Additional Solicitor General of India abbreviated as Addl. SGI is a law officer of India who assists the Solicitor-General and the Attorney-General. Addl. SGI is governed by Law Officers (Conditions of Service) Rules, 1987.[1]

List of incumbent Additional Solicitor Generals

The list of incumbent Law Officers (i.e. AGI, SGI, Addl. SGIs) as of 2 September 2022 are as follows:[2]

List of incumbent Addl. SGIs
# Additional Solicitor Generals Appointment Term Length
1 Vikramjit Banerjee Supreme Court 5 March 2018 6 years, 91 days
2 Madhavi Goradia Diwan 18 December 2018 5 years, 169 days
3 K.M. Nataraj 14 January 2019 5 years, 142 days
4 Sanjay Jain 17 January 2019 5 years, 139 days
5 Balbir Singh 30 June 2020 3 years, 340 days
6 Suryaprakash V. Raju 30 June 2020 3 years, 340 days
7 N. Venkataraman 30 June 2020 3 years, 340 days
8 Jayant K. Sud 30 June 2020 3 years, 340 days
9 Aishwarya Bhati 30 June 2020 3 years, 340 days
10 Vacant N/A N/A
11 Vacant N/A N/A
12 Rajdeepak Rastogi Rajasthan High Court 28 July 2014 9 years, 312 days
13 Satya Pal Jain Punjab & Haryana High Court 8 April 2015 9 years, 57 days
14 Devang Girish Vyas (Additional Charge) Bombay High Court 9 July 2014[3] 9 years, 331 days
15 Shashi Prakash Singh Allahabad High Court 9 February 2018 6 years, 116 days
16 Nargund N. B. Karnataka High Court 18 December 2019 4 years, 169 days
17 T. Surya Karan Reddy Southern Zone 18 December 2019 4 years, 169 days
18 R. Sankaranaryanan Madras High Court 30 June 2020 3 years, 340 days
19 Asok Kumar Chakrabarti Calcutta High Court 9 July 2022 1 year, 331 days
20 Devang Girish Vyas Gujarat High Court 30 June 2020 3 years, 340 days
21 Chetan Sharma Delhi High Court 1 July 2020 3 years, 339 days
22 Dr. Krishna Nandan Singh Patna High Court 1 July 2020 3 years, 339 days

Duties

Duties of Solicitor General of India and other law officers are laid out in Law Officers (Conditions of Service) Rules, 1987:[1]

Restrictions of private practice

As law officers represent government of India, there are certain restrictions which are put on their private practice. A law officer is not allowed to:

References

  1. ^ a b c "Law Officers (Conditions of Service) Rules, 1987" (PDF). Gazette of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 March 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  2. ^ "List of Law Officers (As on 02.09.2022)". Ministry of Law and Justice.
  3. ^ https://www.news18.com/news/india/anil-singh-appointed-additional-solicitor-general-western-zone-700966.html