The Supreme Court has decided to organise it’s first-ever Hackathon, in order to identify innovative ideas and explore practical propositions for refining and bringing in efficiency in the existing from ‘filing to listing’ of judicial matters in the Registry.
As per a statement issued by the Supreme Court, the event will witness brainstorming between duty holders, with a goal to bring in evolution by the inclusion of new methodology for upgrading the ecosystem by generating out-of-the-box and open innovative ideas.
The event will be organised under the supervision and guidance of Supreme Court Judge, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul.
Members of the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association will also be invited to participate in the event and provide suggestions for the improvement of the system.
Suggestions will also be sought from the officers and officials of the Registry as well as law clerks deputed in the residential offices of the Chief Justice of India and the Judges of Supreme Court.
The best 18 suggestions/innovative ideas would be identified and accorded with the opportunity to deliver a presentation for demonstrating their vision on the idea/suggestion.
A notification in this regard would be published very soon, giving details of the procedure to apply for the event, along with the link for online submission of applications.
The applicant/participant would be required to briefly suggest the
change/innovation, which would bring further efficiency in the existing processes of filing of cases to listing thereof.
The suggestions made by the participants should be within the ambit of the provisions of the Supreme Court Rules, 2013.
The first rank holder and the runner up of the Hackathon will be felicitated.
The Supreme Court would organise larger Hackathons in future under the aegis of various Committees of Judges of the Supreme Court on various topics of importance for the efficient functioning of the judicial system, added the statement.