Lucknow: All 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts for crimes against women, an officials said Saturday.
A decision to this effect was taken at the state cabinet meeting Friday.
The state government has also earmarked a sum of Rs.15.15 crore every year to run these fast track courts. Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav had few weeks back written to the chief justice of India seeking his approval for setting up such courts.
Sources said the CJI approved the move last week after which the matter was put before the state cabinet for ratification.