Activities of DLSA
The tasks carried out by District Legal Services Authority are as follows:

Mediation, Reconciliation, LokAdalat (Daily & Monthly). Daily LokAdalats for disposal of pending civil matters are held at city civil court building & for disposal of compoundable criminal cases are held at bankshall court as per the calendar of the courts.
Monthly lokadalats are held once in every month as per the guidance & calendar of nalsa. pre-litigation cases as well as post litigation cases are taken up at monthly lokadalats.
Legal Advice, Providing free legal aid by way of appointing advocates, facilitating access to the Protection Officer in connection with Domestic Violence Cases, appointment of defence panel Advocates in all Criminal Courts and Juvenile Justice Board.
Periodical visits are also made in the Correctional Homes, Juvenile Homes, Homes for specially challenged persons and Mental Asylum.
Camps/Workshops/Seminars for spreading legal literacy among the mass, are held at schools, colleges, police training institute and other common places.
Appointment and monitoring of the work carried out by the Para Legal Volunteers at different Police Stations.


1. Presidency Correctional Home & adjacent to the office of CWC at 89, elliot road.
2. Calcutta Pavlov Mental Hospital, 18, Gobra Road, Kolkata 700046
3. Flower Market, 67/5, Strand Bank Road, Kolkata 700007