Sambalpur

District Court Building, Sambalpur

After creation of the separate State of Odisha in 1936, a new Judgeship named Cuttack- Sambalpur came into being with its headquarters at Cuttack, under the jurisdiction of the Patna High Court.

The Sambalpur District was subsequently divided into four separate Districts. Bargarh District was separated in 1993, and Jharsuguda and Deogarh districts were separated in 1994.

Initially, the Courts of Sambalpur were functioning in the old Court building constructed prior to 1947. A new Court building was constructed in 1951 which has two floors. It houses 13 Court rooms. The outlying stations are at Kuchinda and Rairakhol.

The Court of Civil judge-cum-J.M.F.C. became paperless on 17th September, 2023.

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 Bargarh and Deogarh.

Shri Biranchi Narayan Mohanty was the District and Sessions Judge till 18th April, 2022.Shri Manas Ranjan Barik took over on 25th April 2022.

The Judgeship was last inspected on 7th May 2022 by the Administrative Judge Justice A. Sinha.

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

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

Number of judges in each court

Case Statistics