News UpdatesHaryana State Legal Services Authority Holds Commendation Ceremony For Volunteers, Members LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK3 Jan 2021 9:11 PMShare This – xOn 3rd January, 2021, Haryana State Legal Services Authority organized its first State Level Commendation Ceremony of District Legal Services Authorities, Panel Advocates, Para Legal Volunteers and HALSA/DLSA employees in the Administrative Building of HALSA, Sector-14, Panchkula. The purpose of the Commendation Ceremony was to boost the morale of the team of Legal Services Authorities…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginOn 3rd January, 2021, Haryana State Legal Services Authority organized its first State Level Commendation Ceremony of District Legal Services Authorities, Panel Advocates, Para Legal Volunteers and HALSA/DLSA employees in the Administrative Building of HALSA, Sector-14, Panchkula. The purpose of the Commendation Ceremony was to boost the morale of the team of Legal Services Authorities and acknowledge the work and efforts made by them to achieve the motto of ‘ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR ALL”. Mrs. Justice Daya Chaudhary, Judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court and Executive Chairperson, HALSA graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The Chief Judicial Magistrates-cum-Secretaries, District Legal Services Authorities of Haryana and staff members of HALSA and DLSA, Panchkula attended the Commendation Ceremony. During Ceremony, Justice Chaudhary shared her valuable views and experiences with the participants. The High Court judge stated that COVID has affected the functioning of courts and government departments at different levels and presented a great challenge before the world to find out suitable ways and means to restore normalcy in lives. Amid such difficulties and obstacles, Legal Services Authorities constantly stepped ahead and extended assistance to the downtrodden sections of the society in difficult times of COVID-19. Justice Chaudhary also stated that an Institution or Organization is made up of a team which works day and night for the success and accomplishment of the organization. She further added that the success of any Institution is an ultimate outcome of the hard work, dedication and devotion of the employees of that organization. Justice Chaudhary acknowledged the role of Panel Advocates, Para Legal Volunteers and employees that they all are working as a team for the effective execution of the action plan of the Legal Services Authorities. She added that they not only apprise about the schemes and benefits of the Centre/State Governments but also connect the persons with the welfare Schemes. Panel Advocates, PLVs and employees are working as a pillar of the Legal Services Institutions who help in revamping and expanding the sphere of the Legal Services Authorities. Appreciating the efforts of all, she added that the Secretaries of DLSAs are continuously guiding their teams to perform better and with the belief to break each and every barrier come across to achieve the motto of “Access to Justice for All”. It’s their vision, perception and commitment which helped the Legal Services Institutions to set new & fresh goals and put persistent efforts towards their accomplishment While sharing her experience with HALSA, the judge stated that COVID infection completely restrained the physical activities of Legal Services Authorities, but with the help of technology, Legal Services Institutions reached the people at large. Over the last few months, HALSA launched online Mediation, e-Lok Adalat, Daily e-Lok Adalat in the State of Haryana to facilitate a virtual platform to the parties to resolve their issues amicably which marked a great success in the showcase of HALSA. Public awareness has been made through digital platform on several socio-economic issues. In the Commendation Ceremony, HALSA announced 19 awards under different categories for Best DLSAs, Panel Advocates, PLVs and employees of HALSA/DLSAs for their sheer efforts and commitment. The District Legal Services Authorities, Kurukshetra, Gurugram, Ambala, Jhajjar, Faridabad and Sonepat have been adjudged best DLSAs in Haryana under different categories such as (i) for overall performance, (ii) exceptional work in Mediation, (iii) for rendering legal services, (iv) for outreach programmes, (v) for exceptional work in COVID-19 and (vi) for Activity of the Year respectively. That apart, Panel Advocates namely Dr. Sujan Singh, DLSA Gurugram, Ms. Divya Chugh, DLSA Kurukshetra and Sh. Ravinder Gupta, DLSA Faridabad have been declared best in Haryana for (i) rendering quality and effective legal services, (ii) maximum contribution in outreach programme and (iii) exceptional work during COVID-19 respectively. Sh. Anil Kumar, PLV, DLSA Hisar and Ms. Rita, PLV, DLSA Karnal have been adjudged best in Haryana for (i) social contribution and (ii) exceptional work during COVID-19 respectively. Sh. Dharmender, Accountant, DLSA Jhajjar, Sh. Satish Kumar, Clerk, DLSA Kurukshetra, Ms. Meenu, Assistant, DLSA Ambala, Sh. Yashpal, Clerk, DLSA Narnual and Sh. Pardeep Kumar, Clerk, DLSA Karnal have been declared best employees of DLSAs in Haryana under five categories such as (i) for Efficient Accounting, for Public Relationship Management Skills, (iii) for Social Contribution, (iv) for Efficient Record Keeping and (v) For Taking Initiatives in Working respectively. Ms. Geeta, Junior Scale Stenographer, HALSA, Sh. Suminder Singh, Clerk, HALSA and Ms. Shruti, Junior Scale Stenographer, HALSA have been declared best employees of Haryana State Legal Services Authority under three different categories such as (i) Work and Conduct, (ii) Dedication towards job (iii) for Taking Initiatives in Working, respectively. Next Story
Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMLB-NEWSSeason begins for 26 more teamsUNDATED (AP) — Major League Baseball’s season begins for 26 more teams Friday. And more of them will be a part of baseball’s postseason after MLB and the players’ union agreed Thursday to an expanded playoff structure that includes 16 teams instead of the usual 10. Update on the latest sports Jipcho played the role of the “rabbit’ by setting a relentless pace for the first half of the race in the high altitude. The tactic worked perfectly. Keino went on to win gold and became a pioneer for Kenyan track and field. Jipcho won a silver medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase four years later at the 1972 Munich Olympics. The three new races take this season’s total to 13. All of them are in Europe.In other developments related to the coronavirus pandemic: — The Chinese basketball league is set to allow limited numbers of spectators into games this Sunday before being fully open to fans starting July 31 for playoff games in Qingdao. The Chinese Basketball Association says medical professionals, teachers and police and public security officers will be eligible in the first intake of fans since the league resumed last month following a lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic. Fans will have to buy tickets through an online registration system on a “one ticket, one certificate” basis within 48 hours of testing negative for COVID-19. Physical distancing measures will be in place inside the stadium and spectators will have to show identification, wear face masks and undergo body temperature testing before entry.— South Korea says it will allow baseball fans to return to the stands beginning Sunday as health authorities outlined a phased process to bring back spectators in professional sports amid the COVID-19 epidemic. Senior Health Ministry official Yoon Tae-ho also says fans will be allowed at professional soccer games starting on Aug. 1. But professional golf tournaments will continue without galleries at least until late August. Both baseball and soccer teams will be initially allowed to sell only 10% of the seats for each game as officials plan to control the level of attendance based on the progress of anti-virus efforts.— Italy’s sports minister says fans will be allowed back into stadiums in September if the virus is kept under control. The Serie A soccer season is being completed without fans and is scheduled end on Aug. 2. Next season should start in mid-September. — A leading British government adviser says the pandemic will make it “very difficult” for Premier League matches to be staged with full crowds for at least another year and capacities face being capped at 25% when stadiums eventually re-open. James Calder chairs a government committee on the return of elite sports in England. The Premier League season ends on Sunday and Calder urged players to avoid going on holiday to COVID-19 hotspots, singling out the United States. But he is hopeful the twice weekly testing on players next season can be reduced. The next Premier League season will begin on Sept. 12 and finish on May 23.OLYMPICS-OBIT-JIPCHOBen Jipcho, the ‘rabbit’ who helped Keino beat Ryun, diesUNDATED (AP) — Kenyan runner Ben Jipcho has died at the age off 77. Jipcho was famous for sacrificing his own hopes of winning an Olympic medal to help teammate Kip Keino beat American rival Jim Ryun to the gold in the 1,500 meters at the 1968 Mexico City Games. VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSF1 cancels 4 more races for 2020, adds 3 to calendarUNDATED (AP) — Formula One races in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic and three others have been added.F1 says the Eifel Grand Prix will host a race at the iconic Nürburgring in Germany on Oct. 11. That will be followed by the Portuguese GP in Portimão two weeks later and the Emilia-Romagna GP in Italy on Nov. 1.The U.S. GP was initially scheduled for late October. Brazil and Mexico were then to host races in November. Canada was already postponed from its mid-June date. July 24, 2020 Associated Press The abbreviated season got started Thursday night in Washington, where the Yankees beat the defending World Series champs 4-1 in a game cut short by rain. The Dodgers began their campaign by scoring seven times over their final two at-bats to thump the San Francisco Giants 8-1 in Los Angeles. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was put on the injured list just hours before he was scheduled to make his ninth opening start of his career. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner was replaced by 22-year-old Dustin May.The Texas Rangers will officially open Globe Life Field, their new $1.2 billion stadium with a retractable roof. And they’ll do it with the same starting pitcher from the finale in the old stadium across the street. Lance Lynn faces the Colorado Rockies in his first opening day, getting the nod ahead of returning All-Star lefty Mike Minor and Corey Kluber, the two-time AL Cy Young winner acquired in a December trade from Cleveland. Lynn, who had 246 strikeouts last season, sent the Rangers out of the old stadium with a 6-1 win over the New York Yankees. A few spectators will be allowed, including the parents and fiancee of Rockies rookie outfielder Sam Hilliard, who grew up 10-15 minutes from the Rangers ballparks. The Houston Astros begin their season at home against the Seattle Mariners. The franchise spent the offseason dealing with the sign-stealing scandal that cost manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow their jobs. Dusty Baker was hired to replace Hinch. Baker is hoping to leave the scandal behind, calling it old news. It remains to be seen if the rest of baseball agrees. In Houston’s final summer camp tuneup, three of its stars — José Altuve, Alex Bregman and George Springer — were hit by pitches in a game at Kansas City. Longtime San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is scheduled to make his first start with Arizona when the Diamondbacks visit the San Diego Padres. The big left-hander signed an $85 million, five-year deal with the D-backs during the offseason after spending 11 years in San Francisco. He helped the Giants win three World Series titles and he was the 2014 World Series MVP.