A two days workshop on “Contemporary Legal Issues in India
The School of Law, Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun organized a two days workshop on “Contemporary Legal Issues in India” on 3 May, 2018. Prof. Manjula Batra, former Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia Central University, New Delhi was the Expert Speaker at this workshop. Expert lectures on Violence against Women, Sexual harassment at workplace, POCSO and relationship between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy were delivered by the expert. More than 100 students and faculty members participated in the workshop. Students and faculty members were distributed certificates of participation. The workshop ended with a vote of thanks given by Prof. Raj K Dhar, HOD, School of Law.
Guest Lecture by Avi Vatsa, President, Youth for Human Rights International
Guest Lecture by Mr. Avi Vatsa, President, Youth for Human Rights International on the various aspects of Human Rights and their protection through International Covenants and National measures. An insight into the background of human rights, its evolution through the various charters, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its relevance today.
Justice Sudhanshu Jyoti Mukhopadhyaya, former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Chairperson National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi was the distinguished guest at the University for National Seminar held on December 2-3, 2016 which was organized by School of Law.
Guest Lecture by Sarojini Kaintura, Chairperson, Uttarakhand State Women Commission
Guest Lecture by Sarojini Kaintura, Chairperson, Uttarakhand State Women Commission, Dehradun addressed the students on the Rights of Women with Special emphasis on the Prison Women's Rights. It was indeed an honour to have with us this eminent personality.
Law student secured IInd position at the National Law Fest, Tabeer'18, organised by Faculty of Law, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi
Mr. Anand Kumar, IV Semester student , from the School of Law participated in the National Law Fest, Tabeer'18, organized by Faculty of Law, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi and achieved the Second position in 800 meters race.
Students participated in the 2nd National Seminar on Status of Women in India after Independence
Students of School of Law, Graphic Era Hill University, participated in the 2nd National Seminar on “Status of Women in India after Independence” on the 10th and 11th January, 2018 held under the aegis of State Women Commission, Uttarakhand at the Chief Minister's Secretariat.
Mr and Miss International Law, Inter college Quiz & Debate Competition, Delhi University on Feb 28, 2018.
Name of the Students: ASHISH BADONI AND BENAZEER AMANAT
National Summit on Digital Judiciary- Smart Solutions on 6th May 2018
‘A National Summit on Digital Judiciary- Smart Solutions’ was organized by Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun in association with the Computer Society of India, Division-I Systems, CSI Dehradun Chapter and Institutions of Engineers( India), Uttrakhand State Centre, Dehradun on 6th May 2018 at GEHU Campus from 9.30 am to 05.00 pm .
This summit focused on disseminating awareness of the use of Smart ICT initiatives in building a smart Judiciary and Smart Law enforcement Agencies for serving the interest of litigants and the general public in the most effective manner.
Hon'ble Justice Sunil Ambwani, Former Chief Justice Rajasthan High Court and Former Chairman e-Committee, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi addressed the Summit as the Chief Guest. Additional Director General of Police Sh. RS Meena was the Guest of Honour. Welcome address of the Summit was given by Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Prof. Sanjay Jasola. Smt. Ridhim Aggarwal SSP, Special Task Force, Uttrakhand State Dehradun and other ten eminent experts made their technical presentations at the Summit. More than 150 students and faculty members from GEHU, GEU and other institutions participated in the Summit. The summit ended with a Vote of Thanks given by Prof. Raj K Dhar, HOD, School of Law, GEHU, Dehradun.
Two Days’ International Model United Nations (IMUN)
Two Days’ International Model United Nations was held at Graphic Era Hill University under the supervision of School of Law, from 21 April -22 April, 2018. A large number of delegates from many parts of the country represented their Universities, Colleges, and Schools. Their presence contributed to the grand success of International Model United Nations. The students of School of Law worked untiringly as delegates, some as volunteers and organizers to lend their helping hand to the event. The International Model United Nations was held under four committees:
1. Lok Sabha
2. All India Political Party Meet
3. United Nations General Assembly
4. United Nations Human Right Council
The first day of International Model United Nations started with the inaugural session. The speaker of Vidhan Sabha, Uttrakhand state, Sh. Prem Chand Aggarwal was the Chief Guest. The Guest of Honour was Vice-Chancellor of Graphic Era Hill University Prof. Sanjay Jasola and Dr. Arjumand Zaidi President, Youth for Human Rights India.
In his address to the delegates and guests Sh. Prem Chand Aggarwal spoke about the relevance of United Nations in resolving the international issues, peacefully. He urged the students to organize such meaningful events so that they are able to create awareness of the National and International issues which require a wider public opinion.
Prof. Sanjay Jasola congratulated the students and organizers for organizing an event of this magnitude. He said that today’s members of International Model United Nations would be tomorrow’s leaders and therefore they must have a point of view in all matters concerning the National and International affairs.
Dr. Arjumand Zaidi informed the delegates about the steps taken by youth to fight against the atrocities committed against women and children. She also urged participants to fight the evil of Human Rights violations.
The best delegate from each committee was given a cash prize of Rs. 3000 and a certificate. The Executive Board Members consisting of legal experts were also felicitated by the Vice-Chancellor.
It was an excellent learning experience for the students and delegates.
Constitution Day at Law School
School of Law, Graphic Era Hill University, celebrated Constitution Day on 26th November, 2017. Former district judge and present Chairperson Mr. R. C. Kukreti, , and Former District Judge, Uttarakhand was the expert speaker . He spoke on the procedural aspects of Criminal Law. He also motivated the students to follow the noble ideals enshrined under Part IV A of the Indian Constitution as Fundamental Duties. Mr. Kukreti also gave away the prizes to the Winners of the Inter Department Debate Competition, “Paricharcha”- 2017 held on the 24th and 25th November, 2017.
LEX FEST- 2017
LEX FEST’17 that is “The Department Day” for School of Law was observed on 19th May, 2017 wherein the students showcased their knowledge about the various aspects of Law and Legal Issues and attempted to create awareness among all. There were three Competitions: Poster Making,Rangoli Making and T-shirts Painting. Students of various departments like B.Sc. (Maths) (Hons.), Management, BA (Journalism and Mass Communication) participated to make the event a success.
Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Sir graced the occasion by presenting the awards to the winners.
Celebration of Birth Anniversary of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar
The 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the Father of Indian Constitution was celebrated by the School of Law at Graphic Era Hill University. On this auspicious day, the students and the faculty members paid their homage to this eminent scholar of Law.