NSLSA bags zonal best performing state

NSLSA bags zonal best  performing state
Mezivolou T.Therieh, Member Secretary of NSLSAreceiving Award & Memento from 'ble Union Minister of Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Dimapur, December 16: Nagaland State Legal Services Authority has been adjudged the Zonal Best State Legal Services Authority at the commendation ceremony organized by the National Legal Services Authority under the aegis of the Supreme Court of India on December 15 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi to acknowledge the exemplary work done in the areas of equality and justice.
The NSLSA was awarded based on the new initiatives taken by having its own theme song and creating awareness through media, active use of digitization, translation of the legal services literature into local dialects, formation of Legal Literacy Clubs in schools, legal services clinics, organizing mega & mini legal services camps and active participation in carrying out the action plans.
Also Best Zonal Para Legal Volunteer was bagged by Tingkai Konyak from Mon District for his exemplary services in giving free home tuitions to children below poverty line, reaching out to the victims of landslides, participating in medical camp, door to door campaign, as resource person in legal awareness camp, visiting jails, homes, helping women victims, getting financial assistance from Government for mentally challenged person, etc.
Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of Law & Justice & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad congratulated the National Legal Services Authority led by Justice Madan B Lokur and his team and the jury for the recognition that is given which has led to the transformation of the access to justice for all. He said that such defining moment is important because it is this kind of movement that shapes the entire country which feels the pulse of the people.
Nagaland was represented by Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, Judge, Gauhati High Court and executive chairman of Nagaland State Legal Services Authority, Mezivolu T.Therieh, member secretary of Nagaland State Legal Services Authority, Niechochiyi Suyie, NJS, District & Sessions Judge, Zunheboto & chairman of Zunheboto District Legal Services Authority (representing State Best DLSA of the year 2018 ), Atoka Achumi, NJS, Civil Judge (Jr.), Dimapur, & former secretary, Zunheboto District Legal Services Authority (representing State Best DLSA of the year 2018 ), Sunjib Rana, Panel lawyer, Kohima District Legal Services Authority (State Best Panel Lawyer of the year 2018), Tingkai Konyak, Para-Legal Volunteer (PLV), Mon District Legal Services Authority (State Best PLV of the year 2018). (Page News Service)