Ishu Innovative 370 Questions 228 Answers 176 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Ishu Asked: January 2, 20212021-01-02T12:21:35+05:30 2021-01-02T12:21:35+05:30In: UPSC PRELIMS What is NALSA? Describe NALSA. polity Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Rajnish Optimist 145 Questions 255 Answers 237 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Best Answer Rajnish Optimist 2021-01-03T11:43:14+05:30Added an answer on January 3, 2021 at 11:43 am NALSA stands for National Legal Services Authority which provide free legal services to weaker sections of society and to organize Lok Adalats for amicable settlement of disputes. About NALSA: NALSA was established under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987. The goal is to ensure that no person is denied opportunities to obtain justice with the reason of economic or other disabilities. The Chief Justice of India shall be the Patron-in-Chief and the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court of India is the Executive-Chairman. ‘Nyaya Deep’ is NALSA’s official newsletter. Functions of NALSA: Organize Lok Adalats to settle disagreements amicably. Identify particular categories of marginalized and excluded communities and devise different preventive and strategic legal support program implementation schemes. Provide free legal assistance in civil and criminal cases to the marginalized and disadvantaged who, in every court or tribunal, can not afford the services of a lawyer. State and district legal services authorities: The State Legal Services Authority was formed in every State in order to give effect to the NALSA’s policies and directions and to provide free legal services to the citizens and conduct Lok Adalats in the State. The State Legal Services Authority is headed by the Patron-in-Chief of the State Legal Services Authority, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of the respective High Court. The District Legal Services Authority has been formed in every District to administer legal services programs in the District. In the District Courts Complex of each District, the District Legal Services Authority is located and chaired by the District Judge of the respective district. Read more at NALSA. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Cancel the best answer Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?