Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | ePaper

Work on to launch database on legal aid's strategic action plan

  • Print



National Legal Aid Services Organization (NLASO) sources confirmed that work is going on to launch a database on legal aid's strategic action plan to ensure monitoring and accountability over its services.
"Work is going on to launch a database on legal aid's strategic action plan. We have started work to turn the services of our seven district offices automated on pilot basis as part of making the whole activities of district offices digital," NLASO Assistant Director and Senior Assistant Judge Qazi Yasin Habib told BSS.
"We have successfully implemented first strategic action plan of NLASO's 2012-17 tenure to establish a firm legal assistance management in the country. Now work is going on to formulate strategic action plan for 2018-2022 fiscal," he added.
The NLASO official said they have taken initiative to establish a central database for the organization and all the offices under it will be included with that gradually.
"We would be able to monitor the activities of our offices promptly when the central database will come into operation," Habib further said.
The NLASO office sources said the office is emphasizing on publicity and awareness campaigns in different areas, specially the Chittagong hill tracts, of the country to reach the legal aid services to the grassroots.
"We have also launched apps to provide legal aid and any person can also get legal services by calling or making sms on call center number 16430," the NLASO assistant director said.

More News For this Category

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan along with others offering munajat after laying foundation stone of the own building of Bangladesh Mariners' Society in the city's Baridhara area on Sunday night.

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan along with others offering munajat after laying foundation stone of the own building of Bangladesh Mariners' Society in the city's Baridhara area on Sunday night.

'Parents' critical attitude may hamper child's mental growth'

Critical or harsh behavior of parents towards their children may hamper their mental growth keeping a negative impact on their minds, which in the long run can hinder their intellectual

BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury speaking at a rally organised by Nagorik Adhikar Andolon Forum at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday to meet its various demands including withdrawal of false cases filed against BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman.

BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury speaking at a rally organised by Nagorik Adhikar Andolon Forum at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday to meet its various demands including withdrawal of false cases filed against BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman.

Dry weather likely

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Monday predict light rain or thundershowers at some places in three divisions with dry weather across the country in next 24 hours as of 9

PM mourns death of Abdul Majid

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Sheikh Abdul Majid, father of Monirun Nesa Ninu, a Deputy Press Secretary to the Prime

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu speaking at a discussion on 'Women's Contribution in Rural Economy' at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu speaking at a discussion on 'Women's Contribution in Rural Economy' at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.

Jatiya Dristi Protibondhi Sangstha brought out a rally in the city on Monday marking World White Cane Security Day. Chairman of the society Nurul Alam Siddique, Secretary General Aiyub Ali Hawlader, Organizing Secretary Abu Alim Matbar and its Vice-Chairman Madhab Chandra Sarker attended the rally, among others.

Jatiya Dristi Protibondhi Sangstha brought out a rally in the city on Monday marking World White Cane Security Day. Chairman of the society Nurul Alam Siddique, Secretary General Aiyub Ali Hawlader, Organizing Secretary Abu Alim Matbar and its Vice-Chairman Madhab Chandra Sarker attended the rally, among others.

AL demands punitive actions against Rizvi

Awami League on Monday demanded stern punitive judicial actions against BNP leader Ruhul Kabir Rizvi for his "audacious and deregulatory" comments on the verdict of August 21, 2004 grenade attack

Communities in capital take DRR approach to face disaster

Different communities, basically house owners, in the capital are taking their own initiatives to practice 'Disaster Risk Reduction' (DRR) as a supplement to the government efforts to face natural or

DMP files 4,802 cases for traffic rule violation

Traffic division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in their simultaneous drives on the city streets on Sunday filed 4,802 cases against different modes of vehicles for traffic rule violation.