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HOWRAH

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1.    Name of the District:             HOWRAH

2.    Names of sub-divisions including Sadar:     Howrah (Sadar)

                                                                                    Uluberia Sub-Division

3.    Area in Sq. KM of the district as a whole and its different sub-divisions:

        Howrah district as a whole - 1466.62 Sq. KM

4.    Population (total as well as Sub-Divisions):     Total Population - 4273099

5.    Literacy rate of males & females (total as well as sub-division-wise):

Male

Female

Howrah district as a whole (53.30%)

81%

73%

6.    Police Stations (total as well as sub-division-wise ):    Howrah district as a whole - 16 Police Stations

7.    HISTORICAL BACKGROUND:

Howrah is a very old district. The judicial side of this district is functioning since 1938, previously it was within the district of Hooghly, a neighbouring district. Several luminaries of different fields were born in this district. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhayay the famous writer was born at Panitrash, a renowned advocate Barada Prasanna Pyne was a son of this district, a famous film actor Tulsi Chakraborty was also a son of this district and Howrah Railway Station which is one of the busiest railway station in India is located in this district.

8.    The Distance of any of its sub-divisions from Kolkata and mode of transport / communication from Kolkata:

Sub-Divisions

Distance

Mode of communication

Howrah

8 KM

Train / Bus

Uluberia

40 KM

Train / Bus

Amta

30 KM

Well connected by Bus, Train services available but not frequent

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District Court Details

9.    Number of Courts (total as well as Sub-divisions-wise):

10. Names of the Judicial Officers and their respective dates of posting in that particular station:

    

Serial No. Name of the Judicial Officer Designation Date of Posting / if vacant, "Vacant Since" Contact Numbers
HOWRAH
1. Md. Mumtaz Khan District & Sessions Judge, Howrah 26.06.2013 (A/N)

Office:  2641-4812 / 2650-4946

Fax.:      2641-4812

2. Smt. Jayashree Banerjee Additional District & Sessions Judge, 1st Court, Howrah 10.01.2013 
3. Shri Bibhas Ranjan De Additional District & Sessions Judge, 2nd Court, Howrah 14.01.2011 
4. Smt Chandrani Mukherjee (Banerjee) Additional District & Sessions Judge, 3rd Court, Howrah 23.09.2011 
5. Shri Har Govind Singh Additional District & Sessions Judge, 4th Court, Howrah 11.02.2011 
6. Smt Sonia Majumdar Additional District & Sessions Judge, 5th Court, Howrah 26.09.2011 
7.Shri Debabrata Mukherjee Additional District Judge, Fast Track Court-I, Howrah 01.04.2013 
8.Shri Subhra BandyopadhyayAdditional District Judge, Fast Track Court-II, Howrah  
9.Sri Nirban KhesongAdditional District Judge, Fast Track Court-III, Howrah31.10.2011 
10.Shri Arun Kumar Nandy CJM, Howrah03.09.2012 
11.Shri Indiwar Tripathy Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.)-I, Howrah05.08.2013 
12. Smt. Moumita Bhattacharyya Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.)-II, Howrah09.01.2012 
13.Shri Lilamoy Mondal Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.)-III, Howrah 29.02.2012 
14. Prasanta Mukhopadhyay Registrar, Howrah 15.12.2011  
15. Shri Krishnendu Sarkar Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), 1st Court, Howrah    
16. Smt. Subhra Bhowmik Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), 2nd Court, Howrah 02.05.2012  
17. Smt. Shivi Shrivastava Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), 3rd Court, Howrah 25.01.2012  
18. Shri Dolma Sherpa Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 4th Court, Howrah    
19. Smt. Monila Bhutia Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 5th Court, Howrah 03.01.2012  
20. Smt. Tanushree Roy Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 6th Court, Howrah 03.12.2012  
21. Smt Tsering Choden Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 7th Court, Howrah 03.01.2012  
22. Shri Jogojyoti Bhattacharya Judicial Magistrate, Municipal Court, Howrah 02.05.2012  
23. Shri Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharya Judicial Magistrate, 1st Court, Howrah 14.03.2011  
24. Shri Anirudhhra Saha Judicial Magistrate, 2nd Court, Howrah    
25. Smt. Kusumika Dey (Mitra) Judicial Magistrate, 3rd Court, Howrah 02.05.2012  
26. Smt Leena Sharma Judicial Magistrate, 4th Court, Howrah 03.05.2012  
27. Sri Manik Lal Jana Judicial Magistrate, 5th Court, Howrah 03.05.2012  
28. Ms. Shabana Parveen Judicial Magistrate, 6th Court, Howrah 13.01.2012  
29. Smt. Hemantika Sundas Judicial Magistrate, 7th Court, Howrah 18.06.2011  
30. Shri Samrat Roy Judicial Magistrate, Railway Court, Howrah 13.01.2012  
ULUBERIA
31. Shri Dwijendranath Roy Barman (FTC Officer on Adhoc Basis) ADJ, Uluberia 01.04.2013  
32. Shri Rajesh Tamang ACJM, Uluberia 28.01.2011  
33. Shri Rajesh Guha Roy Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.), Uluberia 22.12.2011  
34. Smt. Rakhi Ghosh Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), 1st Court, Uluberia    
35. Shri Souvik De Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), 2nd Court, Uluberia 12.07.2012  
36. Shri Mrityunjoy Karmakar Judicial Magistrate, 1st Court, Uluberia    
37. Shri Prem Prakash Cheturvedi Judicial Magistrate, 2nd Court, Uluberia 03.12.2012  
AMTA
38. Shri Shyamal Kumar Roy Chowdhury (FTC Officer on Adhoc basis) ADJ, Amta 01.04.2013  
39. Smt. Jayashree Saha Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), Amta    
40. Shri Sudipta Sarkar Judicial Magistrate, Amta 09.01.2012  

 

   

 

    11. Particulars about the court building (sub-division wise):

 

Name of Sub-Division Particulars about the Court Building (own)
Civil Court Criminal Court
Howrah (Sadar)

Functioning in two own building. Out of which one is functioning since time immemorial and another is functioning since 1974

Judicial Magistrate's Courts are functioning in two own buildings since 1995

Court & Office of Chief Judicial Magistrate & Criminal Copying Department is running in a building of D.M. since its inception i.e. 01.04.1974 (Judicial Separation).

Court of Municipal Magistrate is running in room of Howrah Forum Mall since its inception i.e. 18.04.1980.

Proposed multistoried Judicial Campus is waiting for construction after Transfer of land from Home Department to Judicial Department.

Railway Magistrate's Court is running in a room at Howrah Railway Station Campus.

Uluberia Sub-Division

Civil & Criminal Courts are running in two own building. Proposal for new Court Building has been sent to the Executive Engineer, P.W.D (Civil)/U, Vide No. 2171-VI (3), dated 15.09.2010

Amta Sub-Division Civil & Criminal Courts are running in two own building. Proposal for new Court Building has been sent to the Executive Engineer, P.W.D (Civil)/U, Vide No. 2172-VI (3), dated 15.09.2010

 

    12. Names  of different Offices of the Court housed in that court building (sub-division wise).

 

Name of Sub Division Name of the Offices of the court housed in court building
Howrah (Sadar)

1. Court & Offices -

    a. Vernacular Department

    b. English Department

    c. Accounts Department

    d. Nezarath Department

    e. Copying Department

    f. Forms & Stationery Department

    g. Parcel room of District & Sessions Judge.

2. Court of the Additional District & Sessions Judge, 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th / 5th Court

3.  Court of the Additional District & Sessions Judge, Fast Track 1st / 2nd / 3rd Court

4. Court and Office of the Civil Judge (Senior Division), 1st / 2nd / 3rd Court

5. Court and Office of the Civil Judge (Junior Division), 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th / 5th / 6th / 7th

     Court

6. Court and Office of the Chief Judicial Magistrate

7. Court of the Judicial Magistrate, 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th / 5th / 6th / 7th Court / Municipal Court

Uluberia

1. Court of the Additional District & Sessions Judge, Fast Track 1st / 2nd Court

2. Court & Offices -

    a. Nezarath Department

    b. Accounts Department

    c. Copying of Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.)

3. Court of the Civil Judge (Junior Division), 1st / 2nd Court

4. Court and Office of the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate

5. Court of the Judicial Magistrate, 1st / 2nd Court

Amta 1. Court of the Additional District & Sessions Judge, Fast Track Court

2. Court & Offices -

    a. Nezarath Department

    b. Accounts Department

    c. Copying of Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.)

3. Court of the Judicial Magistrate, Amta

   

   

     13. Particulars about accommodation for the Judicial Officers in a particular station (sub-division wise):

Name of Sub Division Particulars of accommodation
Howrah (Sadar)

There is no earmarked quarter for any of the Judicial Officers. A few Judicial Officers accommodate themselves, in rented quarter common Pool at Howrah or Calcutta. Major portion of the Judicial Officers have to accommodate themselves in own premises or private rented premises at Howrah, Calcutta or adjacent places.

Uluberia There are earmarked quarter for the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Civil Judge (Jr. Division) and Judicial Magistrate.

There is no earmarked quarter for the additional District Judges, Fast Track Court, 1sr / 2nd court and Civil Judge (Sr. Division). No rented quarter of Common pool is also available here. So there officers have to accommodate themselves in Private rented premises at Uluberia or Calcutta. The existing earmarked quarters are also inadequate in space. Proposal fro new quarter has been made Vide No. 2171-VI(3) dated 15.09.10.

Amta There is only one earmarked quarter for the Civil Judge (Jr. Division). Additional District & Sessions Judge, Fast Track Court and Judicial Magistrate, have no earmarked quarter. No suitable Private rental premises or rental quarter of Common Pool is available there. As such the Judicial Officers are compelled to accommodate them according to the suitably in Calcutta.

Proposal for new quarter has been sent Vide No. 2172-VI(3) dated 15.09.2010

 

   

    14. Sanctioned strength and number of vacant posts of different categories of staff

           [as  on 31.03.2011]

Categories Sanctioned strength

Number of vacant posts

(Vacancy as on 31-12-10)

Stenographer 38+5 = 43 04
Ministerial Staff

Group A+B+C

162 11 (Group 'C')
Typist / Clerk34 15
Process Server 47 13
Group-D

(Peon / NG / Day Guard / Farash / Sweeper / Mali)

128 05

   

 

    15. Pendency of cases (total in the District as well as courtwise in the different categories of staff)

            [as on 28.02.2011]

Sl. No. Name of the Court Cases Pending
HOWRAH SADAR
1District & Sessions Judge, Howrah 5357
2 Additional District & Sessions Judge, 1st Court, Howrah 2481
3Additional District & Sessions Judge, 2nd Court, Howrah 1425
4 Additional District & Sessions Judge, 3rd Court, Howrah 770
5 Additional District & Sessions Judge, 4th Court, Howrah 2770
6 Additional District & Sessions Judge, 5th Court, Howrah 750
7Additional District Judge, Fast Track Court-I, Howrah 326
8Additional District Judge, Fast Track Court-II, Howrah 228
9Additional District Judge, Fast Track Court-III, Howrah 107
10Civil Judge (Sr. Division), 1st Court, Howrah 1702
11 Civil Judge (Sr. Division), 2nd Court, Howrah 2071
12 Civil Judges (Sr. Division), 3rd Court, Howrah 1814
13 District Delegate 688
14 Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 1st Court, Howrah 2352
15 Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 2nd Court, Howrah (at present) 2751
16 Civil Judge (Jr. Division). 3rd Court, Howrah 4349
17 Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 4th Court, Howrah 2926
18 Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 5th Court, Howrah 2804
19 Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 6th Court, Howrah 2478
20 Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 7th Court, Howrah 1568
21 Chief Judicial Magistrate 57574
22 Judicial Magistrate, 1st Court, Howrah 4655
23 Judicial Magistrate, 2nd Court, Howrah 4872
24 Judicial Magistrate, 3rd Court, Howrah 8721
25 Judicial Magistrate, 4th Court, Howrah 3825
26 Judicial Magistrate, 5th Court, Howrah 4671
27 Judicial Magistrate, 6th Court, Howrah 4396
28 Judicial Magistrate, 7th Court, Howrah 3621
29 Judicial Magistrate, Municipal Court, Howrah 608
30 Railway Court, Howrah 4179
TOTAL 136844
Sl. No. Name of the Court Civil Cases
ULUBERIA SUB-DIVISION
1Additional District Judge, Fast Track Court-I, Uluberia 233
2 Additional District Judge, Fast Track Court-II, Uluberia 98
3 Civil Judge (Sr. Division), Uluberia 1420
4 Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Uluberia 13793
5

Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 1st Court, Uluberia

4214
6

Civil Judge (Jr. Division), 2nd Court, Uluberia

2640
7 Judicial Magistrate, 1st Court, Uluberia 3624
8 Judicial Magistrate, 2nd Court, Uluberia 7820

 TOTAL

33825
Sl. No. Name of the Court Civil Cases
AMTA SUB--DIVISION
1 Additional District Judge, Fast Track Court, Amta, Howrah 23
2 Civil Judge (Jr. Division), Amta, Howrah 1249
3 Judicial Magistrate, Amta, Howrah 1612
TOTAL 2884

  

 

    16. Particulars about District Legal Services Authority and Sub-Divisional Legal Services Committees

 

District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Howrah, 4/1 Church Road (Howrah Civil Court Building) Howrah - 711 101, Fax & Phone No. 2641 2355 - inaugurated in the year 1998 and since then it is going on. At present, Sri Surjendu Biswas, Ld. District Judge and Ex-Officio Charman,  DLSA, Howrah. Sri Bhaskar Bhattacharjee, Registrar, Civil Court also acting as Secretary DLSA Howrah. One UD Assistant and one LD Assistant one Office Peon and one messenger Peon are working on payment of honorarium basis. There is no specific office for DLSA, Howrah. The Registrar Chamber is used for the said office. There is need of one specious office for smooth running of DLSA, Howrah. Only 1800/- is being spent per month for honorarium. Two rooms have been attached for DLSA where in a Meditation Centre and a Legal Aid Clinic will be started very soon.

The Sub-Division (Taluk) Legal Services Committee Uluberia. This office is headed by Sri Ashim Das, A.D.J. FTC-I as Chairman, Sri Naba Kr. Das, UD Assistant is serving as Secretary and one LD Clerk and one Peon are working on honorarium basis, there is no specific office of the SDLC, Uluberia. The Court office is being used for the said purpose. The sum of Rs. 1000/- being spent for maintaining office.``

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