Raipur: Chhattisgarh’s first e-Mega Camp Series was started by the Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority Bilaspur under the aegis of NALSA on Saturday.
CGSLSA Executive Chairman and High Court judge Justice Prashant Mishra launched the series through video conferencing. He said that this e-mega camp is an innovative initiative to provide economic and social justice to the underprivileged. Justice is not just limited to the court but has a detailed definition.
With the cooperation and coordination of various departments, the camp has been organized in 23 districts and 64 talukas of the state. At the beginning of the camp, more than 4, 40,000 beneficiaries were benefited with Rs 111 crore.
In his inaugural address Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra said that e-Mega Camp is an innovative effort for public awareness. In the current Covid situation, legal literacy activities are taking place on e-platform. After successfully conducting the first e-Lok Adalat in the state, the e-Mega Camp was considered. The government is doing its best to deal with the situation of Covid, but in this situation, the e-Mega Camp is a good platform to deliver the schemes.
He told that Paralegal Volunteers are making efforts to reach the grassroots schemes at the grassroots level. If a person is getting immediate benefits through this camp, then it is a big success. He informed that the process will continue for the whole of November to reach the government's schemes through the E-Mega Camp.
On the occasion, the “Sadbhavna” series was also launched. Videos related to the information of various laws are being uploaded in YouTube. Taking this link forward, the Sadbhavna Legal Series has been launched for the specially abled persons.
Justice Manindra Mohan Srivastava, Chairman of the High Court Computerization Committee present at the inauguration program, said in his address that the awareness program is a challenging endeavor during the prevalence of Covid. The State and District Legal Services Authority makes new schemes to bring justice to the people, but this requires collective efforts.
Justice Gautam Bhaduri, Chairman of the High Court Legal Services Committee, said that all the officials of the government have come on a single platform to implement the schemes. The main objective of NALSA is to make the beneficiaries aware of their legal rights. He said that maximum number of people should get benefit through this camp.
During the inauguration, Registrar in-charge Deepak Tiwari, Advocate General of High Court Satish Chandra Verma, Member Secretary of State Legal Services Authority Siddharth Agrawal, Registry Officer, High Court Advocates Association, District and Sessions Judges, Administrative and Police officers, and officers of various departments were present through Video Conference.