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Haryana to open Legal Literacy Clubs in pvt schools, colleges

Posted on Oct 05, 01:03PM | UNI

In order to provide legal literacy to the youth, Haryana State Legal Services Authority (HALSA), in collaboration with Haryana Education Department, is taking steps to open Legal Literacy Clubs in all private schools, colleges, technical and medical institutions.

'Lessons in Law' will also be introduced in curriculum of schools and colleges from next academic sessions. Legal Literacy Clubs have already been opened in 1544 schools and 171 colleges in Haryana.

This was stated at a function at Judicial Courts Complex, Ambala where Justice A K Sikri, Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court and Patron-in-Chief, Haryana State Legal Services Authority laid the foundation stone of Haryana's eighth District Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Center.

Justice Sikri said the concept of opening these ADR centres aimed at having a permanent single place, where the disputes could be resolved by any of the ADR alternatives like arbitration, conciliation, Lok Adalat or mediation.