Ministry of Law and Justice

Tele-Law improving lives of citizens by facilitating delivery of legal advice

Posted On: 21 JUN 2023 4:53PM by PIB Delhi

Department of Justice’s TeleLaw aims at improving lives of citizens through free pre-litigation advice and  making justice delivery accessible & efficient for all, reaching the remote corners of the country to bridge the digital divide.

Department of Justice has partnered with NALSA and CSC e-Governance Service India Limited for mainstreaming legal aid to the marginalised communities through Common Services Center (CSC).

Tele-Law means the use of communications and information technology for the delivery of legal information and advice. This e-interaction between lawyers and people would be through the video-conferencing infrastructure available at the CSCs.

The concept of Tele-Law is to facilitate delivery of legal advice through a panel of lawyers stationed at the front office of Legal Services Authorities and CSC. The project initiates to connect citizens with panel lawyers through video conferencing/telephone facilities by the Village Level Entrepreneur identified in 1,00,000 gram panchayats.

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