Access to Justice

    Access to Justice Division implements a Central Sector Scheme to further the cause of access to justice named “Designing Innovative Solutions for Holistic Access to Justice in India (DISHA)”. The component schemes under DISHA include:-  Tele-law: Reaching the unreached, Nyaya Bandhu (Pro-bono Legal Services), Nyaya Mitra and Legal Literacy & Legal Awareness Programme.

    This Division also deals with matters related to National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) including

    • release of grant-in-aid to NALSA;
    • laying of Annual Accounts of National Legal Aid Fund, Audit Report of the C&AG and Annual Report of NALSA and Legal Services Authorities of UT; and
    • representations/grievances received from public for legal aid.