Capstone Foundation is a registered Society with the objective to promote education. One of the methods through which it seeks to achieve its objective of promoting learning is by use of technology. The Foundation uses innovative methods which include use of audio-visual methods, learning management platforms and interactive methods of learning to promote education.
It was founded by two alumni of National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2013. The Foundation regularly engages volunteers, like-minded corporates and organizations who are interested in promoting the objective that the Foundation seeks to achieve.
The Foundation is run by professionals who are filled with the zeal to promote legal education across the country and they also understand the nuances of technology which gives them a unique skill-set to run a Society which seeks to revolutionize the manner in which legal education is imparted in India.
As a part of its ‘Legal Education for All’ program which was started in 2014, the Foundation prepares easy to understand course material which can be taught students in schools and colleges. The subjects include basics of Criminal Law, Right to Information Act, Basic Constitutional Law, and Human Rights etc. Volunteers visit schools and colleges to impart legal education to young learners. The Foundation also advocates introduction of a course on basics of law at the school level. Several representations to the Ministry of HRD, Central Board of Secondary Education, State Education Boards have been made for introduction of ‘Fundamental Laws’ as a part of mandatory school curriculum at Secondary and Senior Secondary level.
In order to promote industry relevant professional education to law students and young professionals, the Foundation started Capstone Education initiative in 2015. The courses were designed to ensure that after going study, learners are equipped with industry relevant knowledge and skills. In order to offer the courses, the Foundation tied up with Thinkific® to provide the Learning Management Platform. Fifty two college ambassadors were engaged in twenty three institutions to promote the courses among students.
The Foundation also runs Indian Journal of Contemporary Laws (ISSN: 2394-8256) whose patrons include leading academicians, judges and people from the corporate world. IJCL is a peer reviewed academic journal which has been in online publication for over five years. The Journal is edited by legal professionals who access the articles on the basis of their relevance in contemporary times. The Journal receives more than 500 entries each quarter out of which 12 are short-listed for publication.
Capstone Foundation is delighted to welcome India's leading public policy expert Dr. Sujit Kumar Pruseth on our team. He has extensive experience of working with NLSIU Bangalore, Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), Indian Institute of Public Management (IIPA) and Government of India.
B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) NLSIU Bangalore
Managing Partner, Capstone Legal
B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) NLSIU Bangalore
Partner, Capstone Legal
Door Tenant, Harwood Law
Capstone Foundation is happy to announce that it has received certificates under Section 12AA & Section 80G of Income Tax from the Income Tax Department from the current financial year. Another milestone in getting recognized by statutory authorities.
Certificate under Section 12AA and Section 80G of the Income Tax Act have been granted to Capstone Foundation by the Income Tax Department
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