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 Vacant Director 011-23385321
3 Shri Sunil Chauhan Project Officer  011-23385321
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 Vacant Accounts Officer 011-23382778
9 Shri Rajeev Kumar Yadav Section Officer 011-23385321
10 Shri Ajay Kumar Private Secretary 011-23385321
11 Smt. Meena Section Officer 011-23382778
12 Vacant  Personal Assistant  011-23382778
13 Smt. Sonia Sharma Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778
14 Shri Avinash Kumar Mahajan Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778
15 Shri Anil Kumar Tanwar Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778
16 Vacant  Accountant  011-23382778
17 Smt. Rekha Chowdhury (on deputation) Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
18 Shri Ramphal Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
19 Shri Pradeep Kumar Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
20 Shri Bharat Bhushan Stenographer Grade 'D' 011-23382778
21 Shri Rahul Yadav Senior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
22 Vacant Stenographer Grade 'D' 011-23382778
23 Vacant Library Assistant  011-23382778
24 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
25 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
26 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
27 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778
28 Shri Karambir Singh Staff Car Driver -
29 Shri Duryodhan Sethi Staff Car Driver -
30 Shri Anil Kumar Saini Staff Car Driver -
31 Shri Rakesh Kumar Sr. Peon -
32 Shri Rambir Singh Peon -
33 Shri Kuldeep Kumar Peon -
34 Smt.Bimla Chauhan Peon -
35 Shri Vijay Kumar Peon -
36 Shri Dhyan Chand Farash -
37 Vacant Safaiwala -

 

(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 Vacant Director 011-23385321 123100-215900
3 Shri Sunil Chauhan Project Officer 011-23885321 -
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 Vacant Accounts Officer 011-23382778 56100-177500
9 Shri Rajeev Kumar Yadav Section Officer 011-23385321 47600-151100
10 Shri Ajay Kumar Private Secretary 011-23385321 47600-151100
11 Smt. Meena Section Officer 011-23382778 47600-151100
12 Vacant Personal Assistant 011-23385321 44900-142400
13 Smt. Sonia Sharma Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778 44900-142400
14 Shri Avinash Kumar Mahajan Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778 44900-142400
15 Shri Anil Kumar Tanwar Assistant Section Officer 011-23382778 44900-142400
16 Vacant Accountant 011-23382778 35400-112400
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 Vacant Stenographer Grade 'D' 011-23382778 25500-81100
23 Vacant Library Assistant 011-23382778 25500-81100
24 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778 19900-63200
25 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778 19900-63200
26 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778 19900-63200
27 Vacant Junior Secretariat Assistant 011-23382778 19900-63200
28 Shri Karambir Singh Staff Car Driver - 21700-69100
29 Shri Duryodhan Sethi Staff Car Driver - 21700-69100
30 Shri Anil Kumar Saini Staff Car Driver - 19900-63200
31 Shri Rakesh Kumar Sr. Peon - 21700-69100
32 Shri Rambir Singh Peon - 19900-63200
33 Shri Kuldeep Kumar Peon - 19900-63200
34 Smt.Bimla Chauhan Peon - 19900-63200
35 Shri Vijay Kumar Peon - 19900-63200
36 Shri Dhyan Chand Farash - 21700-69100
37 Vacant  Safaiwala   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

Appelate Authority

Shri Sunil Chauhan
Project Officer

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