Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud announced that the eSCR (Electronic Supreme Court Reports) will now be providing Supreme Court judgements in various regional languages of India. The said feature will be launched on the occasion of Republic Day.
The e-SCR project was launched by the Supreme Court on 2nd January 2023 as a tribute to the nation in the New Year. It was an initiative to provide the digital version of the Supreme Court's judgments in the manner as they are reported in the official law report - 'Supreme Court Reports'.
CJI DY Chandrachud, while announcing the launch said–
"We have the eSCR which now has 34000 judgements and an elastic search facility. We also have now 1091 judgements in regional languages which will be launched tomorrow on the Republic Day. We have 21 in Odia, 14 in Marathi, 4 in Assamese, 1 in Garo, 17 in Kannada, 1 in Khasi, 29 in Malayalam, 3 in Nepali, 4 in Punjabi, 52 already in Tamil, 28 in Telugu, and 3 in Urdu. We are on a mission to provide Supreme Court judgements in all scheduled languages. We have already started. It will be released on Republic Day."