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This report is a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary collaboration by the JALDI (Justice, Access, and Lowering Delays in India) Innovation Lab at Vidhi with Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology, and was launched by Vidhi’s JALDI team on April 5, 2021. It was followed by a keynote address by Justice A K Sikri, and a panel discussion. The report offers a blueprint for litigant-friendly consumer court infrastructure that will contribute to realizing the objectives of the consumer protection legislations.

Other panelists included Dr Aditya Sondhi, Senior Advocate, Karnataka High Court, has appeared before various legal fora in Karnataka and across India, Ms Brinda Sastry, independent urban design and planning practitioner, currently Adjunct faculty in the Masters in Urban Design program at the RV College of Architecture in Bengaluru, Dr Gaurav Raheja, professor of inclusive design and architecture at IIT Roorkee.

It has been authored by Reshma Sekhar and Shreya Tripathy from Vidhi’s JALDI Innovation Lab and Pooja Sastry and Preeta Dhar, from Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology.