Portal Giving Info on Nation-Wide Pending Cases Launched


The latest consolidated figures of district-wise pending cases would be now a click away following the launch of the National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG).

NJDG, which was Saturday inaugurated by Supreme Court judge Justice MB Lokur, will give litigants and others the consolidated figures of pending cases in District Judiciary across the country.

Aimed at promoting transparency and access to information for all stakeholders in the justice delivery system, the NJDG public access page can be visited at the National eCourts portal, ecourts.gov.in’. It will give consolidated figures of pendency of cases in district judiciary across the country.

“These statistics, which will be updated every day by the respective court complexes covered under the eCourts Project, will show case pendency broken into civil and criminal cases and segregated into age-wise categories of upto 2 years, between 2 to 5 years, between 5 to 10 years and more than 10 years.

“The NJDG page for public access will also disseminate national and state, district and court-wise information about institution and disposal of cases and also the cases filed by senior citizens and women in the total pendency,” said the press note issued by Supreme Court Registry.

Presently, NJDG contains information on 1.94 crore pending cases out of approximately 2.7 crore cases of district judiciary under all the high courts of country except Madhya Pradesh and Delhi, where case data is being migrated to national version of Case Information Software.

“Some courts are not yet computerised and, in some cases, connectivity issues may lead to non-updation of information,” the release said.