The National Law School of India University in collaboration with the Bar Council of Kerala – M.K Nambiyar Academy for Continuing Legal Education, Kochi organized a One Week Refresher Course for Law Teachers, in memorium of the Late Founding Director of NLSIU, Padma Shree, Prof. (Dr.) N.R Madhava Menon. The programme was organized from 7th to 13th of June, at the Conference Hall in the International Training Centre at NLSIU. The Training Programme commenced at 10 am and was inaugurated in the presence of esteemed Vice Chancellor of NLSIU, Prof. (Dr.) R. Venkata Rao, the esteemed Vice Chancellor of KSLU Prof. (Dr.) Ishwara Bhat, the Registrar of National Law University, Delhi Prof. (Dr.) G.S Bajpai, Chair Professor, Prof. V.S Mallar, Prof. (Dr.) M.K Ramesh and Prof. (Dr.) Sairam Bhat. This program was also conducted with the underlying theme, March of Law: Legal Policy and Institutional Challenges to Urban Governance in India: Towards Making Our Cities More Sustainable and Livable. The same, is part of the research project granted to the National Law School by the Directorate of Municipal Administration, State Government of Karnataka.
Before the Technical sessions commenced, homage was paid to Late Prof. N.R Madhava Menon by the dignitaries, the participant law teachers and the Organizing Team. It was followed by the launch of the NLS Publications Website, created by the Centre of Environmental Law Education Research and Advocacy and launched by the Honorable Vice Chancellor of NLSIU and the other present senior professors. The Volume VI of the Journal of Environmental Law, Policy and Development, an annual journal on environmental law published by CEERA was also launched.