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‘Sensitization Programme on Promoting Effective Implementation of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 in Karnataka’ in association with Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA); Karnataka State Resource Centre for Senior Citizens & National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS)

Bengaluru, 27th April, 2019

IFIM Law School in order to imbibe ‘Social Responsibility’ amongst its law students has set-up Legal-Aid Clinic. This student - driven Clinic aims to provide free legal services to the needy people in and around Bangalore. The Clinic also pledges to safeguard Women and Children from various forms of abuse and has launched SAFE HELPLINE through which an aggrieved can contact the Clinic for immediate assistance. In case of legal assistance, the Clinic has associated itself with District Legal Services Authority, Bangalore. The event was graced by Hon’ble Former Justice and Chairman Advisory Board, Age-Friendly Karnataka – Mr. Ashok B Hinchigeri, Mr. P. Krishna Bhat, Hon’ble District and Sessions Judge and Chairman, District Legal Services Authority – Rural, Dr C R Chandrashakar, Senior Professor of Psychiatrist at NIMHANS and founder ‘Samadhana’ Counselling Centre in Bangalore, Dr P T Sivakumar, Professor, Department of Psychiatry Geriatric Clinic and Services; Convener and Nodal Officer ‘Age Friendly Karnataka’ and Mr. P Veerabhadrappa a senior Advocate at High Court of Karnataka and a Panel advocate at NIMHANS legal-aid clinic.

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