Week-long Para Legal Volunteers’ Induction program concludes

Serve marginalized, weaker sections of society: Justice Bindal to PLVs
Week-long Para Legal Volunteers’ Induction program concludes

Executive Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority, Justice Rajesh Bindal Judge High Court of J&K, has impressed upon the Para Legal Volunteers working with Legal Services Institutions, to serve the marginalised and weaker sections of the society with a missionary zeal.

They were asked to work in close tandem with the LegalServices Institutions and the Government Departments, in ameliorating the lotof poor and disadvantageous sections of the society.

Justice Rajesh Bindal was speaking at the concludingfunction of the Para Legal Volunteers' weeklong Induction –Orientation –Refresher training conducted by J&K State Legal Services Authority inKashmir Division of the State of J&K.

The Training Programmes were conducted at Baramulla on 1stof July 2019 for Para Legal Volunteers of Baramulla and Kupwara, at Bandiporaon 2nd of July 2019 for Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, at Anantnag on 3rdof July 2019 for Anantnag and Kulgam, at Pulwama on 4th of July 2019 forPulwama and Shopian districts and finally at Srinagar on 6th of July 2019 forSrinagar and Budgam districts, besides Para Legal Volunteers of High Court.

Master Trainers Jyoti Sharma and Ufera Rashid impartedtraining as Resource Person who trained and made aware of the working of thePara Legals, to provide legal services and awareness to the masses. All theSecretaries of District Legal Services Authorities also took part in thetrainings actively.

Muhammad Akram Chowdhary Member Secretary J&K StateLegal Services Authority on this occasion presented an overview of the ParaLegal Volunteers Schemes, their work and contribution towards the marginalisedsections of the society.

Abdul Rashid Malik Principal District & Sessions JudgeSrinagar, Adnan Sayeed Secretary District Legal Services Authority Srinagar,Tabasum Qadir Parray Secretary District Legal Services Authority Budgam,besides the Legal Services Staff and Retainer Lawyers were also present andgave their valuable suggestions to strengthen the Schemes. Para LegalVolunteers were impressed upon to work as ambassadors of peace in the society,working in the direction to empower the weak, underprivileged and marginalisedsections of the society.

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