Law and Justice Min Kiren Rijiju Launches Free Online Course on Indian Constitution, Open to All

ByMike V. Cooper

Nov 26, 2021

Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday launched an online course on the Indian constitution at Dr Ambedkar International Center (DAIC) in New Delhi. The launch, celebrated on the eve of “Constitution Day”, is part of the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” celebration commemorating the 75 years of India’s independence.

The online course on Indian Constitution is offered by the Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice, in collaboration with the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), University of Law, Hyderabad, the Press information office mentioned in a press release. Release.

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The course is open to everyone, without any bar. Applicants who wish to opt for the online course on Indian constitution can register at www.legalaffairs.nalsar.ac.in. Registration for the course is free for all.

Candidates who wish to obtain a certificate of merit or a certificate of appreciation will have to go through an online assessment for a symbolic amount of Rs 100. The certificate is purely optional, according to the official statement. However, at the end of the course, a certificate of participation will be automatically generated. The online course is launched with the aim of raising awareness about the Indian Constitution and subsequently empowering the citizens of the country.

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Once applicants have registered for the online course on the website, they will have access to 15 concept videos that will help course participants familiarize themselves with the text of the Constitution and identify the fundamental political choices enshrined in the Constitution. In addition, the course will provide an overview of the historical development and post-independence journey of constitution-making.

The guest list for the launch event included Prof. SPS Baghel, Minister of State for Law and Justice; Anoop Kumar Mehndiratta, Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs; Prof (Dr) Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law; and other officials of the Ministry of Law and Justice.

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