Sunday, October 2, 2022

Mini legal camp inaugurated in Kiphire

Gauhati High Court Judge and executive chairman, Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA), justice Songkhupchung Serto on Saturday lamented that government schools at villages were not functioning properly and teachers were not present in the place of posting.
In this regard, he encouraged the villagers to address such issues so that children receive proper education.
According to a press release from NSLSA PRA, he was speaking the inauguration of mini legal camp organised by District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) under the aegis of NSLSA in Kiphire district.
He reminded the people that the centre has taken care of basic needs of the people through various schemes and programme and that one should avail the benefits through proper channel.
In this regard, he asked the government officers and village leaders if they were making sure that entitlements were reaching the people. Serto also called on the government officers to take privilege of their posting in the district and render their services sincerely.
Later, he inaugurated stalls set up by various government departments.
During the programme, secretary law and Justice department, Nino Iralu advised the people to avail legal services in the district.
Pointing out that hiring lawyers was expensive, registrar, Guwahati High court, Kohima bench, Neiko Akami informed that the government was also providing free legal aid.
Meanwhile, retainer lawyer Bendangwati Sangtam spoke on schemes under social welfare department, APP Kiphire Michael Ayee spoke on schemes under Health and Welfare scheme and advocate Limkushi spoke on Right to Education. At the programme, welcome address was delivered by district and sessions judge-cum-chairman DLSA Kiphire, N Lonshithung Ezung.