ORIENTATION PROGRAMME – 21ST DECEMBER 2017
Oriental College of Law, Sanpada organized an orientation program for the newly admitted BLS, LL.B. & LL.B. students at the Seminar Hall in the College premises on 21st December 2017. The major objective of the program was to make students aware of the academic aspects of the course and encouraging them to achieve success as a student. Ms. Deepa Rawal, BLS 1st Year Class Representative Student, hosted the programme.
The Programme was inaugurated with the lightning of the lamp by the Chief Guest, Shri. Damodar P. Mhatre, District Judge & Addl. Sessions Judge (Retd.), Dr. Mrs. Shitala S. Gavand, Principal of OCL, Asst. Prof. Mrs. Ravnish Bector, Asst. Prof. Mrs. Rupali Jamode and Asst. Prof. Ms. Anuja Rane.
The Chief Guest was welcome by Dr. Mrs. Shitala S. Gavand, Principal of Oriental College of Law. After welcoming the guest she addressed the new students and narrated the importance of studies and precautions to be taken for being eligible for pursuing further education after completing law course. She also introduced the Chief Guest to the students.
The Chief Guest Shri. Damodar P. Mhatre, District Judge & Addl. Sessions Judge (Retd.) explained the framework of the law course and also highlighted concepts of the important subjects. While explaining importance of hard work, he also pointed out the adverse effects on advocate’s health due to work pressure and stressful life and gave tips for avoiding stress.
Finally, a vote of thanks was proposed by Asst. Prof. Mrs. Runjhun Srivastav and the programme was concluded with national anthem.
HINDI BHASHA DIWAS
Oriental College of Law had organized HINDI BHASHA DIWAS on 14th September 2017 at Seminar Hall of Law College. Being Hindi linguistic minority college, the day was celebrated with Great Spirit and enthusiasm. Mr. Sandeep Dubey, Law College Student hosted the event very gracefully. Prof. Jobi Joseph, Vice Principal of Public Junior College of Science and Commerce, Santacruz, gave very informative speech.
Hindi Skit on importance of Hindi Language was performed by Mrs. Shital Dixit, Mrs. Stella Mathew and Mrs. Namrata Jagtap, the students of Final LL.B. 3 year course.
Mrs. Payal Sharma (BLS,LL.B. 3rd Yr), Mr. Sachin Dubey (LL.B. 3rd Yr) and Mr. Yogesh Bansal (LL.B. 2nd Yr) gave speech. Ms. Mehnaaz Hawa (BLS,LL.B. 2nd Yr) and Ms. Afreen Khan (BLS,LL.B. 2nd Yr) recited hindi poems.
Asst. Prof. Mrs. Palak Srivastava sung a Hindi song very beautifully. Dr. Mrs. Shitala Gavand, Principal, Oriental College of Law concluded the programme by thanking all the staff members and students.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2017
“International Women’s Day” was organized by Oriental College of Law in Seminar Hall on 8th March 2017 at 8:30 A.M. The Chief Guest of the programme was Dr. Ajit Balwant Magadum, Chairman, Anvay Pratishtan, NGO with Redg. No. E-8051/Thane. The said program was attended by number of students of Law College. The program begins with the lightning of the lamp by the Chief Guest, Dr. Ajit Balwant Magadum, Dr. J. B. Patil, Principal of Oriental College of Law, Dr. Muley, Principal of Sanpada College of Commerce and Technology, Dr. Prakash Deshmukh, Advocate & Professor, Prof. Shitala Gavand, Chair Person of Women Development Cell, OCL. After felicitation of dignitaries, Dr. J. B. Patil and then Dr. Muley gave introductory speech. Then the chief guest Dr. Magadum enlightened the students with his motivational speech about women empowerment. Then international movie “Made in Dagenham” was shown, which is based on women’s strength and the said movie emphasize the concept of “Equal pay for Equal Work”. The Programme concluded with vote of thanks.
INAUGURATION OF LEGAL AID CENTRE
Legal Aid Centre was inaugurated at Oriental College of Law, Sanpada on 28th January 2017 at the august hands of Hon’ble Justice Shri. Ashok Bhangle, the President Maharashtra State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Mumbai. The said program was attended by number of students of law college at the Seminar Hall in the College premises.
The program begin with the lightning of the lamp by the Chief Guest, Hon’ble Justice Shri. Ashok Bhangle, the President Maharashtra State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Mumbai, Mrs. Bhangale, Hon’ble President of Oriental Education Society & the Ex. Education Minister of Maharashtra State, Prof. Javed Khan, Dr. J. B. Patil, Principal of Oriental College of Law, Dr. Prakash Deshmukh, Advocate & Professor.
The Hon’ble Chief Guest, all the dignitaries, staff and students were welcomed by Dr. J. B. Patil, Principal of Oriental College of Law and he also addressed the students and explained the importance of need of free legal aid for the poor and illiterate people on the touchstone of the Preamble of the Constitution of India.
The Chief Guest, Hon’ble Justice Shri. Ashok Bhangle inaugurated the legal aid centre by ribbon cutting. Thereafter Asst. Prof. Mrs. Shitala Gavand, the Chairperson of Legal Aid Committee gave brief introduction of Hon’ble Prof. Javed Khan, President Oriental Education Society and of the Chief Guest, Hon’ble Justice Shri. Ashok Bhangle.
It is indeed a remarkable that the Chief Guest Justice Shri. Bhangale has experience of all possible positions which an advocate can work on. He was an Advocate, lecturer in law college, Asst. Govt. Pleader & Addl. Public Prosecutor, Principal Secretary, Law & Judiciary Department, Judge of City Civil & Session Court, Spl. Judge under TADA and POTA, Principal Judge City Civil & Session Court, High Court Judge. After retirement as High Court, Judge, he is working as the President, Maharashtra State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Mumbai.
Prof. Shitala Gavand also explained importance of Legal Aid Cell for the society and its importance from student’s point of view, since active participation in legal aid program, would provide an early opportunity to interact with clients and she concluded with a very heart-touching poem related to poverty and free legal aid.
Asst. Prof. Ms. Fakhra Tabassum, member of Legal Aid Centre thereafter gave a speech on women empowerment and sexual harassment of women at workplace.
Adv. Prof. Dr. Prakash Deshmukh, Convener of the Inauguration Program, gave informative speech and conveyed that legal awareness among illiterate and poor people is very important for the success of legal aid movement. As a volunteer Advocate of Legal Aid Centre, he assured that on every 2nd and 4th Saturday he would provide his helping hand for fulfilling the object of Legal Aid Centre started by the College.
Hon’ble Prof. Javed Khan, President Oriental Education Society, delivered a very inspirational, goal-oriented and motivating speech. He laid emphasis on need of free legal aid to the poor and down-trodden society especially women who are regarded as “Abala Naari” & most vulnerable section of society. He encouraged the students by motivating them towards imparting free legal advice to illiterate and poor people as it is the duty of all to follow social obligations towards society in which we are living.
The Chief Guest, Hon’ble Justice Shri. Ashok Bhangle, while delivering the speech, said that the students of law college and Advocates should strive hard to serve poor and needy people who cannot afford the cost of legal proceedings and fees of the Advocates. He laid emphasis on Art. 21 ‘right to life’ of the Constitution of India, which also includes right to live with dignity and he pointed out that when poor people cannot afford cost of litigation, they do not get justice and this right to live with dignity get infringed. With the help of few Supreme Court and his High Court Judgments, he explained the importance of free legal aid to the society. According to him, many litigants can get legal aid at a pre-litigation stage itself and if they are made aware of exact legal position, settlement of dispute at pre-litigation stage is also possible. Those who have already approached the Court of Law can also save their time and expenses by knowing the correct legal position. He also laid emphasis on sexual harassment of women and explained students about “sexual harassment” in simple words. He also share his experiences when he was working as Addl. Public Prosecutor and as a sitting Judge of Bombay High Court.
On the topic of “sexual harassment of women at workplace” a very beautiful Marathi Skit “Bandini” was performed by the students of Second year and Third year of 5 years Course of Oriental Law College.
Finally, a vote of thanks was proposed by Asst. Prof. Ravnish Bector, member of Legal Aid Committee.
The Program was concluded by National Anthem.
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME HELD ON 26th DECEMBER 2016
Oriental College of Law, Sanpada organized an orientation program me for the newly admitted BLS, LL.B. & LL.B. students at the Seminar Hall in the College premises on 26th December 2016. The major objective of the program was to make students aware of the academic aspects of the course and encouraging them to achieve success as a student and also in future professional life and so also to generally make aware about the rules and regulations of the College.
The Programme was inaugurated with the lightning of the lamp by the Chief Guest, Adv. Mr. Shreekant V. Gavand, Addl. Public Prosecutor, High Court, Bombay, Dr. J.B. Patil, Principal of OCL, Dr. Prakash Deshmukh and Asst. Prof. Shitala Gavand.
The Chief Guest was welcome by Dr. J.B. Patil, Principal of Oriental College of Law. After welcoming the guest he addressed the new students and laid stress on the importance of dedication for successful professional life and the need to have proper planning before taking up and implementing any project. He gave necessary information about the academic design of the Law course in Mumbai University. He also briefed the students about the rules and regulations of the institute and requested the students to understand and abide by the institutional rules and norms.
Dr. Prakash Deshmukh, Advocate & Professor, encouraged the students to create amicable and healthy competitive environment. He also motivated the students towards social work.
Some senior students also addressed the new students with their experiences and have extended their hands to help them in their needs.
The Chief Guest, Adv. Mr. Shreekant V. Gavand, while delivering a speech on the occasion, said that the students should give emphasis for having sufficient command over English language. Though language of lower court is Marathi, all the legislation is drafted in English and the judgments of Supreme Court and High Courts are delivered in English. With help of few Supreme Court Judgments, he explained that it is very necessary to read the Judgments of Higher Courts, to understand correct interpretation of statutory Provisions.
He laid emphasis on the importance of legal education and explained importance of time and so also importance of active dialogue between teaching faculty and students. Referring to his personal experience, he asked the students to study all the subjects in syllabus with full devotion and dedication and avoid selective study, so that after completing law course, they would get time to study other laws which are not included in law syllabus. He also said that while studying law subjects in syllabus, the target of student should be achieving professional competence and not merely passing the examination
Finally, a vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Ravnish Bector, an Assistant Professor at OCL.
INAUGURATION OF ‘WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL’ & CELEBRATION OF ‘ENVIRONMENT DAY’
A “Women Development Cell” was inaugurated by an honourable guest Mrs. Rashmi Joshi- a member of International Human Rights Council at Oriental College of Law on the auspicious occasion of the World Environment Day. She was welcomed by the Principal and faculties of OCL. In her address, she gave an insight on the security of women and on the importance of Women Development Cell in any Organisation.
On the same day World Environment Day was also celebrated in the College. World Environment Day (WED) is observed every year on 5th June with the aim to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. The occasion started with Plantation of tree followed by detailed discussion on the current condition of environment.
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