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Internship Experience @ UP State Legal Services Authority, Lucknow
Name, College, Year of study
Prashant Gupta, Babu Banarsi Das University, Lucknow, 3rd year
Name of the organization & Address
U.P. State Legal Services Authority, Lucknow, Jawahar Bhawan Annexe, IIIrd Floor, Lucknow
Duration of Internship
1 Month (1st June, 2016 – 30th June, 2016)
How big was the office? And team strength?
U.P. State Legal Services Authority was constituted under section 6 of the Legal Services Authority Act 1987. Hon’ble the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court is Patron-in-Chief while Senior/Sitting Judge, Allahabad High Court is the Executive Chairman of the Authority and other judicial authorities.
As I m from the same city, there was no need of any accommodation.
The main task what we actually as a intern needed to do was to visit all the sites schedule in the internship program and gain practical knowledge about legal aid & Govt. Bodies and observe the thing done their. Following places we visited: High court, District court, Jail, Women Power Line 1090, child observation home, forensic lab, Police station, cyber cell. Juvenile board and juvenile home.
A Friendly Environment and people of the organisation were ready to share the knowledge that they have. During the visit pick and drop facility was provided by UPSLSA
First day at organization
The very first day we had an orientation in which we were told about the working and function of UPSLSA First day I introduced to the officers of the oraganisation and all the intern. All effort were taken from their side to make their intern feel comfortable.
We got to visit different sites , where we had the opportunity to talk them directly and listen their problems or other problem of legal nature
Experience shared by designated authority
Anything else you’d like to tell
Internship in UPSLSA gives you a complete practical knowledge about the legal aid system and the Govt. Bodies.
Any Message to other Law Students
An internship provides you an opportunity to put your knowledge into task it gives you an image of your profession