Our Impact

Our Impact

DISHA filed a Public Interest Litigation for drafting and implementation of ‘Victim Compensation Scheme’ (Section 357 A, The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973). DISHA took rigorous follow up for drafting the scheme. The meetings are conducted with Judiciary, Police department to implement this scheme for restoration of crime victim and family. The High Court of Mumbai compelled state government to allot Rs. 1 crore 23 lakhs for Victim Compensation Scheme and also directed Maharashtra State Legal Services Authorities to conduct awareness programme for said scheme. On the basis of this order High Court Legal Services Sub Committee Nagpur Bench of Mumbai High Court resolved that sensitisation programme should be organised at District level by the Principal District Judges, and Supt. Of Police in their respective areas.