Chandigarh LAE inaugurates by Justice Dipak Misra, Judge, Supreme Court of India

July 10, 2017 10:04 AM

Punjab News Express/Y.S Rana
CHANDIGARH :  Justice Dipak Misra, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Chairman of National Legal Services Authority (NLSA) who is also the brain behind the concept inaugurated Legal Service Establishment named as ‘Nyaya Sahyog’ here in the premises of State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh on Sunday. Before inauguration, Justice Misra made a round to get first hand information about the facilities and infrastructure provided at the centre. 

On the occasion a booklet containing all relevant information about the authority and government schemes was also launched by Justice Misra. Other who were present on the occasion Mr Justice Shiavax Jal Vazifdar, Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court and Patron-in-Chief of State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh; Mr Justice Surya Kant, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court and executive chairman (SLSA) and Mr Justice Jaswant Singh besides a number of advocates and para legal volunteers.
Aims at providing multiple services under one roof to legal aid seekers, the LAE will add a new chapter in the history of state legal services, hopes Mr Mahavir Singh, member secretary, SLSA. All queries would be entertained through landline, dedicated mobile number or SMS facility and email that would save the people from visiting office time and again, says he.
‘Nyaya Sahyog’ will be manned by legal services advocates on the panel of DLSA/SLSA along with the staff besides para legal volunteers who have knowledge about and in possession of database of all the activities of legal services authorities as well as other information. It will function from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on all working days.
It has also internet facilities for linking with the website of Supreme Court, Delhi High Court, Delhi District Courts, NALSA and other important Courts/Tribunals and availing information from website of DSLSA itself.

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