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Arunachal seeks Central fund for permanent HC

By Correspondent

ITANAGAR, May 1 - Government of Arunachal Pradesh has been exploring possibility of getting financial assistance from the Planning Commission or DoNER Ministry for setting up its permanent High Court complex in the State capital and the government has already approached NITI Aayog for approving the same.

This was divulged by Chief Minister Kalikho Pul while discussing the issues pertaining to construction of permanent High Court complex and development of judiciary system in the State in a meeting with Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Justice Ajit Singh here on Friday.

Arunachal is the only State in North East which does not have an independent High Court.

The Chief Minister said that handing over of land for construction of permanent High Court Complex in the State capital is in process. The government has instructed the Public Works Department to hand over the entire complex of State Guest House at Naharlagun to the Law & Judicial Department on �as is where is basis� at the earliest.

He said, �Given the fund constraints, the State Government is exploring possibility of getting financial assistance from Planning Commission or DoNER Ministry for setting up of the High Court Complex and accordingly has approached NITI Aayog for approving the same.� He asked the Chief Secretary in-charge to submit the detailed project report (DPR) for construction of permanent High Court Complex immediately.

To facilitate justice on issues of women and gender equality, a gazette notification pertaining to gender sensitisation and sexual harassment of women has already been published in the State Gazetteer and Local Complaints Committees have been constituted in 10 out of 21 districts of the State, the Chief Minister informed.

He further informed that to further strengthen the judiciary system, the government has created nine additional posts of judicial officers along with 99 posts of subordinate staff at Subordinate judiciary as submitted by the State Empowered Committee.

Justice Singh while agreeing to extend full cooperation for development of judiciary system in the State said that he will write to the Central Government for funding of construction of the permanent High Court Complex in the capital.

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Arunachal seeks Central fund for permanent HC

ITANAGAR, May 1 - Government of Arunachal Pradesh has been exploring possibility of getting financial assistance from the Planning Commission or DoNER Ministry for setting up its permanent High Court complex in the State capital and the government has already approached NITI Aayog for approving the same.

This was divulged by Chief Minister Kalikho Pul while discussing the issues pertaining to construction of permanent High Court complex and development of judiciary system in the State in a meeting with Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Justice Ajit Singh here on Friday.

Arunachal is the only State in North East which does not have an independent High Court.

The Chief Minister said that handing over of land for construction of permanent High Court Complex in the State capital is in process. The government has instructed the Public Works Department to hand over the entire complex of State Guest House at Naharlagun to the Law & Judicial Department on �as is where is basis� at the earliest.

He said, �Given the fund constraints, the State Government is exploring possibility of getting financial assistance from Planning Commission or DoNER Ministry for setting up of the High Court Complex and accordingly has approached NITI Aayog for approving the same.� He asked the Chief Secretary in-charge to submit the detailed project report (DPR) for construction of permanent High Court Complex immediately.

To facilitate justice on issues of women and gender equality, a gazette notification pertaining to gender sensitisation and sexual harassment of women has already been published in the State Gazetteer and Local Complaints Committees have been constituted in 10 out of 21 districts of the State, the Chief Minister informed.

He further informed that to further strengthen the judiciary system, the government has created nine additional posts of judicial officers along with 99 posts of subordinate staff at Subordinate judiciary as submitted by the State Empowered Committee.

Justice Singh while agreeing to extend full cooperation for development of judiciary system in the State said that he will write to the Central Government for funding of construction of the permanent High Court Complex in the capital.