Thursday, April 11, 2024

Chief Justice appoints Shweta Kumari Singh as the first editor of Patna High Court

Shweta Kumari Singh has been appointed editor, Patna High Court by the outgoing Chief Justice of the High Court. The editor is supposed to monitor all machine translation related activities with effect from the date she assumes charge of her office. She is the first editor of the High Court.

This appointment has been made subsequent to creation of one post of the Editor by the General Administration Department, Government of Bihar. A notification dated April 4, 2024 was issued by P. K. Malik, Registrar General, High Court in this regard. The editor has taken charge with effect from April 4, 2024.

Prior to her current appointment, she was Principal Judge, Family Court, Ara from August 2, 2023 till April 3, 2024. Before that she was Additional District and Sessions Judge Motihari  from May 11, 2022 to August 1, 2023. She was also Additional District and Sessions Judge, Ara from October 8, 2018 till May 10, 2022. She was recruited directly from the Bar. She was born on May 20, 1976. She is a law graduate. She is due to retire on May 31, 2036. 

Notably, Brajesh Kumar Singh, Additional District and Session Judge, Aurangabad and Mukesh Kumar, Additional Principal Judge, Katihar have been appointed as Sub-editors of the High Court by the Chief Justice with effect from April 4, 2024.

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