The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The Act incorporated a University of Law of national stature in Punjab, to fulfill the need for a Centre of Excellence in legal education in the modern era of globalization and liberalization. RGNUL started functioning from its Headquarters-Mohindra Kothi, The Mall, Patiala w.e.f. 26 May 2006.
The University acquired approval of the Bar Council of India (BCI) in July 2006. The University also got registered with the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi under Section 2(f) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and has been declared fit to obtain grant from the (UGC) under Section 12-B of the UGC Act, 1956. RGNUL operated from heritage building of the erstwhile Patiala State, Mohindra Kothi, The Mall, Patiala (from 2006 to 2013) located in the heart of Patiala city in a pollution free environment. The University was accredited with ‘A’ Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2015.
RGNUL, Punjab was granted autonomy under UGC Regulations, Clause 5 Dimensions of Autonomy for Category-II Universities in April 2018.The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, ranked RGNUL the first amongst the cleanest Higher Educational Institutions, Swachh Campus (2019) in the category of Government Residential Universities.
The verdant and spacious campus of RGNUL at Sidhuwal, Bhadson Road, Patiala spreads across an area of 50 Acres of land. The state-of-the-art Campus has an Administrative-cum-Academic Block, Library, Auditorium, Sports Complex, Boys and Girls Hostels, Guest House, Community Hall, Health Centre, Residences, Stadium, Gymnasium, Canteen and facility area. RGNUL is a residential campus. The hostels have modern amenities including air conditioning of each room. There is also provision of apartments for faculty members and staff. The air conditioned university library of RGNUL is an example of excellence. With world class library services and rich collection of books and journals, this computerized Wi-Fi library has on its shelves more than 39000 volumes which include a comprehensive array of legal resources in both print and electronic formats. The library also has subscription of 109 periodicals.
The University has set up seventeen centres of research. These include, Centre for Advanced Study in Criminal Law (CASCL); Centre for Consumer Protection Law and Advocacy (CCPLA); Centre for Advanced Study in International Humanitarian Law (CASH); Centre for Advaced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR); Centre for Advanced Studies in Labour Welfare (CASLW),Centre for Environmental Legal Studies (CELS), Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy Laws (CASEL),Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADR), Centre for Constitutional Law and Governance (CCLG), Centre for Criminology, Criminal Justice and Victimology (CCV), Centre for Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights (CIIPR) and Centre for Business Laws and Taxation (CBLT). School of Agricultural Law and Economics (SALE); School of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies (SSSIS); RGNUL Institute for Competitive Examination (RICE) and Directorate of Distance Education (DODE) have also been established. The objective of these Centres is to undertake advanced study and research in the emerging areas of the respective fields, independently or in collaboration with professional institutions at the national or international levels; to bring about publications and produce study material in the respective fields of knowledge; organize seminars, workshops and conferences on contemporary and significant issues. IGNOU School of Law is also functional at RGNUL.
About the Centre
Centre for Advanced Study in International Humanitarian Law (CASH) is an esteemed research centre of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, which is dedicated to research in the field of International Humanitarian Law (IHL). It aims to ensure that future leaders and opinion-makers understand the practical relevance of the subject of IHL and have a thorough knowledge of its basic principles. Whenever there are serious and large-scale violations of IHL, the law itself tends to get the blame. Such violations should, of course, rouse the international community to action, however, it is important to find out exactly where the problem lies rather than rushing headlong into changing the rules, especially as this is nowadays an extremely arduous, costly and unpredictable process. Therefore, the first and foremost function is to sensitize teachers, researchers, and students about the provisions of the IHL so that they may choose IHL as a field in their future research endeavours.
About the Workshop
Centre for Advanced Study in International Humanitarian Law ?(CASH) and Department of Political Science, RGNUL invites you all to attend the One-week Multidisciplinary Workshop on Interfaith and International Humanitarian Law which is being organised from 18th-23rd October 2021. This interfaith dialogue will explore the concerns about Interfaith and it’s challenges in International Humanitarian Law during Covid-19.
Objectives of the Workshop
- Spread awareness and knowledge about the rituals and rites from different faiths.
- Stress on the existing obligation under national and international laws for interfaith disputes.
- Challenges faced by different faiths in International humanitarian law (IHL).
- Contemporary issues of Interfaiths in International humanitarian law (IHL).
- Lead a more educated approach to interfaith governance.
The speakers at the event include some of the most profound scholars and gurus from different religious faiths:-
- Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar Sinha, Professor and Director, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi
- Venerable Geshe Dorji Damdul, Director Tibet House, New Delhi
- Dr. A. K. Merchant, Baha’i, General Secretary, Temple of Understanding India Foundation
- Fr. Felix Jones, Christian, Catholic Priest serving the Archdiocese of Delhi
- Rabbi Ezekiel Isaac Malekar, Jew, Head of the Jewish Community, New Delhi
- Andrew James Bartles-Smith, Regional Manager for Humanitarian Affairs at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
- Dr. Shveta Dhaliwal, Assistant Professor of Political Science, RGNUL
- Dr. Sangeeta Taak, Assistant Professor of Law, RGNUL
Details of the Event:-
Date: September 18 – 23, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM (IST) Onwards
Platform: CISCO Webex
Event Fee: Rs. 200 + GST
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Ms. Sukhman Sandhu (Convenor): +91-9517500041
Mr. Bitthal Sharma (Co-Convenor): +91-7354375175
Mr. Arnav Tandon (Co-Convenor): +91-8800450916
Email-ID: [email protected]
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