6 September 2023


Amity University Punjab’s Amity Law School took a significant step towards legal awareness and empowerment by organizing a special session on the crucial topic of ‘Free Legal Services and Victim Compensation Schemes’ at Amity Law School’s premises in Mohali here.

This enlightening event featured distinguished speakers, including Mr. Manjinder Singh, District and Sessions Judge Cum Member Secretary, Punjab State Legal Services Mohali, and Mr. Baljinder Singh Maan, Chief Judicial Magistrate cum Secretary, District Legal Service Authority.

Dr. R K Kohli, Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Punjab said, “The session was aimed to educate students and attendees about the practical aspects related to Legal Service Authorities. Amity Law School is committed to nurturing legal talents and promoting legal education by creating opportunities for the students. The special session on ‘Free Legal Services and Victim Compensation Schemes’ is a testament to the institution’s dedication to equipping future legal professionals with knowledge and compassion.”

Both the honourable speakers, Mr. Manjinder Singh and Mr. Baljinder Singh Maan delivered insightful presentations, providing valuable insights into the legal mechanisms designed to offer support and justice to those in need.”

The key highlights of the session included in-depth discussions on the various schemes provided for compensation and rehabilitation of victims. During the session, the attendees gained a comprehensive understanding of how Legal Service Authorities play a pivotal role in ensuring legal protection for witnesses, enhancing access to justice, and upholding the principles of a just society.

The event concluded on a high note with the presentation of mementos to the esteemed speakers by Dr. Dalip Kumar, Registrar of Amity University Punjab. Dr. Jaspreet Kaur Majithia, Dean of Amity Law School, expressed heartfelt gratitude to the distinguished speakers, participants, and all those involved in making this event a resounding success. Her closing remarks underscored the significance of such initiatives in fostering legal awareness and promoting social justice.


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