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NJA, Bhopal established in 1993 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, is an independent society, fully funded by the Government of India and works under the directions of the Supreme Court of India. The mandate of NJA is to organize trainings to aid the judges in their judging role and in performance of court administration work. In accordance with the Memorandum of Association of NJA Governing Council (GC) and the General Body (GB) are established for governing the functioning of NJA. The Chief Justice of India is the Chairperson of both the GC and the GB of NJA.

Training programmes conducted by NJA

NJA organized a total number of 552 academic programmes from 26.05.2014 to 31.03.2021 in which 15839 judges, judicial officers, High Court Judges, members of Tribunals and foreign judges participated. These included Regional Conferences and Special Events which are flagship programmes of NJA. Published 18 quarterly newsletter from 2014 to 2020. Newsletters of NJA cover Academic activities of the Academy.

Training programmes conducted by NJA during last three years including current Academic Year

Academic Year

Programmes Conducted

Participants of District Judiciary

Participants of High Courts

Total Participants

2017-18

87

2268

304

2572

2018-19

74

2190

223

2413

2019-20

53

1707

184

1891

2020-21

17

335

277

612

NJA has executed MoUs with foreign authorities of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Maldives for providing training and capacity building programmes for Judicial Officers of these 04 countries. The training for Judges of foreign Countries are conducted in physical mode. However, due to Covid-19 Pandemic Scenario the same have been temporarily stopped. The details are as under:

  1. For Supreme Court of Bangladesh -1500 Judicial Officers to be trained for 6 years. So far training conducted for 430 Judicial Officers.
  2. For the Republic of the Union of Myanmar - 400 Judicial Officers to be trained. So far, training conducted for 40 Judicial Officers
  3. For Judicial Service Commission of the Maldives - 200 Judicial Officers to be trained for 5 years. Training yet to commence.
  4. For Bhutan National Legal Institute Judicial Officers to be trained for 5 years. Training yet to commence.

Grants-in Aid to NJA:

(a)   Revenue Grants-in Aid (Amount in Rs Cr.)

Year

BE

RE

Actual Release

2018-19

10.00

10.00

10.00

2019-20

10.00

15.00

15.00

2020-21

10.00

10.00

10.00

2021-22

10.00

-

9.00

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