● Right to Information


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● The Particulars of organizations, functions and duties.

The Bihar State Legal Services Authority (BSLSA) has been constituted under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 to provide free Legal Services to the weaker sections of the society and to organize Lok Adalats for amicable settlement of disputes. To give effects to the policies and directions of the NALSA and to give free legal services to the people and conduct Lok Adalat in every District, District Legal Services Authority has been constituted.

● Free Legal Services


1.)  Payment of court fee, process fees and all other charges payable or incurred in connection with any legal proceedings.
2.)  Providing Advocate in legal proceedings
3.)  Obtaining and supply of certified copies of orders and other documents in legal proceedings.
4.)  Preparation of appeal, paper book including printing and translation of documents in legal proceedings etc.
5.)  Pre litigation settlement by mediation/conciliation etc.


● Eligible persons for getting free legal services


1.)  Women and children .
2.)  Members of SC/ST .
3.)  Industrial Workmen .
4.)  Victims of trafficking in human beings or beggars.
5.)  Victims of mass disaster, violence, flood, drought, earthquake, industrial disaster etc.
6.)  Disabled persons .
7.)  Persons in custody .
8.)  Persons whose annual income does not exceed Rs.1,00,000/-.


● Free Legal Services can be availed from


1.  Bihar State Legal Services Authority, Budh Marg, Opposite Museum, Patna-1.
2.  High Court Legal Services Committee, Patna High Court, District Legal Services Authority situated in the District Courts Complex in every District of the State.


● LOK ADALAT


Lok Adalat is a forum where the disputes/cases pending in the court of law or at pre-litigation stage are settled/compromised amicably. Lok Adalat has been given statutory status under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987. An award made by the Lok Adalat is deemed to be decree of a civil court and is final and binding on all paRTI.pdfes and no appeal lies before any court against it.

● NATURE OF CASES TO BE REFERRED TO LOK ADALATS


1.   Any case pending before any court. 2.   Any dispute which has not been brought before any court and is likely to be filed before any court. Provided that any matter relating to an offence not compoundable under the law shall not be referred to/settled in Lok Adalat.


● HOW TO GET THE CASE REFERRED TO THE LOK A DALAT FOR SETTLEMENT


●  Case pending before the courts:
   ● If the parties agree to settle the dispute in Lok Adalat or
   ● One of the parties make an application to the court or
   ●The court is satisfied that the matter is an appropriate one for settlement in Lok Adalat.
●  Any dispute at pre-litigative stage:
The State Legal Services Authority or District Legal Services Authority as the case may be, on receipt of an application from any one of the parties to any pre-litigation stage matter refers such matter to the Lok Adalat for amicable settlement.


● Functions / Duties


●  The Authority performs the functions as prescribed in the Legal Services Authorities Act 1987.

(ii) The powers and duties of its officers and employees.

●    The officers and employees discharge their functions as prescribed under Bihar State Legal Services Authority Rules, 1996.

(iii) The procedure followed in the decision-making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.

●    As per the provisions of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 and the Bihar State Legal Services Authority Rules, 1996.

(iv) The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions.

●    The Authority is discharging its functions in accordance with the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987 and the Bihar State Legal Services Authority Rules, 1996.

(v) The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

 a) The Bihar State Legal Services Authority Rules 1996.

 b) Bihar State Legal Services Authority Regulation,1998.

 c) The rules, regulations, instructions issued by NALSA from time to time for discharging the functions of BSLSA & DLSAs.
(vi) Not Applicable.
(vii) Not Applicable.
(viii) Not Applicable.
(ix) A directory of its officers and employees

SL No.
Name
Designation
Telephone No
1
Sri Sunil Dutta Mishra
MemberSecretary, Appellate Authority
0612-2230943
FAX- 0612-201390
2
Sri Manoj Kumar Tiwari
Joint Secretary, Public Information Officer
0612-2234441
FAX- 0612-201390
3
Sri Sumit Ranjan
Assistant Registrar, Assistant Public Information Officer 
0621-2200366
FAX- 0612-201390
4
Sri Jeewan Lal
Lower Division Clerk
 
5
Sri Sushil Kumar 
Lower Division Clerk
 
6
Sri Rakesh Ranjan
Lower Division Clerk
 
7
Sri Ajit Kumar
Lower Division Clerk
 
8
Sri Anwar Raza
Lower Division Clerk
 
9
Sri Anil Kr. Singh 
Driver
 
10
Sri Rajendra Pd. 
Driver
 
11
Md. Nabi Alam 
Driver
 
12
Sri Lal Babu Saw
Peon
 
13
Sri N. K. Bharti
Peon
 
14
Sri Shiv Kumar 
Peon
 
15
Najir Ahmad 
Peon
 
16
St. Sunita Duwedi
Peon
 
17
Sri R. P. Singh
Peon
 
18
Sri Lalan Shah
Peon
 
19
Sri Dashram urao
Night Guard
 
20
St. Lal Muni Devi
Sweeper
 

(x) The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.

The monthly remuneration is paid as per the pay scale mentioned against each officer and employee of BSLSA.

Permanent Staff of Bihar State Legal Services Authority


SL No.
Name
Designation
1
Sri Sunil Dutta Mishra
MemberSecretary, Appellate Authority
2
Sri Manoj Kumar Tiwari
Joint Secretary, Public Information Officer
3
Sri Vipul Sinha
Assistant Registrar, Assistant Public Information Officer 
4
Sri H. K. Mishra
Routine Clerk
5
Sri Jeewan Lal
Lower Division Clerk
6
Sri Sushil Kumar 
Lower Division Clerk
7
Sri Rakesh Ranjan
Lower Division Clerk
8
Sri Amarjeet Azad
Lower Division Clerk
9
Sri Ajit Kumar
Lower Division Clerk
10
Sri Anwar Raza
Lower Division Clerk
11
Sri Rajan Kumar
Stenographer-cum-PA, BSLSA
12
Sri Krishna Pd
Stenographer-cum-PA, BSLSA
13
Sri Jwala Pd. Verma
LDC
14
Sri Praween Kumar
LDC
15
Sri Niraj Kumar Thakur
LDC
16
Sri Shiv Prasad
LDC
17
Sri Himanshu Shekhar SInha
LDC
18
Sri Amit Kumar
Office Attendant
19
Sri Anil Kr. Singh 
Driver
20
Sri Rajendra Pd. 
Driver
21
Md. Nabi Alam 
Driver
22 Sri Shambhu Nath
Office Attendant
23
Sri Lal Babu Saw
Office Attendant
24 Sri N. K. Bharti
Office Attendant
25 Sri Shiv Kumar 
Office Attendant
26
Najir Ahmad 
Office Attendant
27
St. Sunita Duwedi
Office Attendant
28
Sri R. P. Singh
Office Attendant
29
Sri Lalan Shah
Office Attendant
30
Sri Dashram urao
Night Guard
31
St. Lal Muni Devi
Sweeper

Staff working on Contract Basis in the BSLSA
& Mobile Lok Adalat Unit


S.N.
Name of the Staff
Designation
Pay Scale
Date of Joining
1
Rajesh Kumar LDC 5200-20200 since 2015
2
Sri Mukesh Kumar LDC 5200-20200 since 2015
3
Sri Pritam Kr. Bishwash LDC 5200-20200 since 2015
4
Sri Rajeev Kumar Peon M. L. A Unit 5200-20200 since 2012
5
Sri Umesh Kr Rajak Peon M .L. A. Unit 5200-20200 since 2012
6
Sri Deepak Kr Pandit Driver, M.L.A Unit 5200-20200 since 2012


(xi) Not Applicable.
(xii) Not Applicable.
(xiii) Not Applicable.
(xiv) Not Applicable.
(xv) The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.

People can get information telephonically or they can visit BSLSA between 10.30 AM to 5 PM on any working day for obtaining information.


(xvi) The names, designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.

Shri Manoj Kumar Tiwari,
Public Information Officer for Bihar State Legal Services Authority,
Budh Marg, Opposite Museum
Patna, 800001
Ph. No. - 0612- 2234441

Shri Sumit Ranjan
Asstt. Public Information Officer for Bihar State Legal Services Authority,
Budh Marg, Opposite Museum
Patna, 800001
Ph. No. - 0621- 2200366

(xvii)- NIL

APPELLATE AUTHORITY
Sri Sunil Dutta Mishra
Member Secretary
Bihar State Legal Services Authority,
Budh Marg, Opposite Museum
Patna, 800001
Ph. No. 0612- 2230943 / Fax- 0612- 2201390