NLU, Odisha reaches out to villagers
The Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) cell at the National Law University, Odisha(NLUO), has constituted a fact-finding team and interacted with the inhabitants of Amarendrapur village to enquire about their daily struggles to meet basic necessities like access to electricity and water. On talking to villagers the students discovered problems like open defecation due to lack of public washrooms. The Unnat Bharat Abhiyan aims to help these villagers in facing these challenges.
National Law Fest at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
The faculty of law at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda is organising Luxet Verritas, National Law Fest from February 28 to March 1.
The fest will include various inter-college competitions like Moot court competition, client counselling competition, legal drafting competition, and judgment writing competition. Awards upto Rs 12,0000 will be given to the winner, runner-up and second runner up
Seminar on RTI Act at RGNUL
A one-day national seminar on the changing paradigm of the Right to Information (RTI) law is being organised by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Labour Welfare (CASLW) at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, in collaboration with the Punjab State Information Commission on April 1, 2020.
Supreme Court judgments on RTI, Right to Information Amendment Bill, 2019, RTI Act and citizenship, exclusion of authorities under RTI, study of the successes of RTI, rethinking Right to Information in the neo-liberal era are some of the themes that will be discussed at the seminar. The university has invited seminar papers from academicians, practitioners, researchers, scholars and students on the issues related to these themes.
February 24, 2020 is the last date to submit registration forms and abstract papers.
NLU, Jodhpur empanelled by CCI
N LU, Jodhpur has been coopted by the Competition Commission of India (CCI), into a panel of reputed institutions having expertise in law, economics, finance and management, to carry out competition assessment of economic legislation, bills and policies.
The university has been empanelled because of its competitive evaluation abilities demonstrated through competition assessment of “The Rajasthan Transparency in Public Procurement Act, 2012” and “The Rajasthan Transparency in Public Procurement Rules, 2013” undertaken by NLU, Jodhpur in response to the public advertisement of the CCI.
The sample assessment highlighted numerous concerns and inconsistencies that can distort competition in the market.
The exercise was spearheaded by Anand Kumar Singh, assistant professor at the university, with the help of Manav Gupta (fifth year student) and members of the Centre for Competition Law and Policy.
SBS Youth Parliament at Punjab University
The law department of Punjab University, Chandigarh, is hosting the Shaheed Bhagat Singh (SBS) Youth
Parliament, 2020, from February 8 to 9. Initiators of Change, an NGO based in Ludhiana, Punjab, is organising the Youth Parliament and aims to provide a platform to students to bring about a change in society and has invited applications for the same. The parliament will have three committees modelled after the Lok Sabha, the Punjab Vidhan Sabha and the Indian press. Participants can win cash prizes upto Rs 50,000.
Asian credit risk colloquium at GNLU
The Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU), Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC), and Bridge Policy Think Tank, in collaboration with the embassy of the Czech Republic in India is organising the Asian Credit Risk Colloquium over February 8-10, 2020, at GNLU.
—Compiled by Nupur Dogra