IIT Madras Director Prof V.Kamakoti and Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud sign the MOU
IIT Madras to help Supreme Court's digital transformation with AI

October 15 2023: ​Supreme Court of India under the leadership of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice DY Chandrachud is driving technological enhancement in making its process automated, user friendly and citizen centric to enhance access to justice.
An MoU has been signed between IIT Madras and Supreme Court of India today aiming at facilitating the digital transformation of the Indian judiciary following the visit of Chief Justice of India to IIT Madras in July this year,”
The MoU outlines provisions for cooperation in the utilisation of artificial intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies in tasks such as summarisation, transcription, translation, development of an exclusive streaming platform for court trials, process automation, and deployment of large languages models (LLM) tailored for the legal domain.
The CJI has  been a strong advocate for the use of technology in the judiciary and has  said recentl that technology was not a ‘matter of choice’ anymore and was very much a part of the legal system.