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About Nyaya Mitra
Terms Of Reference
To facilitate judiciary in reduction of old pending cases.
Map highlighted 16 states and 227 districts.
Notice : Extension of last date for submission of Application for the engagement of Nyaya Mitra upto 16th August 2019.
WHAT NYAYA MITRA DOES ?
Providing assistance to the judiciary for speedier disposal of ten year old pending cases.
Building convergence with legal services authorities, relevant govt. departments, subordinate judiciary and litigants for speedier disposal of pending cases.
Undertake Access to Justice Initiatives to support effective implementation of Article 39-A of the Constitution of India ensuring that easy and affordable legal aid is available to all irrespective of economic or other disabilities of those wishing to access it.
HOW NYAYA MITRA FACILITATES THE JUDICIARY?
To prepare a detailed list of 10 year old pending cases of the district/s.
To assist in conducting critical analysis of pending cases that may help Registrar General/district judges to understand the issues/bottlenecks and discuss solutions with other government departments and subordinate judiciary for early disposal of old pending cases
To coordinate with state/district authorities for enabling witnesses to come on time or fixed/stipulated time frame for disposal of cases and inform concerned parties.
To identify the cases in Pre-Lok adalats to be referred to the Lok adalats on priority basis.
To take necessary action pursuant to orders passed by the High Court / district court in relation of old pending cases i.e. issue notice/summons, stay/injunction, copy of order, inform the arbitrator, local government departments and issue letters to lower courts for summoning the record etc.
Any other activities related to disposal of 10 year old pending cases OR task assigned by Registrar General/ district judge / Secretary DLSA
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