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Guest lectures on "Trial Advocacy Training and the CrPC"

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“It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive” East Wasser The Student Bar Association organized a Guest lecture on "Trial Advocacy Training and the CrPC" by Adv Ameya Kadkade, conceptualized by Prof  Dr Daisy Alexander, Head of the Department, School of Law, CHRIST ( Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus on September 24, 2021, from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM via Zoom. The event was designed for First-year students of School of Law. They were familiarized with the process of the trial advocacy and relevant provisions under The Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 and The Indian Evidence Act, 1872. Prof Dr Daisy Alexander, Head of Department delivered the welcome address. Adv Ameya Kadkade, an expert in Criminal Law Practice, elaborated nuances of Criminal Procedure Code with examples and tended to all questions by First-year students. The session concluded with Adv Ameya sharing his experiences as a criminal lawyer. The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Prof Dr

Día Más Fresco: Seniors Meet Juniors

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The Cultural Club in association with the Student Bar Association, School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus, organized Día Más Fresco on the theme ‘Seniors Meet Juniors’ on September 22, 2021, from 11:15 AM to 1:10 PM via Zoom to give a warm welcome to the new batch of School of Law. The primary objective of the event was to bridge the gap between the juniors and seniors through various online games, interactive sessions, open mic sessions etc. The faculty coordinators for the event were Ms Manpreet Kaur and Ms Mehak Vohra and the student conveners were Ms Vaishnavi Rastogi and Ms Harshita Bhardwaj. The sessions were hosted and moderated by second year and third-year students and the enthusiasm shown by the first years was commendable. A total of 270 students from the School of Law attended the event. Welcome address was delivered by Dr Daisy Alexander, Head of the Department. This was followed by games conducted in separate breakout sessions. Vaishnavi R

Global Webinar On Performance Management - Work From Anywhere / Hybrid Environment Write-Ups

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1. Ms. Roopa Menezes- Associate Director (Senior HRBP), NielsenIQ, Sydney. Ms. Menezes spoke about how the ways of working have changed amidst the pandemic. This has changed the goal-setting that is done by organizations. They have become boundaryless. Earlier, everyone used to look forward to having a face-to-face interaction which helped in a lot of things such as analyzing one’s behavior using physical and emotional cues. But that has changed now as things have become virtual. However, one thing that did not change is the possibility to have discussions even if they are restricted to virtual platforms. Carrying out discussions that can still motivate people to brainstorm using breakouts such as Google suite that is used in Ms. Roopa’s organization is another way method to keep up the engagement. They have encouraged their employees to share their thoughts without any filtration as there are no filters in the real world. Another important aspect that was highlighted was the use

Break from The Routine - CCHS

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CCHS organized a session for the housekeeping ladies on 22nd September 2021 at the auditorium, Management block from 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM. The session began with an informal interaction over tea and samosas where they shared about what they like about their work, some shared their daily routine but all of them agreed that were so looking forward to this session. A quick round of Passing the parcel energized them and the parcel was won by Mangal. This was followed by an art based activity, where in they were divided into groups of six. Each group member had to participate by drawing and coloring a picture on the chart paper and at then create one single story , connecting all the pictures together. There were various themes that came – daily routine, landscape of Lavasa, the best one was a garden with different types of flowers conveying the message we are flowers of the same garden. Most of them expressed it was a refreshing break and they would love to have such sessions with a little

International Day of Democracy: A Socratic Discussion on Democracy

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The Student Bar Association of the School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus organized a Socratic Discussion on Democracy and Indian Judiciary on September 15, 2021 at 11:15 AM to 13:10 PM to celebrate the International Day of Democracy. Established through a resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in 2007, it encourages governments to strengthen the democratic process. Since the day was first observed in 2008, hundreds of parliamentary events have been held worldwide. To commemorate the 2021 edition of the International Day of Democracy, Student Bar Association, School of law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa is organizing a Socratic Discussion titled “WE THE PEOPLE” on the topic “DEMOCRACY AND THE INDIAN JUDICIARY” to commemorate International Day of Democracy. The event would primarily discuss the intersection topic with primary reference to the landmark cases of ADM Jabalpur V Shivkant Shukla and K S Puttaswamy V Union of India. A group o

VIHAAN 2021- Intra-Departmental fest of CUCA

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Vihaan 2021 was a two-day Intra-Departmental fest organised for the freshers in the department by CUCA via online platform. The fest took place in mid-September, dated 14th and 15th September. This year’s theme for the overall event was Hindu Mythology. On the date of commencement, the enthusiasm showed by the first years was commendable which could be seen throughout the various events. A total of 139 students turned up for this year’s event. Each class were divided with their respective pseudo names. For the event, the pseudonym given to 1BCOM A was Kauravas and the pseudonym for 1BCOM B was Pandavas. Karna, Navratna, Chausar, Lakshya, Mahabharat, Ardra and Vishleshika were the seven clubs of CUCA who organised interesting and mind-boggling events with a twist of Hindu mythology in them. The Inauguration ceremony began at 9:30AM with Pavni Arora’s address, emcee for the event. Everybody was welcomed by Dr Vandana Bhagat, Head of the Department and Programme Coordinator of School of C

AGILE HR

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A webinar was organized by Prof Sharad Gupta and Prof Dr Jayant Mahajan on Agile HR and the guest speaker was Ms V Lakshmi Chirravuri.   Ms Lakshmi started the session by discussing the current business landscape i.e., VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) and how it is both dynamic and disruptive. She explained how Agile enables organizations to cope with continuous change and provides sustainability. She shared the results of the research done by Deloitte in the year 2018 and 2019 about companies rapidly becoming agile. She said that Agile is more of a mindset and is all about delivering value to the customers and indulging in a continuous feedback loop.  She further discussed how HR is now outdated and organizations are considering “People Operations/ PeopleOps/ Human Capital.” She also discussed the following major aspects of “The Paradigm Shift”: 1. Growth Mindset:   Cultivate a passion for learning  Put efforts to achieve mastery and success  2. Human-centric