Press Esc to close
Wednesday 23 August 2017
News updated at 11:01 PM IST

Delhi govt committed to welfare of lawyers: Dikshit

New delhi may 4, 2013 3:51 IST
Chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday underlined the need of welfare of lawyers and announced a hike in the corpus fund of Bar Council of Delhi for welfare measures.

The city government had contributed Rs 1 crore at the the time of constitution of the corpus fund. “Since it was long time ago, I am sure that the time has come to take a review and increase the amount,” said Dikshit while speaking at a national seminar on welfare of lawyers organised by the Bar Council of Delhi. The seminar was inaugurated by President Paranab Mukherjee.

Dikshit stated the lawyers’ community has played a significant role in achieving the freedom of India and the contribution of the lawyers and jurists in the struggle for liberty, equality, justice and truth remains unparalleled.

“The Constitution enjoins the state to secure social, economic and political justice to all its citizens. Lawyers are agents of peace and order in the society. Delhi government recognises the need of welfare measures to be taken in the interest of the legal fraternity,” said Dikshit.
She recounted that city government has provided parking facilities in all court complexes for the excusive use of lawyers including a multi-level automatic car parking at Delhi High Court complex. The government had contributed more than Rs 200 crore for the project.

Dikshit also stated that her government would provide all possible assistance in enriching liabraries for lawyers in order to facilitate access to them to the legal provisions and decided cases.

Medical insurance


“The government is also in favour of an appropriate medical insurance scheme for the lawyers,” said Dikshit while calling upon the Bar council to bring a concrete proposal in this regard.

Meanwhile, speaking on the occasion, Delhi law minister Ramakant Goswami said that city government is of the view that the lawyers of district and High Court of Delhi must be served in the best possible manners in comparison with their community in other states.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
An artist giving final touches to an idol of Lord Ganesha idols in Chikmagalur in Karnataka...

An artist giving final touches to an idol of Lord Ganesha idols in Chikmagalur in Karnataka...

A worker arranges the clay idols of Lord Ganesh at a road side stall ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi...

A worker arranges the clay idols of Lord Ganesh at a road side stall ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi...

Paramilitary personnel at a mock drill during a flag march in Bathinda...

Paramilitary personnel at a mock drill during a flag march in Bathinda...

Women show their ink-marked fingers after casting votes for Bawana assembly seat by-election...

Women show their ink-marked fingers after casting votes for Bawana assembly seat by-election...

A woman walks through a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India...

A woman walks through a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India...

People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State...

People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State...

Derailed coaches of Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express train after it collided with a dumper near...

Derailed coaches of Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express train after it collided with a dumper near...

Two Interceptor boats that would enhance coastal security and monitoring for the Coast Guard...

Two Interceptor boats that would enhance coastal security and monitoring for the Coast Guard...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with the message 'Triple Talaq...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with the message 'Triple Talaq...

A boy running on a wooden bridge through a floating garden of lotus flowers on...

A boy running on a wooden bridge through a floating garden of lotus flowers on...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.