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    Citizens’ Charter

    Citizens Charter

    Emblem of India

    Citizens’/Clients’ Charter
    FOR
    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
    2022-23

    VISION:

    Facilitating administration of Justice that ensures easy access and timely delivery of Justice to all.

    MISSION:

    Ensuring adequacy of courts and judges, including servicing of appointment of Judges to the higher judiciary, modernization and digitisation of courts and procedures, policies for judicial reforms and Legal aid to the poor with suitable use of technology for improved justice delivery.

    SI. No. Service/ Transaction WT (%) Responsible Person (Designation) e-mail Mobile/ Phone Numbers Process Document Required Category Mode Amo-
    1 Issue of Notification for appointment of Judges in the Supreme Court and the High Courts. 15 Additional Secretary (RKK) rajinder[dot]kashyap[at]gov[dot]in 011-23383037 After approvalof President, Notification is issued by Ministry of Law & Justice. Complete proposal. N/A N/A N/A
    2 Issue of Notification for appointment of Judges in the Supreme Court and the High Courts. 6 Additional Secretary (RKK) rajinder[dot]kashyap[at]gov[dot]in 011-23383037 After approval of President, Notification is issued by Department of Justice. N/A N/A N/A
    3 Issue of Notification for transfer of Judges. 4 Joint Secretary (NKG) jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in 011-23385020 The proposals received from NALSA ,in complete form is processed in the Department and approval of Competent Authority obtained Complete Proposal along with Audited statement of Account and Utilisation Certificates for previous year’s grants-in- aid N/A N/A N/A
    4 Release of grant-in-aid to NALSA for implementation of LegalAid Programmes in the States. 4 Joint Secretary (NKG) jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in 011-23385020 The representations Received from the public are examined in the Department and forwarded to NALSA for appropriateaction. No documents are required N/A N/A N/A
    5 Representation/ grievances from public seeking legal aid. 3 Joint Secretary (NKG) jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in 011-23385020 DISHA scheme has been introduced in the year 2021-2022 with the approval from Dept of Expenditure for the period 2021-2026. The proposal received from various agencies are processed in the Department and approval of Competent Authority is obtained. Complete Proposal. financial details, consent from all stakeholder etc. N/A N/A N/A
    6 Designing Innovative Solutions for Holistic Access to Justice (DISHA) Various activities relating to DISHA includeTele-Law, Nyaya Bandhu (Pro Bono Legal Services ), Nyaya Mitra and Pan India Legal Literacy and legal Awareness. 2 Joint Secretary (NKG) jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in 011-23385020 The request received from the partner agencies are examined in the department and approval of competent authority is obtained subject to availability of funds. Progress Report, Utilisation Certificate along with details of activities completed. N/A N/A N/A
    7 Release of fund ininstalments for DISHA programmes Release of grant to the States / UTs under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Infrastructure Development of Judiciary. 10 Joint Secretary (GRR) raghavender[dot]gr[at]nic[dot]in 011-23072142 The proposals received from the State Governments Are processed in the Department and the approval of CompetentAuthority obtained subject to availability of funds. Complete proposal along with utilisation certificates for previous releases. N/A N/A N/A
    8 Release of grant to the States/UTsfor Gram Nyayalayas. 5 Joint Secretary (GRR) raghavender[dot]gr[at]nic[dot]in 011-23072142 The proposals received from the State Governments Are processed in the Department and the approval of CompetentAuthority obtained subject to availability of funds. Complete proposal along with utilisation certificates for previous releases. N/A N/A N/A
    9 Release of Funds to NIC & High Courts on recommendation of e-committee of the Supreme Court of India under e- Courts Mission Mode project Phase-II 8 Joint Secretary (PPP) pravash[dot]panday2[at]gov[dot]in 011-23381496 The proposal received from e- committee of Supreme Court of India are examined and send to Competent Authority for approval and release of funds Complete proposal proposal approval of e-Committee of Supreme Court of India. N/A N/A N/A
    10 Release of grant to National Judicial Academy. 4 Joint Secretary (PPP) pravash[dot]panday2[at]gov[dot]in 011-23381496 The proposals received from National Judicial Academy are examined and approval of the Competent Authority obtained. Complete proposal alongwith utilisation certificate for previous releases. N/A N/A N/A
    11 (a) Release of central share of funds for the Scheme of Fast Track Special Courts(FTSCs) including exclusive POCSO courts for trial and disposal of cases related to rape and POCSO Act 8 Joint Secretary (PPP) pravash[dot]panday2[at]gov[dot]in 011-23381496 The consent / proposal received from the State Government / UT is examined and approval of the Competent Authority obtained. Receipt of consent and compliance of revised procedure for release of GSS funding including of released funds including corresponding state share under PFMS from the State UT / Govt. N/A N/A N/A
    (b) Release of funds for the 10 functional Special Courts, set up for trial of Criminal Cases involving MP/MLAs as per directions of Supreme Court of India in WP (C) 699 of 2016 dated 01.11.2017. 2 Joint Secretary (PPP) pravash[dot]panday2[at]gov[dot]in 011-23381496 The proposal received from the concerned State Government is examined and approval of the Competent Authority obtained. Receipt of proposal and UC of released funds from the concerned state Govt. N/A N/A N/A
    12 (a) Grievances related to Supreme Court/High Court Judges 4 Additional Secretary (RKK) rajinder[dot]kashyap[at]gov[dot]in 011-23383037 The complaints received are forwarded to the Supreme Court or the respective High Court. N/A N/A N/A
    (b) Grievances related to district and subordinate courts 6 Joint Secretary (NKG) jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in 011- 23385020 The complaints received against judicial officers forwarded to the respective High Court. N/A N/A N/A
    (c) Grievances relatingtoother Ministry / Departmentor State Governmentor other agencies 2 Joint Secretary (NKG) jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in 011- 23385020 Complaints against other officials are Sent to the public authoritiesin the Central orState Government as the case may for appropriate action under intimation to the complainant. N/A N/A N/A
    (d) Grievances Which canbe addressed by Administration Unit of the Department of Justice 2 Additional Secretary (RKK) rajinder[dot]kashyap[at]gov[dot]in 011-23383037 Complaints relating to subject matters dealtwith by AdministrationUnit of Department of Justice are examined and decided. N/A N/A N/A
    13 Issue of orders sanctioning pension and otherretirement benefits to judges of the Supreme Courts /High Courts. 10 JointSecretary (NKG) jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in 011 23385020 The proposals received from the Pay & Accounts office, Supreme Court and office of the Accountant General of the State concerned are examined and approval of Competent Authority obtained Complete proposal with details. N/A N/A N/A
    14 Issue of orders sanctioning leave to the judges of Supreme Court/High Courts. 5 JointSecretary (NKG) jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in 011 23385020 The proposals received fromthe Supreme Court and the respective High Courts are examined and approval of Competent Authority obtained. Complete proposal withdetails. N/A N/A N/A
    Service Standards:
    SI. No. Service/ Transaction WT (%) Success indicators Service Standards Unit Weight (%) Data Source
    1 Issue of Notification for appointment of Judges in the Supreme Court and the High Courts. 15 Time taken from receipt of proposalto issue of Notification. 180 Days 15 Records of Department of Justice.
    2 Issue of Notification for Transfer of Judges. 6 Time taken from receipt of Proposal to issue of Notification. 90 Days 6 Records of Department of Justice.
    3 Release of grant-in- aid to NALSA for implementation of Legal Aid Programmes in the States 4 Time taken from receipt of Proposal from NALSA to issue of sanction order 30 Days 4 Records of Department of Justice.
    4 Representation/griev antes from public seeking legal aid 4 Time taken from receipt of representation/ grievances from public to forwarding to NALSA 5 Days 4 Records of Department of Justice.
    5 Designing Innovative Solutions for Holistic Access to Justice (DISHA) Various activities relating Tele-Law, Nyaya Bandhu(Pro Bono Legal Services ) ,Nyaya Mitra and Pan India Legal Literacy and legal Awareness 5 Time taken from receipt of completeproposal to approval. 90 Days 5 Records of Department of Justice.
    6 DISHA – Release offund in instalments forvarious programmes under DISHA 2 Time taken from receipt of request to issue of sanction order for release of grant. 30 Days 2 Records of Department of Justice.
    7 Release offund in instalments for above projects 2 Time taken from receipt of cla mtill completion of project 30 Days 3 Records of Department of Justice.
    8 Release of grant to the States/UTs underthe Centrally Sponsored Schemes for Infrastructure Development of Judiciary. 8 Time taken from receipt of Complete proposals from the State Governments/UTs to issue of sanction order for release of grant. 30 Days 8 Records of Department of Justice.
    9 Release of grant to the States / UTs for Gram Nyayalayas. 5 Time taken from receipt of complete proposals from the State Government/ UTs to issue of sanction orderfor release of grant. 30 Days 5 Records of Department of Justice.
    10 Release of funds to NIC & e-committee of the Supreme Court under e-Courts project Phase-II 8 Time taken from receipt of Complete proposal from to e-committee to issue of sanction order for release of funds 20 Days 8 Records of Department of Justice.
    11 Release of grantto National Judicial Academy. 4 Time taken from receipt of Complete proposals from National Judicial Academy to issue of sanction order for release of grant. 30 Days 4 Records of Department of Justice.
    12 (a) Releases of central share of funds under FTSC scheme 8 Time taken from receipt of consent from State Govt/UT to issue of sanction order for release of funds 30 Days 8 Records of Department of Justice.
    (b) Release of funds for the 10 functional Special Courts, set up for trial of Criminal Cases involving MP/MLAs as per directions of Supreme Court of India in WP (C) 699 of 2016 dated 01.11.2017. 2 Time taken from receipt of consent/proposal rop from concerned State Govt to issue of sanction order for release of funds 30 Days 2 Records of Department of Justice.
    13 (a) Grievances relatedto Supreme Court/ High Court Judges 4 Time taken from receipt of complaint to issue of letter forwarding thecomplaint to the Supreme Court/ High Courts. 30 Days 4 Records of Department of Justice.
    (b) Grievancesrelated to district and subordinate courts 6 Time taken from receipt of complaint to issue of letter forwarding the complaint to the High Courts. 30 Days 6 Records of Department of Justice.
    (c) Grievancesrelating to other Ministry /Department or State Government or other agencies 2 Time taken from receipt of complaint to issue of letter forwarding the complaint to the concerned Ministries / Department or State Government or other agencies 30 Days 2 Records of Department of Justice.
    (d) Grievances which can be addressed by Administration Unit of the Department of Justice 2 Time taken from receipt of complaint examination and decision. 30 Days 2 Records of Department of Justice.
    14 Issue of orders sanctioning pension and other retirement benefits to judges of the Supreme Court /High Courts. 8 Time taken from receipt of proposal from the Office of the Pay & Accounts office, Supreme Court and Accountant General of State to issue of order sanctioning pension and other retirement benefits. 15 Days 8 Records of Department of Justice.
    15 Issue of orders sanctioning leave to the judges of Supreme Court / Delhi High Court and Punjab & Haryana High Court. 5 Time taken from receipt of complete proposalto Issue of order sanctioning grant of leave. 15 Days 5 Records of Department of Justice.
    Grievance Redressal Mechanism:
    SI. No. Name of the Public Grievance Officer Landline Number email
    1 Niraj Kumar Gayagi,
    Joint Secretary
    011-23385020 jsa2j[-]doj[at]gov[dot]in
    Nodal Officer for Citizen Charter:
    SI. No. Name of the Nodal Officer for Citizen Charter Landline Number email
    1 Pravash Prashun Pandey
    (Joint Secretary)
    011-23381496 pravash[dot]panday2[at]gov[dot]in
    Stakeholders/Clients:
    SI. No. Stake holder’s/Client’s Description
    1 States/Union Territories Governments.
    2 Supreme Court
    3 High Courts
    4 General Public
    5 Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts.
    6 Non-Government Organisations(NGOs)