NJA with collaboration of AIIMS holds Intl training programme for judges

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Oct 2018 11:51:46


Staff Reporter,

The National Judicial Academy (NJA) Bhopal has entered into a MoU between Supreme Court of Bangladesh at the instance of Government of India, Ministry of External affairs, New Delhi. As per this MOU about 1500 Bangladesh judges would be coming for a period of 6 years to the academy for judicial education and training. This programme is sponsored and fully funded by the Government of India. As part of this the National Judicial Academy is organising a training programme for Bangladesh Judges On October 10, a delegation of 40 judges from Bangladesh has arrived to participate in the international training programme at Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology AIIMS Bhopal and it was possible due to collaboration between the National Judicial Academy Bhopal and Institute of National imminence AIIMS Bhopal.

The judges enthusiastically understood the various aspects of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology including Autopsy examination. Dr Raghvendra Kumar Vidua, Associate Professor, Dept of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology gave a presentation on the basic working of the Forensic Medicine Department related to handling of physical evidence, procedure and protocol in a forensic autopsy. The Judges found the training in the subject interesting and later on emphasised that how important the role of forensic
experts is in solving various medico legal cases and how the medico legal reports help them in the delivery of justice.

Professor Arneet Arora Head of Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology further clarified their doubts on different medico legal issues like examination of a rape victim case against her consent. She also sensitised them about different aspects of medico-legal cases.

The vote of thanks was presented by Dr Anuradha Singh, Senior resident on the behalf of the department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology AIIMS Bhopal and thanked Prof Sarman Singh, Director AIIMS Bhopal for actively encouraging and supporting such training programmes of academic interest. She also thanked Justice G Raghuram, the Director National Judicial Academy for making this collaboration between the 2 institutes a reality. This was the 4th time when AIIMS Bhopal trained Judges from the Bangladesh and this training by AIIMS Bhopal will be continued in the future for judges from various SAARC
countries on the basis of collaboration between AIIMS
Bhopal and National Judicial Academy Bhopal.