Law universities should keep pace with technological changes: Modi
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that law universities should have talent which takes into account fast-paced technological changes and works towards laws that can stand the test of time.
Addressing a gathering at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, Modi said that technology was bringing about massive changes and this was also making laws obsolete.
Citing the example of radio, he said that a person was required to have licence to own a radio set earlier but now one could listen to radio stations from across the world on a cell phone.
Modi said there could be flying cars after 15-20 years and this can make some laws relating to road transport irrelevant.
He said framing laws that are also futuristic in approach was a challenge.
“Our law universities should have that kind of talent to look at all the issues at hand and then work,” Modi said.
Modi presented a copy of the book “Judicial Reforms – Recent Global Trends” to President Pranab Mukherjee.