On Saturday, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju stated that artificial intelligence can help ensure sustainable justice and reduce the backlog of outstanding cases in “surprising ways”.

At the closing ceremony of the two-day Constitution Day event organized by the Supreme Court, he said that artificial intelligence (AI) can help implement court management tools such as case flow management, case management clearance rates, case law online information and automated algorithms to support Based on the system, these can improve the efficiency of judicial operations.

The Minister said that as Indian courts have undergone transformational changes through digitalization, the emerging field of artificial intelligence can help ensure sustainable judicial enforcement and reduce the backlog of outstanding cases in surprising ways.

He said that machines certainly cannot replace human judges, but they can assist judges in their decision-making process by giving calculated and fair opinions.

Rijiju said that the synchronization of artificial intelligence and human intelligence will help speed up justice.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice Ramana of India, Supreme Court and High Court judges attended the event.

When talking about concerns about pending cases in different courts, the minister said that the adequacy of the judicial infrastructure is essential to reduce the court’s pending cases and the backlog of cases.

Rijiju said that the current government is very sensitive to the need to provide well-equipped judicial infrastructure to lower-level judicial institutions to promote judicial administration so that everyone can easily and timely deliver justice.

He pointed out that the government is committed to investing as much resources as possible to build the next generation of high- infrastructure to develop it into an engine of economic growth.

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He said that the role of the judiciary in adjudicating infrastructure disputes and keeping in mind the greater national interest is critical to the development trajectory and overall project costs.

Regarding the alternative dispute resolution mechanism to reduce the burden on the courts, Hiyoshiju said that the central government has been adopting various policy measures to promote and strengthen the mechanism by revising existing laws. He the meeting that as a continuation of this work, an independent mediation law is being considered.