District Judiciary Map


The Judgeship of Khurda was inaugurated on 1st May 1997, after being bifurcated from the Judgeship of Puri. It has 5 outlying stations at Khurda, Banpur, Tangi, Jatni and Chilika with 45 Courts functioning under it.

The present District Court building at Bhubaneswar was inaugurated in 1980. The extended CBI court building and the Fast Track Court building were inaugurated in 2002 and 2003 respectively.

During 2021, Adhoc ADJ (Fast Track Special Court) and Senior Civil Judge (Commercial Court) were established for early disposal of POCSO Act cases and commercial Act cases respectively.

The Court of the JMFC at Chilika was inaugurated on 23rd January, 2021.

Lands at Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Banpur, Jatni, Tangi, Chilika, Begunia, Bolagarh, Balianta and Balipatna have been alienated for the construction of the Court and residential quarters for Judicial Officers and staff. A judicial Court Complex at Bhubaneswar having fifty Court Halls is under construction by R&B. The OSPH & WC is presently constructing the Gram Nyayalaya at Tangi.

Shri Lokanath Mohapatra was the District & Sessions Judge till 31st March, 2021 followed by Shri Shyam Sundar Dash from 6th April to 7th August 2021. Shri Ram Shankar Hota took over on 9th August 2021.