IRClass has instituted prizes for students of Govt. Law College, Mumbai University, as a tribute to its late Director, Mr. S. Venkiteswaran, an internationally acclaimed stalwart in the field of Maritime Law.
Instituted in 2015, the Shri S Venkiteswaran Prizes in Law, are awarded to law students every year for their academic excellence.
16th Feb, 2019 – Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) continued its commitment to law students of Mumbai University by awarding another 48 students with the Shri S Venkiteswaran Prizes in Law.
16th Feb, 2018 - Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) awarded 44 students with the Shri S Venkiteswaran Prizes in Law for their outstanding academic performance. At a function held at the Royal Bombay Yacht Club on 16th February, IRClass awarded the prizes which include a citation and a cheque to the students securing highest and second highest marks across 12 subjects.
7th January, 2017
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) encouraged Students of Govt Law college, Mumbai University by doubling the number of subjects for which the scholarships were being offered. Therefore, toppers of 12 subjects securing highest and second highest marks were awarded the “Shri S Venkiteswaran Scholarship in Law”. The number of students securing the scholarship had risen from 16 to 34 this year.
14th September, 2015
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) announced scholarships in the field of law instituted in the memory of Late Shri Venkiteswaran, a legal luminary and internationally acclaimed stalwart in the field of Maritime law who was a Director on the Board of Indian Register of Shipping for more than a decade.
Family members of late Shri Venkiteswaran, Mr. Kumar and Ms Priya, were present at the gathering. Mr. Kumar thanked IRClass for instituting the scholarships and mentioned that such initiatives will encourage the students of law to follow in the footsteps of late Shri Venkiteswaran.
A total of 16 students securing highest and second highest marks were awarded with “Shri S Venkiteswaran scholarship in law” for two years in recognition of their excellent academic performance in various subjects of Govt. Law College, Mumbai University.