Under the able guidance and instructions of Hon'ble Mr. Justice TPS Maan, Acting Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court-cum-Executive Chairman, Punjab Legal Services Authority, the Mobile Van of Punjab Legal Services Authority, has been Scheduled to remain at District Mohali from 02.07.2018 to 15.07.2018. This van has been today on 03.07.2018 flagged of by Smt. Archana Puri, Ld. District & Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, S.A.S. Nagar, for going to various villages of SAS Nagar. The schemes of National Legal Services Authority as well as Government beneficial Schemes will be explained to the General Public where this Van will visit. The Para Legal Volunteers as well as the Panel Lawyers will go to different Villages as well as Schools for creating awareness about the Free Legal Services. The Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar, Smt. Monika Lambahas already tied up with the BDPO's of concerned block for assisting the team of District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar (Mohali) for creating Awareness. The Schedule till 15.07.2018 has been prepared and Maximum Villages are expected to be covered during this time period.
Earlier also in the month of August,2017 the Van of Punjab Legal Services Authority was Scheduled to be in District Mohali and various seminars/Legal Awareness programme been organized to said van and District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar has seen a success rate in organizing in such programmes and from August, 2017 till today, 703 persons have been provided Legal Aid and various persons have been given Legal Advice on phone, who were in need of Legal Aid and many persons visited in the office of District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar for seeking advice, Various phone calls were received seeking knowledge about the Legal Services. This van of Punjab Legal Services Authority is specially meant for the purpose of creating Legal Literacy campaign activities and same is used for organizing Seminars/Legal Literacy Camps/establishment of Legal Literacy Clubs/Legal Aid Clinics/publicity of Lok Adalats/visit to jails, schools & Colleges for implementation and follow up of schemes of NALSA/PULSA.