Guwahati, February 25: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the new Academic Building of Assam Judicial Academy at Amingaon, within the campus of the National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA). Stating it as a proud moment, the CM urged all members of the Judiciary to make the people more aware on judicial matters. He also urged them to make good use of modern technology to expedite the process of judicial delivery system.
The CM expressed hope that the new institution would be a Centre of Excellence in legal education, training and research.
It must be noted that the new academic building is constructed with an amount of Rs 20 crore and would cater to the need of quality legal education to the judicial officers of the state. The CM also informed that the process of infrastructure development of the judiciary is going on at a satisfactory pace in the state and projects worth around Rs 300 crore are being implemented.
The Academy aims to provide comprehensive legal training and research facilities to the Judicial Officers of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh.
Supreme Court judges Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Justice Ajit Singh were also present at the event.