Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

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Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Delhi State Legal Service Authority, Patiala House Courts Complex, New Delhi

Application Process with contact details

DLSA offers internship in the field of legal aid twice a year. Necessary details are available online.

Website: Click HERE.

Duration of internship and timings

June 10, 2013 – June 29, 2013

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

An orientation session was conducted on the first day by the executive members of DLSA.

We were briefed about the whole internship programme which was designed for us.

Main tasks

Field visits to NGO’s.

Visited Police stations and prisons. Interacted with the prison authorities to understand the system.

Visited the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) and observation homes for boys and interacted with the members of the Child Welfare Committee to understand the reasons for criminal behaviours among the youth and juvenile delinquency.

We also visited the Tihar Jail.

Work environment and people

The staff of DLSA is very kind and approachable. They are always ready to help.

Best things

The best thing about this internship was that, I actually got a chance to see the real working of the system. It was very informative.

Bad things

Sometimes there was no coordination between the groups, so we had to waste our time because of the other members.

Stipend

No stipend

Biggest Lessons

Since I did this internship in my first year of law school, it was very fascinating for me to see the actual working of the various systems.

Accommodation

I have relatives in Delhi so I was staying with them.

Office Timings

9 am to 5 pm. Sometimes, we used to get free early. It depends on the type of field visit.

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