Union Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that whenever various types of challenges arose in India, Judiciary always came with apt and competent answer to it. He was speaking in the event of inauguration of new building of the Bombay High Court at Goa in Porvorim near Panaji.
Digital technology did a stellar performance during Covid pandemic in as much as 82 lakh cases were heard virtually in various courts, Minister Prasad added further. There has to be a robust answer on the claims regarding environment and development, he added.
Chief Justice of India Sharad Bobde after inaugurating the building said that the bench at Goa always maintained highest standards and made significant contribution to development of law. New building is a sign of new time, he added.
He expressed satisfaction that it is equipped with state of art technology such as solar panels, video conferencing. Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant and other dignitaries also graced the occasion. Senior Judges of Supreme Court and High Court were present on the occasion.
The new two storey court building has been constructed by Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation and the building comprises of seven Court Halls, Record, Library, Accounts, Protocol, Conference Hall and other sections, besides chambers for the Judges, Registrars and staff.