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NCW-NFSU jointly organized the Western Regional Consultation meeting

The National Commission for Women (NCW) in collaboration with National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU), Gandhinagar organized the Western regional consultation meeting for the “Review of Family Courts Act, 1984” on 25th July, 2022. The discussion included a wide range of panelists from various multi-disciplinary fields. The lacunas in the present law and concerned suggestions were discussed in detail.

The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ravikumar Tripathi, Chairperson, Gujarat State Human Rights Commission (GSHRC) gave the presidential address emphasizing the need for impact assessment as well as the development of a strong support system. Dr. J.M. Vyas, Vice Chancellor of NFSU gave the welcome address followed by Ms. Sarla Som, Assistant Law Officer, National Commission for Women.

In the Open House Discussion, Dr. Jyotsna Yagnik, Former Principal Judge, City Civil, and Sessions Courts, Ahmedabad; Madam Kalpana Vin, Former Principal Judge, Family Court, Ahmedabad; Dr. Shekhar Seshadri, Senior Professor (Retd), Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Advisor-SAMVAD-NIMHANS; Mr. Rajendra Generial, Principal Judge, Family Court, Palanpur; Prof. (Dr.)Kaushik Kumar Raval, Director, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad; Advocate Kashyap R. Joshi, High Court of Gujarat; Advocate Hina Desai, High Court of Gujarat; Mr. Anil Pratham, ADGP (Women Cell), Gujarat Police; Ms.Mini Joseph, ACP, Mahila Cell, Ahmedabad were the panelists. In the second session, the Chir of the Session was Prof.(Dr.) Beulah Shekhar and other dignitaries participated in the session.

Prof. (Dr.) Purvi Pokhariyal, Campus Director, NFSU thanked all the dignitaries for making this event a grand success.