IQAC Meetings 2017-18

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)
Academic Year 2017-18

 Meeting No  01
 Stakeholder  Teaching & Adminidtrative Staff
 Date  17/06/2017
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Faculty): Coordinator IQAC
  3. Dr. Suvarna S. Nilakh (Faculty):  Coordinator IQAC
  4. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty) : Member
  5. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council): Member
  6. Dr. Swati Shirwadkar (Former HOD- Dept. of Sociology, SPPU): Member
  7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  8. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff): Member
  9. Full-Time Faculty Members –Invitees
  10. Administrative Staff Members

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under :

  1. Implementation of GST and required infrastructure at College.
    • Principal Vaijayanti Joshi overviewed the preparation for implementation of GST.
    • It was resolved that accounts staff should attend the training programme on GST.
    • It was resolved to purchase additional computer and printer for GST.
    • It was further resolved to purchase additional software for filing GST returns.
    • It was also resolved that accounts department to give clear instructions to the teaching and non-teaching staff for GST compliance.
  2. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
    • As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.
 Meeting No  02
 Stakeholder  Teaching Faculty
 Date  07/07/2017
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar    : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Suvarna S. Nilakh (Full Time Faculty): Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council): Member
  5. Dr. Swati Shirwadkar (Dept. of Sociology, SPPU): Member
  6. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty) : Member
  7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  8. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff): Member
  9. Full Time Faculty Members –Invitees

 
The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under :

  1. To review the minutes of the earlier meeting dated 30-11-2016.
    Resolution: Minutes of earlier meeting held on 30-11-2016 were read and approved.
  2. Discussion of Academic Calendar.
    Resolution: It was resolved to approve the Academic Calendar prepared in the faculty meeting for the First Semester of Academic Year 2017-18
  3. Review and discussion of Feedback taken in academic year 2016-17.
    Resolution: In light of the feedbacks taken in last academic year 2016-17, it was resolved to purchase books on Social Sciences, English considering new syallabus, based on the recommendation of teachers.
  4. Approval of course contents /syllabus of new certificate and diploma programs.
    Resolution: In light of the review of existing diploma and certificate programs, it was resolved to introduce programs under the aegis of TCLE and the syllabus of these courses was approved:

    • Certificate Program on What, How and Why of learning the Law
    • Advanced Certificate program on Civil Court Practice and Procedure
    • Certificate Course on Good and Service Tax
  5. Conference and other events.
    Resolution: It was resolved to conduct following events for the academic year 2017-18

    • Conducting a National Conference on Disability sensitive Legal Order based on the proposal of Dr. Sanjay Jain
    • Based on proposal of Ms. SwateeYogessh the theme of 12th Remembering S.P.Sathe resolved to be ‘Legal Education’. Further, the responsibility of conducting the same was assigned to Ms. SwateeYogessh.
  6. Research Proposals by Faculty Members.
    Resolution : It was resolved that faculty members will submit research proposal by 25-07-2017 to Dr. Sanjay Jain. It was further resolved that the Principal will make budgetary allocation for selected proposals.
  7. Review of Library and Annual audit reports.
    Resolution: the Library Reports and Annual Audit Reports were presented and approved for the year 2016-17.
  8. Proposal to purchase new computers and softwares.
    Resolution:

    • In light of addition of new faculty members, it was resolved to purchase three new computers for the use of faculty and staff.
    • In light of introduction of GST, it was resolved to purchase GST pro Software for timely compliance of payment of GST.
  9. Constitution of College Development Committee.
    Resolution : It was resolved to constitute a College Development Committee as per the statutory requirement and was approved.
  10. Allocation of departments and committees for Academic year 2017-18.
    Resolution: For smooth conduct of various academic, curricular and co-curricular activities of the college, departments and committees were allocated as per the interest and expertise of the faculty members.
  11. Finalising the fees structure for Phd Program.
    Resolution: Draft Fees structure for the Ph.D program was proposed by Dr. Sanjay Jain, and was approved.
  12. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
    As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.
 Meeting No  03
 Stakeholder  Teaching Faculty
 Date  22/07/2017
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal): Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar   : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Suvarna S. Nilakh (Full Time Faculty): Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  5. Dr. Swati Shirwadkar (Dept. of Sociology, SPPU): Member
  6. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty): Member
  7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff) Member
  8. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff): Member
  9. Full Time Faculty Members –Invitees

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under :

  1. Discussion on the procedure and rules for MH-CET Law admissions for BA. LL.B. and LL.B. Courses.Resolution: In light of minor changes in the admission process as compared to the admission process for academic year 2016-17, Admission In-charge Faculty Dr.NitishNawasagaray explained the changes and procedure to be followed. Following was resolved in light of the explanation.
    • CET cell rules as regards admission to be strictly followed.
    • Merit list will be issued by the CET cell to college.
    • The registration of candidates from the merit list from 9 am to 11 am in Gymkhana Pavilion on the days of admissions as per CET cell instructions.
    • Verification of documents and eligibility of the candidate to be done by panel of one teacher and one non-teaching staff in allotted classrooms from 11 am onwards.
    • Filling of college admission form to be done in online mode in the library.
  2. To allocate responsibilities for the admission process
    Resolution: It was resolved as under

    • NitishNawasagaray to look after planning and conducting of the admission process by coordinating with the CET Cell.
    • Rutuja Sawant and Mr. Ganesh More to look after eligibility process of admitted students as per the SPPU rules.
  3. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.

As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

 Meeting No  04
 Stakeholder  Teaching & Administrative Staff
 Date  16/09/2017
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar    : Coordinator IQAC
  3. Dr. Suvarna S. Nilakh (Full Time Faculty) :  Coordinator IQAC
  4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  5. Dr. Swati Shirwadkar (Dept. of Sociology, SPPU) : Member
  6. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty) : Member
  7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  8. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff) : Member
  9. Full Time Faculty Members –Invitees
  10. Administrative Staff Members

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

  1. Application for NAAC Re-accreditation in revised accredited framework and allotment of work.
    It was resolved to apply for NAAC re-accreditation in the revised accreditation framework.Dr.Tejaswini Malegaonkar and Dr. Suvarna Nilakh explained the criterion-wise framework, key indicators, relevant metrics.The criterion-wise allotment was made among teachers in following manner :Criterion I Dr.Suvarna Nilakh, Ms. Rajlaxmi Joshi
    Criterion II Dr. Deepa Paturkar, Mr. Ashish Pawar
    Criterion III Dr. Sanjay Jain, Dr.ShailaDaware, Dr.BanusVasudevan
    Criterion IV Mr. Santosh Jaybhay, Ms. SwateeYogesshCriterion V Dr.TejaswiniMalegaonkar, Ms. Isha Saxena
    Criterion VI Dr.NitishNawsagaray, Ms. Shiwali Agarwal
    Criterion VII Mr. D.P. Kendre, Ms. Shweta Chandrashekhar
    It was resolved to take timely review of SSR preparation.
  2. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
    As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

     Meeting No  05
     Stakeholder  Teaching & Administrative Staff
     Date  20/09/2017
     Venue  Principal’s Office
     List of attendees
    1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
    2. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar    : Coordinator IQAC
    3. Dr. Suvarna S. Nilakh (Full Time Faculty) :  Coordinator IQAC
    4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
    5. Dr. Swati Shirwadkar (Dept. of Sociology, SPPU) : Member
    6. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty) : Member
    7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
    8. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff) : Member
    9. Full Time Faculty Members –Invitees
    10. Administrative Staff Members

    The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

      1. Implementation of the revised curriculum of SPPU for BA LLB and LLB courses 2017-18.
        Resolution: Principal Vaijayanti Joshi informed all the IQAC members, faculty members and non-teaching staff about the revised Course Structure B.A. LL.B and LL.B courses, especially the restructuring of the internal and external evaluation of the content by SPPU.Further Dr.NitishNawasagaray Explained about the changed pattern of evaluation i.e. procedure and rules regarding the conducting of internal and external examination.In light of this discussion, following was resolved :

        • To offer specialization in all optional papers provided in the Revised Curriculum.
        • To make arrangements for the conduct of the internal examination according to the changed pattern.
        • To consider appointment of additional teaching staff.
      2. Schedule of internal examination and its rules as per the revised curriculum of SPPU for B.A. LL.B and LL.B programs for academic year 2017-18.
        Resolution: It was resolved

        1. to conduct the Mid-term written examination as per changed rules of SPPU .
        2. to assign the responsibility of Coordination and arrangement of the mid-term examination of 1st BA LLB to Ms. Shweta Chandrashekhar.
        3. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.

    As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

     Meeting No  06
     Stakeholder  Students of I B.A. LL.B. 
     Date  25/09/2017
     Venue  Principal’s Office
     List of attendees
    1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal): Chairman (IQAC)
    2. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Faculty): Coordinator IQAC
    3. Dr. Suvarna S. Nilakh     (Faculty) :       Coordinator IQAC
    4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council): Member
    5. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty): Member
    6. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
    7. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff): Member
    8. Full Time Faculty Members –Invitees
    9. I B.A. LL.B. Students

    The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

        1. To orient the students about the Indian Law Society and ILS Law College.
          The Principal oriented the students about the history of the Indian Law Society, ILS Law College, its establishment, the founder members, its vision, mission & core values.
        2. To explain the academic activities and facilities available for the students.
          The Principal gave a detailed review of the curricular, co-curricular activities of the College, and also spoke about legal aid centre of the College. The Principal also spoke about the library, hostel, gymkhana and other facilities available on the campus.
        3. To convey the time table of the Course.
          The time table for all the divisions and classrooms allotted were informed to the students.
        4. To explain the rules & regulations of attendance and discipline.
          The rules & regulations as regards attendance policy, dress code, code of conduct on campus & off campus, use of mobile etc. were explained by the Principal to the students.
        5. To explain the anti-ragging policy of the College.
          The Principal explained in detail anti-ragging policy of the College and also referred to the provisions of the Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1999.
        6. To discuss any other subject with the permission of the Chair.
          As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.
     Meeting No  07
     Stakeholder  Teaching Faculty
     Date  03/11/2017
     Venue  Principal’s Office
     List of attendees
    1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
    2. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar   : Joint Coordinator IQAC
    3. Ms. Suvarna S. Nilakh (Full Time Faculty): Joint Coordinator IQAC
    4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council): Member
    5. Dr. Swati Shirwadkar (Dept. of Sociology, SPPU): Member
    6. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty): Member
    7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
    8. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff): Member
    9. Full Time Faculty Members –Invitees

    The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

      1. To review of minutes of the earlier meeting dated 07-07-2017.
        Resolution: Minutes of earlier meeting held on 07-07-2017 were read and approved.
      2. Discussion of Academic Calendar
        Resolution: It was resolved to approve the Academic Calendar prepared in the faculty meeting for the Second Semester of Academic Year 2017-18
      3. Approval of course contents /syllabus of new certificate and diploma programs
        Resolution: It was resolved in light of the review of existing diploma and certificate programs, following programs were introduced under the aegis of TCLE and approved:

        1. Certificate Course on Company Law
        2. Certificate Program on Criminal Law Practice and Procedure
        3. Certificate Course in Intellectual Property Rights Laws
      4. Introduction of new Clubs
        Resolution: Based on proposal by Dr.BanuVasudevan and Mr. Ashish Pawar it was resolved to introduce two new student clubs i.e. History Club and Literary Club. Dr.BanuVasudevanwas assigned the supervision of the History Club and Mr. Ashish Pawar was assigned the supervision of Literary Club.
      5. Media Law Conference
        Resolution: Based on proposal of Dr.SuvarnaNilakh, it was resolved to conduct a national conference on Media and law. Dr.Nilakh was assigned the responsibility of coordinating and conducting the same.
      6. Lecture Series for Budding Lawyers
        Resolution: It was resolved to conduct a lecture series for the young budding lawyers to hone their professional skills. The responsibility of conducting the same was assigned to Mr. K.S. Waghmare. 
      7. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
        As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

         Meeting No  08
         Stakeholder  Alumni
         Date  03/11/2017
         Venue  Principal’s Office
         List of attendees
        1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal): Chairman (IQAC)
        2. Dr. Tejaswini S. Malegaonkar: Coordinator IQAC
        3. Dr. Suvarna Nilakh: Coordinator IQAC
        4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council): Member
        5. Dr. Swati Shirwadkar (Dept. of Sociology, SPPU): Member
        6. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty): Member
        7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
        8. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff): Member
        9. Mr. Ranjit Pawar, Alumni: Invitee
        10. Mr. Pratima Oswal, Alumni: Invitee
        11. Dr. S.S. Gopakumar, Alumni: Invitee
        12. Mr. Jagdish Gorane, Alumni: Invitee
        13. Mr. Rhishikesh Ganu, Alumni: Invitee
        14. Ms. Maithili Sane, Alumni: Invitee
        15. Ms. Priyanka Jawale, Alumni: Invitee
        16. Mr. Bhushan Mehere, Alumni: Invitee
        17. Mr. Bhushan Patil, Alumni: Invitee
        18. Ms. Swatee Yogessh, Alumni: Invitee
        19. Mr. Shrikant Malegaonkar, Alumni: Invitee
        20. Mr. Vinit Gangwal, Alumni: Invitee
        21. Ms. Rajlaxmi Joshi, Alumni: Invitee
        22. Ms. Varsha Khandagale, Alumni: Invitee
        23. Ms. Medha Kolhatkar, Alumni: Invitee
        24. Ms. Deepti Dole, Alumni: Invitee
        25. Mr. Abhijeet Dhere, Alumni: Invitee
        26. Ms. Ashwini Ingole, Alumni: Invitee
        27. Mr. Shivkumar Diwan, Alumni: Invitee
        28. Mr. Atul Nagare, Alumni: Invitee
        29. Mr. Prasad Jagdale, Alumni: Invitee
        30. Mr. Aniket Kanade, Alumni: Invitee

        The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under :

        1. To discuss the feedback taken from the students.
          The feedback from students was placed and discussed in the meeting. It was resolved that the current beneficial practices to be continued.
        2. To discuss College initiative to reach out to alumni across the globe.
          The Principal mentioned that the College has hired a special agency to create dedicated online portal with various features designed to suit requirement of College through which alumni across the globe can be contacted.It was resolved that use of whatsapp and social media to be made to make maximum students know about and register on the portal.
        3. To discuss planning of alumni meet to be held on 25-12-2017.
          It was resolved that this year, the alumni meet would be specially organized for passing out batch of 1991-92 to celebrate Silver Jubilee of their graduation. It was resolved that this year, the designated senior advocates from Bombay High Court who are ILS alumni to be identified and felicitated for their achievement.It was further resolved that this year, the registration fee to the alumni would be waived on the day of alumni meet 2017.
        4. To convey about donations received from members of Apte family.
        5. To plan and discuss inaugural ceremony for the new classroom.
          The Principal informed of donations received from Mr. SuhasApte and his daughter-in-law Ms. MeghaApte in memory of Mr. PurushottamShridharApte who was student in the batch of 1925-27. It was resolved that the inaugural ceremony of the two classrooms constructed in Laxmi building to be conducted on the day of alumni meet.
        6. To convey regarding new courses.
          The Principal mentioned about implementation of the suggestion to run practice oriented courses. She also mentioned about conducting of advanced certificate course in Code of Civil Procedure.It was resolved that similar course on Criminal Law to be designed and conducted.
        7. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
          As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

           Meeting No  09
           Stakeholder  Teaching and Administrative Staff
           Date  28/04/2018
           Venue  Principal’s Office
           List of attendees
          1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
          2. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar    : Coordinator IQAC
          3. Dr. Suvarna S. Nilakh (Full Time Faculty) :  Coordinator IQAC
          4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
          5. Dr. Swati Shirwadkar (Dept. of Sociology, SPPU) : Member
          6. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty) : Member
          7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
          8. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff) : Member
          9. Full Time Faculty Members –Invitees
          10. Administrative Staff Members

          The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

          1. To review Self Study Report (SSR) preparation and criterion-wise presentation.
            Dr.TejaswiniMalegaonkar and Dr.SuvarnaNilakh presented overall overview of Self Study Report (SSR) in the revised accreditation framework.Criterion-wise inputs were presented by the concerned faculty members.Supporting documents required for each criterion were verified.It was resolved to submit Institutional Letter for Quality Assessment in the month of June 2018.
          2. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
            As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.Action Taken Report (2017-18)Following is the Action Taken Report of suggestions made by IQAC:

             Sr. No.  Suggestion  Action Taken
             1  Introduction of New Courses Following New Courses are introduced in this academic year:-

            1. Advanced Certificate course in Code of Civil Procedure
            2. Advanced Certificate course in Criminal Procedure
            3. Certificate Program on Company Law
            4. Certificate Course in Intellectual Property Rights Laws
            5. Certificate Program in GST pro-2017
            6. Certificate Course on What, How and Why of learning the law?
             2  Continuation of existing supplementary courses on the basis of feedback of students Following supplementary courses were offered during the academic year 2017-18 :

            1. Diploma in Human Rights and Laws
            2. Diploma in Corporate Laws
             3 Appointment of additional teaching staff. 06 Full time teachers are appointed during this academic year.
             4 Organization of National Conference on Disability sensitive Legal Order UGC Sponsored One Day National Conference on “Critical Reflections on Disability Sensitive Legal Order- Indian Scenario” was organized on 26th August 2017
             5 Organization of Seminar on Gender Sensitization National Seminar on Gender Sensitization in Contemporary India was organized on 3rd March 2018
             6 Organization of Colloquium on the Contemporary Issues in the Financial Sector Colloquium on ‘Contemporary Issues in Corporate and Competition Law’ was organized on 24th and 25th February, 2018
             7 Organization of 12th  Remembering S.P.Sathe Event on the Theme of “Legal Education” 12th Remembering S.P. Sathe Event was conducted in the following manner:-

            1. National Moot Court Competition – 8-10 March 2018.
            2. Memorial lecture by Hon’ble Justice Muralidhar, Delhi High Court was delivered on the topic of ‘Prospects of Legal Education’ 25th May 2018.
            3. National Workshop on Curriculum and Learning Outcome of Legal Education on 25th -26th May 2018.
             8 Faculty members to submit research proposal College provided financial assistance to the selected research proposals.
             9          Purchase New computers and printers for the use of faculty and staff
            1. Purchased computer and printer for filing GST returns
            2. Additional 3 computers are purchased for faculty and staff
             10 Purchase of and GST Software GST pro Software is purchased for filing GST returns
             11 Participation of non-teaching staff in various training programs Non-teaching staff participated in training programs on:

            1. GST
            2. All India Survey on Higher Education
            3. Samajkalyan and Eligibility training
            4. TDS and Talley
            5. Website development
            6. Scheduled tribes scholarship
             12 Constitution of College Development Committee College Development Committee is constituted as per the Maharashtra Public Universities Act, 2016.
             13 Organization of alumni meet Alumni meet was organized on 25th December 2017.
             14 Introduction of new Clubs Following new clubs are introduced at the college:

            1. ILS History Club
            2. ILS Literary Club
             15 Organization of Conference on Media Laws National Conference on Media Laws was organized on 10th February 2018.
             16 Organization of Lecture Series for Budding Lawyers 10 Days lecture series was organized for budding lawyers willing to pursue career in JMFC examination from 29th January to 8th February 2018.

            Principal Vaijayanti Joshi   ,  Dr. Suvarna S. Nilakh  ,    Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar

             (IQAC Chairman)                         (IQAC Coordinator)               (IQAC Coordinator)