Legal Aid

Introduction

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Dipak Misra inaugurated the Legal Aid Clinic at School of Law Galgotias University on April 26, 2014. The Legal Aid Clinic has been set up in collaboration with the UP State Legal Service Authority in order to give effect to the policy and directions of the National Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 and the National Legal Services Authority (Legal Aid Clinics) Scheme, 2010, The School of Law, Galgotias University is establishing Students Legal Aid Clinic to provide free legal aid to the poor, needy persons and the members of the weaker sections of the society. The Clinic would conduct legal awareness programs among people particularly illiterates and economically weaker section of the community, living in remote backward areas near the Law School and will create awareness about their legal rights and duties and to make them aware of the availability of various social welfare activities sponsored by the State and Central Government.

Objective

  1. To provide legal services to the poor and weaker sections of the Society.
  2. To provide inexpensive local machinery for handling legal services of basic nature like legal advices, drafting petitions, notices, replies and other documents of legal importance.
  3. To resolve disputes of local people through mediation and conciliation and thereby preventing the disputes from reaching Courts.
  4. To impart clinical education as part of practical training and also to imbibe the students to commit to social service to help the weaker sections of the society.

With these 'Aims & Objectives', the Legal Aid Society of Galgotias Law School, Greater Noida will be active in three directions and make these three cell:

Right to Information Cell

Corruption was increasing in our country rapidly. People were not aware of the ways in which the public funds were being utilized. Thus, it was necessary to aware people about their right to information which help them to gain information from the central or state government.

Legal Awarness Cell

People are still not aware of their basic rights due to which the legal aid movement has not achieved its goal yet. It is the absence of legal awareness which leads to exploitation and deprivation of rights and benefits of the poor.

Women Empowernment Cell

There are many challenges that are currently plaguing the issues of women's rights in India. A lot of issues are redundant and quite basic which has been faced across the country; they are contributory causes to the overarching status of women in India.

Composition

Mr.Manvendra Singh
Faculty Coordinator
Assistant Professor (Grade I)
School of Law
Galgotias University

Ms. Swati Vishan
President
B.B.A LL.B (4th Year)
School of Law
Galgotias University

Mr.Saijeet Pratap Singh
Vice President
B.B.A LL.B (4th Year)
School of Law
Galgotias University

Mr. Amber Agarwal
Secretary
B.B.A LL.B (3rd Year)
School of Law
Galgotias University

Mr.Shikhar Gupta
Joint Secretary
LL.B (2nd Year)
School of Law
Galgotias University

Mr. Mohim Roy
Treasurer
B.B.A LL.B (4th Year)
School of Law
Galgotias University

Coordinators of Cells

Mr. Rajiv Kumar Jha
Right to Information cell
B.B.A LL.B (4th Year)
School of Law
Galgotias University

Ms. Diksha
Legal Awareness Cell
B.B.A LL.B (4th Year)
School of Law
Galgotias University

Ms. Shreya
Women Empowerment Cell
LL.B (2nd Year)
School of Law
Galgotias University

More than 50 Active Members.

Reports

Sl. No. Name of the Event Place Date of the Event
1 Legal Aid Camp on “Senior Citizens of their rights” ICON Society 19th September, 2017
2

Offences against women in Society Galgotias University Campus 26th October, 2017

 

Contact Us

Mr. Manvendra Singh
Coordinator Legal Aid Society
Galgotias Law School
Email: legalaidsociety@galgotiasuniversity.edu.in