SAMBA, Apr 17: The Chief Justice of High court of J&K, Justice Gita Mittal today inaugurated the newly constructed District Court Complex at Nandini Hills, here today.
She was accompanied by Justice Sanjeev Kumar Shukla, Justice Sanjay Gupta, and Justice Sindhu Sharma, Administrative Judge for Samba District. On the occasion, ADR building and the Lawyers’ Chambers were also inaugurated by the Chief Justice.
The new Court Complex is equipped with latest facilities with five regular courts in three storeys with court rooms, separate bar rooms for male and female advocates, washrooms on each floor, child care rooms, JSC Counter, Front Office Legal Aid Clinic of District Legal Services Authority and e-kiosk.
In her inaugural address, the Chief Justice stressed upon strengthening of the justice delivery system and the need for sustained efforts for ensuring the availability of justice to the common people. She also underlined the need to have an amicable work atmosphere through the use of new technology and e-library which would help Advocates in their day to day working and keep them abreast with the latest developments in the field of law.
Sindhu Sharma, Administrative Judge for Samba District upon the stake holders to avail the full benefits of the facilities available in the court complex.
The welcome address was delivered by Pr. District and Sessions Judge M.K. Sharma and S.S. Sambyal, President Bar Association Samba. On the occasion a short skit was presented by students of Dogra Law College, Bari Brahmana on the topic of mediation. Proceedings of the inaugural ceremony were conducted by Adv. Sahil Bharti and Adv. Ankita Sambyal. Vote of thanks was given by Swati Gupta, (Sub-Judge) Secretary DLSA.
The inaugural function was attended by Secretary, A.G. Mir, MD, JKPHC, Sanjay Dhar, Registrar General, High Court of J&K, Jawad Ahmed, Pr. Secretary to the Chief Justice, Mohd. Akram Choudhary, Member-Secretary J&K SLSA, R.K. Wattal Registrar Vigilance, Bala Jyoti Registrar Rules, M.K. Sharma Principal District and Sessions Judge Samba, Sonia Gupta, Registrar Judicial, Rajiv Gupta, Director State Judicial Academy, Officers of the registry of the High Court, Ajay Gupta, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Swati Gupta, Secretary DLSA, Jyoti Bhagat Additional Munsiff, Kamiya Singh Andotra Additional Special Mobile Magistrate, Sushma Chouhan Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Koushal Sharma SSP Samba, President Bar Association Jammu Adv. B.S. Slathia, President Bar Association Samba Adv. Subash Singh Sambyal, members of Bar, officers of district Samba and other distinguished guests.