.
He also commended the District bar and the High Court bar for their cooperation in adapting to the changes around them, he stated that they had arranged training for both, the High Court bar and the District bar on the use of devices and other E-initiatives which are established under the E-committee of the Supreme Court and they were received an encouraging response from both of them.
The Chief Justice of Orissa announced that two model courts are going to be established in two districts of the state which will be virtual.
He also complimented the police for their cooperation in ensuring that they can have a completely virtual court so that witnesses can engage in the proceeding from their locations without having to travel to the court since their presence is necessary for cross-examination.
He further stated that this arrangement will be very helpful in the speedy disposal of the cases.
The Chief Justice also commended the State Director General of Police for all the help that he has provided and is continuously lending to the Judiciary, by providing useful inputs and cooperation.