The Founder’s Day was observed at Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science to celebrate the 79th birth aniversary of the Founder Chairman, (Late) Dr KCG Verghese on June 20, 2019. This year’s celebration was marked with the launch of the School of Law at HITS.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, announced that a scholarship of 25% will provided to those students of HITS who would like to pursue a course under the School of Law.
The event was held in the presence of dignitaries such as Rev Isaac Johnson, St Andrew’s Church (The Kirk) Egmore, Kasu Venkata Reddy, Former Member of Parliament and Minister, Govt of Andhra Pradesh, Justice Abraham Mathew, Judge (Retd), High Court of Kerala. Hon’ble Justice Ramaswamy, former Judge, Supreme Court, K Duraiswamy, senior lawyer, High Court, Chennai and Prof SG Sreejith, Vice Dean, OP Jindal Global Law School KP Isaac, Vice-Chancellor, HITS.
Justice Abraham Mathew in his speech said that globalisation led to the need of law colleges. He said that brilliant law students are hired by corporates . He urged that the law students should be present in the parliament and legislative assemblies. He said that law is skill-based and should be taught in a practical manner.
He provided tips for the faculty to make their classes effective and fruitful. He urged them to inspire the students so that the students may understand their legal rights. He concluded his speech by declaring the School of Law at HITS open .Issac presented a note on the launch of the School of Law. The Vice-Chancellor said that the law course offered in HITS will be a fusion of technology and law.