Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri
Chairman, Grievance Redressal Board, DPCGC
Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri is one of the most eminent jurists of India. After being appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court in April 2013, he was superannuated as the senior most puisne judge in April 2013. He served in the position until March 2019.
In 1999 he became a judge of the Delhi High Court, just two years after he was designated as a Senior Advocate, and in 2011 he became its Acting Chief Justice. In September 2012, he was elevated as the Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court.
He has been conferred Doctorate of Laws, Honoris Causa, by National Law University Delhi on 31st August, 2018 and by Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow, on November 2013.
Justice Sikri has authored over 4700 reported judgements in different fields of law. He has written scholarly articles in various journals on human rights, commercial laws, arbitration and mediation, and has presented papers in various national and international conferences. Justice Sikri was chosen as one of the 50 most influential persons in the world who impacted the growth of Intellectual Property Laws for the year 2007 by MIPA.
Currently, he serves as the Judge of Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC); Chairman of National Court Management Systems Committee (NCMS); Chairperson of the Committee for Formulating an Action Plan Online Dispute Resolution under NITI Aayog, Government of India; Chairman of News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA), Chairperson, and Ombudsman of Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS). He is also the Visiting Professor at various reputed Law Universities.