The Apex court was apprised that tenders to establish an online portal which will provide real-time information on mental health facilities across the country right down to the district level have been invited by the the Central Government informed the Supreme Court on Tuesday that it has invited.
The Additional Solicitor General Madhavi Divan informed the bench comprising of the Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, Justice Hima Kohli and Justice JB Pardiwala that a dashboard will be there on the portal for providing real-time information regarding mental health facilities.
The ASG Divan submitted that the government of all States have been called for a demonstration which will happen in 15 days.
The portal is however going to be functional within a month.
The Apex court has asked Central government for filing an affidavit regarding the implementation of the portal.
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