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The Gujarat High Court has set up an information hub, dubbed the War Room within the High Court premises to maintain and monitor data and statistics on the judiciary in Gujarat. The facility was inaugurated by Acting Chief Justice Anant S Dave in the Gujarat High Court, after the flag hoisting ceremony on Independence Day.
As per a press released issued by the High Court, the War Room will be equipped with large display monitors with attached computers, LED projector, Video Conferencing Setup with access to live streaming of the footage of CCTV network installed in the lower Courts.
Envisioned by Acting Chief Justice Dave, the project is being carried out under the aegis of the State Court Management System Committee which he chairs.
Further, it is said to have been developed to work in a mission mode manner for facilitating instant statistics. Apart from being a centre for date warehousing and data mining of the State judiciary, the War Room will also act as a centre for all compiled statistics relating to justice administration. It will serve as the nodal point of dissemination of such information to the Supreme Court, the Parliament and the State Legislature.
Further, the press release also informs,
“The War Room will also statistically maintain and monitor in the State Judiciary of Gujarat, the parameters and objectives of the six elements of National Court Management Systems (NCMS) including the National Framework for Court Excellence (NFCE) as envisaged in the Policy and Action Plan of the Honourable Supreme Court of India.
The War Room will also help the High Court Registry in planning and monitoring of allocation and expenditure under different budget heads, residential accommodation, court complex infrastructure and also the Financial Commission Resources allocated for the justice sector in the State of Gujarat.”
[Read Press Release]