On the date of June 19th, the inauguration of the 5th FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM at Amity University in Lucknow took place. The program commenced with the blessings of Prof. Dr. J.P. Yadav, the Director of Law, who emphasized the need for conducting such programs continuously for a bright future. The Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, Wg. Cdr. (Dr.) Anil Kumar, of Amity University, acknowledged the importance of the program, stating, “I appreciate that Amity Law School is consistently promoting such programs, and praised the significance of the field of law.
In his speech, the chief guest, Prof. Dr. S. Shantakumar, Director of Gujarat National Law University, highlighted the impact of live-in relationships, same-sex marriage, the uniform civil code, the Hindu Marriage Act, and the Muslim Marriage Act in today’s society. He familiarized us with the essential utility of a particular legal English book called “Lord Denning’s Process of Law.” He explained how an integrated course of law for 5 years has been introduced to facilitate students in comprehending legal principles and their connection to society. Continuing the discussion on this topic, he shed light on the understanding of sociology and incorporated other subjects such as history, political science, and economics into the legal framework. Regarding modern technology, he mentioned that as beneficial as it is for us, it can also be detrimental to humanity, like chatbots like GPT.
Prof. Dr. Preeti Saxena, the Director of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, our keynote. speaker emphasized the need to incorporate the conference on law with other innovations. She provided insights into the importance of knowledge about other contemporary approaches.
Dr. Parvez Hayat explained law’s significant role in society and the environment. He stated that it assists in establishing social discipline, justice, and organization. He commented on the importance of green hydrogen and the project, emphasizing the necessity. of approaching climate change and disaster management with sensitivity and a management perspective, seeking solutions without resorting to conflicts.