Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Monday said that the electronic Supreme Court Reports (e-SCR) project was launched on the first working day of 2023 'as a tribute to the nation', and will be a free service that young juniors will not have to pay for. .The CJI went on to state that there was a team of law clerks working with him, and that the project contained 34,000 judgments."It is going to be is a free service, so even young juniors will not have to pay. The elastic search facility is up to January 1, 2023. We have team of law clerks working with us. There are 34,000 judgments," he said. .The e-SCR Project is an initiative to provide the digital version of the Supreme Court's judgments in the manner as they are reported in the official Supreme Court Reports..The project, which will be accessible to all, will be rolled out on the Supreme Court’s website, mobile application, as well as the Judgment Portal of the National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG).The move has been described as an endeavour "to take a step forward towards fulfilling the objective of digitization of Indian Judiciary and underlines the vision to bring in a positive change for the benefit of all the stakeholders of justice, primarily litigants and members of the Bar as also the High Courts, National Law University, Judicial Academies, etc.".The e- SCR project will showcase replica soft copies of judgments by utilizing the verifiable authentic soft copies as available in the PDF format. This project would create an invaluable resource as the entire gamut of judgments from the inception of the Supreme Court in the year 1950 till date would be available on e-SCR and digital repository.