SECOND PHASE (2017-2021)


    “Access to Justice – North Eastern States and Jammu & Kashmir (A2J-NEJK)” Scheme implemented in eight states of North East (including Sikkim), UT of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh at the total cost of Rs. 46 crore. Period of the phase was from 2017 till March 2021.


    Key Objectives

    i. Support national and local justice delivery institutions to improve Access to Justice and developed legal and representational capacities of disadvantaged groups, marginalized, poor and vulnerable sections of the society, particularly women, children, Schedules Castes and Scheduled Tribes etc.
    ii. Enhance Legal Awareness of women and men belonging to marginalized groups.
    iii. Develop strategies and initiatives that address the barriers they face in accessing justice in legal, social and economic domains.


    Key Achievements

    i. 4265 Legal Literacy / Legal Awareness programmes conducted and it directly reached out to 461411 beneficiaries
    ii. 830900 copies of simplified IEC materials disseminated on 69 laws in 26 languages/ dialects
    iii. Resource pool of 20672 local Master Trainers created including 6000 students
    iv. 1884 Village Chiefs trained and sensitized
    v. 158 community level Legal Aid Clinics established