Launch Of Vidhi Centre For Legal Policy's State Office In Maharashtra


25 Jun 2021 10:29 AM GMT

  • Launch Of Vidhi Centre For Legal Policys State Office In Maharashtra

    Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy,Launch of Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy's state office in Maharashtra with a discussion on critical legal reforms - 29 June, 5.30 pm

    Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, an independent think tank conducting legal research to improve laws for better governance, is launching a state office in Maharashtra on 29th June at 5.30 pm. The office will work on critical legal reforms to shape a modern Maharashtra.

    Maharashtra is the second most populated state in the country and the largest contributor to the country's GDP - yet, like many other states, it was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, accounting for nearly one-third of country-wide cases. Keeping in mind Maharashtra's important position and the need for recognising the key role of State Governments in India's constitutional set up especially in light of the pandemic, the state office will be launched with a Briefing Book on Fifteen Suggested Legal Reforms for Maharashtra.

    This short video provides an overview:

    Dr. Vijay Kelkar, Former Finance Secretary and Chairman, Thirteenth Finance Commission, will launch the Briefing Book.

    This will be followed by a panel discussion with Hon'ble Mr. Justice G.S. Patel, Judge, Bombay High Court; Mr. Ajoy Mehta, Former Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra; Dr. Anand Bang, Joint Director, SEARCH, Gadchiroli and Dr. Rahela Khorakiwala, Lead, Vidhi Maharashtra. The discussion will be moderated by Mr. Rajdeep Sardesai, TV Anchor and Journalist.

    Please join in using this Zoom link:

    We look forward to engaging with you in discussion and sharing our ideas on making better laws for better governance. Please feel free to reach out to us for further information. You can also call Richa Bansal, Head of Communications at Vidhi, on +91 9871782306.

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