NALSAR to introduce four new courses from 2011-12

NALSAR to introduce four new courses from 2011-12

Apart from a two-year regular Masters Degree course in Business Laws and Administration, a Graduate Diploma in Contract Administration and Real Estate Management and two new PG Diploma Courses in Right to Information and Governance and Women Empowerment and Child Rights would commence from the academic session 2011-12, NALSAR vice-chancellor Veer Singh told reporters here.

"We are introducing high-value courses which will provide new skills to the prospective candidates pursuing these courses," Singh said adding the courses will commence from July 2011.

The NALSAR University of Law already offers among the five-year BA. BL (Hons.) degree programme, two-year LLM programme and host of other courses including non-residential and web-based PG Diplomas in Patents Law, Cyber laws, Media laws and PG Diploma in International Humanitarian Laws, he said.

The Vice-Chancellor further said a final-year student of NALSAR University of Law, Shreya Atrey was selected for the prestigious Rhodes scholarship for 2011. Shreya is among the five students (different disciplines) from the country who were awarded the scholarship and she will pursue a Bachelor of Civil Law at Oxford University, Singh said.

The Andhra Pradesh government has commissioned NALSAR University of Law, to draft bills on 'Road Safety Authority' and on 'AP Public Health' besides the Centre has asked to prepare a bill on 'Disability (differently-abled )', Singh said.

"We have been asked by the Centre and Andhra Pradesh governments to formulate and draft the bills and we shall draft these bills in the next 6 months," the NALSAR Vice Chancellor said adding NALSAR had previously drafted the bills on 'Rent Control Act' and 'Redressal of Grievances' for the Andhra Pradesh government.

"We have already formed a Committee towards drafting these bills and the final enactment will be done through state assembly and parliament, respectively," Veer Singh added.