The chief architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar regarded Constitutional morality as not a natural sentiment, rather one to be cultivated among the citizens. As elucidated in the Fundamental Duties of the Indian Constitution it is the duty of the citizens to oblige with the Constitution of India. Therefore, until one gains a basic understanding of how to safeguard one’s life and livelihood through legal methods and guaranteed rights, the dream of a developed and progressive society shall remain an ideal-to-be-achieved.
Legal Literacy is essential for the survival of our Constitutional Democracy. Legal literacy aims at bringing awareness to the masses regarding the laws of the land and the respective rights they entail. This 40 Hour online Certificate Course aims at promoting Legal Literacy among the youngsters of the state who in turn will serve the purpose of creating a democratic consciousness for the countries progression. The Course is divided into six modules, each engaged by eminent resource persons both from inside and outside the state, as well as from abroad. The training sessions will consist of theoretical sessions, Interactive sessions and practical sessions meticulously planned by our expert team and is designed in a manner that it would empower the young students to emerge as para-legal volunteers. The Course intents to enable the participants to use the knowledge imbibed as an instrument for social change. The Course is expected to lead to the establishment of a unique Legal Support Cell at St. Teresa’s College in association with Project Dosth, the socio-legal support cell of Dhisha.
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