After delivering the judgment in Madhya Pradesh case today, Justice DY Chandrachud, the head of the Supreme Court E-Committee remarked that the Video Conferencing Hearings are going well.
He said that the the Court is at advanced stage of trial of e-filing software for 24/7 filing of documents etc. and soon the Clerks may not need to come to SC for filing.
However, the there were some glitches during the video conferencing session of the bench presided by the Chief Justice Of India.
Last week, the Supreme Court had introduced court proceedings vide video conferencing to avoid the 'people to people' contact. It had also issued a slew of guidelines to streamline the functioning of courts via video conferencing during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Justice Chandrachud had also conferred with HC Judges On Video-Conferencing & Web Hosting Of Proceedings.
In September 2018, the Supreme Court held that the Court proceedings shall be live-streamed in the larger public interest. The Bench has said that appropriate Rules in that regard will be framed soon under Article 145 of the Constitution of India.