Gujarat National Law University
{Accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC}...Leader in Legal Education, Research and Professional Training
Faculty Detail
Gupta Kalpeshkumar L.
(Ph.D., M. Phil, LL.M., LL.B., B.Com, Master of Business Laws, PGDM, CS (Executive))
Assistant Professor (Research)
Phone : (+91) - 79-23276611/23276612
Mobile : (+91) -
Fax : (+91) - 79-23276613
Email : kgupta@gnlu.ac.in

Conferences/ Seminar Attended / Participation / Papers Presented :

Conference(s) Attended / Participated:

  • State Level Legal Workshop organized by Surat District Bar Association with co-operation of Bar Council of Gujarat, February 26-27, 2005.
  • State Level Seminar on Child & Law organized by Shah K M Law College, Valsad, VNSGU, Surat on February 25, 2007
  • International Convention on Special Economic Zones, Policy, Perspective & Future Scenario organized by ASSOCHAM, New Delhi on September 23, 2010.
  • MDP on Strategy for Growth organized for CEO, Presidents, VPs of the company conducted by IIM Ahmedabad on October 4-9, 2010.
  • 40th Annual Conference organized by The International Society for International Law, New Delhi on April 16-17, 2011.
  • Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Science organized by Department of Sociology, VNSGU, Surat on May 9-10, 2011
  • FDP on Research & Publications organized by Ahmedabad Management Association on June 29, 2011.
  • Seminar on Are students losing interest in college governance organized by RGFI, Ahmedabad at AMA, Ahmedabad on July 22, 2011.
  • National Conference on Management Education : Road Ahead organized by IIMA, IIMC at IIMA on July 22-23, 2011.
  • 3rd All Gujarat Law Teacher's Training Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on August 19, 2011.
  • Company Secretaries Students' regional conference organized by ICSI, New Delhi on August 20-21, 2011.
  • 5th All Gujarat Law Teacher's Training Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on November 19, 2011.
  • 5th Annual Intellectual Property Summit organized by Ahmedabad Management Association on January 7-8, 2012.
  • National Workshop on Developing Soft Skill organized by SVNIT, Surat on January 20-21, 2012.
  • Workshop on Data Analysis & Research using SPSS organized by ITM Universe, Vadodara on February 24, 2012.
  • State Level Youth Convention on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand organized by Ramkishan Mission Swami Vivekanand Memorial, Vadodara on March 24, 2012.
  • Workshop on Managing Intellectual Property : Concept to Commercialization organized by Gujarat National Law University and Scriboard, Advocate on April 9, 2014.
  • Workshop on Administration of Criminal Justice System organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on July 14, 2012.
  • Seminar on Agencification organized by Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad on July 21, 2012.
  • National Workshop on Research Methodology in Legal & Interdisciplinary Field organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on September 5-9, 2012.
  • 17th Innovation Conference on Innovation in Business, Services & Government at Ahmedabad Management Association on October 6, 2012.
  • National Seminar on Law & Challenges in 21st Century : Special Reference to Women organized by Gujarat University on January 20, 2013.
  • MDP on Strategies for Growth conducted by Business Policy Area at IIMA on September 9-14, 2013.
  • 7th Doctoral Colloquium organized by IIMA on December 9-12, 2013.
  • 3rd Indian Academy Management conference at IIMA on December 12-14, 2013.
  • Organised and participated in 3rd IIMA Summer School organized by IIMA on June 2-7, 2014.
  • 4th Annual Leadership Excellent Summit organized by Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad on September 6, 2014.
  • Workshop on Start up, New Industrial Policy & Third generation organized by Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry & Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Govt. of Gujarat on May 13-14, 2016.
  • Certificate Course on "Applied Criminal Law and Procedure" conducted by Gujarat National Law University from August 24-28, 2016 (B Grade)
  • Three Days Teacher's training programme on International Humanitarian Law organized by Nirma University and ICRC from August 30 to September 1, 2016
  • Certificate Course on "Jurisdiction, Choice & Enforcement-Interface of Conflict of Laws in Competition Law" organized by Gujarat National Law University from September 3-4, 2016
  • "Workshop on Counseling Skills" organized by Gujarat National Law University and TISS, Mumbai from September 23-24, 2016
  • Seminar on Legal Entrepreneurship organized by GNLU Legal Incubation Centre, GNLU, Gandhinagar, October 7, 2016
  • Certificate Course on "Sports Law & Management" organized by Gujarat National Law University from January 6-8, 2017.
  • Attended 2nd LSC-GNLU Anuual Forum on Access to Justice organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on April 8-9, 2017
  • Research Oriented Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar from May 11 to 22, 2017.
  • Participated in National Seminar on Law School Based Legal Aid Clinics organized by National Legal Services Authority, New Delhi on July 30, 2017.
  • Participated in National Conference on ?Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code? 2016 organised by ASSOCHAM at Ahmedabad on September 8, 2017.

Training Programme / Workshop / Short-term courses :

Training Programme(s) Attended :

  • Session on Right to Information Act in Training on Law & Society organised by Gujarat National Law University on July 23, 2017
  • RTI Training provided to officials of All India Radio at Regional Training Center, Ahmedabad on July 6, 2017

WorkShop Attended / Short-Term Courses :

  • Conducted workshop on Right to Information at Ahmedabad Management Association on November 12, 2011.
  • Presented the Seminar on Right to Information in India at IIM Ahmedabad (7 times) and state and national levels.
  • Conducted session on Competition Commission of India at the 7th EDP of ICSI, Ahmedabad chapter on November 8, 2012
  • Spoke on Judicial Delay at various events.
  • Training provided to Gujarat Police Trainee from May 30 to June 3, 2016
  • Spoke on Speedy Disposal of Cases in the seminar organized by Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Surat on June 17, 2016
  • Training provided on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to Senior Executives of NTPC, Surat on September 21, 2016.
  • Organized 1st Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam National Legal Essay Competition - 2016
  • Organized 1st Dr. A P J Abdul International Socio-Legal Film Making Competition - 2017

Publication(s) / Book(s) :

Publication / Books:

  • Books: Gupta Kalpesh (2017), "Legal Education in India: Issues & Challenges", Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, March 2017, ISBN 978-3-330-05429-5 (Edited)
  • Book Chapter
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2012), "Delayed Justice - Denial of Fundamental Rights", Gujarat Law Colleges Conferences on Constitutional Law, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, February 26, 2012, ISBN 978-81-910389-3-4
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2012), "Transparency in Governance is the Ultimate Key to Reforms", International Conference on Transparency & Accountability in Governance : Issues & Challenges", National Law University, New Delhi, October 13-14, 2012, ISBN 978-81-923638-7-5)
  • Thomas Sujo & Gupta Kalpesh (2013), "Paradigm Shift in Brand Management : The Storytelling Approach", 16th Nirma International Conference on Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, January 9-11, 2013, ISBN 978-93-5097-412-4
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Thomas Sujo (2013), "Social Inclusion & Social Entrepreneurship : Case Study of Mirakle Courier, Mumbai", 10th Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship organized by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar, February 20-22, 2013, ISBN 978-93-80574-46-2
  • Desai Jayant & Gupta Kalpesh (2013), "Induction of National Court Management Authority in Indian Judicial System : Need of the Hour", National Conference on Law & Justice organized by Auro University, Surat on September 14-15, 2013, ISBN 978-81-928189-0-0
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2013), "Social Inclusion of Disabled People in India", Chapter in Social Security, Sukanta Sarkar & P K Pandey, APH Publishing Corporation, ISBN 978-9331320384
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Patel Ritesh (2014), "Corporate Social Responsibility in India now an obligation", 2nd International Conference on Corporate Governance organized by Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, March 14-15, 2014, ISBN 978-93-5122-000-8
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Arora Rachna (2014), "Corporate Social Responsibility in Public Sector Enterprises in India", 2nd International Conference on Corporate Governance organized by Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, March 14-15, 2014, ISBN 978-93-5122-000-8
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Parikh Baijul (2015), "Study of E-Governance in Flourishing Right to Information Act in India", XVI Annual International Conference organized by Delhi School of Professional Studies, New Delhi on January 3-4, 2015, ISBN 978-81-923211-7-2
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Rathore Shivali (2015), "Study of Incubation Centres & its Role in Fostering Entrepreneurship in India with special reference to centres set up in IIMs/IITs" at National Conference on Make in India organized by Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies, New Delhi in association with Ministry of MSME on April 17-18, 2015, ISBN 978-93-84869-51-9
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Patel Ritesh (2015), "Right to Information Act in Gujarat : An Appraisal", 3rd International Conference on Gujarat Model of Governance : Lessons & Future Scope organized by Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad on April 25-26, 2015, ISBN 978-93-85271-13-7
  • Journal
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Barot Parth (2015), "Unconventional Human Resource Practices for Sustainability", 4th International Conference on Business Ethics for Good Corporate Governance & Sustainability organized by Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad on February 6-7, 2015, Sankalp, Journal of Management & Research, ISSN 2231-1904, pp 162-166
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2015), "Manual Scavenging in India : Issues & Challenges", State Level Seminar on Law & Society in 21st Century organized by VNSGU, Surat on May 31, 2015, VNSGU Journal of Law, ISSN 2348-0718
  • Conference/Competition Presentation
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2012), "Carbon Finance - Innovative Financing for Sustainable Development", Conference on International Banking & Finance, Issues, Challenges & Solutions, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, July 22, 2012.
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2016), "Multinational Companies vis a vis Legal & Regulatory Environment in India", International Conference on Liberalization & Globalization: Changing Legal Paradigm organized by NLSIU, Bangalore on July 14-16, 2016. (Under Consideration for NLSIU Book Series).
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2016), "Information Commission under Right to Information Act in India : An Appraisal", UGC Sponsored Two Day National Seminar on Evaluating The Six and Half Decades of the Constitution of India and The Changing Roles of The Constitutional Institutions organized by University School of Law, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad on October 22-23, 2016.
  • Presented an idea on ProBono India (online legal aid and awareness initiative) in the competition on Start Up Venture in Domain of Law organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on February 18, 2017.
  • Unpublished Work
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2012), "Induction of National Court Management Authority in Indian Judicial System : Need of The Hour", Project submitted for the Degree of PGDM to Ahmedabad University, November 2012
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2013), "Social Inclusion Mirakle Courier Way", National Level Think India Convention on Innovate & Lead : A Rousing Call to the Youth", Ahmedabad, March 2-3, 2013. Case adjudged critically acclaimed.
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2013), "Role of Competition Commission of India in Governance of Combination". GNLU International Conference on Trade & Competition Law, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, March 2-3, 2013
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Shukla Akhilesh (2013), "New Public Management through Public Private Partnership : Case Study of Emergency Management Research Institute", National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approach to Knowledge, Pandit Dindayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, April 4-5, 2013
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Thomas Sujo (2013), "Legal & Ethical Issues in Ever-Changing Marketing Environment", International Conference on Managing Change in Business & Economy, Pacific University, Udaipur, April 6-7, 2013
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2014), "8 years of Right to Information Act in India : An Appraisal", National Conference on Strengthening Participatory Democracy & Good Governance, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, January 5, 2014
  • Gupta Kalpesh & Parikh Baijul (2015), "Curriculum Development at IIM Ahmedabad: An Appraisal", Ahmedabad University Conference on Management organized by Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad on February 6-7, 2015
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2016), "Carbon Finance ? Innovative Financing for Sustainable Development" (Submitted to Journal on Environment Law, Policy & Development, NLSIU, Bangalore)
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2016), "A Decade of Right to Information Act in India : An Appraisal" (Submitted to National Law School Journal, NLSIU, Bangalore

Books Reviewed / Edited :

  • Gupta Kalpesh (2017), "Legal Education in India : Issues & Challenges", Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, March 2017, ISBN 978-3-330-05429-5 (Edited)

Research / Area of Interest :

Areas of General Interest:

  • Corporate Laws
  • Right to Information
  • Legal Aid & Awareness
  • Court Management
  • Reform in Indian Judicial System
  • General Management
  • Public Policy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Law & Interdisciplinary Areas

Honours/Membership :

  • All India Law Teachers Congress, New Delhi
  • All India Federation of University & College Teacher's Organization
  • All India Management Association, New Delhi
  • Alumni Association of NCC Cadets (AAN)
  • Transparency International India, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi

Guest Lectures :

  • Various institutes at state and national level.

Research Projects / Article Papers

  • Research Project titled "Creation of Compendium on Legal Education Institutes (LEI) for the Rejuvenation of Legal Education in the state of Gujarat" funded by Government of Gujarat (Total Grant Rs. 2,80,000) Ongoing

Teaching / Academic Experience :

  • Academic Associate in Business Policy Area at IIM Ahmedabad - 2010 to 2015
  • Assistant Professor of Law in School of Law, Auro University, Surat - 2015-2016 (Taught in BBA, LL.B., BBA, MBA)
  • Assistant Professor (Research) - 2017 till date

Awards Received / Achievements :

  • NCC C Certificate with B Grade. Best Cadet 2002, 2003
  • Basic Rock Climbing at Mt. Abu
  • Participation in National Level Moot Court Competition
  • State & National Level Quiz Competition. Secured 1,2 3 position)
  • Secured first rank in state level essay competition
  • Co-ordinator of Auro University Legal Aid Cell
  • Initiated various activities first time at Auro University, Surat
  • Building up profile of Associates of IIM Ahmedabad
  • Involved in legal aid & awareness initiatives for a decade

Work Experience :

  • Worked as a Assistant/Associate with Advocates, CAs. Export Company, Textile Engineering Company from 2003 to 2010
  • Founded India's first platform called ProBono India which integrates Legal Aid & Awareness Initiatives around the world. (www.probono-india.in)

Last Updated : 12-09-2017