SRINAGAR: Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, today visited the District Court Complex Shopian and Kulgam where she interacted with the judicial officers and lawyers and took stock of the functioning of the District Courts.
The Chief Justice was accompanied by Administrative Judge District Court Kulgam Justice Aalok Aaradhe, Justice Tashi Rabstan, and Principal Secretary to Chief Justice Jawwad Ahmed.
They reviewed various facilities available for litigants, lawyers, functioning of the lower courts and overall infrastructure. The Chief Justice while listening to the demands of the Bar Association Shopian promised posting of an adequate number of Judges for district courts and upgradation of requisite facilities in the interest of the general public. Expressing her pleasure at facilities available at the district court complex, the Chief Justice stressed on adding more amenities in order to improve the overall justice delivery system.
The Chief Justice stressed the need to encourage disposal of pending cases through alternative dispute redressal mechanism where both parties may have win-win situation without wasting time and money, if their dispute is resolved amicably. The Chief Justice also stressed on ensuring speedy, inexpensive and timely disposal of pending cases for litigating public by Judiciary.