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Legal Aid Society, V.M.Salgaocar College of Law, Goa, India

Panaji, India
Joined February 2013
Presence in: India

With a strong desire to serve the society dually, by providing free legal assistance to the general public as well as by producing competent and socially sensitive legal professionals, V. M. Salgaocar College of Law started the ‘Legal Aid Society’ in 1998. Today, the legal aid society of this college has grown and spread the ambit of its activities all over Goa and beyond, regardless of physical frontiers and is driven only by its sincere desire to contribute in whatever way it can to secure justice to every person in the society. At present, the Legal Aid Society operates 38 permanent free legal aid cells all over the State of Goa.
The Legal Aid Society fulfills its objective of serving the community through the following modes of operation:
1. Permanent Free Legal Aid Cells.
2. Public mediation.
3. Paralegal services.
4. Public Interest Litigations.
5. Community outreach Program.