Q. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Fast and Secure Transmission of Electronic Records’ (FASTER) Scheme.
1. The scheme aims to ensure the timely release of prisoners from jail and uphold their dignity
2. The Government will instantly, directly, securely, and electronically transmit the bail orders to officials.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

The Chief Justice of India (CJI) announced the rollout of a new scheme called FASTER. It will ensure the timely release of prisoners from jail and uphold their dignity. 

About FASTER: 

  • It stands for ‘Fast and Secure Transmission of Electronic Records’.  
  • It would enable the Supreme Court (SC) to instantly, directly, securely, and electronically transmit bail and other orders to jail authorities, district courts, and High Courts. 

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