Tele Law Service

Overview of Tele-Law

Department of Justice has partnered with NALSA and CSC e-Governance Service India Limited for mainstreaming legal aid to the marginalised communities through Common Services Center (CSC).

Tele-Law means the use of communications and information technology for the delivery of legal information and advice. This e-interaction between lawyers and people would be through the video-conferencing infrastructure available at the CSCs.

The concept of Tele-Law is to facilitate delivery of legal advice through a panel of lawyers stationed at the state Legal Services Authorities (SALSA) and CSC. The project initiates to connect citizens with lawyers through video conferencing facilities by the Para-Legal Volunteers stationed at identified 1800 panchayat.

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 Citizen Eligible for Tele-Law Service

S.No Categories of Marginalized persons (Section 12 of Legal Services Authorities Act 1987) Fees For Tele Law Service Documents to be brought to CSC for Registration
1 Women Nil Nil
2 Children( Below 18 years of age) Nil Nil
3 SC / ST Nil Caste Certificate
4 Victims of Trafficking Nil Self- Declaration /Copy of Police FIR /Affidavit
5 Mentally Ill and Differently abled Nil Disability Certificate
6 Victims of Natural Disaster/Ethnic Violence Nil District
7 Workers in unorganized Sector Nil Job Card / MGNREGA Card
8 People with low income groups (Income as specified by State) Nil BPL Card /Income Certificate
9 Under trials /In custody Nil Any relevant Case document
S.No Categories Fees for Telelaw Service Documents to be brought to CSC for Registration
10 Persons other than those mentioned above 30/- Aadhar Card / Any ID proof