Maldivian judges to be trained by India

Maldivian judges who will attend the Customized Training at National Judicial Academy of India, Bhopal under the 2020 MoU signed between NJAI Bhopal & Maldives JSC. | Photo: Indian High Commission

Malé, Maldives – The National Judicial Academy of India (NJAI) and the Judicial Service Commission of Maldives (JSC) will conduct a five-day training program for Maldivian judges in India.

The program will be held from 12–16 this month in Bhopal, India. The JSC has said that 49 judges are scheduled to travel to Bhopal, India to attend the programme.

These include 14 Superior Court judges, two High Court judges and 33 provincial magistrates. Six women are also among the judges going to India.

The program will provide extensive training to the judges on Indian Judiciary, Constitutional Vision of Justice, Elements of Judicial Behavior, Judging Skills, Court Management and Case Management and Re-engineering of Judicial Processes through ICT.

In addition, the NGAI and the Judicial Academy of Maldives are working together to process the applications for the second batch of judges, which will end in February 2023.

This is the first training program for Maldivian judges to be conducted at the National Judicial Academy campus in Bhopal. NJAI has conducted similar training for judges in countries such as Myanmar and Bangladesh.