In order to ensure that virtual courts are friendly to physically challenged lawyers and litigants, Justice DY Chandrachud, chairman of the Supreme Court’s e-Committee, has proffered suggestions to High Courts.
The parliamentary panel report on virtual court hearings has favoured the integration of virtual courts in India's legal ecosystem. It has said that virtual courts, after gaining immense ground during the COVID-19 pandemic, will remain the new reality and the new normal.
Covid 19 or the Corona virus as it is commonly called has not only played havoc in the lives of people all over the world but it is also going to have a profound effect and change the way how countries and communities conduct their lives and businesses hence forth.
The Supreme Court Registry has issued a circular mentioning helpline number for the convenience of Advocates, party in person and all concerned to resolve problems regarding video conferencing, filing/ re-filing/ curing defects, e-filing, Mentioning, Listing and Video Conferencing/ Virtual Courts.