Tue. May 28th, 2024

The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)under the visionary leadership of Hon’ble Chief Justice of India

The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)under the visionary leadership
of Hon’ble Chief Justice of India and the Patron-in-Chief, NALSA Hon’ble Mr.
Justice N.V. Ramana and Hon’ble Executive ChairmanHon’bleMr. Justice
U.U. Lalit conceptualizedapan-India Awareness and Outreach Campaign
which aims to spread awareness to the people living in the far-flung areas of
the countryfrom 2ndOctober, 2021 to 14th November, 2021. The 6-week long
Campaign will be launched in a National event at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi
on 2nd Octoberfrom 11 AM on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Also, this year India is celebrating 75th year of independence and is
celebrating same as “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”. NALSA is also celebrating
25 years of its inception.
Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind will be gracing the
occasion as the Chief Guest and will launch the 45-day long Campaign. The
programme will be witnessing the august presence of the Hon’ble Chief
Justice of India and the Patron-in-Chief, NALSA, Hon’ble Minister ofLaw and
Justice, Government of India, Hon’ble Executive Chairman, NALSA,Hon’ble
Judges of Supreme Court and the High Courts and other esteemed
dignitaries.
The Pan India Awareness &Outreach Campaign has been devised to
empower the masses through education, particularly for the people living in
rural, tribal and remote areas,about functioning of legal servicesinstitutions,
availability of free legal services, their legal rights and entitlements
guaranteed under the constitution as well as other welfare legislations.
During the campaign, the Legal Services Authorities across the country will
be reaching each and every village of the country through its workforce and
will ensure that every corner of the State feels the presence of Legal
ServicesInstitutions. During the campaign, legal aid volunteers will reach to
Office : 2623862
Phone Fax : 2626962
Address : Block No. 22, S.D.A. Complex,
Kasumpti, Shimla – 171 009
Email: mslegal-hp@nic.in
Website: www.hpslsa.nic.in

all 6.7 lakh villages and over 4,100 municipal towns of the country. NALSA
has also directed all States/Districts/Taluks legal service bodies (nearly
3000) to organize Prabhat Pheri in the morning of the birth anniversary of
our ‘Father of Nation”.
The 2nd October programme will be streamed live on the NALSA YouTube
Channel and on DD National, DD News and other Channelsto ensure
maximum outreach to the citizens of the country. The programme will
alsobe screened live in all the Taluks and Districts Headquarters including
remotely placed court campuses by the Legal Services Authorities.
During the campaign, the HP State Legal Services Authority under the
patronage of Hon’ble Shri Justice Ravi Malimath, Patron-in-Chief and under
the able guidance of the Hon’ble Sh. Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan,
Executive Chairman, HPSLSA will be organizing the different awareness and
outreach programmes with an objective to reach each and every municipal
corporation, municipal council, nagar panchayat, panchayat etc. The HP
State Legal Services Authority is aiming to cover every village. Legal Services
Lawyers, PLVs, Anganwari Workers, Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA
Workers), Mahilla Mandals, Yuvak Mandals, Students, the victims of acid
attack, reformed drug addicts, District Administration, Police, Stakeholders,
NGOs, SHGs, Voluntary Organizations, Print & Electronic Media, will be
associated during awareness programmes and outreach activities. To
effectively and efficiently execute this campaign, teams for village-to-village
awareness campaign have been constituted at DLSA/SDLSC level
comprising Judicial Officers, Legal Services Lawyers, PLVs, NGOs,
Stakeholders etc. A special drive will be undertaken for the awareness of
passengers travelling in buses by utilizing the services of more than 5000
trained PLVs.