Odisha to set up 45 new fast track courts

45 new fast track courts will be set up in Odisha. The 21 courts would be dedicated to cases of rape and sexual harassment of women. The remaining 24 fast track courts will specifically deal with Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) cases. The State government’s action comes after Centre’s decision to formulate a scheme for setting up 1,023 fast track special courts for expeditious trial and disposal of rape cases.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/SSC CGL:

  • Utkal Divas or Odisha Day falls every year on 01st April.
  • Odisha CM: Naveen Patnaik; Governor: Ganeshi Lal.

Source: The News on AIR

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