National Judicial Academy

    Last updated: 23-03-2023

    National Judicial Academy

    NJA, Bhopal established in 1993 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, is an independent society, fully funded by the Government of India and works under the directions of the Supreme Court of India. The mandate of NJA is to organize trainings to aid the judges in their judging role and in performance of court administration work. In accordance with the Memorandum of Association of NJA Governing Council (GC) and the General Body (GB) are established for governing the functioning of NJA. The Chief Justice of India is the Chairperson of both the GC and the GB of NJA.

    -Training programs conducted by NJA

    National Judicial Academy organized a total of 347 educational programs from 2017 to 28.02.2023 in which 12055 Judges, Judicial Officers, High Court Judges, Members of Tribunals and Foreign Judges participated. These included regional conferences and special events which are the flagship programs of the National Judicial Academy. 19 newsletters were published from 2017 to 28.02.2023. The newsletter of the National Judicial Academy covers the academic activities of the Academy

    Training programs conducted by NJA during the last five years including current Academic Year

    Academic Year Programs Conducted Total Participants
    2017-18 87 2572
    2018-19 74 2413
    2019-20 53 1891
    2020-21 28 956
    2021-22 55 1846
    (as on 28.02.2023)
    50 2142

    NJA has executed MoUs with foreign authorities of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Maldives for providing training and capacity-building programs for Judicial Officers of these 04 countries.

    The details are as under:

    Sr No. Participants Effective date of MoU Total number of programs Total number of participants trained
    1. Bangladesh 08.04.2017
    MoU has been renewed with effect from 06.09.2022
    19 775
    2. Myanmar 11.12.2018 02 80
    3. Bhutan 17.08.2019
    4. Maldives 11.02.2020 04 160

    Grants-in Aid to NJA:

    Revenue Grants-in Aid (Amount in Rs Cr.)

    Year BE RE Actual Release
    2018-19 10.00 10.00 10.00
    2019-20 10.00 15.00 15.00
    2020-21 10.00 10.00 10.00
    2021-22 10.00 34.25 23.75
    2022-23 (Upto 31/01/2023) 20.00 20.00 20.00

    *9.50 Cr surrendered