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Government Of Assam Legislative Assam State Legal Services Authority

Legal Awareness/Literacy

  • Assam State Legal Services Authority along with other Legal Services Institutions and Non Government Organizations (NGOs) undertakes various awareness activities in order to make people aware of their rights and about the role, activities and functioning of the Legal Services Institutions. A variety of tools are used in order to achieve this objective like conducting seminars, lectures, distribution of pamphlets, participation in Doordarshan programmes, broadcasting jingles, live phone-in programmes etc, floating mobile multi-utility vans for spreading awareness through public interactions, nukkad nataks, short documentaries, cultural programmes by school children on legal issues, various competitions like painting, essay writing, debates and declamation etc. on legal issues.

    Specific issues are taken up for legal literacy programmes varying from place to place depending upon the needs of a locality and its people. Internship programmes are organised for law students to promote the role and importance of legal services activities. Legal Aid Clinics are also being run in law colleges to further the attainment of objectives of Legal Services. Various legal literacy programmes are organized at school and college levels.

    Number of Legal Literacy Awareness Camps held in Assam:

    DurationNumber of Legal Awareness Camps Held
    April 2012 – March 2013 
    April 2013 – March 2014 
    April 2014 – March 2015 
    April 2015 – March 2016 
    April 2016 – March 2017 
    Total