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Programmes, Schemes and Services

Legal Literacy Classes for 9th Standard Students was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Chief of India Sri. B. N. Kirpal on 28-09-2002

Mega Lok Adalat on every second Saturday of the month at all Court Centres.

Legal Literacy classes for Students of undergraduate classes in all colleges in Kerala commencing from July 2004.

Legal Service to persons who satisfy the criteria laid down under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987
    
Every Person who has to file or defend a case shall be entitled to legal services under this Act if that person is -
(a) a member of a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe;
(b) a victim of trafficking in human beings or beggar as referred to in Article 23 of the Constitution;
(c) a woman or a child;
(d) a person with disability as defined in clause (i) of Section 2 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995;
(e) a person under circumstances of undeserved want such as being a victim of a mass disaster, ethnic violence, caste atrocity, flood, drought, earthquake or industrial disaster; or
(f) an industrial workman; or
(g) in custody, including custody in a protective home within the meaning of clause (g) of Section 2 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 (104 of 1956); or in a juvenile home within the meaning of clause (j) of Section 2 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 1986 (53 of 1986); or in a psychiatric hospital or psychiatric nursing home within the meaning of clause (g) of Section 2 of the Mental Health Act, 1987 (14 of 1987); or
(h) in receipt of annual income less than rupees One Lakh or such other higher amount as may be prescribed by the State Government, if the case is before a court other than the Supreme court.

Legal Literacy Programmes for villagers, industrial workmen, tribals and other under privileged groups.

Visits to the Mental Health Centres and Psychiatric Hospitals for providing Legal Aid to mentally ill persons.

Receiving petitions & grievances from the persons who deserve free legal services.

Para-Legal Volunteers selected from College Students and Members of Kudumbashree to act as intermediaries between Common people and KELSA
24 hour mobile Legal helpline 9846700100 with the technical support of M/s Vodafone telecom service.

Permanent Lok Adalath for public utility services at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode region with jurisdiction over all respective districts.

Mediation and Conciliation centers.
Special Lok Adalaths for resolving disputes with Government Departments

Disaster Management Scheme of the National Legal Services Authority introduced u/s 12(e) of the Legal Services Authorities Act implemented at all centres of District Legal Services Authorities.

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