Integrated system for litigation management proposed

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in his budget speech on Wednesday announced Rs 4 crore for establishing a child-friendly ‘Special Children Court’ and construction of new courts in Bengaluru Urban district. 

An amount of Rs 731 crore has been allocated for the Department of Law and Courts for the year 2017-2018.

Siddaramaiah announced that Karnataka Integrated Government Litigation Management System (KIGLMS) would be set up with a view to have an effective supervision, management and control over all types of government litigation and to monitor the work and performance of law officers. This would be integrated with the portals of the courts, tribunals and the Bar Councils.

With regard to creating infrastructure, grid connected solar roof tops would be installed on PPP mode with the assistance of KREDL in Mysuru, Gadag, Kalaburagi, Tumakuru and Mangaluru District Court Complexes.

Pure water units would be established in all taluk court complexes at a cost of Rs 8.12 crore for the benefit of public and advocates.

Monthly training allowance paid to the SC/ST law graduates would be increased to Rs 5,000 from the present Rs 2,000.

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