Dhenkanal

District Court Building, Dhenkanal

The judgeship of Dhenkanal was constituted into a District Judgeship and Sessions Division on 22nd December, 1976. After separation of the Angul Judgeship, the administrative jurisdiction of the District and Sessions Court, Dhenkanal extended to the Subordinate Courts at the outlying stations. The outlying stations are at Hindol, Kamakhyanagar, Bhuban, Parjang, Gondia and Odapada.

The District Court is functioning in a two storied old building which has 12 Court rooms.

The Construction of B-Type Residential quarters for Vigilance Judge at Dhenkanal was completed on 8th July, 2022 at an estimated cost of Rs. 84.90 Lakhs. Construction of B-Type Residential quarters for Judge, Family Court at Dhenkanal was completed on 8th July, 2022 at an estimated cost of Rs. 84.90 Lakhs. Construction of C-Type residential quarters for the Secretary, DLSA, Dhenkanal was completed on 8th July, 2022 at an estimated cost of Rs. 71.17 Lakhs and Construction of C-Type Residential quarters for Sr. Civil Judge (Women) at Dhenkanal was completed on 8th July, 2022 at an estimated cost of Rs. 71.17 Lakhs. All these projects have been executed by the Executing Agency OSPH & WC Ltd.

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

Dhenkanal comes under the DCDH at Angul which was inaugurated on 12th December, 2022. Shri Sarat Kumar Dehury was the District and Sessions Judge till 31st July, 2022. After him Shri Satyapira Mishra continued till 6th September, 2022 and Shri Jagdish Prasad Mohanty took over on 9th September, 2022. The Judgeship was last inspected on 26th November, 2022 by administrative Judge Justice B.P. Routray.

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

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