Nagpur: The Institute of Military Law, the Alma-mater of the Judge Advocate General’s Department the Indian Army celebrated its 27th Raising Day on 16 May 2017 with great zeal and fervor. The Institute is one of its kinds in Asia which trains the Defence Service officers in Military and allied laws.
The Institute was inaugurated at Kamptee way back on 16 May 1990 by Maj Gen AB Gorthi, AVSM,VSM (Retd), the then Judge Advocate General (Army). Institute of Military Law was given permanency on 23rd Dec 2016.
Maj Gen Rajinder Kumar, AVSM,SM,VSM, Judge Advocate General visited Institute of Military Law on 16th May 2017. The General officer interacted with faculty and staff and also addressed the student Officers who are senior officers with 8 – 9 years of service and enjoined upon them to work hard, to do meticulous research and render correct legal advice to Commanders with regards to discipline and court cases so that military justice is duly administered and stands the scrutiny of law.
Institute of Military Law also hosted Judges of Bombay High Court, Nagpur Bench, eminent lawyers, senior military officers and civil dignitaries at the Raising Day’s evening function organized at Institute of Military law Officers Mess.