Bhubaneswar: Odisha government decided to upgrade Madhusudan Law College into Law University and enhance welfare fund of the lawyers very soon.
“Steps have been taken at the government level to declare Madhusudan Law College as the Law University. The Advocates’ Welfare Fund to be enhanced from the present Rs 3 crore to Rs 5 crore from next year,” said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at State Executive Meeting of BJD’s Legal Front here today.
The government will also establish an Advocate academy for training and the skill development of lawyers in the districts.
Attending the programme in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik exhorted the lawyers’ community to support full heartedly in the battle for Mahanadi to come forth and save the pride of Odisha being an integral part to frame the Mahanadi movement.