In a bid to ensure speedy disposal of justice, the Delhi cabinet Monday gave its nod for creating 99 posts in the Saket district court and decided that five more family courts will be set up in the capital.
At a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, it was decided that the five courts will start functioning at Janakpuri, Dhirpur, Saket, Viswas Nagar and Rouse Avenue by the year-end, an official said.
Delhi at present has five family courts.
The official said the cabinet also decided to sanction 29 posts for family courts in different scales.
Dikshit said the city government has been strengthening various district courts in a bid to ensure speedy disposal of justice.
The official said the decision was taken to create 99 posts at Saket district court as it is a full-fledged court consisting of various branches.