Gangtok , 28 Jun (IPR) : The First meeting of the Governing Council of Sikkim National Law University (SNLU) was held at the conference hall of High Court of Sikkim, today.
The meeting discussed on future course of action at length for establishment of Sikkim National Law University.
Mr. Justice Satish K. Agnihotri Hon`ble Chief Justice, High Court of Sikkim, who is also the Chancellor of SNLU in his opening remarks described all nitty gritty of the establishment of Law University and advised to develop and produce advocates as social engineers but not confined to book based written syllabus only.
Chief Justice himselves led the coordination of interactive session and discussed and advised on various components of The Sikkim National Law University Act 2018 including recruitment of Vice Chancellor of the University, Constitution of the Executive Council, Statutes of regulations, Establishment of Bar Council of Sikkim, framing of policies and faculties, infrastructures etc.
Mr. RB Subba was delighted and expressed gratefulness to the Chief Justice for his dynamic effors in expension of court to every nook and corner of the state and expected underprivileged people to be benefited by the courts at their nearby areas. He also cameout with invaluable inputs with regard to establishment of SNLU.
Mr. Arjun Kumar Ghatani Minister Health, IPR and Printings who was representing as nominee of Finance Minister, Govt. of Sikkim shared his happiness and congratulated august house for new beginning towards establishment of SNLU. He said that the state Govt under visionary leadership of Hon`ble Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling is fully committed to extend all support and cooperation to establish the University at best level. The state govt has strong political will to establish the university, he added.
Mr. Justice Bhaskar Raj Pradhan underlined purpose of establishment of the university as a contribution to nation building. He drew lights And said that the said University is very much needed in the state to give further impetus to education in the state.
Prof. Arun Diwaker Nath Bajpai / Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyala, Prof. JP Tamang Vice Chancellor Sikkim University, Lt. Gen. (Dr) Venkatesh Vice Chancellor Sikkim Manipal University, Mr. Tej Bahadur Thapa Sr. Advocate, Mr. Vibudhendra Mishra Advocate High Court of Jabalpur, also actively participated in open discussion with their suggestions and inputs.
Earlier, Mr. GP Upadhyaya, Additional Chief Secretary / Human Resource Development Deptt. proposed welcome address and updated on the progress made in the development of works in initial stage.