SAS Nagar, August 20 (Kuldeep Singh) As per the mandate of National Legal Services Authority, under the instructions of Hon’ble Justice S.S. Saron , Executive Chairman, Punjab Legal Services Authority and under able guidance of Ld. Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar a Legal Awareness Seminar was organized by District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar in Lawrance Public School, Phase 8 District SAS Nagar on 19-08-2016.
Ms. Monika Lamba Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar lead the seminar and made aware the teachers and students about legal services. Ms. Madhu Rani para legal volunteer of District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar in coordination with Principal and teacher conducted the Seminar. Students and Teachers were made aware about the Legal Services Authority Act and various schemes of NALSA such Para Legal Volunteer Schemes, Victim Compensation Schemes and Schemes for laborer of unorganized sector as well as about their Fundamental Duties. They appealed to the students and teachers to approach the office of the District Legal Services Authority, New Judicial Court Complex, Sector-76, SAS Nagar for Free Legal Services. The Students and teachers also appreciated the organizing of the Seminar of and derived maximum benefit from the same.
The students were told to discuss the matter with their parents and they should further guide any needy Person and should brief them all the legal rights they have and how to approach the office of DLSA.
Principal Mrs. Veena Malhotra thanked District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar for imparting awareness about legal services schemes of NALSA.