Centre for Research and Planning scans judgments of top 50 High Court judges in line for elevation to Supreme Court: CJI DY Chandrachud

The step was taken to addressing the criticism the Collegium has faced for not having any concrete data about judges or lawyers being considered for appointment to the top court, the CJI said.
Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud
Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday revealed that the Supreme Court’s Centre for Research and Planning, recently set up to aid the Collegium in making judicial appointments, has created a system to assess the top 50 High Court judges of the country who are in line to be elevated to the apex court.

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