“AIKYAM 3.0” STATE-LEVEL LEGAL AID FEST : 12-13 March 2024

ILS Law College, Pune



12-13 March 2024


 About Indian Law Society and ILS Law College, Pune

The Indian Law Society established with a vision to regularize the system of imparting legal education has proudly completed a journey of hundred years in 2023. The undaunting efforts of the Society lead to blossoming of its five sister institutes, namely, ILS Law College (1924), Institute of Advanced legal Studies (1991), Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy (2007), ILS Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (2016) and Centre for Health, Equity, Law and Policy (2019). All these institutes harmoniously work to create an ecosystem required to achieve the vision and mission of the Society.

ILS Law College Pune was established in 1924 with a goal to bring finest opportunities and environment for teaching, learning and research. ILS has the distinction of being one of the oldest law schools in India. Since its establishment ILS has constantly pioneered in the field of legal education and profession. True to its mission, “कृण्वन्तो विश्वमार्यम्”, ILS has made concentrated efforts towards providing an ecosystem which best helps its students and staff members to become better, responsible and able resources for the country and to the field of law at large.

The ILS Law College has groomed and nurtured generations of distinguished legal luminaries. Three Chief Justices of the Supreme Court, Justice P. B. Gajendragadkar, Justice Y. V. Chandrachud, Justice E. S. Venkataramaiah; Former Governor of Maharashtra K. M. Reddy, Former Defence & Finance Minister and First Chief Minister of Maharashtra Y. B. Chavan, Former Minister of Commerce, Mohan Dharia, Former Chief Ministers of Maharashtra, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Vilasrao Deshmukh are some of the prominent personalities of the country who have pursued their law course from ILS Law College.

About ILS Legal Aid Centre

The ILS Legal Aid Centre was established in 1976 way before the enactment of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, which is evidence of the firm belief of ILS Law College in innovation, both in pedagogy and curriculum. The Legal Aid Centre was established with a purpose to execute the concept of clinical legal education and make the legal education community responsive and socially relevant. The Legal Aid Centre has since inception been working with commitment and dedication and has earned a great reputation for its work.


The Legal Aid Centre of ILS Law College introduced the Legal Aid Fest in the year 2022 to mark the celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The spirit behind the fest is to sensitize the student community on socio-legal happenings in a creative way. The first edition namely Aikyam 1.0, encouraged participation of college students, from all faculties, across Pune district to showcase their talents and create consciousness about the various issues in the society, Aikyam 2.0 themed as ‘Media and Social Change’, was all the grander as participation was open for the students of all faculties across Maharashtra. In pursuance of the same, we are all set to welcome the fest in its third edition at the State level on the theme, Labour Welfare.


Aikyam 3.0 draws its inspiration from the motto of National Legal Services Authority, (NALSA) न्याय सबके लिए.

The Indian Constitution provides for the promotion and welfare of the labor, for humane conditions of work and securing to all workers leisure, social and cultural opportunities. India has always advocated for inclusive growth and development. The conditions of the labor class in the unorganized sector have been largely unregulated in India yet they are a prime contributor to India’s GDP. However, the primary working standards like minimum wages, working hours, leaves, measures for social security, etc. are unlegislated. This has weakened the position of unorganized labor on the financial front too. As ILS Law College has entered its centenary year in the journey of imparting socially relevant legal education, we take this as an opportunity to create awareness about labor rights and welfare which will help us truly become a वसुधैव कुटुंबकम्

Sub-Themes for ALL Competitions:-

  • Migrant and Displaced Labourers
  • Gig Workers
  • Child Labour
  • Landless Labour
  • Labour Welfare Schemes

Aikyam 3.0 includes the following Competitions:

Participating colleges may register for all or any of these Competitions.

Things to remember for all competitions: –

  • Individuals/teams who wish to participate in any / all the events are requested to click on the event. A page with details of the event and rules will appear. Click on Register and Pay tab on that event page, fill the form, and submit. On submission, you will be directed to the payment link. Pay the necessary fee and complete your registration.
  • All participants shall be issued Certificate of Participation.
  • Winner and Runner up teams will be awarded with cash prizes and certificates.
  • The College reserves the right to record the performances and circulate it on electronic media for the purposes of awareness.
  • Prize Distribution will be held on 13th March 2024 after 4.00 pm. Winners may be required to perform at the prize distribution ceremony.
Name of the Competition

Registration Fees (Including GST)

Nukkad Natak (Street Play)

Rs 300/- (per team)

Elocution Competition

Rs 100/- (per participant)

PIL Drafting Competition

Rs 100/- (per participant)

Faculty Coordinators:

  • Dr. Suvarna Nilakh, Assistant Professor
  • Ms Divya Mittal, Assistant Professor
  • Ms Divyashree Dacha, Assistant Professor

Student Coordinators:

  • Dattaram Bile – 9404446582
  • Pranav Kulkarni – 9923523877