Nayagarh

District Court Building, Nayagarh

On the 8th July, 2011, the Judgeship of Nayagarh was carved out of the Puri Judgeship as an independent Judgeship.

The District Court started functioning in the new building from 22nd April, 2018 onwards. It was constructed by the R&B at an estimated cost of 23 crores. The outlying stations are at Daspalla, Khandapara, Ranpur, Odogaon and Bhapur

A virtual court room was inaugurated on 1st November, 2021. A District Court Digitisation Hub was inaugurated by the Chief justice of India on 12th December, 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 Kandhamal.

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

There are 15 Court rooms in the building. It consists of a Model Virtual Court, Biometric Attendance System, Fire Extinguisher, Lifts, CCTV, Fire Alarm System, E-Sewa Kendra, May I help You Desk, Ramp Facility, Wheel Chair, and ICT enabled Court Halls & Offices.

On 10th December, 2022, the Chief Justice of the High Court of Orissa in the presence of Justice Dr. B.R. Sarangi:

1.Inaugurated the Construction of the Court Building Gram Nyayalaya at Bhapur, which was completed by OSPH & WC Ltd. at an estimated cost of Rs. 7.40 crores.

2.Ianugurated the Construction of Transit House at Bhapur was completed on 10th December, 2022 by Rural Works at an estimated cost of Rs. 56.48 Lakhs.

3.Laid the Foundation stone for Construction of JMFC Court Building at Gania on 10th December, 2022, the project is to be executed by Rural Works at an estimated cost of Rs. 5.48 Crores.

4.Inaugurated the construction of D-Type Residential quarters for JMFC at Bhapur which was completed on 10th December, 2022 by Rural Works Department at an estimated cost of Rs. 63.51 Lakhs.

5. Laid the foundation stone of projects such as “Construction of Transit House at Daspalla”, “Construction of canteencum-Bar Association Hall at JMFC Court Complex at Daspalla”, “Construction of Transit House at Nayagarh”, “Construction of Bar Association Hall-cumCanteen of District Judge Court Building at Nayagarh”, “Construction of Record Room-cum-Malkhana of District Judge Court Building at Nayagarh” and “Construction of 32 nos. of F-type Staff quarters at Nayagarh” on 10th December, 2022 and all the projects are to be executed by R&B (Roads and Building) at an estimated cost of Rs. 97.63 Lakhs, Rs. 2.31 Crores, Rs. 4.16 Crores, Rs. 4.70 Crores, Rs. 1.77 Crores and Rs. 5.45 Crores respectively.

6.Inaugurated the construction of 44 of E-Type staff quarters at Nayagarh which was completed on 10th December, 2022 by R&B Departmentat an estimated cost of Rs. 9.17 Crores.

7.Inaugurated the construction of B-Type Residential quarters for Judge, Family Court at Nayagarh. The construction of such was completed on 31st March, 2022 by OSPH & WC Ltd. at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.37 Crores.

On 31st March, 2022 the Chief Justice in the presence of Justice Dr. B. R. Sarangi inaugurated the construction of B-Type Residential Quarters for Additional District & Sessions Judge at Nayagarh which was completed on by OSPH & WC Ltd. (Odisha State Police Housing & Welfare Corporation Ltd.) at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.29 Crores.

Throughout the year, Smt. Rupashree Chowdhury was the District and Sessions Judge.

The Judgeship was last inspected on 23rd July, 2022 by the administrative Judge, Justice V. Narasingh.

Nayagarh has been adjudged as the best performing district of 2022 in Zone ‘B’.

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

Number of judges in each court

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