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Constitution Day: PM to launch new initiatives today



Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in Constitution Day celebrations in the Supreme Court today. Since 2015, the day marks the adoption of the Constitution of India by the Constituent Assembly in 1949. Earlier, the day was observed as Law Day.

During the programme this year, Modi will launch new initiatives under the e-court project, a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said.

The e-court project is an effort to provide services to litigants, lawyers and the judiciary through information and communication technology enabled courts, the statement pointed out.

Some initiatives would include ‘virtual justice clock’, ‘JustIS’ mobile app 2. The event will also be addressed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju and senior judges of the Supreme Court.