Kathmandu School of Law (KSL), Purbanchal University, hosted 22 students from Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology, India (Affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University) at its Outreach Campus in Phulbari, Kavre, Nepal from 29th May – 5th June 2017. The 22 students from India along with 16 Nepalese students joined the Exchange Program entitled "Democracy and Logic" for 8 days. This was the first ever exchange program between legal education institutions from Nepal and India.
The Residential Exchange Course was a mixture of classroom teaching and engaging group activities with Prof. Yubaraj Sangroula and other faculties from Kathmandu School of Law. The course included range of subjects from Logic, Democracy, Media, International Relations, International Law and Philosophy. The participating students also did field research work at the earthquake affected area of Bhaktapur Durbar Square. They also performed a Mock Parliament of SAARC Nations raising issues of concerns between the SAARC countries and tried to figure out possible solutions.
The Residential Course was a culmination of rigorous discourse on issues of concern in South Asia and showing of various informational documentaries movies with exciting trekking through
The Residential Course was a culmination of rigorous discourse on issues of concern in South Asia and showing of various informational documentaries movies with exciting trekking through Namobudha to Outreach Campus by students. FIMT’s Pushpit Bansal won the Overall Performance Award and Best Researcher Award was shared by Richa Sharma, Nishant Mittal and Naman Shukla from FIMT. The Best Discipline Award was shared by Sunita Gurung, Nabin Devkota of KSL and Kirti Jaggi from FIMT. The Best Socialization Award went to Aditya Pandey, Krishna Pandey of FIMT and Geeta Dahal from KSL. All students were graded for the course as per their performance throughout the program.
Prof.(Dr.) Yubaraj Sangroula in his closing Keynote address emphasized on the importance and continuity of such programs between Indian and Nepalese law schools which would in turn bring two countries much closer and more sensitive towards issues of each other.
Prof. (Dr.) Saroj Vyas, Principal, Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology, India in her closing remarks invited the students from Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal for the second leg of the Exchange Program in December/January 2017-2018