ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think”
HPNLU: Education is the fundamental human right and is important for the exercise of other human rights. It promotes the individual freedom & empowerment and yields the development benefits. The education is the powerful tool by which the economically & socially marginalized adults and children can lift themselves out of poverty and participate fully as citizens. As truly said in the above quote this National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 majorly focus s on vocational, experiential and application-based learning which is the need of the hour. The conference will be through online platform.
ABOUT THE HPNLU
The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla was established by an Act of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in the year 2016 (Act 16 of 2016). In the four years of its foundation, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla has seen tremendous growth and has undertaken a good number of innovative measures to enhance the academic potential of its faculty members, students and research scholars.
Led by the visionary scholar of law, the Vice-Chancellor Professor (Dr) Nishtha Jaswal, the University has been very proactive in organising a series of events encompassing a wide spectrum of socio-legal issues. Despite the spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla has been at the forefront of using digital platforms to raise awareness about issues as far spread as Fundamental Duties, Reproductive Rights of Women, Human Rights and Access to Justice etc.
THEMES OF THE ONFERENCE
In line with these observations, the proposed Conference invites papers from academicians and practitioners from fields as diverse as jurisprudence, advocacy and judiciary, academics, policy framers on any of he following themes:
- Right to Education to children from 6 to 14 years.
- Evaluation of National Education Policy, 2020.
- The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009: a journey so far.
- Judicial approach vis-a-vis right to education.
- Impact of covid 19 on right to education and virtual teaching.
SUBMISSION OF FULL PAPER
Well written complete papers accompanied with an abstract in 250-300 words may be sent to cad[email protected] latest by the 19th of November, 2020. Word limit of papers is 4000-7000 words. Authors of selected papers will be intimated accordingly. Event schedule and other details will be provided to selected speakers and presenters in due course. Paper should be written in Times New Roman: Font 12, spacing 1.5. For footnoting ILI pattern should be followed. Selected papers shall be allowed to make presentation via webex online platform.
HON. JUSTICE L. NARAYANA SWAMY
THE CHIEF JUSTICE, HIGH COURT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
& CHANCELLOR, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, SHIMLA
PROF. (DR.) NISHTHA JASWAL
HON. VICE CHANCELLOR, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, SHIMLA
PROF. (DR.) S.S. JASWAL, REGISTRAR, HPNLU, SHIMLA
Dr. Girjesh Shukla Associate Professor of Law, HPNLU, Shimla
Dr. Alok Kumar Assistant Professor of Law HPNLU, Shimla
Contact: 9818955688 Email id: [email protected]
Mr. Santosh Kumar Sharma
Assistant Professor of Law
HPNLU, Shimla Contact: 9968649149
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Mr. Arun Kumar Assistant Librarian HPNLU, Shimla Cont.: 7876134894
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Mr. Hemraj Computer Technician HPNLU, Shimla Contact: 9418287696
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