VIRTUAL NATIONAL THREE DAYS SEMINAR ON Exploring the Challenges Circumscribing the Environmental Laws & Policies in India [ 26th – 28th August 2021]

The Department of Law PIMR Indore has an illustrious legacy of breaking the traditional monologue of higher education and setting new vibrant standards. It was amongst the first private higher education institutions in the central region to be awarded NAAC Grade ‘A++’ with CGPA 3.26 and Autonomous status by Universities Grants Commission, Ministry of Higher Education, Government of India. The Department of Law is proud to have affiliation with Devi Ahilya University, Indore. The Department of Law has also been certified ISO 9001:2008 and following ISO 9001:2015 for maintaining world-class standards in higher education. The Department of Law from its humble beginning is now situated in the heart of new Indore, and the infrastructure has been built to match the taste of modern day teaching and learning needs.

The Environment club under the aegis of Department of Law has been constituted in the Institute in order to facilitate promotion, and monitoring of the activities of the Institute which will be beneficial towards the sustainable development of the environment. The environment club is seen as the driving force behind all environmental and sustainable activities at the Institute. The club is very important as it establishes a focal point for all environmental/sustainability activities and programmes in the Institute and creates a sustainable campus in keeping with the principles of the government’s programmes & projects aimed at protecting the environment. It will be the responsibility of the club to devise, run and monitor. Institute wide activities such as the reducing, reusing and recycling programmes, energy saving schemes, promotional events. Environment Club, Department of Law, PIMR,Indore is pleased to organise upcoming Virtual Seminar on “Exploring the Challenges Circumscribing the Environmental Laws & Policies in India” from 26 Aug 2021- 28 Aug 2021.

The seminar will raise awareness on the intersection of environment protection, human rights and business responsibilities. It will explore trends and practical examples of business practices, tools and models that capture and address adverse impacts on both environment and human rights, mitigate risks to vulnerable groups and make positive contributions to the fight against climate change.
The Virtual Seminar has been designed to capacitate the people working in the field of environment and the prospective environmentalist with an objective to develop a better understanding and knowledge of the laws and their interrelationship. The seminar will also be beneficial for students as well who aspire to develop their career in the environment field.

● Better understanding of the environmental governance structure of the country, major institutions, and their implementation statistics.
● Increased understanding of the obligations of industry and individuals under various environmental laws and regulations and how to meet these obligations.
● Understanding the impacts of violations and noncompliance.
● Role of National Green Tribunal (NGT), environmental courts and public interest litigation (PIL).
● Understanding of international treaties and agreements Government of India subscribes to the impact of non-compliance with such agreements on business.

Day 1 – 26th Aug, 2021 : Time Event Resource Person

10.00 am-11.00am : Inaugural Ceremony

12.00 pm-1.00 pm :Q n A ( 1 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.)

Plenary Session-I : “Environment Decision Making and the importance of community participation” by Dr. MADHURI PAREKH – Director and Dean (I/c.) at Institute of Law, Nirma University

1:30pm – 2:30PM : Q n A
( 2:30pm-3pm) : Plenary Session-II “Invasive Alien Species” by Dr. ROHAN THOMAS
Assistant Professor at National Law University, Jodhpur

Day 2 : 27th Aug, 2021

9 am-10.00 am : Q n A

( 10 P.M. – 10:30A.M.) : Plenary Session-I “Conservation Laws & Policies from a Community Perspective” by Ms. SHYAMA KURIAKOSELegal Director, CWT Program, Wildlife Conservation Society.

10:30Am -11:30AM : Q n A

(11:30-12PM) : Plenary Session-IIv“Environmental Issues under the biological Diversity Laws” by Mr. V. SURYA NARAYAN RAJU – Assistant Professor Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur UGC NET-JRF

Day 3- 28th Aug, 2021

12.00 pm-1.00 pm – Q n A
( 1 P.M. -1:30 P.M.)- Plenary Session-I “Wildlife Trafficking & Legal issues” by Ms. PRADIPTY BHARDWAJ (Legal Trainer at Wildlife conservation Society,Bangalore)

1:30pm – 2:30PM – Q n A
( 2:30pm-3pm) – Plenary Session-II “Availing Climate Change Justice Using Human Rights Regimes At National Level” by Dr. ROSMY JOAN (Assistant Professor, National Law University, Jodhpur)

3P.M. Onwards. Valedictory Session

The virtual seminar is open to all the Academicians, Researchers, Students & People having interest in the field of environmental law. Anyone willing to participate has to submit a minimal fee i.e. 100Rs. Only.

● Step 1: Make payment and take a screenshot: Payment can be made through Paytm/ Google Pay.
PAYTM NUMBER: 9713723982(Shrinkhala Swaroop)
GOOGLE PAY NUMBER : 6268292458 (Alisha Thomas)
● Step 2: Once the payment is done, kindly fill the registration form and attach the payment screenshot. The link for registration form is:
Kindly Fill The Registration Form With Proper Details(Incomplete Application Will Not Be Entertained)

● Step 3: Confirmation of the same will be provided to you via email after verification of payment and details filled in google form. Please keep a copy of the registration form for future correspondence.
● All the necessary communication shall be done through &
● The last date for registrations is 25th Aug, 2021 (5p.m.)

It is mandatory for the participants to attend all the sessions of the virtual Seminar otherwise the certificates will not be awarded. E-certificates will be sent to you on your registered email id within 10 days of the
Faculty Coordinator
Prof. Shrinkhala Swaroop
+91 6376072228

Faculty Co-coordinator
Prof. Alisha Thomas
+91 8511448288
Student Coordinators
Mansi Shrivastava
+91 6265326981
Kritika Khare
+91 96176 55854

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