Committed to fulfilling the Constitutional mandate of Article 39 A to ensure Access to Justice, the Department of Justice (DoJ) is celebrating its Tele-Law 2.0 event tomorrow i.e.on 25th August, 2023 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. The event would be graced by the Minister of State (I/C) for Law and Justice, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal. The event is seminal as it commemorates the reaching of the 50 Lakh milestone, which earmarks the rendering of pre-litigation advice to the common citizens through the use of technology.
It also integrates this legal advice service under Tele Law with legal representation services under the Nyaya Bandhu (Pro Bono) programme. This would enable the common citizen to access legal advice, legal assistance and legal representation through a single registration and single gateway of Tele-Law. The Event will also witness the felicitation of the frontline functionaries who are the grassroot soldiers and ensure the delivery of legal services at its doorstep. Some of the showcase/releases to be made during the event include: –
- Showcase of “Tele-Law” film that depicts the Five-Year’s (2017-2022) journey on Tele-Law;
- Launch of “Tele-Law-2.0” that Integrated Tele-Law and Nyaya Bandhu App” & release of its e-tutorial;
- Release of “Voices of Beneficiaries” that recount the experiences of the beneficiaries in availing of tele-law service;
- Release of “Achievers Catalogue” that presents region-wise best performing Paralegal Volunteers, Village level Entrepreneurs, Panel lawyers and State Coordinators for the Year (2022 -2023) and (2023- 2024, April to June);
Participants include officials from the Department of Justice, CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd, students and faculty of the Pro Bono Clubs constituted under Law schools, various Partnering agencies of DoJ implementing literacy and legal awareness; Paralegal Volunteers, Village Entrepreneurs, Panel lawyers and State Coordinators implementing Tele-Law in the country. The event is being organized by the Department of Justice and is supported by CSC e-Governance Services India Limited. The event exemplifies the Government’s vision to strengthen the legal aid eco-system and to ensure “Justice for All”.
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