Dr. T.M.A. Pai Foundation, Manipal

On 31st December 2015 teacher’s empowerment program was conducted in the college for the entire teaching and non teaching staff member. Dr. Sandeep Bhat Associate Professor of Law, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Science Kolkata was the resource person for the function. He is also a proud aluminous of the institution. He is also one of the member who is assisting the Indian government in drafting the Indian Moon Agreement.

Dr. Bhat spoke about Air and space law. He mentioned about the Moon mission and the achievement done. He raised two important issues like making a demarcation between Air and Space law and as to what law is applicable to outer space, whether it is international law or territorial law?

There was a mention about outer space agreement. He highlighted upon certain areas like environmental protection, intellectual property rights, moon agreement etc. It was a very informative session and the entire faculty members were made aware about the new areas covered under space law and regarding the crimes committed in the outer space.