About National Law School of India University
The National Law School of India University, the Nation’s premier law University, came into existence through a Notification under the National Law School of India University Act (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986). It signified the culmination of efforts by the Judiciary, the Bar Council of India, the Karnataka Bar Council, the Bangalore University, and the Government of Karnataka to reform legal education and to establish a centre of excellence for legal education and research in India. The Law School has undertaken many research projects funded by the UGC, the Government of India, the Government of Karnataka, the Department of Women and Child Development, UN agencies, the World Bank, HIVOS, Department of Justice etc.
About the National Conference
The National Conference on ‘Human Rights of Slum Dwellers and Forced Eviction: A Legal Mandate’ is being organized under the aegis of the Chair on Urban Poor and the Law instituted by a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA) and NLSIU.
The collaborator of the Conference is the Department of Justice (DOJ) of the Ministry of Law and Justice’s Pan-India Scheme for ‘Designing Innovative Solutions on Holistic Access to Justice’ (DISHA) that aims to address the issues faced by people on account of their disadvantaged positions within the socio-legal scenario in the society. The objective of this Conference shall be to sensitize the rights of slum dwellers and deal with the intricacies of forced eviction in pursuance to realize the true meaning of the DISHA scheme under the DOJ’s initiative.
The National Conference’s Chairs are the following esteemed professors: Prof. T.R. Subramanya (Dean – CMR School of Legal Studies, Bengaluru), Prof. Shashikala Gurpur (Director – Symbiosis Law School, Pune) and Prof. Sairam Bhat (Professor of Law – NLSIU & Centre Co-ordinator CEERA).
Who May Attend The Conference?
- Representatives of Government and Regulatory Bodies.
- Lawyers, Legal Professionals, Consultants, Practitioners.
- Academicians, Students, Research Scholars from the disciplines of Law, Finance, Business Management, Commerce, and Public Policy.
- Members of Research Institutes, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSO.).
- Representatives from Companies or other Institutions.
Themes and Sub-Themes
Land, Property and Governance
- Urban poor, migration and resettlement
- Illegal Occupancy and Eviction
- Land Rights for Slum Dwellers
v Health, Poverty and Social Inclusion
- Empowerment and Engagement of Community in Strengthening Health of Women and Children
- Social Inclusion and Poverty Alleviation Schemes
- Access to education, health and social security
- Pradhan Mantri Awaz Yojana: The success story of housing in rural and urban India
Case Studies of Slum Development Boards
- Community Mobilization Strategies
- Exercise of Powers of Slum Development BoardRole of Self-Help Groups, Urban Local Bodies, Municipalities and Local AuthoritiesInitiatives for protection of slum dwellers
- The impact of health and mental well-being of the people affected by forced eviction
Video Making Competition
- Urban poor, migration and resettlement;
- Impact of health and mental well-being of people affected by forced eviction; or
- On any of the indicated themes/sub-themes as given above.
Note: The maximum length of the video should be 20 minutes and minimum 15 minutes.
Submissions – Details And Guidelines
Participants can register for the conference for (i) Abstract Presentation; (ii) Full Paper Presentation; or (iii) Video Making Competition.
- Submissions accepted:
- Essays: 2000 – 4000 words (exclusive of footnotes)
- Articles:3000 – 6000 words (exclusive of footnotes)
- Video Making Competition: 20 minutes (inclusive of video credits)
- Abstracts and/or short description of the video of not more than 500 words (excluding key words), on the above-mentioned themes are invited, submitted as Word (.doc/.docx) documents, with a covering letter containing the name, E-mail address, and designation of the author(s).
- There shall be a maximum of only two Authors for each Article/Essay; and all participants are permitted to enjoin as co-author to a maximum of one Article/ Essay only.
- Potential contributors are required to adhere to a uniform mode of citation (21st edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation).
- All Abstracts and/or short description of the video to be sent via e-mail to [email protected] with the subject line “Two-Day National Conference” on or before November 20th 2022.
- The last date for submitting the videos is November 28th 2022. Submission Link will be provided in due course.
- Authors may be expected to revise their abstracts and full essay/article submission based on reviews and comments received from the organizing team.
*After peer review, only shortlisted articles and papers will be published in the form of a book. It will be a joint publication by CEERA, NLSIU, CMR School of Legal Studies, Symbiosis Law School and the MoHUPA and will have an ISBN.
|1||Last Date for Registration||November 20, 2022|
|2||Last Date for Submission of Abstract||November 20, 2022|
|3||Submission of Full-Length Essays/Articles||December 31, 2022|
|4||Last Date for submission of Videos||November 28, 2022|
|5||Dates of the Conference||December 15 – 16, 2022|
Registration Form & Registration Fees
Individuals interested in participating in the Conference may register by filling in the Google form link belowand by paying a registration fee of INR. 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and Fifty only) per participant.
Registration Form Link
|Registration fee for each participant||INR 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and Fifty only)|
Payment of Registration Fee Details
Registration fees may be paid by NEFT/RTGS transfer, as per the bank details given below or vide Demand Draft drawn in favour of National Law School of India University and sent along with the Registration Form attached herewith.
- NEFT Transaction ID:
- NEFT Transaction Date:
- DD Number and Bank Details (if payment made by DD)
Kindly Note: The registration amount may also be paid via Google Pay, by making the payment through Bank Transaction/Transfer to the account details provided herein below. Upon registration., kindly send a screenshot or scanned copy of the transaction details including bank account details, phone number, and e-mail address along with a scanned copy of the payment details with all details to [email protected] and a carbon copy (marked as CC) of the same shall be sent to Ms. Susheela Suresh at email id: [email protected]
The original document (hard copy) of the Demand Draft, if opted shall be sent via courier/post to:
MS. SUSHEELA, PO BAG 7201, NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERSITY, NAGARBHAVI, BENGALURU 560 072
Bank Account Details
ELECTRONIC CLEARING SERVICE (CREDIT CLEARING) / REAL TIME GROSS SETTLEMENT (RTGS) FACILITY FOR REGISTRATION FEE
DETAILS OF ACCOUNT HOLDER:
|NAME OF ACCOUNT HOLDER||DIRECTOR NLSIU SCHEMES AND PROJECTS|
|COMPLETE CONTACT ADDRESS||NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERSITY, P.B.NO.7201, NAGARBHAVI, BANGALORE – 560 072|
|TELEPHONE NUMBER/FAX/MAIL||23213160, 23160532, 23160533 / Fax 23160534 / [email protected]|
BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS:
|BANK NAME||UNION BANK OF INDIA|
|BRANCH NAME WITH COMPLETE ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER||NLSIU BRANCH, NLSIU CAMPUS, NAGARBHAVI, BANGALORE – 560 072, Ph: 080- 23218130 & 23218115|
|IFSC CODE / NEFT CODE / RTGS CODE / BRANCH CODE||UBIN0921441|
|TYPE OF BANK ACCOUNT (SB/CURRENT/CASH CREDIT)||SAVINGS BANK|
|COMPLETE BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER (LATEST)||520101045115075|
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