The state-wide roll out of Video Conferencing link connecting Courts and Prisons in Kerala State was inaugurated on 12/6/2010 at glittering ceremony in Central Jail, Trivandrum, the State Capital of Kerala. Hon’ble Chief Justice of Kerala, Justice Jasti Chelameswar inaugurated the system. Two Prisoners of Central Prison were granted extension of their remand by the District Judge online in the presence of the dignitaries. Hon’ble Home Minister of Kerala, Director General of Police, Additional Chief Secreatry and Home Secretary Govt. of Kerala and several other dignitaries from various walks of life participated in the function. The technical guidance and the video conferencing equipments were provided by NIC and NICSI.
In the first phase, four districts in Kerala (Trivandrum, Kottayam, Ernakulam, and Trichur) has been brought to this network. The remaining ten districts shall also be covered during this fiscal year itself.