On 22.02.2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the book “Judicial Reforms: Recent Global Trends” published by EBC in association with IIFL and presented the first copy to President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
The book is compilation of essays written by eminent persons on Judicial Reforms. These were delivered at a conference on Judicial Reforms, which was inaugurated by the President of India. They have been compiled and edited under the stewardship of Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Judge of the International Court of Justice and the President of the Indian International Law Foundation (IIFL).
Justice S.A. Bobde, Judge, Supreme Court of India, Justice Vikramjit Sen, former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Mr Fali Nariman, Senior Advocate are the Vice-Presidents of IIFL.
In his address, the Prime Minister said that efficient Governance can lessen the burden of the judiciary. In the event that was attended by the Chief Justice of India, Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, along with others dignitaries, President Pranab Mukherjee said that adequate court rooms, infrastructure, to utilise modern facility and adequate number of judges are important for judicial reform.
The function was presided over by the Chief Justice of India, Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar who talked about the recent judicial appointments and the efforts being made towards achieving the goal of judicial reform.
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