New Delhi, Aug 25: The Minister of Law and Justice Arjun Ram Meghwal on Friday said the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Evidence Act would be Indianised.
"We need to think the Indian way and that is why the Home Minister has introduced these bills in Parliament recently" the minister said.
During the Launch of Tele Law 2.0, the Law Minister Arjun Meghwal appreciated the functionaries providing legal advice service under Tele-Law with legal representation services under Nyaya Bandhu (Pro Bono) program.
To ensure Access to Justice, the Department of Justice (DoJ) today celebrated its Tele-Law 2.0 event attended by Minister of State (I/C) for Law and Justice, Arjun Ram Meghwal.
The event was seminal as it commemorated the reaching of the 50 Lakh milestone, which earmarks rendering of pre-litigation advice to the common citizens through the use of technology.
It also integrated this legal advice service under Tele-Law with legal representation services under Nyaya Bandhu (Pro Bono) programme which enabled the common citizen to access legal advice, legal assistance and legal representation through a single registration and single gateway of Tele-Law.
The Event was also witness to the felicitation of the frontline functionaries who are the grassroot soldiers and ensures the delivery of legal services at the doorstep.
Participants included officials from Department of Justice, CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd, students and faculty of the Pro Bono Clubs constituted under Law schools, various Partnering agencies of DoJ implementing literacy and legal awareness; Paralegal Volunteers, Village Level Entrepreneurs, Panel lawyers and State Coordinators implementing Tele-Law in the country.
The event was organized by Department of Justice and is supported by CSC e-Governance Services India Limited. The event exemplified the Government’s vision to strengthen the legal aid eco-system and to ensure “Justice for All”