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When the March 2020 lockdown was announced, there were 3.68 crore cases across all levels; that number has since risen to 4.42 crores in 2021 (and is currently at 5 crores in 2022).Justice delayed is justice denied, and these delays and inefficiencies caused by the overwhelming dockets in Indian courts have long been a cause for worry. According to the Economic Survey 2017–18, pending disputes make it difficult to resolve disputes and enforce contracts. It further discourages investment, stalls projects and makes tax collection difficult. It drives up legal fees, which raises the cost of doing business. In light of the above, this summit seeks to address the socio-economic implications of the increasing pendency of cases and offer concrete solutions to the same.