District Court Building, Sonepur

The Sonepur Judgeship was established being separated from the Bolangir-Sonepur Judgeship on 23rd June 2012, comprising of Sonepur Revenue District.

The new District Court building was inaugurated on 9th October 2021 on an area of Ac. 2.173 dec. The building has a basement and four floors. It has a total area of 1,09,644 sq.ft. The new building was constructed by the R & B at an estimated cost of Rs.24.9 crores.

The building has 15 Court rooms including a Children’s Court complex and a vulnerable Court room. It also has a e-filing counter, e-Sewa Kendra and Help Desk, conference room, V.C. cabin for advocates, remote V.C. point, crèche and lactation room and a Bar hall. Besides, facilities like canteen, post office, ATM counter and separate C.S.I. are available. The outlying stations are at Birmaharajpur, Rampur, Binika, Tarava and Dunguripali

The Construction of C-Type quarters for Secretary, DLSA at Sonepur was completed on 4th June, 2022 by R&B Department at an estimated cost of Rs. 57.41 Lakhs.

The Court of Chief judicial Magistrate 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 Balangir and Boudh.

Shri Rasmi Mohan Acharya joined asJudge on 20th July 22 and is continuing till date.

The Judgeship was last inspected on 19th February 2022 by the Administrative Judge Justice B. Rath.

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

Closing Balance changed due to physical verification