Boudh

District Court Building, Boudh

Boudh was a sub-division of the erstwhile Boudh-Kandhamal District. On 2nd January, 1994, it became the district headquarters of a separate district called Boudh that was carved out of the Boudh-Kandhamal district.

Earlier the consolidated Judgeship of Kandhamal-Boudh and Phulbani was part of the undivided Judgeship of Ganjam.

The judgeship of Kandhamal-Boudh and Phulbani was separated from the undivided Judgeship of Ganjam-Berhampur on 11th August, 1984. The Boudh judgeship was finally separated from Kandhamal-Boudh and began operating with effect from 6th October, 2012.

The construction of the new court building began on 24th October, 2014 and was completed on 2nd December, 2018 at a cost of Rs.15.32 crores. The work was entrusted to R & B for the construction of the 3rd floor in the Court Building. There are 11 Court rooms in the building. The other facilities available in the building include a ramp, wheelchairs for the physically handicapped and elderly, lift, power backup facilities. The outlying stations of Boudh are at Kantamal and Harabhanga.

The Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate became paperless on 17th September, 2022.

Boudh comes under the DCDH at Sonepur which was inaugurated on 12th December, 2022.

The judgeship was last inspected on 30th September, 2022 by the Administrative Judge, Justice A. Sinha.

Shri Bikram Pradhan was the District and Sessions Judge throughout the year.

Apart from the District and Sessions Judge, the judgeship consists of the following courts.

Number of judges in each court

Case Statistics

*Closing Balance changed due to physical verification