NEWS AND EVENTS OF YEAR 2021

Date
Event
27 Dec
2021

Training Programme

NLUJA, Assam organised One Day Trainig Programme for Executive Magistrates and Support Staff of District Administration, Kamrup on Procedural Laws.


21-23 Dec
2021

Training Programme

NLUJA, Assam in collaboration with Oil India Limited organised a Three Day Training Programme for Executives of Oil India on Mines Related Laws.


27 Nov
2021

SEMINAR

Seminar on Law School to LBSNAA: Journey Made Easy by Jasbir Singh Bajaj, IAS (VRS), Director,BE N BY IAS, New Delhi
26 Nov
2021

Special Lecture

Prof. M. P. Singh, Professor Emeritus, University of Delhi and Distinguished Professor of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam delivered special Lecture on Making of the Constitution on the ocassion of Constitution Day.
19 Nov
2021

Special Lecture

Centre for Child Rights of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam and UNICEF Assam and North-East organised Lecture on Implication of Juvenile Justice (Amendment) Act, 2021: Opportunities and Challenges by Sh. Anant Kumar Asthana, Advocate, High Court of Delhi and Member, Core Group on Children, NHRC
10-14 Nov
2021

Online webinar

NLUJA, Assam organised 5 day Online Workshop on Development of Curriculum for Multi-Disciplinary Courses on November 10 - 14, 2021.

09 Nov
2021

Workshop

The Internship Coordination Committee of NLUJA, Assam organised online webinar on Resume and Cover Letter Drafting.

Ms. Aashna Jain, founder of Career Solutions was invited for the Webinar. Ms. Jain is a law graduate from National Law University, Jodhpur. She has worked as an Associate with firms such as Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Dua Associates. Ms. Jain has carved a niche for herself in helping law students grab their dream internships and jobs.

02 Nov
2021

Special Lecture

Prof. A. P. Singh, Dean, University of Law & Legal Studies, GGSIP University, Delhi, delivered lecture on "Global Lawyering and Corporate Legal Profession" organised by IQAC Cell and Centre for Career Counselling and Capacity Building, NLUJA, Assam on November 02, 2021.

01 Nov
2021

Special Lecture

Prof. (Dr.) S. P. Singh, Dean, Social Sciences and Humanities, Chanakya National Law University, Patna delivered lecture on "Parliamentary System in India: Challenges in Contemporary Period" organised by IQAC Cell, NLUJA, Assam on November 01, 2021.

08 Oct
2021

AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON MENTAL HEALTH

District Mental Health Programme, Kamrup and National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam in collaboration with National Mental Health Programme, National Health Mission, Assam organised an Awareness Programme on Mental Health at Seminar Hall of NLUJA, Assam in blended mode on October 08, 2021. Theme for the programme was Mental Health in an Unequal World.

Chief Guest: Dr. Lakshmanan S, IAS, Mission Director, National Health Mission (NHM), Assam

29 Sep
2021

NLUJAA Lecture Series 2021

Mr. Abhinav Jaganathan, Advocate, Delhi High Court, New Delhi delivered a special lecture on Trade, Customs and FDI Transformation in India on September 29, 2021.

27 Sep
2021

National Webinar

IQAC Cell and DPIIT IPR Chair of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam organised a National Webinar on Collective Administration of Copyright in India under the patronage of Prof. (Dr.) V. K. Ahuja, Vice Chancellor NLUJAA.

Chief Guest: Shri Pankaj Udhas Ji, Padma Shri Awardee and Indian Ghazal Maestro.

Guest of Honour: Shri Sanjay Tandon, Chief Executive Officer, Indian Singers’ Rights Association.

25 Sep
2021

International Webinar

National Law University and Judicial Academy's Bharat ka Amrut Mahotsav Committee and IQAC Cell in collaboration with Delhi School of Public Policy and Governance organised an International Webinar on India's Act East Policy under the patronage of Prof. (Dr.) V.K. Ahuja, Vice Chancellor NLUJAA. The event was dignified by the presence of eminent guests like Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of state for External Affairs, Govt. of India, Prof. (Dr.) Mukul G Asher, former professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and Dr. Subhash Chandra Pandey, former Special Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Govt. of India and many other honorable personalities who enlightened the audience with their enriched insights and knowledge sharing. The dignitaries discussed various aspects of India's Act East Policy which is mainly centred around the North Eastern region and opined that the Northeast is the pivot to establish Indian influence
throughout the South East Asia where Assam and the entire Northeast have a strategic role to play.

24 Sep
2021

NSS DAY CELEBRATION

NSS Unit of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam celebrated NSS Day on September 24, 2021.

Chief Guest: Shri Dipak Kumar, Regional Director, NSS, Guwahati

10 Sep
2021

Book Release Programme

National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam and Delhi School of Public Policy and Governance (Institution of Eminence) University of Delhi organised Book Release Programme of "International Law Contemporary Developments (Essays in the Honor of Prof. A.K. Koul)".

Chief Guest: Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon'ble Union Minister, Law and Justice, Government of India

Guest of Honour: Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.K. Sikri, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India

07 Sep
2021

NLUJA Lecture series 2021

Prof. (Dr.) Ved Kumari, Vice-Chancellor of NLU Odisha, delivered special lecture on Juvenile Justice Act, 2015: Implementation and Efficacy on September 07, 2021.

03 Sep
2021

Webinar

Webinar on "Intellectual Property Management"

Chief Guest: Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Member of Parliament and Former Union Minister, Law and Justice

01 Sep
2021

10th Foundation Day Celebration

NLUJA, Assam celebrated its 10th Foundation Day.

26-28 Aug
2021

ORIENTATION PROGRAMME 2021

NLUJA, Assam organised Orientation Programme for Students admitted to LL.M. One Year Degree Programme and B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) Five Year Integrated Course.

Keynote Address by: Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar Sinha, Director, Indian Law Institute, Jodhpur.

20 Aug
2021

Vichaar: National Policy Drafting

NSS Unit and IQAC Cell of NLUJA, Assam organised a webinar on the occasion of "Vichaar: National Policy Drafting" on August 20, 2021 at 3 PM.

Resource person: Prof. Mukul Asher, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

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27 Jul
2021

NLUJA Lecture Series 2021

Prof. (Dr.) R. N. Sharma, Dean, School of Law, IMS Unison University, Dehradun, delivered special lecture in virtual mode on the topic "Fundamentals of Legal Research" on July 27, 2021 at 11 AM.

25 Jul
2021

First Kamrup Dialogue on Strengthening Democracy in India

NSS Unit of NLUJA, Assam presented The First Kamrup Dialogue on Strengthening Democracy in India: Role of Judiciary with Special Reference to North-East India on July 25, 2021 at 11:00 AM.

23 Jul
2021

Mental Health Awareness and Counselling Week

Mental Health Awareness and Counselling Week (June 19-23, 2021)
28 Jun
2021

Training programme on the theoretical concept of the Government e-Marketplace (GeM 4.0)

NLUJA, Assam organised training programme on the theoretical concept of the Government e-Marketplace (GeM 4.0) and its practical implementation for the administrative staff members of the University by trainers of ASPIRe, AS-CFMS, Government of Assam on June 28, 2021 at Library Digital Classroom, Library buliding, NLUJA, Assam.

21 Jun
2021

International Yoga Day

NLUJA, Assam observed International Yoga Day on June 21, 2021 in virtual mode. Members of NLUJA, Assam fraternity participated in the online session. Ms. Meenakshi Barthakur, Consultant Psychologist at NLUJA, Assam illustrated how yoga can bust stress. Yoga teacher Shri Jayesh Gosai demonstrated Yoga practices for healthy living. Dr. Kankana Baishya, Asst. Librarian at NLUJA, Assam spoke on the benefits of meditation and also demonstrated meditation techniques.

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05 Jun
2021

World Environment Day


National Law University, Assam organised a webinar on World Environment Day (June 5, 2021) under Bharat ka Amrit Mahotsav as instructed by University Grants Commission (UGC).

Prof. Deepa Badrinarayana from Dale E. Fowler School of Law Chapman University, California was the key speaker who addressed the meeting on the Topic “IS INDIA HEADING TOWARDS A CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS? – A CLIMATE CHANGE PERSPECTIVE”

Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VE9sAikHYNM

22 May
2021

Girl Power reignsat MoEF&CC’s International Day for Biodiversity Short Paper Competition 2021

The International Day for Biodiversity is Celebrated Every Year On 22nd May. This Year the Theme of the eventwas ‘We are Part of the Solution’. A Short Paper Writing Competition was conducted as part of thecelebration. The participants were required to complement the theme of the event and this year all top three winners are the students and alumnus of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam:

First Place- Ms. Tejaswini Mishra (LL.M)- Ms. Mishra’s short paper was on theprojections of Bioprospecting in India. The paper highlighted the Indian legal aspects of the bioprospecting in the light of Convention on Biodiversity.

Second Place- Ms. Ananya Gogoi (3rd Year, B.A.LL.B)- Ms. Gogoi’s paper was on Deepor Beel - Need for Active Conservation. Her paper portrayed the escalating pressure on this Ramsar site due to several infrastructural and commercial developments thereby threatening this fragile ecosystem. She strongly advocated, augmenting the community role in tackling unedifying environmental issues such as this by taking small steps to further contribute to a greater cause.

Third Place- Ms. Titikhya Barkataki, (Alumnus, Batch of 2020)- Ms. Barkataki’s paper emphasized upon the Essence of Rich Medicinal Plantation of Assam and its Conservation as a part of Traditional Knowledge and Practice.

National Law University and Judicial Academy and its Centre for Environmental Law congratulates all the winners for their scholastic achievement and wishes them good luck for their future endeavors.

01 Apr
2021
Prof. Mohan Gopal, Chairperson, National Court Management Systems and former Vice-Chancellor, NLSIU, Bangalore had an interaction with students and faculties of NLUJA, Assam.
22 Mar
2021

NSS Unit of NLUJA, Assam organinsed an online event to reflect to water, water laws and waste management on the occassion of World Water Day.

The panelists of the event were Dr. Manjeri Subin Sundar Raj, former assistant professor of law at NLSIU, Bangalore and Supreme Court Lawyer and Shirshendu Sekhar Das, founder of The Midway Journey, a waste management startup.

15 Mar
2021

NSS Unit of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam in collaboration with All Assam Law Students Association, Kamrup; AIESEC in Ahmedabad; and Assam Chamber of Commerce hosted "Consumers' Conclave: Emerging Trends in Consumer laws, E-Commerce, and Technology" on the occasion of World Consumer Rights Day.

The panelists were :

1. Adv. Navneet Kumar, Advocate, Supreme Court of India

2. Mr. Kalyan Kumar Barthakur, Retd. Assistant Director of Food Civil Supply and Consumer Affairs ;
Assam State General Secretary of Consumer Right Organization

3. Mr. Thangzakhup Tombing, Faculty of Law, NLU Assam

4. Adv. Mrinmoy Dutta, Advocate, Gauhati High Court
Head, Legal Cell, Assam Chamber of Commerce

The event was moderated by Aditya Trivedi, Student, NLU Assam.

08 Mar
2021

NSS Unit of NLUJA, Assam in collaboration with AIESEC. Girlup Tezpur and IEM Kolkata hosted a panel discussion on "Young Women Leaders Dialogue" on the occasion of International Women's Day.

The Panelists were as follows:
1. Ankita Sharma
Country Leader UNMGCY,  AIESEC Global Volunteer in Egypt, and Student Journalist
2. Advocate Smeeksha Pandey
Advocate, Delhi High Court
Academician
3. Nupur Marwah
Former Delegate, Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations
Youth Rights Activist, New Delhi
4. Tvishi Trivedi
President, AIESEC in Ahmedabad
5. Doriyoli Bora
Young Environmentalist, Guwahati

Moderator - Gauri Goswami, Student, NLU Assam

02 Mar
2021

The Chair on Intellectual Property Rights at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA) hosted a webinar on "Protection of Semi-conductor Integrated Circuit Layout Designs" by Ojeswini Bondalapati, Patent Agent, Hyderabad. 53 participants from 38 institutes from all over India participated in the webinar.

The basics of electronic terminologies with respect to Diode, Transistor, Semi-conductor, Layout, Topography, Circuit and Integrated Circuit were introduced by the speaker.  The principle which led to India’s sui generis stem, to regulate the unfair market access as the driving force to stay away from extending the patent protections to Layout designs was presented. The same position in US which led to the USA enacting its 1984 Semi-conductor Protection Act(SCPA) was discussed.  The requirements, procedures and the final effect when protected by a design registration in the Semi-Conductor Integrated Circuit Layout Design Registry(SICLDR) of India was discussed. Licensing, assigning, appealing against Registrar’s orders and the ensuing Offenses and Penalties for transgression and innocent infringement were discussed.  Finally, the preference of the inventors to stay away from their design registration and trending case laws were discussed.

07 Feb
2021
The NSS Unit of NLUJA, Assam in collaboration with the Centre for Wellness and Counseling, NLU Jodhpur hosted an Online Interactive Session on "Yoga and Mental Health" on 7th February 2021 at 12 PM. The session was conducted by Dr. Kush Panchal, an internationally acclaimed celebrity Yoga trainer.
02 Feb
2021

The Chair on Intellectual Property Rights at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA) hosted a webinar on "Ask me Anything about Patents" facilitated by the DIPP CIPAM IPR Chair Professor, NLUJAA, Dr. Sankar Sundaram.

The webinar was held in a question-answer format. The resource person was asked several practical questions on Patents such as, which inventions could or couldn’t be patented, who could apply for patents,
benefits of securing patents, modes of application filing, forms to be filled in a Patent Application, fees to be paid along with the application, post filing procedures done by the patent office, situations for submission of Divisional Patents, Patent of Addition and Bolar Provisions of the Indian Patent Office, circumstances for surrender of patents and revocation of patents, Pre-grant and Post-grant opposition, Compulsory Licensing and export of pharma products, Patent Infringement, Patent Search, legend of claim recitals. Landmark patent litigations were also discussed. A few questions were also put forward by the participants on how to pursue a career as a Patent Attorney, how to simplify the patent application procedures for a layperson,
and protection of patents through treaty systems. A feedback form was also sent to the participants and an overall positive response was received.

26 Jan
2021

The NSS Unit of NLUJA Assam has celebrated the Republic Day function on January 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM, Prof (Dr.) Vijay Kumar, Vice Chancellor, National Institute Law University spoke on Indian Constitution.

Further an Essay Writing Competition was held at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for NSS volunteers.

12 Jan
2021

NSS Unit of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam organised a Panel Discussion on "Importance of Youth Leadership" on the occasion of National Youth Day on January 12, 2021 Around 110 students attended the session.  The session was moderated by Mr. Aditya Trivedi, Student, NLU Assam. 

Esteemed Panelists: 

1. MrIrshad Ahmad, Member, International Council Of Jurists, London 

2. Mr. Ritwik Mehta, Country Leader, UNMGCY 

3. Ms. Jayati Garg, Convenor, Legal Aid and Awareness Committee, NLU Jodhpur 

4. Mr. Aditya Dave, Founder & CEO, LAARI 

5. Mr. Ashutosh Singh Thakur , Founder - Director, Young Thinkers' Forum

6. Mr. Lakshya Bharadwaj , Student, Master of Public Policy Administration,Ohio State University,USA

7. Mr. Yashvardhan Singh Roy, Graduated from University of Birmingham in International Law and Globalisation. Currently pursuing LPC LLM from University of Law , London