AU Student Affairs Dean appointed to Indian Law Institute council
Visakhapatnam: Prof. A Subrahmanyam, Dean, Student Affairs, and faculty of Law, College of Law, Andhra University, was elected to the Indian Law...
The Indian law Institute is one among four national-level institutions established after Independence, which was the vision of former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Dr BR Ambedkar. The elections were held for five members in the Judges category, five members from the Deans of Law of different universities and 10 members in the other member category.
The Indian Law Institute was founded in 1956 to promote advanced studies and systematisation of law, conduct legal research so as to meet the social, economic and other needs of Indian people, conduct investigations in legal topics and publish studies, books and periodicals. The Chief Justice of India is the ex-officio president of the institute, while the Union Law Minister and the Attorney-General of India are ex-officio vice-presidents. The institute has one of the best libraries in the country, with more than 75,000 titles. The institute was granted 'deemed university' status in 2004.
Andhra University Vice-Chancellor Prof. GSN Raju, Rector Prof. AV Prasada Rao and Registrar Prof. K Rama Mohana Rao, Deans, principals and faculty members congratulated Prof. Subrahmanyam on the occasion.