Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed unveils ‘Lexisgreen’

New Delhi: LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions for legal, corporate, tax, academic and government markets, launched its new revolutionary product LexisGreen-Law Books and Bare Acts on a Pen Drive.

Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed, Judge, Delhi High Court, unveiled LexisGreen in presence of eminent dignitaries like P K Malhotra, Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice, the Government of India, Justice I S Mehta, Judge Delhi High Court; many serving and retired Judges from Delhi High Court; law firm partners and senior advocates; and corporate counsels and academicians.

LexisNexis India today announced the release of LexisGreen, an innovative and bold pen drive based e-book solution offering authoritative legal and tax commentaries with related bare acts to support the Digital India initiative of the Government of India.

Mohan Ramaswamy, Managing Director, LexisNexis India – Legal and Professional said during this occasion, “At LexisNexis, we strongly believe that putting information and technology into the right hands gives people the power to shape the world. LexisGreen has been designed and developed keeping in mind the specific needs of today’s dynamic and mobile legal and tax professionals.”

“This bold and innovative e-books solution from LexisNexis allows legal and tax professionals to save significant time and money through faster and relevant research by using authoritative commentaries and bare acts from eminent authors, in an electronic format,” added Mohan.

After unveiling LexisGreen, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed congratulated LexisNexis India on creating such an environment-friendly, portable and efficient legal research resource and said, “LexisGreen provides you access to all good titles, authoritative commentaries by Mulla, Ramaiya, Palkhiwala, etc on a pen drive. And the best part is that for the younger generation, who is used to using smart phones (android, tablets, and iPads) for reading and research purposes, LexisGreenâ„¢ is a good solution as it is compatible with these software/devices.

Another good aspect of this initiative is for every purchase, LexisNexis India will donate one sapling. This initiative to drive a technological transformation, keeping in mind the needs of our environment, is really good.”

He added that such a resource should be made accessible to all and it is a great facility for legal professionals.

P.K. Malhotra, Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice, said, “LexisGreen provides legal literature on a pen drive. There is no need to physically carry bulky books with you. Presently, the government is also carrying many e-governance initiatives, and judiciary is supporting those initiatives. In the field of law, there have been initiatives like modernization of courts, for which the government has invested a substantial amount and continues to do so.”

“LexisGreen has actually helped the venture of the government by making authoritative legal literature available in the market on a pen drive.”

P.K. Malhotra added that to achieve a truly efficient faceless, paperless and cashless system, “Technology should be made user-friendly.” He congratulated LexisNexis on its e-initiative that helps saving time and space and is also user and environment friendly.

“LexisGreen is our bold and ambitious attempt to bridge the vast gap between currently print dominated legal and tax information and research market and a more efficient digital and online market. LexisGreen offers mobility and access to various e-books organized by different areas of law at a very affordable price.

Once registered, these e-books can be accessed anytime without Internet. We intend to accelerate the transformation of legal and tax information and research solutions market from print into digital and eventually online over next couple of years with LexisGreen and other online solutions.

LexisGreen is fast, efficient and affordable, and it helps you save time, effort and money while making a positive impact on the climate,” said Vikesh Dhyani, Director Marketing, Customer Discovery and Innovation, LexisNexis India.

Sandeep Ganju, Director Sales and Business Development, LexisNexis India mentioned in his concluding remarks that how globally in the professional information and research solutions markets there is a major shift in terms of usage of more and more digital and online solutions.

Ganju further gave examples of some judicial bodies, public prosecutors, professionals and academic institutions that have been benefitting with the adoption of such digital and online resources and reiterated the need for greater adoption of technology. He emphasized upon LexisNexis’ commitment to advance the rule of law and support government and judiciary’s Digital India and e-courts initiatives.

Justice A K Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh, Vice Chancellor, National Law

University Delhi could not attend the event due to ill health but conveyed their best wishes to LexisNexis for a successful launch function. (ANI-NewsVoir)