The Judicial Academy Jharkhand was established by Gazette notification dated 7th March, 2002 and its headquarter is located at Ranchi.
To impart training to In-service judicial officers of Jharkhand state, such persons who have been selected, proposed or recommended for appointment as officers in the Jharkhand Judicial Service, the members of the Registry of the Jharkhand High Court and the ministerial staff of the Hon’ble High Court and State Judiciary.
To impart training to the In-service officers of the state government, G.Ps, P.Ps, I.O’s and others as may be nominated for such purpose. The training shall include study courses relating to legal, para-legal and judicial or quasi judicial subjects and matters.
To conduct courses of various types and for varying duration for the purposes of the aforesaid training.
To disseminate legal and judicial knowledge and to equip and prepare judicial officers for the discharge of their functions and duties.
To create an atmosphere ideally conducive and fundamentally congenial for ensuring that the Judicial Service of Jharkhand state in particular, and other services in general, reach levels of excellence and inspire confidence of the highest order among the members of the public.
To bring about closer levels of interaction between the members of the Bar and the Bench, and the three organs of the state, namely, Legislature, Executive and Judiciary and to take all positive and effective steps in that direction.
To organize Seminars, Symposia, Workshops and Debates in furtherance of aforesaid and other related objects.
To create awareness amongst masses about their rights, duties and obligations and to help the people in the enforcement of such rights and realization of such duties and obligations.
To arrange for and to bring closer inter-action with other organizations and institutions for achieving the objectives for which the Academy has been set up.
To fix or lay down such other objectives as may be prescribed from time to time by the governing body with the approval of the state government.
Governing Body: The governance, control and administration of the academy is vested in a governing body. Hon’ble the Chief Justice of High Court of Jharkhand is the Chairman of the governing body and his Lordship is also the Patron-in-Chief.
It shall consist of the following:
- The Judge In-Charge, Judicial Academy
- One Judge of the High Court of Jharkhand to be nominated by the Chief Justice
- The senior most Judge of the Executive Committee of the Judicial Academy
- Advocate General, Jharkhand
- Director General (Training), Shree Krishna Lok Prashsan Sansthan, Ranchi
- Registrar General, High Court of Jharkhand
- Principal Secretary, Department of Planing-cum-Finance, Government of Jharkhand, Ranchi
- Prinicipal Secretary to Government, Law (Judl.) Deptt., Jharkhand, Ranchi
- Secretary, Department of Personnel, Government of Jharkhand, Ranchi
- Vice Chancellor, National University for Study & Research in Law, Ranchi
- Director, Judicial Academy
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh
Member of the Governing body, Judicial Academy Jharkhand
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Shree Chandrashekhar
Judge In-charge, Judicial Academy Jharkhand
There is an Executive Committee for continuing supervision of programmes and administration including day-to-day working of the academy, formulation of the academic calendar, matter related to financial activities like preparation of budget, purchase and other expenditure.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad
Chairman, Executive Committee, Judicial Academy Jharkhand
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ratnaker BhengraMember Executive Committee, Judicial Academy Jharkhand
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rajesh Shankar
Member Executive Committee, Judicial Academy Jharkhand
Officers of the Judicial Academy
|Sri Sudhanshu Kumar Shashi
Director, Judicial Academy, Jharkhand
Contact No.: 0651-2772103, 94311-70257
|Sri Rajesh Kumar No.1
Additional Director-I cum Senior Faculty Member, Judicial Academy, Jharkhand
Contact No.: 0651-2772002, 79911-02108
|Sri Onkar Nath Choudhary
Additional Director-II cum Senior Faculty Member, Judicial Academy, Jharkhand
Contact No.: 0651-2772020, 94311-88873
|Ms. Lydia Francisca Kerketta
Administrative Officer, Judicial Academy, Jharkhand
Contact No.: 0651-2772001