On 23rd, January 2020, the Skill Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences initiated a lecture series for the students of B.Voc. (Public Services) on the topic “Relevance of Indian Constitution in the Contemporary Period”. This programme was initiated on the visionary advice of Hon’ble learned Vice Chancellor Shri Raj Nehru Ji and the Guest of Honour was our registrar Dr. Ritu Bajaj.
The program was attended by the students, Dean Academics Prof. (Dr.) R. S. Rathore who pointed out that it was Birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose and Bala Saheb Thackery and thus the right day to discuss the constitution.
Dean Engineering Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Srivastava also made his points and shared his experiences of last seventy years. The convenor of the program Prof. (Dr.) Rishipal, Dean Faculty of Applied Sciences and Humanities laid the importance of the constitution at the level of individuals and motivated students to follow the same in their life.
Amit Sinha briefly introduced about the Lecture Series and categorically mentioned about the publication of lecture in the form of books or journals.
This lecture series had three speakers namely Professor Srikant Pandey (DCAC), Mrs Sucharita Ghosh (Advocate, Delhi High Court) and Sri Rupak Kumar (Research Scholar, CSLG, JNU). It was pointed out that the constitution works on the basis of “Procedural” and “Substantive processes.” The legality and moral norms are also incorporated in the constitution along with remedial measures. It was also pointed out that with social changes ushering changes in the constitution can be witnessed through amendments which is being reflected. The federal relationship is also undergoing changes in the contemporary period. Issues which are coming up are being resolved through judicial interventions.
With a vote of thanks, the first lecture in the lecture series came to an end. It was informed by Mr. Amit Sinha, Dr. Mohit Srivastava and Assistant Professor Madhukar Shyam (Co-Convenors of the lecture series) that the lecture series will continue till end of May 2020, on a fortnightly basis for the purpose of learning and it was categorically mentioned that these lecturers will be released in the form of journal/s.