Raipur: Giving boost to a win-win situation for both the parties, wherein trained mediators settle all kind of cases by evolving a mutually agreed settlement between the parties, Chhattisgarh High Court acting chief justice and CGSLSA executive chairman Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra released first newsletter of Chhattisgarh High Court mediation centre.
Addressing the gathering, Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra said that the most paramount benefit of mediation is that it does not end in a decision, but ends in a Samadhan, which leads to a win-win situation for both the parties. He also highlighted the importance of mediation.
Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastav has said that mediation reflects the age old successful tradition of Indian culture, which not only saves the precious time of the people, but also leads the society towards the harmonious atmosphere. Justice P Sam Koshy has said that the object of mediation is to offer the litigants a speedy, satisfactory, and cheaper ADR mechanism other than the adjudicatory mode of deciding the dispute. Justice R.C Samant has said mediation is the most powerful tool of ADR system wherein both parties come out as winners. Justice Vimla Singh Kapoor also highlighted that mediation is the need of hour.
Sanjay Jaiswal , Secretary of committee for monitoring the mediation centers, has also informed that in Chhattisgarh, from amongst Judicial officers, there are 05 trained mediators in High court and 86 trained mediators in Districts court, whereas, from amongst advocates there are24 trained mediators at High court and 101 mediators are in Districts courts. He also informed that from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020, a total number of 3941 cases were referred for mediation, wherein 1159 cases were settled through mediation.