Jharsuguda

District Court Building, Jharsuguda

The Judgeship of Jharsuguda commenced on 24th November, 2011. Until 23rd September, 2011, it was under the jurisdiction of undivided Sambalpur.

The construction of the new building by the P.W.D (R&B) Division at a cost of Rs. 14.20 Crores started on 25th January, 2014 and was completed on 30th June, 2016.

The District Court is functioning in a new building having 11 Court rooms. Its construction by the R&B was completed by 30th June, 2016 at the cost of Rs.14.20 Crores approximately. The facilities available in the building include lift, ramp for disabled persons, e-Sewa Kendra and VC Cabin.

The Court of District and Sessions Judge became paperless on 17th September, 2022. The District Court Digitization Hub (DCDH) was inaugurated on 12th December, 2022 in virtual mode by the Chief Justice of India and it serves as a hub for Sundargarh.

Jharsuguda has only one outlying station at at Lakhanpur.

The foundation stone for Construction of Transit House at Jharsugudawas laid on 16th July 2022 and the project is to be executed by R&B Department at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.09 Crores.

Shri Nisith Nisank was the District & Session Judge till 16th July, 2022. Shri Digambar Prusty took over on 18th July 2022.

The Judgeship was last inspected on 16th September, 2022 by the Administrative Judge, Justice B. Mohanty.

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

Number of judges in each court

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