Internship Experience @ National Legal Services Authority, Delhi: Research on Various Public Welfare Legislations

Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

Udayan Sanyal, Hidayatullah National Law University, 2nd year, [email protected]

Name of Organisation, Location, Team Strength

National Legal Services Authority

Application Process

One has to send his CV along with a cover letter to Nalsa atleast 3 months before he wants to intern.

One should also call frequently at the Nalsa office to get details about application status.

The CV has to be sent to [email protected] and [email protected]

Duration of internship and timings

21 days. The timings are from 10 am to 5 pm (max).

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

We were taken into a conference hall and told what we will have to do. There was no work.

Main tasks

  1. Studied petitions and suggested solutions.
  2. Did research on various public welfare legislations.
  3. Worked under Hon’able District Judge, Patiala House Court.
  4. Visited family court and Mediation centre , Tis Hazari Court
  5. Observed proceedings in Juvenile Justice Board and Child Welfare Committee

Work environment and people

We had to do a lot of traveling.

The judges and officials we met were very helpful.

The co-interns were also very helpful.

Best things

It gave me a lot of experience which I could not have learnt in any other internship.

Bad things

Traveling across Delhi in summer.



Biggest Lessons

The experience of observing unique types of proceedings.

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