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Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Address:HNLU Bhawan, Civil Lines,
Raipur (District Raipur)
Chhattisgarh, IndiaPin Code : 492001
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur Chhattisgarh is a University recognised by UGC.
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Profile of Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU)
"Dharma Sansthapanartham' (for the sake of establishing the primacy of the laws of eternal value) is the motto of Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, established by the Government of Chattisgarh under the Hidayatullah National University of Law, Chattisgarh, Act (Act No.10 of 2003).
HNLU is a Residential University and is sixth in the series of National Law Schools in India. The State of Chattisgarh has opened the doors of opportunities to the aspiring young generation of Law Students on similar lines as National Law Schools in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Kolkata and Jodhpur. HNLU is endeavouring to emerge as a University of great repute.
HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and has been declared fit to receive Central assistance in terms of the rules framed under Section 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956.
Hon'ble Mr. Justice K.G. Balakrishnan , the Chief Justice of India is the Visitor of the University, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Rajeev Gupta , the Chief Justice of High Court of Chattisgarh is the Chancellor and Prof. (Dr.) M.K. Srivastava, is the Vice-Chancellor of the University.
HNLU has been established by the Government of Chattisgarh to attain among others, the following objectives:
1. To advance and disseminate learning and knowledge of law and research and with a view to ensure its proper role in national development
2. To develop among the students and research scholars a sense of responsibility to serve society in the field of law by developing skills in regard to advocacy, judicial and other legal services, legislation, law reforms and the like.
3. To prepare and train lawyers of national and international repute with high moral and ethical values;
4. To advance the professional education and also to provide adequate orientation and training to judicial officers and others who are involved in the administration of justice.
HNLU is presently functioning from a heritage building adjacent to Rajbhavan. The Government of Chhattisgarh has been kind enough to allot the required land and necessary financial assistance for the construction of the new campus.
His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the President of India laid the Foundation Stone of the permanent building of this University on 28.01.2004, in the presence of His Excellency Lt. Gen. K.M. Seth, the Governor of Chhattisgarh and Hon'ble Dr. Raman Singh, the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. The Government of Chhattisgarh has allotted a sum of Rs.10.00 Crores in the year 2005-2006, for commencing the construction of the new building. Additional budgetary allocation of Rupees Thirty Crores is expected to meet the total financial requirement for the construction of new Campus.
Vice - Chancellors
The name of Justice Mohammad Hidayatullah needs no introduction. The Chief Justice of India, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Y.K. Sabharwal in his message to the centenary celebrations of Justice Hidayatullah, which fell on 17th December 2005, described him as 'the greatest stalwarts of the legal profession in India' and declared that 'The Hidayatullah National Law University at Raipur is a fitting testament to one of our greatest legal luminaries'. Outlining the intellectual imagination of Justice Hidayatullah, Hon'ble Mr. Justice S.B. Sinha, Judge, Supreme Court of India, described him as one of 'the best thinkers and jurists in the world of lawâ€¦'. With the dedicated support of the experienced team of academics drawn from the best Universities and Institutions of our country, we are committed to uphold the ideals of Justice Hidayatullah in order to take our University to the commanding heights of legal education in South Asia.
From its modest beginning in 2003, Hidayatullah National Law University has been making rapid strides to become Unus unorum (First among equals) and a Center for excellence in Legal education in India. Sixth in the chain of National Law Schools, Hidayatullah National Law University located in Raipur; capital of the young State of Chhattisgarh has opened the window of opportunities to young legal aspirants beyond the State boundaries to the National Level.
As torch bearers of the vision of Justice Hidayatullah, we believe that in a multi-cultural and multi-religious society like ours, legal training and education must identify and relate to the particular needs of our society and our national priorities. At HNLU we are consistently exploring upon the areas of legal intervention at the field level so that our students get to experience the operational dimensions of law beyond the confines of their classrooms With the liberal financial support from the Government of Chhattisgarh, the construction work of the proposed University campus is in full swing. HNLU's campus would be the largest campus among all the law schools in India having all kinds of modern facilities for teaching and co-curricular activities. The architectural design of the main building is imposing in its appearance, structural features similar to the Parliament of India.
At present we have a well stocked library having 7000 volumes, a state of art wireless internet access to all the students to carry out their research comprehensively. In the current academic year 2005-06, we are adding on to our existing academic resources to facilitate our students for better learning and results.
Our students in the year 2004-05 have made their presence felt at National and International Level Competitions and earned several awards for their excellent performance. At the international level our students earned appreciation and received honours at Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition, International Maritime Arbitration Competition, Law Asia Moot Court Competition, Commonwealth Summer School Moot Court Competition. At the national level, our students were honoured in almost every moot court and other competitions.
As a center for learning and research in legal education, we remain intellectually steadfast and committed to expand the horizon of legal knowledge to serve the needs of wider society as the guiding principle and the pious purpose of HNLU remains 'Dharma Sansthapanartham'.
With the state of the art facilities together with a dedicated team of faculty, HNLU gives pride of place to an intensive, imaginatively conceived five year B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) degree course that integrates a multi-disciplinary approach to legal studies with practical experience, placements and skill improvement, thus offering a unique opportunity for students and prepare them to meet the professional challenge. You are most welcome to join us to experience the difference in legal education and to equip yourself to a wonderful career in law.
With best regards
Prof. (Dr.) M.K. Srivastava
1. Aims and Objectives:
To give effective professional training as per the Bar Council of India Regulation regarding Legal Education, emphasising the need for professional training and to expose the students to the practical aspects of law. In furtherance of this, HNLU proposes to equip its students with skills for court practice and chamber work.
2. General Rules:
2.1. Hidayatullah National Law University, Chhattisgarh shall have no financial liability. Expenses for the purposes of travel, stay, food and other incidental expenses for internship/ placement purposes shall be borne by the respective student.
2.2. Students shall maintain strict confidentiality of the Institution imparting internship/placement training.
2.3. Students are not to solicit for any remuneration/ honorarium and/or reimbursement of any expenses from the Advocates/Institution of internship/placement concerned.
2.4. Students shall be required to maintain a daily-diary during the internship/ placement period. The Advocate/Institute should countersign the diary every week.
2.5. In case of project work/ assignment superficially provided to the student during his/her internship/ placement by the concerned Advocate/Institution, all rights over such work/ report shall vest with that Advocates/Institution.
2.6. In case the student identifies an issue and proposes to prepare a write-up during the internship/placement then the student shall have the right to publish it, only if the Advocate/Institute certifies it so.
2.7. Any report written and submitted by a student as part of internship/placement assignment shall be the property of HNLU.
3. Categories of Internship/ Placement: Trial, Appellate and Chambers:
3.1. The Internship/Placement would be made in the following manner:-
3.1.1. First Internship/Placement:- Trial Court Criminal/ Civil
3.1.2. Second Internship/Placement:- Appellate Court High Court/Trial Court (Civil-Criminal)
3.1.3. Third Internship/Placement:- Appellate Court (High Courts)
3.1.4. Fourth Internship/Placement:- NGOs/SC Advocates/ Corporate Firms
3.1.5. Professional / Career Placement
4. Rules and Procedures for Trial Court Internship/ Placement:
4.1. "Trial Court" here means District Court or Sessions Court.
4.2. The Trial internship/placement is mainly meant for giving exposure in the trial courts namely, civil and criminal. This will enable the candidate to be acquainted with the law which sets the court in motion.
4.3. The Trial internship/placement will be at the district head quarters of the place where the candidate belongs. The idea behind placing the students to their respective regional places is to enable them to appreciate the proceedings which are mostly in regional languages.
4.4. Each student is required to give, not less than 3 names of leading Advocates who are actively practising in the Trail Courts in their home districts, the names not being that of their parents or relatives.
4.5. Once the lists of names are handed over to the Committee, the Committee will communicate directly to the Advocates to ascertain their willingness to take a student for internship/placement.
4.6. The internship/placement is compulsory for a continuous period of 8 weeks.
4.7. Any misbehaviour during internship/ placement period will invite disciplinary action.
4.8. Students are required to submit a detailed report of their internship/placement.
4.9. A "Confidential Report" by the respective Advocates will be requested by the Committee, for which purpose a "Confidential Cover" (with postage stamps) will be provided to the Advocates.
4.10. On the basis of the "Confidential Report" the University will maintain a "Record of Performance".
4.11. Any recommendation letter for further studies or work would be based on the above mentioned record under 4.10 as well.
5. Rules and Procedures for Appellate Court:
5.1. "Appellate Court" here means High Court
5.2. This internship/placement will enable the students to be familiar with the High Court procedure and working as well as the chamber work.
5.3. Each student is required to give, not less than 5 names of leading Advocates practicing in High Courts, the names not being that of their parents or relatives.
5.4. Once the lists of names are handed over to the Committee, the Committee will communicate directly to the Advocates to ascertain their willingness to take a student for internship/ placement.
5.5. The internship/placement is compulsory for a continuous period of 8 weeks.
5.6. Any misbehaviour during internship/ placement period will invite disciplinary action.
5.7. Students are required to submit a detailed report of their internship/ placement.
5.8. A "Confidential Report" by the respective Advocates will be requested by the Committee, for which purpose a "Confidential Cover" (with postage stamps) will be provided to the Advocates.
5.9. On the basis of the "Confidential Report" the University will maintain a "Record of Performance".
5.10.Any recommendation letter for further studies or work would have a bearing on the above mentioned record under 5.9. as well.
6. Rules and Procedures for NGOs/Supreme Court Advocates/Corporate Firms:
6.1. Based on the CGP in the academic programmes and other conduct in the University affairs, as well as the performance of the students on their previous internship/placement, the Committee will set criteria for the selection of each category.
6.2. The Placement Committee shall prepare a list of Senior Lawyers Firm, Corporate Firm and NGOs. On the basis of the rule 6.1. the committee shall finalize the placement list.
6.3. The internship/placement is compulsory for a continuous period of 8 weeks.
6.4. Any misbehaviour during internship/ placement period will invite disciplinary action.
6.5. Students are required to submit a detailed report of their internship/placement.
6.6. A "Confidential Report" by the respective Advocates will be requested by the Committee, for which purpose a "Confidential Cover" (with postage stamps) will be provided to the Advocates.
6.7. On the basis of the "Confidential Report" the University will maintain a "Record of Performance".
6.8. Any recommendation letter for further studies or work would be based on the above mentioned record under 6.7. as well.
7. The finalized selection list will be notified in the notice board on the last working day of that semester:
8. Professional / Career Placement: This "Placement" is for students who are in their final semester:
8.1. A Student Placement Committee will be formed under the control of the Placement Committee.
8.2. The Committee Members of this Student Placement Committee would be selected from among those students who chose not to appear for interviews in such "Placement" organized by the Student Placement Committee.
8.3 The Student Placement Committee will consist of 5, of which three would be from the final semester and the remaining two would be ad hoc members from the preceding semesters.
8.4 Any Member of the Student Placement Committee who indulges in any unethical practice will invite serious Disciplinary Action.
8.5 The expense for such placement should be borne by the students themselves. The University will not be providing any sort of fund for this purpose.
8.6 The Placement Committee will render advice and help for such "Placement".
8.7 The Placement holds no responsibility for a guaranteed placement.
9. The decisions of the Placement Committee shall be subject to the approval of the Vice Chancellor.
Dr. Hanumant Yadav
Joined HNLU in July 2006 as a visiting professor of Economics, Dr. Hanumant Yadav has 27 years of experience of teaching for P.G. classes. He guided 12 students for Ph.d. degree and 20 Students for M.Phil. degree in Economics in Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur. He held various academic positions in Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University Raipur. Dr. Yadav was Director, Institute of Management (1996-2000), Director, college Development council (1998-2001) Chief Project coordinator, Entrepreneurship Development Cell (1991-2001) in Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur. Dr Yadav participated in 14 international Seminars and workshops organized by various Institutions in the USA, South Korea, Indonesia and Israel. Dr. Yadav was Advisor in Chhattisgarh State Planning (2002-04) and Chhattisgarh State Finance Commission (2004-06).
Dr. C.M. Mukherjee
Dr. Sheela Rai
Ms. Sheela Rai has done her LL.B. from D.D.U Gorakhpur University and LL.M. from National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Bangalore. She has submitted her Ph.D. in NLSIU, Bangalore. She has worked First as Research Assistant and later as lecturer in West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences and as Researcher in Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS, Jaipur). She has around 25 articles published in national, international journals and as chapters to edited volumes. She has also published a book 'Recognition and Regulation of Antidumping Measures under GATT/WTO'. Another book 'Recognition and Regulation of Safeguard Measures under GATT/WTO' is forthcoming.
Dr. Anand Pawar
Assistant Professor, obtained his Bachelors of Science and law from the Barkatullah University Bhopal adn LL.M. from the University Teaching Department, B.U. Bhopal. He has worked with State Law Collage, Madan Maharaj College and Department of law, UTD, Barkatullah Unversity, Bhopal. as Assistant Lecturer of Law. He has attendeed various national and international seminars and conferences. He has orgainised various legal literacy camps, awareness programs and proceedings of Lok Adalat for the studnts of law . He has inparted a training program by teaching special law to the newly recruited Dy.S.Ps of Chhattisgarh state. He had selected last year by the British Council and Cardiff law School, Cardiff law School, Cardiff Universtiy, Wales UK for a training program on "Law Teaching and Legal Research" which he has completed at Cardiff UK. He has organised and participited in two law teachers traning programme at GLC Mumbai and HNLU Raipur as resource person. He has also contributed as co-editor for university journal on "Law and Social Policy".
Mr. Divya Tyagi
Assistant Professor (Law)
Divya Tyagi, Research Associate, obtained his LL.B. from Campus Law Centre and LL.M. Degree from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. He has participated in legal awareness programme organized by Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi. He has worked as research Fellow in National Foundation of Communal Harmony (an autonomous organization of the Ministry of Home Affairs). His area of interest is exploring right based approach towards achieving food security to every individual through law (i.e. right to food).
Dr. Avinash Samal
Assistant Professor (Pol. Science)
A Post-graduate in Political Science and a Ph. D. in Development Studies, Dr. Avinash has about 13 years of experience in teaching, research and evaluation. Specialized in governance, public policy, decentralization and tribal development, his research interests centre on CSR and social development issues such as livelihoods, education, health, water, environment and gender. Awarded JRF (UGC) in June 1992, he pursued his doctoral research on 'Dynamics of Tribal Development Administration' at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, with a Fellowship from ICSSR, New Delhi. A member of the International Association for the Study of Commons (IASC), Indiana University, USA, Dr. Avinash has to his credit 3 books and 20 articles published in various journals and edited volumes and a number of papers presented in national and international seminars and conferences. Dr. Avinash has worked with multi-disciplinary research institutions, universities, policy think-tanks and corporate foundations. Prior to joining the HNLU, he was with the ICFAI School of Public Policy, Hyderabad, as a Faculty and Coordinator of the MPP Program followed by a stint as a Program Head for Policy Research and Evaluation at one of the Corporate Foundations. He also worked with the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, and earlier with CESS (Hyderabad), FAIR (Bangalore), and ISEC (Bangalore). He has been a consultant to the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh for setting up of 300 residential rural public schools on PPP model and, of late, working as a Consultant for the University of Manchester, UK, for the DFID funded research project on 'State-Business Relations and Pro-Poor Growth: A Study in Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal'.
Mr. S.R. Subramanian
Subramanian is an outstanding alumnus of the Faculty of Law, University of Vienna. He has previously worked for the Tamil Nadu Home Department, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and an inter-governmental organization based in Vienna. He is also a diplomate of the International Bar Association. His research interests include Terrorism and International Law.
Ms. Sarah Sharma
Mrs. P. Lakshmi
Obtained her Bachelor Degree in Law from Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai and Master's Degree in Law from the Madras University with specialization in International Law and Constitutional Law. After her graduation in Law, she was practicing in the Madras High Court and in trial courts. She was the Managing Trustee of TREES (Trust for Research and Education on Environment and Sustainable Development), a Voluntary Organisation and in that capacity, she has organised a number of capacity building and sensitization program for many stake holders including lawyers. Currently she is teaching Family Law and is also the Warden for the Girls Hostel.
Ms. Kiran Midhore
Mrs. Kiran Midhore has obtained her LL.B. from Govt.State Law College, Bhopal and LL.M. from Department of Law, Barkatullah University,Bhopal with Second position in order of merit. She has cleared UGC-NET in June 2006. She has teaching experience as a Guest Faculty in Department of Law, Barkatullah University and as an Assistant Professor in Ravindra College, Bhopal. She has attended various national and international seminars and conferences.
Dr. Ayan Hazra,
Dr. Yamla. Papa. Rao
He completed his M.A. (Public Administration) M.Com. (Banking) M.L. (Business Laws) PhD. In Law from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Worked in Nyaya Vidya Parishad Law College, Visakhapatan as a Lecturer in law for 12 years on regular basis. He taught Business Law for C.A., C.S., ICWAI and MBA students for the last 10 years. He Published several papers and attended ten national and international seminar held at New Delhi. He participated in International Conference & Golden Jubilee Celebrations at ILI, New Delhi in 2006 and submitted a paper. He attended and participated several workshops, Faculty Development programs, Refresher Courses and Orientation Course.
Dr. Adesh kumar
He has obtained his Bachelor of Science and Law from the Bareilly College Bareilly U.P. in 1997 and 2000 respectively and completed his Master of Laws from M.J.P. Rohilkhand University Bareilly U.P. in 2002. He was awarded the Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by the Lucknow University Lucknow in 2008. He has worked as a Lecturer in Krishna College of Law, Bijnor U.P. He has six years teaching experience in different subjects like Law of Tort and Cr. P.C. etc. His two articles have been published in National Journals. He has also attended two international and five national seminars. His area of specialization is Law of Tort. He was honoured by Rotary Club, Bijnor on the eve of teacher's day 2008.
Dr. Sujit Kumar Choudhary
Dr. Sujit Kumar Choudhary is Lecturer in Sociology at the School of Juridical and Social Sciences (SJSS). Before joining the HNLU, he has worked as a Research Consultant/Fellow in many international and national organisations. He obtained his MA, M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the Centre for the Study of Social Systems/School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. The prestigious Dr. Ambedkar Chair Fellowship has been conferred on him for his doctoral research. He has won many awards, prizes and certificates in academics, social work and sports. Dr. Choudhary has published many research papers in international and national referred journals, including a book entitled Thinkers and Theories in Sociology: From Comte to Giddens (2006). He has presented a number of research papers in International and National conferences and seminars. His teaching and research interests are in Sociological Thinkers and Theories, Research Methodology, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Development, Sociology of Tribal Life and Sociology of Law.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Srivastava
Dr. Deepak Kumar Srivastava has done his LL. B. and LL. M. from D. D. U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur and D. Phil. (Law) from Allahabad Central University, Allahabad. Prior to joining HNLU, he worked as a Lecturer with the Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. He also worked as a Legal Officer with the Sahara India Commercial Corporation (Housing Division), Lucknow, prior to taking up his doctoral research in Law. He has participated and presented research papers in various National Seminars on socio-legal issues. He specializes in Constitutional Law and Administrative Law. At HNLU he teaches Constitutional Governance and Legal Method.
Dr. Nilamani Das
Dr. Nilamani Das has done his LL.B from Madhusudan Law College, Cuttack; M.A. (Economics) and LL.M from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa. He was the University topper in LL.M in 1996 having specialization in Labour and Industrial Law. He has done his Ph.D on Intellectual Property Rights on 'Legal Regime of Indian patent Law- A critical analysis'. Before joining at HNLU as Lecturer in August, 2009, Dr. Das was working in Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). He is having several years of teaching and research experiences relating to IPR law. Dr. Das has more than 20 national and international publications pertaining to his research areas and other aspects of law. He has attended several national and international seminars and presented his papers. His research paper 'A Practical approach to solve patent and trade related problems with specific reference to India' was published under the Patent Agenda of World Intellectual Property Origanisation (WIPO) in 2002 and was widely commented upon by the world community. His suggestions in regard to mass education on IPR and benefits sharing from Traditional Knowledge was also accepted by WIPO Patent agenda and the in the process of implementation. His suggestions to National Patent commission headed by Shri I.K. Gujural on amendment of Patent Act 1970 before making it TRIPs compliant in 2005 was accepted and published in the Report of Peoples commission for Patent, 2002. At HNLU he is teaching Labour Law and IPR Law. He has working experience in different areas of legal, vigilance and administrative matters to the tune of 28 years.
Mr. Silla Ramsundar
Assistant Lecturer of Law(B.Sc.,LL.M), passed LLB from Ganjam Law College Berhampur Under Berhampur University in 1998, passed LLM with 1st Class in 2000 from Lingaraj Law College Berhampur Under Berhampur University. He enrolled his name for Ph.D.(Legal & Regulatory Framework Governing Information Technology:A Socio-Legal Study).He has attended several International & National Seminars also Presented many papers mostly on Cyber Law & Intellectual Property Laws.
Mr. Gaurav Shukla
Assistant Lecturer (Law)
Assistant lecturer of law, obtained his B.A.LL.B. (Hons) Degree and LL.M. Degree with Distinction from School of Law, Devi Ahilya University, Indore. He has participated in various seminars and conferences relating to Criminology. His area of interest is Criminal law, Mass- media law and mainly laws relating to Protection and Prevention of cruelty towards animals.
Mr. Amrendra Kumar Ajit
Assistant Lecturer (Law)
Assistant Lecturer in Law, obtained his Bachelor Degree in Science (B.Sc) from MagadhUniversity with first class. He has passed LL.B and LL.M from Banaras Hindu University. He has been a holder of UGC-Merit Scholarship at LL.B and LL.M level. He has done his specialization in Intellectual Property Laws, Contract Laws and Public International Law. He has participated in various seminars relating to IPR and International law.
Mrs. Aruna Hyde
Assistant Lecturer (English)
Mr. Aneesh V. Pillai
He has done his BA. LLB (Hons.) Degree from School of Indian Legal Thought, Mahatma Gandhi University and his LLM from School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology. His specializations are Consumer Law and Human Rights Law and secured first position in his LLM Degree. He was the winner of Dr. A T Marcose Memorial Gold Medal for the topper in LLM in the year 2008. He has delivered lectures on Right to Information Act in the seminar organized by Bharat Nirman in association with Central Information Ministry in the year 2007. He has been attended various state and national seminars and presented various papers in such seminars. 'Ninth schedule -An Overview' and 'Status of Women in Islam' are latest among them. He has also done a project work titled as 'Access to Higher Education' in 2006 and a research work titled as 'Derogation of Human Rights during Public Emergency' (Dissertation) in the year 2008.
Mr. Azimkhan B. Pathan
Assistant Lecturer (Law)
He is Assistant Lecturer of Law. He has obtained his LL.B. Degree from Amravati University and had secured top rank bagging four Gold Medals. He has post graduated from RTM Nagpur University and also secured top rank in LL.M. examination bagging again four Gold Medals. He was a visiting faculty in Department of Law in Nagpur University. He has guided LL.M. students in their dissertation work (Research Projects). Presently he is pursuing Ph.D. Programme on the topic of 'Emerging Concept of Global Warming at International Level and Effect of Climate Change on Environment: A Critical Study with Specific Reference to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 1992' under the guidance of Dr. Thrity D. Patel, Former Dean & HOD, Faculty of Law, RTMNUN. He has participated and submitted his research papers in various National and International Conferences. He has participated and submitted his paper on emerging issue of climate change in International Conference organized by Indian Society of International Law held at Delhi under the caption of 'International Law in the Contemporary World' on 1-4 Feb. 2009. He has also participated in UGC Golden Jubilee National Seminar on Human Rights & Duties Education, Yavatmal, (Maharashtra). His LL.M. dissertation work (Research Project) was also kept in the exhibition of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University's Research Festival 'Avishakaar 2008'. He was a Resource Person in workshop organized by Regional Training Institute, Indian Audit & Accounts Deptt., Nagpur on the topic of 'Gender Equality and Social Justice'. His Article has been published in the Journal of Institute of Human Right on the topic of 'Legalization of Same Sex Marriages and Homosexuality in India: A Human Right Approach'. Other Articles have also been published on the various issues such as 'Protection of Biodiversity Rights: National and International Experience', 'Whether Human Right to Clean and Pollution Free Environment Exist?', 'I. R. Cohelo vs. State of Tamilnadu: An Analysis of the Case Relating to 9th Schedule under Indian Constitution', 'Legal Dimensions of Information Technology in the Millennium', 'Domestic Waste: Hazard to the Life and its Effect on Human Beings'.
Mr. Harishankar K.S.
Harisankar, Assistant Lecturer of Law, Obtained his Bachelor degree in Science from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala (2002); Bachelor degree in Law from Govt. Law College, Kochi and a Master's degree from the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi in 2009. He was awarded full scholarship by The Hague Academy of International Law, and he participated in the summer programmes in 2008 held at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands. He represented South Asia in an international conference hosted by the Friedrich Neuman Stiftung (FNSt) in Germany (2009). He is a member of the Centre for Public Policy Research, a public policy think-tank based in Kochi. His area of specialization includes International Trade Law and Maritime Law.
Mr. Vikash Agrawal
Vikash Agrawal obtained LL.B. (HONS.) degree in 2004 and LL.M. degree in 2006 from Dr. H. S. Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (M.P.). He was awarded GOUR AWAD (Gold Medal) for securing First position in merit in LL.M. He worked as Asst. Professor in Career College of Law, Bhopal and as Guest Lecturer in Department of Law, Barkatullah University, Bhopal. He has organized various legal literacy camps. He has attended and presented papers in state level and national seminars.
Ms. Balinder Kaur
Ms Balwinder Kaur has done her LL.B. from Department of Law, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and LL.M. from Department of Law Kurukshetra University, Haryana with specialization in commercial laws. She has previously worked with Tata steel as an advocate.
Mr. Meena Ketan Sahu
He has passed LL.B from Ganjam Law College, Berhampur under the Berhampur University ,Orissa. He obtained his LL.M Degree from P.G Department of Law, Berhampur University, Orissa. His area of interest is Criminal Law. He is now pursuing Ph.D under Berhampur university on the topic titled 'Study of the legal imperatives for Witness Protection in the Criminal Justice Administration System in India.' He has participated in various National Seminars relating to Criminology, Child Labour and Human Rights. He participated in the two-day UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Human Rights and Values in Education organized by Berhampur University, Berhampur ,Orissa and presented a paper titled 'Human Rights of a Witness and the Justice Delivery System 'He is also participated in the workshop on 'Introduction of 5yrs LL.B(Hons) Syllabus (New) of Bar Council of India :Problems and Suggestions' organized by Haldia Law College, Haldia in collaboration with Midnapore Law College and Sarsuna Law College, West Bengal.
The Law Library is an integral division of the HNLU. The library of the HNLU is considered as a laboratory of a scientific institute, where the apparatus for the law students are the classic law books, case law reports and journals that are available in full sets. The students would perform legal research like experiments to augment their studies by using these equipments.
The mission of the HNLU Law Library is to provide information resources for augmenting studies and research activities that will assist HNLU in becoming the premier centre on legal education and research in the twenty-first century. As a subsidiary mission we also aim to enrich the HNLU Law Library with all scholarly legal resource materials both in print as well as in digital formats and provide the materials to the students for their benefit
There is no doubt that a library is the 'heart' of any academic institution of higher learning. It plays significant role in pursuit of academic excellence especially in law institution's excellence where the importance of its library increases many times as the entire teaching is mostly library dependent.
The HNLU in view of its aims and objectives has planned out for a separate and spacious library in its present premises and started enriching the same, meeting the requirements of the curriculum. As of now it has excellent collection of text books, reference books and law reports covering a wide range of general and special subjects
The HNLU Library has adopted an open access system so as to make it easier for the readers to access to the library resources thereby saving precious time. To assist the students and research scholars in locating their desired legal literature and other information, efficient library automation package has been installed
The HNLU Library also conducts library orientation programme for the fresh students to acquaint them with the library system, services and resources so that they may exploit the available resources for their maximum benefit..
The library automation software also helps the staff in maintaining inventory and house-keeping jobs. There are quite a few P IV workstations placed in the library hall for the students to browse legal resources from West Law, Manupatra and other on-line sources, apart from Grand Jurix which is available for search off line.
* To serve the academic community to augment HNLU's academic excellence.
* To provide adequate resources as an aid for learning, research activities.
* To enrich the library not only with classic collection but also with the modern library resources.
* To computerize legal information, storage, retrieval and dissemination and ;
* To explore sharing of resources from various other law libraries in the form of a grid or consortium.
1. Reading / consultation of books 7 days a week.
2. Lending of Books
4. On line access of West Law and Manupatra
5. CD-Rom databases search
6. Articles Index Service
7. News Paper Clipping Service
8. Internet Search / Browsing through Wi-Fi network.
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Law University recruits student spies to curb raggingRaipur: The Hidayatullah National Law University has formed an anti-ragging squad to eliminate the menace from the campus and the hostel premises. The squad was formed in a meeting chaired by the vice-chancellor of the university on Friday.
The five-member squad will include two students. However, the names of these two students will not be disclosed so that they can keep a closer eye on the ragging in the university. They have to inform the university officials about any ragging activity thats taking place.
The squad can raid the boys or the girls hostel any time to ensure no ragging is happening.
Counselling for Law University vacant seats to begin from July 12Raipur: Counselling for the vacant NRI seats of Hidayatullah National Law University and 8 other quota seats will begin from Tuesday. These vacant seats fall under the All India Quota for which an all India merit list has been formulated.
Till last year, seats under NRI and Foreign students quota were vacant. This year those seats have been filled and the university has collected Rs 43 lakh in form of fees. The money collected will be spent to improve the university infrastructure and for research purpose.
Speaking on the chaos over university admission procedure, Dr Sukhpal Singh, university Vice-Chancellor said that all due procedures have been followed. Notification for open counselling was issued by the university on July 2 and 6.
University had a total of 175 quota seats, out of which 20 seats were lying vacant. 50 seats falling under the Chhattisgarh quota have been filled. Admission procedure for the remaining seats was started few days before on which there was confusion.
There were even protests in the university on July 9 during counseling. On Saturday morning a meeting of 7 university delegates was scheduled. The delegates decided not to make any changes in the merit list after the meeting. Thereafter, by Saturday afternoon 12 seats out of 20 were filled. Decision on remaining 8 seats will be taken on Tuesday.
Chaos prevails at Hidayatullah Univ after rumours of auction of seatsRaipur: Chaotic scenes were witnessed at the Hudayatullah National Law University on Friday evening after rumours surfaced that seats were being auctioned. Students and their family members accused the university administration of selling seats, forcing the university administration to temporarily stop the admission process. Police was also informed of the matter.
The online registration of students was done till July 5.
Several students from the state and outside were waiting since morning in the university, but by the evening time, they came to know that the seats are full. Also, there was a rumour that seats were being auctioned and that one seat had been sold to the son of an NRI for Rs 4 lakh.
This caused a major flare up amongst students who said that if this was to happen, there was no point in getting prior registration or having name in the merit list.
There were also reports of minor clash between the students and university officials. The university officials informed the police about the volatile situation in the campus who reached the spot and brought the situation under control. Also, the admission process was stopped for the day.
HNLU gets R 10 crore UGC boostRaipur: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved Rs 10 crore grant for Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU). Welcoming the UGCs move the HNLU administration plans to give the university campus a modern, hi-tech look with the funds.
This for the first time that the UGC has approved such a huge grant for the university. The money will be utilised for overall development of the campus. The university administration will continue working to get more such funds, Professor Sukhpal Singh, Vice-Chencellor, HNLU, said
The HNLU administration, which has already received Rs 4 crore, has planned to upgrade the campus, library and basic infrastructure of the university. According to university sources, a shopping mall and a swimming pool will also come up soon. The library will also go online.
HNLU officials believe that following an improvement in the infrastructure, the ranking of the university will improve from the present six to four.
National Moot Court Competition beginsRaipur: National Moot Court Compettition began on Friday in Hidayatullah National Law University. Twenty six teams from across the country are participating in the competition.Students from 11 law universities and law students of various other varsities are part of the competition. In the inaugural session, the students introduced themselves and also elaborated on their varsities. The competition circles around Intellectual Property Law. The teams will also present research papers on the topic.
The best research papers will be awarded.
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