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FIRST YEAR LAW AND PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAMS INAUGURATED AT PES UNIVERSITY

FIRST YEAR LAW AND PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAMS INAUGURATED AT PES UNIVERSITY

The inauguration ceremony of the First year of BA-LLB (Hons), BBA-LLB (Hons) and the BA performing arts program was held at PES University, RR campus on August 27, 2022. The occasion was graced by the esteemed presence of Hon'ble Justice Mr. R. Devdas, sitting judge, High court of Karnataka, in the presence of, Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor and founder of PES University, Dr. J. Surya Prasad, Vice Chancellor, Dr. K. S. Sridhar, Registrar and Dr. Sailashree Haridas, Dean faculty of management and commerce and Advisor for Faculty of Law.

The honourable Justice Mr. R. Devdas, addressing the gathering, emphasized on the importance of relevant law education, and the paradigm shift that has taken place today. He also spoke about the expansion in the scope for the legal profession. He explained to students that bad elements exist in every walk of life and they should be the change they wish to see. The honourable Justice, while giving an example of developed countries, emphasized on the need to have a patriotic fervour and develop a sense of nationality and inculcate a sense of oneness within us, as, if imbibed in students, leads to the development of the country. He also dwelled upon the fact that as long as society exists, there would be law and courts, and how it is a wonderful service to society. He accentuated the need for abandoning the concept of diversity and adopting the concept of unity. The Honourable Justice highlighted the importance of Law school, which is crucial for the journey of becoming a lawyer and then a judge, to the 22-23 of the BA-LLB (Hons), BBA-LLB (Hons) and the BA Performing Arts. He then wished the budding lawyers in the audience good luck and hoped to see them in the judiciary over the next couple of years.

In his presidential address Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor of the university, stressed the importance of reading and drafting that a law student must possess to succeed in the profession. He impressed upon the students, to be proud of the legal profession with none other than Shri Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, being a lawyer himself and Shri Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country, also a lawyer. He mentioned the names of luminaries from the state of Karnataka, such as M. K. Venkatachailah, and E. S. Venkataramaih, who became chief justices. He asked the students to work hard and gain knowledge and adopt lifelong learning to become successful in their careers.

Dr. J. Surya Prasad, Vice-chancellor of the university was present on the occasion. Dr. K. S. Sridhar, a Registrar, introduced the dignitaries on the dias and presented the welcome address, Dr. Sailashree Haridas, Dean of management and commerce and advisor faculty of Law, delivered the vote of thanks.

Dr. J. Surya Prasad, Vice-chancellor of the university was present on the occasion. Dr. K. S. Sridhar, a Registrar, introduced the dignitaries on the dias and presented the welcome address, Dr. Sailashree Haridas, Dean of management and commerce and advisor faculty of Law, delivered the vote of thanks.

The inaugural ceremony was followed by an academic orientation for the students by Prof. Ajoy Kumar, Chief Operating Officer, PES University.

  • August 29, 2022
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