CHENNAI:The new campus of the Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University will be ready soon and will be opened by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, said the Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development, Law, Courts and Prisons, S P Velumani.
Speaking at the counselling held at the Law varsity, Velumani said, “The new complex of the Law University coming up at Kottivakkam is nearing completion and will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister. The campus has cost Rs 59.25 crore on 15 acre land. ”
Talking about the achievements of the government on legal education and law, Velumani said, “So that poor people get justice quickly, several measures like building new courts with all the facilities and quarters for judges have been provided by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. For all these expenses, Rs 375 crore has been allocated in the State budget. In 2014-15 alone, the Chief Minister sanctioned Rs 168.22 crore for upgrading court complexes and for building new courts across the state.”
Reflecting on the benefits that the CM granted lawyers he said, “The amount of respect and compassion that our government has shown lawyers is such that despite them having asked for an increased welfare aid of Rs 5 lakh, the CM has announced Rs 5.25 lakh.”