The Department of Justice today commemorates the milestone of crossing nine lakh beneficiaries under its Tele-Law programme. The programme connects the disadvantaged and needy seeking legal advice from Panel Lawyers through e-interface platform available in Common Service Centres.
Law and Justice Ministry said, Tele-Law programme is presently operational in 633 districts, including 115 Aspirational Districts across 34 States and Union Territories through a network of 50 thousand Common Service Centres. Tele-Law saw a surge of 369 per cent growth in number of beneficiaries seeking legal advice during last one year.
Speaking on the occasion, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, Tele-Law has potential to foster inclusive character of justice delivery and strengthening rule of law. He appreciated the efforts of Department of Justice for collection and compilation of real time stories of the beneficiaries.