‘Online Course on Indian Constitution’ (Press release 24 Nov 2021)

Shri Kiren Rijiju to launch the ‘Online Course on Indian Constitution’ on the eve of Constitution Day

Posted Date:- Nov 24, 2021

26th of November every year is declared as the ‘Constitution Day’.  On the eve of ‘Constitution Day’ celebration this year,  as a part of celebrations of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ for 75 years of India’s Independence, Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law & Justice in collaboration with National Academy of Legal Studies & Research (NALSAR), University of Law is launching the ‘Online Course on Indian Constitution’ on 25th November, 2021. 

Union Minister for Law and Justice, Shri Kiren Rijiju will launch the ‘Online Course on Indian Constitution’ at Bhim Auditorium, Dr. Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC), 15, Janpath, New Delhi in the august presence of Prof. S.P.S. Baghel, Hon’ble Minister for State for Law and Justice.

The occasion will be graced by Shri Anoop Kumar Mendiratta, Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs and Secretaries of the Legislative Department,  Department of Justice along with other senior officers of the Ministry of Law & Justice and Prof. (Dr) Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law.

Law is an instrument of social change and the objective of any State remains to promote and protect the rule of law. The same is only possible by empowering the citizens of this country with the knowledge of their rights and duties and the principles enshrined in the Constitution of India. The online course on Constitution aims to create awareness and strengthen the citizens of the country.  The course further seeks to familiarize with the text of the Constitution and leading cases, identify the fundamental policy choices incorporated in the Constitution, examine the historical evolution and understand the post-independence constitutional journey, through a series of 15 conceptual videos. The videos shall be available for viewing for a fixed period of six months after the date of registration by the applicants. A certificate of participation shall be automatically generated after any person registers and views the videos on the portal https://legalaffairs.nalsar.ac.in.

The registration for the course has been kept free for all the students, citizens and members of the society for viewing and participation.  However, any such person who wishes to obtain a Certificate of Appreciation or Certificate of Merit, is required to opt for online assessment on a token fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only), which is purely optional.

Keeping in view the essence of the Online Course, the occasion shall also see widespread and enthusiastic participation of students, faculty and top functionaries of the leading Law universities of India.

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