Kiren Rijiju launches Tele-Law mobile app, also felicitates Tele-law frontline functionaries
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Union Minister of Law and Justice Shri Kiren Rijiju along with Minister of State for Law and Justice Prof. S.P. Singh Baghel launched the Citizen’s Tele-Law Mobile App. In the event, Tele-Law Frontline Functionaries were also felicitated.
In his message, Union Minister of Law and Justice Shri Kiren Rijiju said, Under the Digital India scheme, e-interface platform Tele Law was developed. It is a platform to strengthen the pre-litigation mechanism in the country. He said the goal of this platform is to achieve Sabka Prayas Sabka Nyay. He also appealed to the Lawyers to join the Tele-Law movement and provide legal guidance and consultation as basic steps to legal aid services.
According to the Department of Justice,” Expanding its reach and ambit the Citizens’ Tele-Law Mobile App intends to widen the access to increased legal information and empowers the masses to identify their problem and chose from an appropriate forum of dispute redressal to claim their entitlements and rights by connecting the beneficiary directly to the Panel Lawyer or with the assistance of Para Legal Volunteers, Village Level entrepreneurs, in case of a beneficiary who are unable to read or write. The consultation is available free of cost to those entitled to free legal aid under Section 12 of Legal Service Authority, whereas Others could avail at Rs 30/ per consultation.
The event also witnessed the felicitation of 124 Frontline functionaries which includes Para Legal Volunteers, Village Level entrepreneurs, Panel Lawyers and State Coordinators representing from different corners of the country.
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