About the Centre
The Constitution of India is the supreme law of the land that reflects the fundamental principles on which the government of the country is based. The Constitution of India lays down a structure for political, economic and social democracy. It underlines the commitment of the people of India for asserting, ensuring and achieving the various national goals through peaceful and democratic ways. The Constitution of India has adopted various cherished principles of polity and good governance. The idea of having a written constitution is to guide the nation towards a glorious future. Our constitution is considered as very dynamic and living document which has paved ways for many fundamental changes in India which has given true meaning to the concept of ‘welfare state.’
The main object behind starting this Centre is to study and research the working of Constitutional Institutions i.e. the Parliament, the President and other Executives, the Supreme Court and High Courts, their relations with each other, the Changing nature of Centre-State relations, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principals and Fundamental Duties etc. The Centre will engage in study of cardinal principals of Indian Constitution and Challenges to Parliamentary Democracy in India.
The following are the Objects the Centre:
- To organize academic programmes in the forms of Guest Lectures, National – International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Webinars, Symposiums and study tours etc.
- To organised public memorial lecture, celebrate Constitution Day/National Law Day.
- To undertake research projects in coordination with various funding agencies, Government Departments, Think Tanks and NGO’s working in the area of Constitutional Studies.
- To run short term courses on Constitutional Law/Comparative Constitutional Law and study the best practices of Constitutional Institutions all over the world.
- To critically evaluate the laws, Government Policies, Expert Committee Reports and Judgments of Constitutional Courts on Constitutional law.
- To inculcate and promote the research skills amongst the students and guide them in submitting and presenting research papers in conferences and seminars. The centre will guide the students to publish research papers in reputed National and International Journals.
- To form the study groups amongst the students and assign them the topics of contemporary importance and make them understand the constitutional issues and its solutions in constitutional framework.
Composition of Centre for Constitutional Studies (CCS) for Academic Year 2022- 2023
|1.||Dr. Kranti Deshmukh, Principal, SCLC, Pune||Chairperson|
|2.||Dr. Bhagwan Gawali||Coordinator|
|3.||Mr. Prasahnt Palshetkar||Student Representative|
|4.||Ms. Soniya Gupta||Student Representative|