India Justice Report 2022
According to the India Justice Report (IJR) 2022, which assesses the performance of states in terms of justice delivery, the state of Karnataka has achieved the top rank among the 18 large and mid-sized states with populations over one crore. The report considers several parameters such as police, judiciary, prisons, and legal aid to assess the overall performance of each state.
The state of Tamil Nadu has secured the second position in the rankings, while Telangana has secured the third position.The State of Gujarat has got the fourth position and Andhra Pradesh is at slot five as per the report which was released on April 4 in New Delhi. On the other hand, the state of Uttar Pradesh has been ranked at 18, which is the lowest among the states considered in the report. This report is based on 24-month quantitative research. The IJR 2022, like the previous two, has tracked the performance of States in capacitating their Justice delivery structures to effectively deliver mandated services.
About the India Justice Report (IJR) 2022
- The IJR report aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of the state of justice delivery in India and to identify areas where improvement is needed. The report is based on extensive data analysis and is designed to be a tool for policymakers, researchers, and other stakeholders to identify areas where reform is needed to improve justice delivery in India.
- This report is based on overall data of 4 pillars of justice delivery namely Police, Judiciary, Prisons, and Legal Aid.
- The India Justice Report (IJR) was initiated by Tata Trusts in 2019, and this is the third edition. The foundation’s partners include the Centre for Social Justice, Common Cause, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, DAKSH, TISS-Prayas, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and How India Lives, IJR’s data partner.
- Based on the latest official statistics, from authoritative government sources, the report brings together otherwise siloed data on the four pillars of Justice delivery namely Police, Judiciary, Prisons, and Legal Aid.
- Each pillar was analysed through the prism of budgets, human resources, workload, diversity, infrastructure, and trends against the state’s own declared standards and benchmarks.
- This third IJR also separately assesses the capacity of the 25 State Human Rights Commissions in the country.
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