(a) whether a large number of cases pending in Indian courts and non-implementation of judicial
reforms have been cited by the World Bank as one of the reasons for India’s low rank in the Ease
of Doing Business Index;
(b) if so, the details thereof along with the reaction of the Government thereto;
(c) whether the World Bank has suggested certain reforms in performance appraisal system in
judiciary to bring about uniformity, objectivity and standardization; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and the steps taken / being taken thereon by the Government?
Answered by MINISTER OF LAW AND JUSTICE (SHRI D. V. SADANANDA GOWDA)