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Right to Information

National Legal Services Authority
12/11, Jam Nagar House, Shahjahan Road
New Delhi

(i) The Particulars of Organizations, Functions and Duties.

The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) has been constituted under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 to provide free Legal Services to the weaker sections of the society and to organize Lok Adalats for amicable settlement of disputes. To give effects to the policies and directions of the NALSA and to give free legal services to the people and conduct Lok Adalat in every State, State Legal Services Authority has been constituted.

Free Legal Services

Payment of court fee, process fees and all other charges payable or incurred in connection with any legal proceedings.

Providing Advocate in legal proceedings.

Obtaining and supply of certified copies of orders and other documents in legal proceedings.

Preparation of appeal, paper book including printing and translation of documents in legal proceedings etc.

Prelitigation settlement by mediation/conciliation etc.

Eligible Persons for getting Free Legal Services

Women and children.

Members of SC/ST.

Industrial Workmen.

Victims of trafficking in human beings or beggars.

Victims of mass disaster, violence, flood, drought, earthquake, industrial disaster etc.

Disabled persons.

Persons in custody.

Persons whose annual income does not exceed Rs.1,00,000/-.

Free Legal Services can be availed from:

Supreme Court Legal Services Committee, 109, Lawyers Chambers, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi for Supreme Court Cases.

State Legal Services Authority constituted in all the States of the country.

High Court Legal Services Committee situated at High Court Complex in every High Court.

District Legal Services Authority situated in the District Courts Complex in every District of the country.

Lok Adalat

Lok Adalat is a forum where the disputes/cases pending in the court of law or at pre-litigation stage are settled/compromised amicably. Lok Adalat has been given statutory status under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987. An award made by the Lok Adalat is deemed to be decree of a civil court and is final and binding on all parties and no appeal lies before any court against it.

Nature of Cases to be referred to Lok Adalats

Any case pending before any court.

Any dispute which has not been brought before any court and is likely to be filed before any court.

Provided that any matter relating to an offence not compoundable under the law shall not be referred to/settled in Lok Adalat.

How to get the Case referred to the Lok Adalat for Settlement

Case pending before the courts:

If the parties agree to settle the dispute in Lok Adalat or

One of the parties make an application to the court or

The court is satisfied that the matter is an appropriate one for settlement in Lok Adalat.

Any dispute at pre-litigative stage.

The State Legal Services Authority or District Legal Services Authority as the case may be, on receipt of an application from any one of the parties to any pre-litigation stage matter refer such matter to the Lok Adalat for amicable settlement.

Functions / Duties
The Authority performs the functions as prescribed in the Legal Services Authorities Act 1987.

(ii) The Powers and Duties of its Officers and Employees.

The officers and employees discharge their functions as prescribed under National Legal Services Authority Rule 1995.

(iii) The Procedure followed in the Decision-making Process, including Channels of Supervision and Accountability.

As per the provisions of the Legal Services Authorities Act 1987 and National Legal Services Authority Rule 1995.

(iv) The Norms set by it for the Discharge of its Functions.

The Authority is discharging its functions in accordance with the Legal Services Act 1987 and National Legal Services Authority Rules 1995.

(v) The Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records, held by it or under its Control or used by its Employees for Discharging its Functions.

a) The National Legal Services Authority Rule, 1995.
b) The Permanent Lok Adalat (Other Terms and Conditions of Appointment of Chairman and Other Persons).
c) National Legal Services Authority (Lok Adalat) Regulations 2010
d) National Legal Services Authority (Free and Competent Legal Services) Regulations 2010

(vi) Not Applicable.

(vii) Not Applicable.

(viii) Not Applicable.

(ix) A directory of its officers and employees

 

S.No.               Name of Officers                          Designation Telephone No.
1 Shri Alok Agarwal Member Secretary 011-23385321
2 Shri Sunil Chauhan Director 011-23071450
3 Shri  Naveen Gupta Addl. Director 011-23386176
4 Shri R.V.Singh Under Secretary/Public Information Officer 011-23386176
5 Shri Kamal Singh Under Secretary/Assistant Public Information Officer 011-23385321
6 Shri G.B.Ravichandran Consultant 011-23386176
7 Shri K.K. Goswami Consultant (Accounts) 011-23382778
8 Smt. Raj Kishori Consultant (Hindi) 011-23382778
9 Vacant Accounts Officer 011-23382778
10 Shri Rajeev Kumar Yadav Section Officer 011-23385321
11 Shri Ajay Kumar Private Secretary 011-23385321
12 Smt. Meena Section Officer 011-23382778
13 Vacant  Personal Assistant  011-23382778
14 Smt. Sonia Sharma Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778
15 Shri Avinash Kumar Mahajan Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778
16 Shri Anil Kumar Tanwar Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778
17 Vacant  Accountant  011-23382778
18 Smt. Rekha Chowdhury (on deputation) Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
19 Shri Ramphal Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
20 Shri Pradeep Kumar Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
21 Shri Bharat Bhushan Stenographer Grade 'D' 011-23382778
22 Shri Rahul Yadav Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
23 Vacant Stenographer Grade 'D' 011-23382778
24 Vacant Assistant Librarian 011-23382778
25 Shri Vijay Kumar Junior Secretariat Assistant -
26 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
27 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
28 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
29 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
30 Shri Karambir Singh Staff Car Driver -
31 Shri Duryodhan Sethi Staff Car Driver -
32 Shri Anil Kumar Saini Staff Car Driver -
33 Shri Rakesh Kumar MTS -
34 Shri Rambir Singh MTS -
35 Shri Kuldeep Kumar MTS -
36 Smt.Bimla Chauhan MTS -
37 Shri Dhyan Chand MTS -
38 Pradeep Kumar MTS -
39 Vacant MTS -

 

(x) The Monthly Remuneration received by each of its Officers and Employees, including the System of Compensation as provided in its Regulations.

The monthly remuneration is paid as per the pay scale mentioned against each officer and employee of NALSA.

 

S.No.    Name of Officers     Designation Telephone No.         Scale of Pay as per 7th CPC
1 Shri Alok Agarwal Member Secretary 011-23385321 182200-224100
2 Shri Sunil Chauhan Director 011-23071450 123100-215900
3 Shri Naveen Gupta Addl. Director 011-23386176 -
4 Shri R.V.Singh Under Secretary/Public Information Officer 011-23386176 67700-208700
5 Shri Kamal Singh Under Secretary/Asstt. Public Information Officer 011-23385321 67700-208700
6 Shri G.B.Ravichandran Consultant 011-23386176 Consolidated Pay
7 Shri K.K.Goswami Consultant(Accounts) 011-23382778 Consolidated Pay
8 Smt. Raj Kishori Consultant(Hindi) 011-23382778 Consolidated Pay
9 Shri Rajeev Kumar Yadav Section Officer 011-23385321 47600-151100
10 Smt. Meena Section Officer 011-23385321 47600-151100
11 Shri Ajay Kumar Private Secretary 011-23385321 47600-151100
12 Smt. Meena Section Officer 011-23382778 47600-151100
13 Vacant Personal Assistant 011-23385321 44900-142400
14 Smt. Sonia Sharma Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778 44900-142400
15 Shri Avinash Kumar Mahajan Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778 44900-142400
16 Shri Anil Kumar Tanwar Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778 44900-142400
17 Smt. Rekha Chowdhury (on deputation) Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778 25500-81100
18 Shri Ramphal Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778 25500-81100
19 Shri Pradeep Kumar Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778 25500-81100
20 Shri Bharat Bhushan Stenographer Grade 'D' 011-23382778 25500-81100
21 Shri Rahul Yadav Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778 25500-81100
22 Shri Vijay Kumar Junior Secretariat Assistant - 19900-63200
23 Shri Karambir Singh (GR-I) Staff Car Driver - 29200-92300
24 Shri Duryodhan Sethi (GR. II) Staff Car Driver - 29200-92300
25 Shri Anil Kumar Saini Staff Car Driver - 21700-69100
26 Shri Rakesh Kumar MTS - 21700-69100
27 Shri Rambir Singh MTS - 21700-69100
28 Shri Kuldeep Kumar MTS - 21700-69100
29 Smt.Bimla Chauhan MTS - 19900-63200
30 Shri Dhyan Chand MTS - 21700-69100
31 Pradeep Kumar MTS   18000-56900

 

(xi) Not Applicable.

(xii) Not Applicable.

(xiii) Not Applicable.

(xiv) Not Applicable.

(xv) The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.

People can get information telephonically or they can visit NALSA between 9.30 AM to 6 PM on any working day for obtaining information.

(xvi) The Names, Designation and Other particulars of the Public Information Officers.

Shri R.V Singh,
Public Information Officer for National Legal Services Authority,

12/11, Jam Nagar House,
New Delhi- 110011.
Ph.No.23386176.
E-mail- nalsa-dla@nic.in

Shri Kamal Singh,
Asstt. Public Information Officer for National Legal Services Authority,

12/11, Jam Nagar House, New Delhi- 110011.
Ph.No.23382778,23385321.
E-mail- nalsa-dla@nic.in

(xvii) NIL

Appellate Authority

Shri Sunil Chauhan
Director

National Legal Services Authority
12/11, Jam Nagar House
Shahjahan Road,
New Delhi-110011
Ph. 011-23385321, 23382121 (Fax).
E-mail- nalsa-dla@nic.in