Cuttack: Expediting the disposal of pending cases, the National Lok Adalat in Orissa High Court managed to settle as many as 109 cases here on Saturday.
By the effort of Orissa High Court Chief Justice KS Jhaveri, the cases taken up by different benches of the National Lok Adalat were heard yesterday.
The Lok Adalat also awarded Rs 6.77 crore as compensation in insurance cases.
Total 841 cases were listed to be taken up by four Lok Adalat benches under the aegis of Orissa High Court Legal Services Committee along with Odisha State Legal Services Authority. Out of 109 cases settled in the court, 99 cases were related to insurance settlement.
Among those who presided over the National Lok Adalat benches included Justice AK Rath, Justice SK Sahoo, Justice KR Mohapatra and Justice AK Mishra.