Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said Madhusudan Law College will be upgraded into Law University.
He also said the welfare fund of the lawyers will be enhanced very soon.
“Steps have been taken at the government level to declare Madhusudan Law College as the Law University. The Advocates’ Welfare Fund to be enhanced from the present Rs 3 crore to Rs 5 crore from next year,” said Patnaik at State Executive Meeting of BJD’s Legal Front here.
The government will also establish an advocate academy for training and the skill development of lawyers in the districts.
He also urged the lawyers’ community to support full heartedly in the battle for Mahanadi and protect the interest of Odisha.