"The balance is necessary to produce legal professionals in meeting the needs of the deprived section of the Indian Society," he said.
"I hope the deliberations of the meet will meet its desired objective of drawing a roadmap of legal education in India in these changing times", he added.
Mr. Prasad who addressed at the inauguration of a two day National Convocation on 'Future of Legal Education in India' at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, at Deorali, Sikkim has urged the Sikkim's Government to come out with some scheme for providing stipends to the novices of legal profession and expressed hope that the request made by the high court would be considered favorably.
He further elaborated on the history of legal education and informed the audience on the evolution of law from ancient India to the present world.
The Vice-Chancellor of Sikkim University, Professor T B Subba said "the University is organising the national convention on legal education not only to fulfil the commitment made to the representatives of the Bar Council of India during their visit to Sikkim in April this year, but also to charter a roadmap for the law department of the University in particular and the law departments of the country in general."
High Court judge Mr Justice S P Wangdi, Judge, High Court of Sikkim and Mr Justice A P Subba (Retd.) Judge, High Court of Sikkim also took part in the programme.