On the 8th July 2011, the Judgeship of Nayagarh was carved out of the Puri Judgeship as an independent Judgeship.
The District Court started functioning in the new building from 22nd April, 2018 onwards. It was constructed by the R & B at an estimated cost of 23 crores.
A virtual court room was inaugurated on 1st November, 2021.
There are 15 Court rooms in the building. It consists of a Model Virtual Court, Biometric Attendance System, Fire Extinguisher, Lifts, CCTV, Fire Alarm System, E-Sewa Kendra, May I help You Desk, Ramp Facility, Wheel Chair, and ICT enabled Court Halls & Offices.
The construction of the Civil Court Complex, Odagaon having four Court Halls was completed by OSPH & WC at a cost of around Rs.7.03 Crores. It was inaugurated on 18th September 2021.
The JMFC Court Building at Bhapur is being constructed by the OSPH & WC, which has also undertaken construction of B type quarters for the Judge, Family Court and the Addl. District Judge.
The construction of D type quarters for the Civil Judge (JD)-cum- JMFC at Bhapur has been undertaken by the Rural works Department.
Throughout the year, Smt. Rupashree Chowdhury was the District and Sessions Judge.