The Center for Community Development through Law (CCDL) is a new endeavor by Bharati Vidyapeeth, New Law College Pune for community development. We believe in providing professionally desired and socially relevant legal education. To further our mission ‘Social Transformation through Dynamic Education’ we are committed to work towards empowering different section of society using law as instrument of social change. We work towards achieving a strong and healthy community.

Our faculty and students of academic programs like B.A. LL.B, BB.A. LL.B. (5 year) and LL.B (3 year) and LL.M will focus on successful community development team building.

Through our roles as coordinators, conveners and researchers community development staff ultimately seeks to promote community development in communities, ensure fair and impartial access to justice in underserved society and assist society in understanding their responsibilities.

Community development seeks to empower individuals and groups of people with the skills they need to effect change within their communities. These skills are often created through the formation of social groups working for a common agenda. Community developers must understand both how to work with individuals and how to affect communities' positions within the context of larger social institutions.

Community development approaches are recognized internationally. These methods and approaches have been acknowledged as significant for local social, economic, cultural, environmental and political development by international organizations.