High Court appoints three more registrars

High Court appoints three more registrars

To ensure adequate steps are taken to fill vacancies and proper infrastructure is created in the State Judiciary, the High Court of Karnataka recently appointed three more registrars – Registrar Recruitment, Registrar Infrastructure and Registrar Statistics.

With the addition of the new registrars, their number in the High Court has increased to six. Sources said the new registrars, appointed for the first time, had already taken charge.

Registrar Recruitment will take care of pending vacancies in the judiciary. “He will be vetsed with the task of appointment of judges at all levels. Registrar Recruitment will get sanctions for filling vacant posts. His duties include holding discussions with the government,” sources said.

Registrar Infrastructure will look into the infrastructure required for the judiciary. “We have 1,200 judicial officers in the State at all levels. To function effectively, we need courts and infrastructure. Work on construction of courts, the stage of construction, the requirement of infrastructure for the functioning of the court, furniture, computers, stenographers will be looked into by Registrar infrastructure. Registrar Statistics will ensure information of the case status, the number of cases registered, disposed of, and other details,” sources said.

Promotions

The High Court has also filled vacancies of district judges in the City civil courts through promotions. The judges will be given new postings within a week.

A P Ranganath, General Secretary, Advocates Association of Bangalore, thanking Chief Justice D H Waghela and Administrative Judge Justice K L Manjunath, requested them to fill vacancies in the High Court, too.

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