It is said that “difficult times” are the harbingers of resilience, the spirit of positive growth and a new culture of work. It invigorates human ingenuity and explores best human ideals to resonate human feat and adaptability. The COVID-19 pandemic has stalled the dreams of peoples; and halted the normal “administration of peoples’ lives.” It has created global distress on all spheres of life; and the judicial system has not been an exception. To ensure a resolute and dynamic judicial and justice services approach, courts today has evolved as “virtual platforms of justice” thus, enabling a more litigant friendly justice services to the people. The Royal Courts of Justice are evolutionary justice service institutions. It adapts, changes and adopt new ways of administration of justice so that we remain current and contemporary.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, courts in Bhutan has also adopted progressive e-litigation measures and services to adopt and adapt to new- age system of administration of justice through technology enabled courts. In pursuit to this, the Bhutan National Legal Institute is organizing a three – day Training on Technology Enabled Courts to the Judges and Judicial Officers of the Royal Courts of Justice. The training is offered in collaboration with National Law University, Jodhpur, India under the financial support from Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The three-day training will conclude on 29 August 2021.