The National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Jharkhand, on Wednesday became the first law varsity in the country to utilize solar energy to its optimum to illuminate the campus. Spread over 63.76 acre of area, NUSRL, Jharkhand is among the largest national law universities in India. Chief Minister, Raghubar Das during the orientation ceremony inaugurated the energy efficient service on university campus premises in the presence of Acting Chief Justice, Jharkhand High Court, Justice DN Patel and others.
The 100 Kilo Watt solar power plant that is equivalent to one unit has been granted to the law university, in the first phase. All electronic appliances at the hostels (Boys’ and Girls’) will now completely work with the support of the solar panels. As per the officials, two more units are required to cover cafeteria including the administrative building for making NUSRL campus, an energy efficiency campus completely.
After the launch of the facility, senior officials of NUSRL stated that with the assistance of Jharkhand Renewal Energy Development Agency (JREDA), the installation task of solar plates was completed at the rooftop of girls’ hostel within a month.
After the successful execution of solar panels at the hostels, around 300 rooms will now work with the support solar energy. University officials opined that soon the solar panel systems will be linked to the centralized electrical substation situated inside the campus.
Meanwhile, addressing the new batch of students during the orientation programme, the CM said that all the four pillars of the democracy should be strengthened to deliver the best results.
Also, the CM stated that Judiciary plays an important role and is placed in top in comparison to all the three pillars of democracy – Executive, Legislative and Media.
The CM on the occasion urged to the students to serve the downtrodden.
“The light of justice must be reached to the underprivileged class at any cost. Attempts must be made to cover the poor citizens and deliver them speedy justice. Since the legal studies have been expanded and have wide reach, efforts should be made further to maintain the beauty of democracy,” added the CM
Further, Acting Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court-cum-Chancellor of NUSRL, Justice DN Patel said that keeping the desire and welfare of the people laws are drafted, hence, the law students must ensure that no small matters should go to the court.
Also Patel said that the State machinery needs the help of law graduates in different activities governing legal aspects.
“Help of law students is being taken up to train Para-Legal Volunteers (PLVs), organizing legal aid camps and in other activities,” added Patel. During the orientation programme, Gautam Kumar Choudhary, (VC-In-charge) has demanded from the State government to assist the university in setting up a world class-library and a staff quarter within the university premises.