Jodhpur HC prohibits smart phones usage in court room

ANI | Updated: Feb 02, 2018 13:41 IST

Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], Feb 2. (ANI): Jodhpur High Court's Registrar General has issued an order to the court staff and officers, prohibiting the use of social media during working hours.

"Use of social media on smartphones is rapidly increasing day by day. Its use in offices is having adverse impact on productivity and is also affecting the working efficiently," said a statement by Registrar Genera, dated January 31.

The statement further said that the use of social media not only affects the working but also "diminishes the dignity and reputation of the entire system".

"It is therefore enjoined upon all the Presiding Officers and Court Staff not to access social media during office hours and particularly no mobile phones be used in court room," added the statement. (ANI)