LPU organized online interaction and discussion on ‘Law and Legislature’. For this, Joint Secretary G. R. Raghavender of the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India forwarded relevant academic observations and views on ‘Judicial Reform: Issues, Concerns and Challenges’. Renowned Civil Servant from Central Secretariat Services, Mr Raghavender commenced the online session with his phenomenal knowledge. Mainly he shared major changes emerged in the judicial system, especially during unprecedented times of COVID-19 pandemic. LPU students and faculty members from the departments of Law, Political Science, and Public Administration in particular and from various others, in general, made significant queries to the speaker, during the interactive session.

Prominently, it was shared that the present government of PM Narendra Modi has started with a new system ‘Nayaya Vikas’ which includes an online web portal monitoring the infrastructure build-up with the help of geo-tagging apps. It has brought transparency and completion of work within the stipulated time. He discussed the ‘weightage disposal formula’. It helps in solving the case, and analyzing the number of new judges and other posts required to provide justice to the people of India. The speaker further highlighted on the Judicial reforms in the form of E-filing, Virtual Courts, Special courts with emphasis on the role of ‘Gram Nayalaya’.  He also familiarized participants with new methods of making justice accessible to the people in the form of ‘Nayaya Bandhu’ App.

LPU School of Law and various departments of Political Science, Public Administration, and Humanities had co-ordinated for the organization of the important session, in collaboration with Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) at LPU. Nearly 800 students and faculty members at LPU took advantage of the talks. Approved by Bar Council of India, LPU School of Law is one of the best Law colleges in India and Punjab. Here students are groomed for bright professional careers by providing a wide range of exposure to theoretical as well as practical aspects of law.