The Socio-Legal Services and Research Foundation has been leased out on perpetual basis 3 acres and 25 guntas of land for putting up building for the colleges. Further, the Foundation has been allotted 11,000 sq ft of land by the Bangalore Development Authority. The Foundation is having its own building measuring about 19,000 sq ft. with 11 class rooms each measuring 25 feet X 31 feet, one Moot Court hall of the same size an a library measuring about 2300 sq ft. all duly furnished, and also two large halls each measuring 40’ x 54’ feet.
The Law College has been functioning ever since it was started in the year 1979 duly obtaining periodical Affiliation from the Bangalore University and also from the Bar Council of Indian. As up to the year of report from 1981-1982 to end of 2006-2007 the total number of students to have obtained the L.L.B degree from the College aggregates to 1650.
Scholarship from the Government of India and the States’ Social Welfare Departments have been awarded to the SC and ST candidates, besides fees concession to the backward classes students of Foundation’s Law College regularly year after year. The total number of students who had the benefit of Scholarship Scheme aggregates to nearly about 500, while about 40 students got the benefit of the Fees Concession
The College of Management will start functioning from the academic year 2008-09. Bangalore University has inspected the Institute’s premise recently and will be granting the affiliation shortly with an intake of 40 seats.
The foundation after being conceived by the Founder President Prof. L.G. Havanur, was formed with the following ideal objectives:
- To conduct, sponsor and aid Research and Education in the field of Social, Cultural, Economic, Political, and Legal aspects of backwardness of the people of Karnataka in particular and India in general with a view to understanding of their interconnections and complex interrelationships.
- To organize, sponsor and aid seminars, workshops study circles, working groups, parties and conferences for promoting re-search, rendering legal aid or utilization of research in the field of Sociological , Cultural, Economic and Political aspects of backwardness of people in Karnataka in particular and India in general.
- To publish books, periodicals and other literature and ot sponsor and aid such publications in the field of legal, sociological, Cultural, Economic and political aspects of the backwardness of the people of Karnataka in particular and India in general.
- To establish fruitful contact between the SLSRC and other institutions and Scholars, particularly with those engaged in research on the first objective.
- To encourage Scholarships among young scholars belonging to Socially, Culturally, Economically and Politically backward and weaker sections of the society in particular in Karnataka and India in general.
- To promote “ Esprit – De – Crops “ among the backward and weaker classes in the state and to protect their common interest.
- To start the work on such schemes as may be necessary beneficial and conducive to the amelioration of backward classes and weaker sections of the society.
- To foster the spirit of Democracy, ?Secularism, Socialism and National awareness among backward section of Society.
- To advance Social Moral and Material welfare of backward classes of citizens and other weaker sections.
- To do such other constitutional acts as are incidental and conducive towards the achievements of the above objects.
From the inception of Law college, the teaching staff consisted of highly qualified and well established and experience professionals from the Bar, whose imparting of the subject result in securing considerably good percentage of success of the candidate year after year.
Non Teaching Staff
The strength of the non-teaching staff though was very minimal; the office management was considered to be of the requisite efficiency in the upkeep of all the records of the administrative as well as the financial Registers. All the staffs of the College have been a lot of sincere and hardworking, throughout the period of Report.
There were about 3980 books in the library as at the end of 1999 – 2000, besides Law Reports of (1) Supreme Court Cases (2) All India Reporter (3) Indian Law Reports (4) All England Law Reports (5) Current Central Registration (6) Indian Bar Review (7) Law Teller and (8) Journals on Parliamentary Affairs.