Assistance for opening of new Courts

The development of infrastructure facilities for the judiciary is the primary responsibility of the State Governments.  However, in order to augment the resources of the State Governments, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for development of infrastructure facilities for judiciary has been in operation since 1993-94.  The scheme presently covers the construction of court buildings and residential accommodation of judicial officers of district and subordinate courts.  The details of funds sanctioned to the State Governments of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra under the above mentioned Scheme are as follows:
(Rs. in crore)
Sl. No.
State
Total Funds sanctioned as on 08.03.2016.
1
Gujarat
402.64
2
Madhya Pradesh
301.13
3
Rajasthan
114.02
4
Maharashtra
549.41
The details of approved and working strength in the High Courts of Gujarat and Rajasthan as on 31.03.2015 are as follows:-
Name of the High Court
Approved Strength
Working Strength
Permanent
Additional
Total
Permanent
Additional
Total
1.
Gujarat
39
13
52
                  27
03
30
2.
Rajasthan
38
12
50
27
03
30
                                                                          
                        This information was given by Minister of Law & Justice, Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.
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(Release ID :137756)
Source: Press Information Bureau (PIB) 

Source: Bombay High Court

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