Law students visit different educational institutes of Ganderbal and Children’s Home Kangan

Conduct awareness programmes

GANDERBAL SEPTEMBER 11: The Law students from School of Legal Studies, Central University of Kashmir today visited different educational institutes of District Ganderbal and Children’s home Kangan, where awareness programmes were conducted by them on different topics.

The visit of these law students to different educational institutions and Children’s Home Kangan was facilitated by District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Ganderbal as per an initiative/ schedule of activities organized by DLSA Ganderbal under the guidance of Tabasum, Secretary DLSA Ganderbal.

In the guided tour, students were briefed regarding the functioning and procedures of the Children’s home Kangan.

The programme at the Government Girls Higher Secondary School Nunner was held on the topic “NALSA Scheme (A scheme for legal services to disaster victims through legal services authorities)” in which Law students made participants aware about the scheme. The objective of the program was to provide information regarding the role of Legal services authorities to disaster victims.

They highlighted that the Legal services authorities have to ensure immediate help by Governmental and Non-Governmental Agencies to the victims Coordinating activities of different departments of the Government and the NGOs for bringing immediate relief, supervising the distribution of relief materials, construction of temporary shelter or transporting the victims to a safer place, reunion of families, health care and sanitation of the victims and preventing the spread of epidemics, needs of women and children, ensuring the availability of food, medicine and drinking water, etc.

The programme at the Government Boys Higher Secondary School Manigam was held on the topic “NALSA (Legal Services to Senior Citizens) Scheme,2016” in which Law students made participants aware about the scheme. The objective of the program was to provide information regarding different legislations, NALSA (services to senior citizens) scheme 2016 and different government schemes pertaining to senior citizens.

Law students informed the participants about different legislations as enacted by the legislature and various schemes formulated by the government from time to time keeping in view the interests of senior citizens. The program was followed by a question-and-answer session.

The programme at the Government Boys Higher Secondary School Chattergul was held on the topic “NALSA (Legal Services to the Mentally ill and disabled persons) Scheme, 2015” in which Law students made participants aware about the scheme. Law students pointed out that

The programme at the Government Boys Higher Secondary School Kangan was held on the topic “Solid Waste Management and Environmental Laws” in which Law students made participants aware about Solid Waste Management and Environmental Laws.

Emphasis was made upon complete enforcement of ban on use of polythene bags and proper disposal of both degradable and non-biodegradable waste.

The programme at the Government Girls Higher Secondary School Kangan was held on the topic “Consumer Rights” in which Law students made participants aware about Consumer Rights. They highlighted the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act and the rights of the consumers.

The programme at the Children’s Home Kangan was held on the topic “NALSA (Child Friendly Legal Services to children and their Protection) Scheme, 2015” in which Law students made participants aware about the scheme. They threw light on the NALSA Scheme and reiterated the mission of legal services institutions to provide all possible help to the downtrodden sections of the society, especially children.

NO: PR/DDI/SGR/22/3635/

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