India has 18 judges per ten lakh people
New Delhi, Aug 4: There are 18 judges for each 10 lakh individuals when contrasted with 50 judges suggested by the Law Commission in its 1987 report which the Chief Justice of India had as of late refered to looking for an expansion in the judges quality.
As indicated by the information put out by the Law Ministry out in the open area, the judge to populace proportion in India remains at 17.86 judges for each 10 lakh individuals.
Mizoram has the most elevated judge to populace proportion which remains at 57.74. In Delhi, it remains at 47.33, while in Uttar Pradesh, the most crowded condition of the nation, the proportion is 10.54 judges for every 10 lakh individuals.
West Bengal has the most minimal judge to populace proportion at 10.45 judges for every 10 lakh individuals.
The authorized quality of the Supreme Court today remains at 31 judges, including the CJI when contrasted with 25 in 2009. The peak court confronts a lack of 3 judges. Four new judges were as of late delegated to the pinnacle court.
The authorized quality of the high courts till 2014 was 906 judges and it was expanded to 1,079 in June this year.
There are 24 high courts in the nation.
Be that as it may, notwithstanding the expansion in the authorized quality, the high court, as in July this year, confronted a lack of 477 judges.
The subordinate courts in the nation, the foundation of equity conveyance framework, have an authorized quality of 20,502.
Be that as it may, there are just 16,070 legal officers serving in the courts and the lack remained at 4,432 as on December 31, 2015.
Tending to the inaugural session of Joint Conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts here in April, CJI T S Thakur had said subsequent to 1987, when the Law Commission had prescribed an expansion in the quantity of judges from that point 10 judges for every 10 lakh individuals to 50, “nothing has moved”. .