The Ministry of Law and Justice under the Government of India is a cabinet ministry which deals with the management of the legal affairs, administration of justice and legislative activities in India through its three departments:
- Legislative Department
- Department of Legal Affairs and
- Department of Justice
Government Schemes: Ministry of Law and Justice
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PRO BONO LEGAL SERVICE
The goal is to enable lawyers and legal practitioners to provide legal services pro bono (without fees for the public good).
Build a database collecting lawyers' confidential details for specific positions in the field concerned.
It seeks to reduce the pendency of cases across selected districts, with particular emphasis on those that have been pending for over 10 years.
It aims to launch a portal to make legal aid easily accessible to the marginalized communities and citizens living in rural areas.
Legal Information Management & Briefing System (LIMBS)
It aims to have information relating to all court/tribunal cases being handled by the various Ministries/Departments, and other organs of the Government of India will be available on a single web-based online application.
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