Why is it in the news?
- Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud has recently launched the ‘FASTER 2.0’ portal.
- Designed to promptly inform jail authorities, trial courts, and high courts about court orders for the release of prisoners.
Significance of FASTER 2.0
- Facilitates instant communication to concerned authorities, enhancing the efficiency of the justice system.
- Aims to overcome delays in the present system, eliminating the time taken for physical order copies to reach jail authorities through formal government channels.
· CJI Chandrachud also unveiled a Hindi version of the e-SCR portal.
· The e-SCR portal allows access to Supreme Court judgments in Hindi, promoting accessibility and inclusivity.