Hon’ble The Chief Justice Sanjaya Kumar Mishra
Hon’ble Chief Justice, High Court of Jharkhand Court-cum- Patron-in-Chief Judicial Academy, Jharkhand


Born on 29.12.1961.

Father’s Name : Shri Markanda Mishra

Mother’s Name : Smt. Jyotirmayee Mishra

Place of Birth :Bolangir Started schooling at Tikra Upper Primary School.

Passed out Higher Secondary Certificate Examination from Prithviraj High School, Bolangir in the year 1977.

Completed B.Com.(Hons.) from Rajendra College, Bolangir in 1982.

Completed M.Com.from Delhi University in 1984.

Completed LL.B. from Law Faculty, Delhi University in 1987.

From March, 1988 joined profession and started practice in Bolangir District Courts under the guidance of his father, Shri Markanda Mishra.

Conducted several sessions cases, civil suits, civil appeals independently.

Acted as Honorary Law Lecturer of Bolangir Law College.

Secured the 1st position in the Recruitment Examination for District Judges from Bar and on 16.2.1999 joined as Additional District & Sessions Judge, Jeypore.

Also worked as District & Sessions Judge, Sundergarh, Dhenkanal, Special Judge (CBI), Bhubaneswar and joined as Registrar General of Orissa High Court.

Elevated as Judge of the Orissa High Court on 07.10.2009.

His Lordship was transferred to High Court of Uttarakhand where he assumed the charge of the office of Judge of the High Court of Uttarakhand on 11.10.2021 vide Notification No. K.11019/39/2021-US.I/II (iii) dated 05.10.2021 and vide Government Notification no 11019/63/2021-US.I/II. His Lordship was appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Uttarakhand on 24/12/2021 and held the office till 28/06/2022.

His Lordship was appointed as the Chief Justice of High Court of Jharkhand vide notification No. No.K13022/01/2022-US.II, dated 17.02.2023 and took oath of High Court of Jharkhand on 20th day of February, 2023.