Awareness Programme on Mediation Advocacy for the nominated Advocates of Kottayam District
The seventh in the series of Awareness Programme on Mediation Advocacy for the nominated Advocates of Kottayam District was held at Hotel AIDA, Kottayam on 21.10.2017. The Programme commenced at 9 am. Sri. P.K. Aravinda Babu, Director, Kerala State Mediation and Conciliation Centre delivered a brief introductory remarks about the Awareness programme. Hon’ble Mr.Justice K.Surendra Mohan, President, Board of Governors, Kerala State Mediation and Conciliation Centre, inaugurated the function. Smt. S. Santha Kumari, District Co-ordinator and Principal District Judge, District Mediation Centre, Kottayam, delivered Presidential address and Sri. Ijas.A, Sub Judge and Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Kottayam, welcomed the participants. The first session was handled by Sri. Sathya Raju.R.S., and the second session was conducted by Sri. P.M.Mohammed Shiraz. The third session in the After Noon, which is a joint session of Mediators and nominated Advocates, was conducted by Sri. George Merlo Pallath, Mediator Trainer, on the subject, drafting of Mediation Agreement. In the concluding session at 3.30 pm, Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.M. Shaffique, Member, Board of Governors, interacted with the the nominated Advocates. This was followed by the concluding remarks and feedback from the mediator trainer and one of the participants. Sri. A.Ijas, Sub Judge and Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Kottayam, extended vote of thanks. The programme concluded with the recital of National Anthem.