VARANASI: The vice-chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Lalji Singh delivered a lecture on 'wildlife conservation in India' at the inaugural ceremony of the Moot Court Hall of the Faculty of Law, BHU on Saturday. He also gave a power point presentation about the scientific and socio-economic aspects of wildlife conservation in the country.
According to him, DNA technology has been successfully utilised for conservation of wildlife in India and for the protection of endangered species by using artificial insemination technique. The DNA technology has now been accepted by the courts in many wildlife related crimes. The VC further added that the BHU will be introducing MSc in Forensic Science in which the experts of all the fields including professors of Law will participate in teaching and research.
Earlier, in his welcome address professor BC Nirmal, head and dean, faculty of law informed that the faculty is going to start certain new and innovative courses like five-year integrated course of BA, LLB, one-year LLM course and seven innovative part time one-year diploma courses in environmental law and management, forensic science and medical jurisprudence, intellectual property rights, corporate governance law, tax management law, cyber law and information technology law.