Sundargarh

District Court Building, Sundargarh

Sundargarh District was created out of the two former Princely states of Gangpur and Bonai, which integrated with Orissa on 1st January 1948. After 1st April 1978, Sundargarh Judgeship was separated from Sambalpur Judgeship, and from then onwards the District Court started functioning. The outlying stations are at Bonai, Rajgangpur, Himagiri, Biramitrapur and Rourkela.

The District Court is functioning in its old building from 1st April, 1985. It is a two-storied building with a ground floor of 15,260 sq.ft. and the first floor, about 11,772 sq.ft. It has 9 Court rooms, offices of different Courts, Video Conferencing Room, e-Sewa Kendra and V.C. cabin.

The Court of Additional District Judge became paperless on 17th September, 2022.

Sundargarh comes under the DCDH at Jharsuguda which was inaugurated on 12th December, 2022 in virtual mode by the Chief Justice of India.

The Court of Additional District Judge became paperless on 17th September, 2022.

Sundargarh comes under the DCDH at Jharsuguda which was inaugurated on 12th December, 2022 in virtual mode by the Chief Justice of India.

The foundation stone of Construction of new District Court Building, Sundargarh was laid on 5th March, 2022 and the project is to be executed by R&B (Roads and Building) at an estimated cost of Rs. 45.43 Crores. Similarly, foundation stone for Construction of Civil Court Building at Rourkela was laid on 5th March, 2022 by R&B (Roads and Building) at an estimated cost of Rs. 43.85 Crores.

Shri Subhadarshi Patnaik joined as Dist. Judge, Sundargarh on 29th November 2021 and continuing till date.

The Judgeship was last inspected on 20th August 2022 by the Administrative Judge Justice K.R. Mohapatra.

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

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