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KAJAL AND RAJDEEP WIN LAURELS FOR DR AMBEDKAR COLLEGE IN NATIONAL MOOTS
The academic session of the department of law has started on 20th July 2015. That was the day the nature has also blessed us with the heavy rainfall. Despite of that, most of the fresher’s came to attend first day of their college life with DACN family. All the full time faculties including HOD, Dr. N.M.Khirale greeted and welcomes the students of LL.B Three Years Course and BALL.B Five Years Course. Then Head of the department introduced all the permanent faculties to the students and states the rules prescribed for the students of department of law. Basically this meeting was arranged to acquaint them with the full time faculties as well environment and culture of the department of law. Dr. N.M.Khirale, HOD of the department also addressed the students in brief. All the faculties, Dr. (Mrs.) Hema Menon, Dr. (Mrs.) Varsha Deshpande, Dr. (Mrs.) S.P.Kalamdhad and Dr. (Ms.) Pratima Lokhande were present on the occasion.
The academic session of the department of law started in the month of July 2015. In the first term of the academic session, on 17th August 2015 a welcome address was arranged. Dr.Shri P.C.Pawar, the Principal of the college addressed the students of First Semester 3 year’s course and 5 years course. Basically this programme was organized to introduce the Principal, faculty and the department to the new students. Fresh students and all the staff members of the department were present at the programme.
On 21 September 2015 at 12 PM guest lecture on the topic “Road safety – defensive driving” was organised at Dr. Ambedkar College, Department of Law, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur.The guest lecture was inaugurated by lightening the traditional lamp before the Lord Buddha and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. Dr. N.M. Khirale, Head of the Department of Law, welcomed the Guest with Floral bouquet and shared his views on the topic. Shri. Ramesh Mehta, retired Deputy Superintendent of police, who also worked in Nagpur City Traffic Branch and Maharashtra Highway Traffic Police, was a guest speaker to impart his valuable knowledge and share his experience with the students of law. The guest lecture was arranged for students of LLB I Semester (5 years course) and LLB I Semester (3 years course). The guest speaker Shri. Ramesh Mehta enlightened students about the existing legal provisions in respect of road accidents and talked about various signboards, traffic signals and the importance of zebra crossing on the road for the pedestrians. It was an enlightening session as he shared real life experiences and also highlighted the common mistakes everyone commits while driving two wheeler or four wheeler vehicles. The guest lecture was preceded with the interactive session wherein students put their queries to the eminent guest which were answered in detail to the satisfaction of the students. In this way, the students were acquainted about the various aspects and methods of defensive driving. The program was conducted and co-ordinated by Mrs. Vaishali A. Sukhdeve under the valuable guidance of Dr. N. M. Khirale, Head of the Department of Law, DACN, Dr. U Guha and Dr. (Mrs.) Sandhya Kalamdhad. Vote of thanks was proposed by Miss. Karisma B. Gavai.
On 26th September 2015 a workshop on the subject of Reasearch Methodology was organised at Dr. Ambedkar College, Department of Law, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur for the Students of LLB V Semester (3 years course), LLB IX Semester (5 years course), LLM I Semester (All groups) and LLM III Semester (All groups).
The Workshop was consisted of two sessions and a valedictory programme. It started from 10.30 A.M. Around 90 students participated in the Workshop.The Workshop was inaugurated by lightening the traditional lamp and Principal of the institution Dr. P.C. Pawar gave a Welcome Speech. Dr. N.M. Khirale, welcomed the Guests with Floral bouquet and shared his views on the said topic.
In the First session the Guest Speaker was Dr. Ravishankar K. Mor (Assistant Professor) Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, Department of Law, Wardha. He enlightened students on the various aspects of Doctrinal research. He guided students regarding the method of framing a problem for the research and how the universe of the study should be limited. He further laid emphasis on the hypothesis, objectives of the study, the methods of report writing, analysis, conclusion, bibliography, annexures etc. Thus the students were acquainted with various aspects and methods of Doctrinal research. The guest lecture was preceded with the interactive session wherein students put their queries to the eminent guest which were answered in detail to the satisfaction of the students. The Second session commenced from 2 P.M. The guest speaker for this session was Dr. U. Guha, Principal, M. Ed. College, Wardha. She enhanced the knowledge of students on the topic of Empirical/ Non- doctrinal research. She gave a brief insight into the purpose of socio- legal research, the difference between qualitative and quantitative research, the methods of empirical data collection, the research design, sample survey, master charts, how to answer research questions etc. The guest lecture was further followed by an interactive session wherein students put their queries to the guest speaker which were answered in detail to the satisfaction of the students.
The feedback was taken from all the participants with regard to both the sessions through a feedback form. This was preceded by the valedictory function wherein the certificates were distributed to all the participants of the workshop. The program was conducted by Miss. Karisma B. Gavai. The coordinator in charge was Mrs. Vaishali A. Sukhdeve.
On 29th September 2015, a one day workshop was organized at the Law Department of Dr. Ambedkar College, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur for the students of 5th semester (3 years) and 9th semester (5 years) course to give them an insight on the said topic. The workshop was conducted in two sessions. Dr. Aparna Panchbhai, Incharge of the Bababsaheb Ambedkar College of Law (City Branch) was invited as the guest speaker for the first session. The first session began at 11:15 am with garlanding of the portraits of Lord Gautam Buddha and Dr. Ambedkar by the respected guest speaker and Dr. N. M. Khirale, Head, Law Department. This was followed by the introductory address by the Head, Dr. N. M. Khirale.
Dr. Aparna Panchbhai madam enlightened the students on the theoretical aspect of Alternative Dispute Resolution, wherein she explained the difference between traditional dispute-solving judicial mechanism and the alternative dispute solving mechanism. She also explained the concepts of Arbitration, Mediation & Conciliation elaborately. This was succeeded by an interactive session wherein the students’ queries were dealt by her immaculately to the utmost satisfaction of the students.
Adv. Deoul Pathak, practicing lawyer before the Hon’ble Bombay High Court, Nagpur Bench, Nagpur was invited as the guest speaker for the second session. Because of his vast experience in varied issues of law, he provided the students good insight on the practical aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution. His deep knowledge combined with his oratory skills, proved to be very beneficial for the students. This was succeeded by a very lively interactive session, wherein the students’ queries were handled efficiently by the Hon’ble guest speaker.
The workshop was organized and coordinated by Ms. Sayali S. Surjuse and Ms. Aditee A. Godbole under the guidance & supervision of the Dr. N. M. Khirale, Head. The program was compared by & the vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Sayali S. Surjuse.
The students of Dr. Ambedakar College, Department of Law, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur visited Lokadalat on 23rd October 2015 organized by District Legal Services Authority, Nagpur. Students stayed at the Lokadalat for about 3-4 hours and witnessed the cases that were referred to the Lokadalat by the Civil Court and the ones in which the parties at the first instance approached the Lokadalat themselves. Cases ranged from Motor accident disputes to family disputes and payment of electricity and water charges as well as partition disputes etc. There were about 10-12 cases on bouncing of cheques and the Negotiable Instruments Act. The process was extremely informal and amicable. The judge began by asking both the parties if they had voluntarily granted consent to settle the dispute in the Lokadalat and also informed them that the process and decision would be final and binding. In one or two cases where the parties had met with an accident, the judge awarded compensation. There were couples of petty criminal cases as well. On an average 15-20 cases were settled amicably without any confrontation and arguments.