Talk on the Need for a more Feminised State and Jurisprudence

Ms Mrinal Pande, Indian television personality, journalist, author and ex- chairperson of the Prasar Bharati, delivered a talk on the ‘Need for a more feminised state and jurisprudence' to our faculty members on 2 April 2016 the University. Ms Mrinal Pande has been awarded the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2006 and has written many books apart from working in media.

At the outset, she was welcomed by our Hon’ble Pro Vice-Chancellor, Brig SK Sharma (Retd). Her lecture drew attention of the audience towards some very important aspects of our society and law. It raised many important questions related to equality, gender parity, crime against women, illiberal laws, women rights and most importantly the true meaning of jurisprudence. She shared her experiences on the subject matter and explained the true meaning of equality of law and the problems faced in the implementation of laws that already exist.

The session was coordinated by Ms Purnima Bajpai from the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.

At the end of the session she was felicitated by Hon’ble Pro-Chancellor Prof Prem Vrat, followed by a tea session with all Directors and HODs.