Gandhinagar, 23 April (Hindustan). Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has said that Gujarat is taking forward the practice of sustainable development developed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi through continuous development works by building strong infrastructure. The state government has moved ahead in the path of judicial infrastructure development. Patel said this while laying the foundation stone of the new District Court building to be constructed in Gandhinagar on Sunday. This new District Court building will be constructed at a cost of Rs 136 crore with state-of-the-art facilities including two basement parking and seven floors.
Along with laying the foundation stone of the Gandhinagar District Court building, the Chief Minister also performed virtual bhumi pujan of judicial residential buildings at Dhulia Kot, Law Garden in Ahmedabad. Law Minister Hrishikesh Patel, Supreme Court Justice M.R. Shah, Belaben Trivedi, Acting Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court A. J. Desai, State Advocate General Kamalbhai Trivedi along with district court judges, jurists and eminent advocates witnessed the occasion.
Budget of three lakh crore rupees
The Chief Minister said that the Judiciary, the Legislature and the Executive; Synergy of all the three organs keeps the democracy dynamic and developing. Judiciary has a special place and importance. In such a situation, it is our aim to equip the judiciary with necessary infrastructure. The Chief Minister said that this year the budget of Rs 3 lakh crore, the biggest in the history of the state, has been given and in this budget infrastructure development has been included in the five pillars of development. He said that keeping in view the needs of the judiciary to make it more convenient, the government has made a provision of Rs 2014 crore for the Law Department in the budget.
Will equip Tehsil-District Courts with facilities and equipment: Hrishikesh Patel
Law Minister Hrishikesh Patel said that the justices working in the judiciary and their supporting staff should be able to work in the best way; This government is determined to provide a good platform for this and to provide best facilities to their families with modern living facilities. For this, a huge amount of Rs 2,000 crore has been allocated for the facilities of the judiciary in the current year’s financial budget. In the next five years, Tehsil-District Courts will be equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment necessary for technology, so that the applicants and advocates coming to the courts will also get the benefit of the facilities. Today the applicants can easily get the details of their case and the stage of progress by the Judiciary. Today, when the Prime Minister of the country has paved the administrative path, continuous efforts are being made to improve the facilities from judicial administration to rural economy.
Speedy justice necessary in case of accident: Justice MR Shah
Supreme Court Justice M.R. Shah said that today is a unique day for the judiciary in Gandhinagar. The Gujarat government has provided the best modern facilities for the judiciary in the entire country. He said that recently a team of High Court officials from Uttar Pradesh had come to Gujarat to study the infrastructural facilities of the courts. Impressed by the modern facilities provided by the Gujarat government, when this team presented its report to the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, then the government there has also decided to provide the best infrastructural facilities like Gujarat in the 10 district courts in the first phase. He said that when the head of the household dies in an accident, a quick decision should be given in that case, being sensitive, so that the family of the deceased can survive with the amount of his claim.
Tehsil and district court’s decision is important for general public: Judge Belaben
Supreme Court Judge Belaben Trivedi said that we all have to fulfill the divinity of justice in the grandeur of this temple of justice. He said that the decision of Tehsil and District Court is very important for the common man. That’s why we have to make more sensitive efforts to provide quick and easy justice to the people without distraction. Acting Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court A. J. While congratulating everyone on the occasion of Bhumi Pujan of Nutan Bhawan, Desai said that with the construction of the modern District Court building in the center of Gandhinagar city, it would be easier for everyone. He said that with the construction of more than 200 residential houses at one place in the Law Garden area in the heart of Ahmedabad city, very good and safe living arrangements would be available to the staff including the judges.
There will be 28 courts in the 8-storey, modern building
Chief Justice of Gandhinagar District Court J. R. Giving information about the new building, Shah said that an eight-storey modern building with a total of 28 courts will be constructed in 19,375 square meters at Ramkatha Maidan, Sector 11 in Gandhinagar, at a cost of Rs 136 crore, which will have two floors of basement parking, conference rooms, modern Arrangements like library, testimony class for witnesses, judge’s chamber etc. will be made available. Gandhinagar (North) MLA Ritaben Patel, Senior Justice of Gujarat High Court N. V. Anjaria, Advocate General Kamal Trivedi, Secretary of the Law Department P.N. Rawal, High Court Judge, Gandhinagar District Administrative Judge A. S. Supaiya, President and members of Bar Association, invited dignitaries and advocates were present.
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