A strong Judicial system and aware citizenry are the hallmarks of a democratic society. Awareness of Legal Literacy is an imperative for most young citizens of the World as they step into future roles of technocrats and meritocrats. Daulat Ram College has established the “Centre for Legal Literacy, Awareness and Aid”, a first-of-its-kind Centre under the umbrella of University of Delhi to impart basic knowledge and awareness about the legal framework. On 17th October 2022, Inauguration of “Centre for Legal Literacy, Awareness & Aid” was conducted successfully. The session was graced by esteemed guests from Legal fraternity and University of Delhi.
The Centre is situated at first floor of Sadbhavna Bhawan of the college. The Centre is opened with the mission to provide a platform for people to seek legal aid and guidance. It plans to provide Legal Aid for students and their parents, staff members (teaching and non-teaching) and their family, where they can get resolutions for their legal issues by seeking advices of judiciary members twice a week.
It also aims to create awareness about various social issues being faced by society, by organising programmes, awareness drives, workshops and seminars for it. It will be collaborating with authorities such as Delhi State Legal Service Authority (DSLSA), to educate the common man about their rights and duties. With the above objective in mind, the Centre organised its First event in collaboration with Central District Legal Services Authority under the aegis of NALSA and DSLSA on the topic “Legal Awareness Programme under “Project Sparsh- Ending Vitriolage on Laws Relating to Acid Attack”. The centre plans to organise many such more programmes in future for the betterment of the community and society at large.
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Dr. Sonia Mehta
It is with immense pleasure, We would like to inform and congratulate to everyone about the opening of “The Centre for Philosophical Counselling, Values and Well-being” the first-of -its kind in the college across University of Delhi and second in India. We proudly announces and delighted to account its inauguration that we executed with much valour and zeal on the 27th February, 2023 via Zoom Platform. We take utmost pride when we say that we have accomplished Delhi University's first-one-of-its-kind. We feel blessed for having the opportunity of becoming the pioneers of the platform, "Centre for Philosophical Counselling, Values and Well-being.
In contemporary discourse, Philosophical Counselling or Therapeutic Counselling as Praxis, has sprung from applied or practical philosophy. Philosophical Counselling is an evolving and promising field providing alternative or supportive solutions to problems faced by human beings. With this thought in mind, the proposed Centre will make a sincere effort to provide holistic solutions to countless problems encountered by rational beings in the course of living their lives. The philosophical insights and methodologies will be employed, like, critical thinking skills, Socratic dialogical method, art therapies, conflict resolution mechanisms, perspectival seeing, contextualization, spiritual and yogic therapies, meditation therapies and others in the form of modules.
• In this way the centre will help in mitigating the gap between theory and practice through a non-clinical approach.
• Will develop awareness and mindfulness to identify problems which arise within our ordinary life and specific work-related situations.
• Will nurture useful “life skills” for personal and professional life.
• Will develop a holistic perspective about problems faced in life.
• Will help in discovering the deeper meaning of life to heal a person from the depths of their own being.
• One can find new, meaningful and wholesome ways of thinking as well as leading a good life.
• Will help the agent in becoming inquisitive, well informed, self-directed, self-monitored, self-corrective and self-reflective in all fields of life.
Under the array of the above-mentioned modules, the centre will plan out to organize Workshops, Student Development Programs, Faculty Development Programs, Skill Enhancement Training Programs, Add-on Courses, Seminars and Conferences to enhance the skill sets of students, teaching and non-teaching staff of Daulat Ram College andbeyond.
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Dr. Sonia Mehta
Department of Philosophy