Delhi lower courts need 43 more judges to clear backlog of 1.3 lakh cases within a year: Zero Pendency Courts Report

Aditi Singh May 13 2019
Zero Pendency Courts

Delhi's lower courts need 43 more judges in addition to the existing 143 in order to clear over one lakh thirty thousand cases that are pending before them within one year, according to findings of the Delhi High Court’s pilot project titled Zero Pendency Courts.

The Zero Pendency Courts project was kickstarted by the High Court's State Court Management Systems Committee in January 2017, in collaboration with DAKSH.

The primary goal of the project was to study the . . .

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