In an effort to make public service delivery more efficient, the Dibrugarh District Administration, in association with District Legal Service Authority (DLSA), Dibrugarh, organised a Lok Adalat at the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Saturday (Feb 11), where 147 cases out of 288 cases were disposed off on a single day – a new high in the history of Dibrugarh district. The Lok Adalat that started from 10am witnessed a huge number of public appearing in front of the Additional District Magistrates (ADMs) and Executive Magistrates (EM) to resolve their filed complaints. As many as 147 cases of section 107 of the CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure) out of 288 cases were disposed during the day.
ADM Jitu Kumar Das disposed 31 out of 50 cases alloted to him, ADM Biswajit Phukan disposed 5 outof 19 cases, ADM Monika Borah disposed 41 out of 58 cases, SDO (Civil) Debasish Bora disposed 5 out of 20 cases, EM Srabana Sonowal disposed 18 out of 27, cases, EM Queen Gogoi disposed 7 out of 32 cases, EM Prithvi Raj Saikia disposed 25 out of 51 cases and EM Trisiddha Nath disposed 15 out of 31 cases.
“More such Lok Adalats are to be organised in the near future in order to resolve outstanding cases in a swift and time-bound manner.
The Dibrugarh district administration stands committed in our efforts to take citizen-centric governance to the masses and to establish a model that can be emulated,” Dibrugarh deputy commissioner cum district magistrate Biswajit Pegu in a statement said.