Gujarat National Law University
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Research Projects
Sr. No. Research Projects Status Research Team
01 Antarctica Act of India Under progress (initiated in 2014) Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in) / Sanjeet Ruhal (sruhal@gnlu.ac.in)
02 Maritime Security Threats: Comparative Analysis of Legal and Regulatory Provisions of India, South Africa, Singapore and Australia (Initiated in 2014) Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in)
03 National Investigative Agency: "Project to Prepare Compendium of Terrorism Related Cases" On-going Prof. (Dr.) Shobhalata Udapudi (sudapudi@gnlu.ac.in)
04 National Commission for Women Report submitted on "Violence against Dalit Women: Special Reference to Western India" in 2014. Awaiting for the sanction of money. Prof. (Dr.) Mamta Biswal (mbiswal@gnlu.ac.in)
05 Legal Awareness in Various Districts of Gujarat Research report ready for publication. Hon'ble Law Minister (State), Govt of Gujarat appraised and GNLU will hold a PPT presentation for the Minister and the Law Dept. in the third week of August 2014. Honorary Professor Amrapali Merchant (amrapali2007@yahoo.co.in)
06 The State UP through CBI v. Rajesh Talwar (Aarushi Case) Research Paper submitted to the Government of Gujarat (January - March 2014) (To read the research paper kindly click here) Guide: Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in), Ms Soma Bhattacharja (sbhattacharja@gnlu.ac.in), Mr Anant Deogaonkar (danant@gnlu.ac.in) and GNLU students.
07 Brief Critical Analysis of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workforce (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 Research Paper submitted to Government of Gujarat (January - March 2014) (To read the research paper kindly click here) Guide: Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in), Ms Soma Bhattacharja (sbhattacharja@gnlu.ac.in), Mr Anant Deogaonkar (danant@gnlu.ac.in) and GNLU students
08 Compilation, Categorization and Analysis of Right to Education Act (RTE) 2009 - National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Government of India Draft Report Submitted in July 2014 Principal Investigator - Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in); Co-Investigator Dr A. N. Rao (anrao@gnlu.ac.in),
09 GNLU Input to the 185th Law Commission of India Report on the Indian Evidence Act 1872 GNLU Research Input submitted to the Advocate-General, Gujarat and Law Department, Government of Gujarat (To read the research paper kindly click here) Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in) and GNLU Students
10 Treaty Law and Practice of India in Law of the Sea and Maritime Areas Preliminary research completed. Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in) and S. Ruhal (sruhal@gnlu.ac.in)
11 India's Legal Position on Deep Seabed Resources and Environmental Law and Regulations - Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India Submitted to the Ministry of Earth Sciences. Principal Investigator - Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in); Co-Investigator Dr Thomas Mathew (tmathew@gnlu.ac.in), Dr Bindu Vijay (bvijay@gnlu.ac.in), Ms Rujitha Shenoy (rshenoy@gnlu.ac.in), Mr Sushil Goswami (sgoswami@gnlu.ac.in), Mr Sanjeet Ruhal (sruhal@gnlu.ac.in)
12 Gujarat Salt-Pan Workers Welfare Regulations Project report submitted to Justice M. B. Shah Commission and a copy to the Ministry of Industry and Mines. Consultation with regard to preparation of simple regulation initiated by GNLU. Guide: Dr Bimal N. Patel (vc@gnlu.ac.in) and GNLU Students
13 Legal Guidelines for the Reduction, Recycling and Reuse of Waste, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of Gujarat. Draft Submitted in January 2012 to the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of Gujarat. Bimal N. Patel, Email: vc@gnlu.ac.in and Mr R. Jois, Email: rakshitj10@gnlu.ac.in
14 Draft Statute of the Gujarat State Law Commission, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of Gujarat. Draft Submitted to the Ministry of Law and Justice in 2011. Bimal N. Patel, Email: vc@gnlu.ac.in
15 Gujarat State Litigation Policy, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of Gujarat. Draft Submitted to the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of Gujarat in 2011. Bimal N. Patel, Email: vc@gnlu.ac.in
16 Foreign Trade (Development And Regulation) Amendment, Act 2010, Ministry Of Commerce And Trade, Government Of India. Review Paper submitted to the Ministry of Commerce and Trade, Government of India. Bimal N. Patel, Email: vc@gnlu.ac.in
17 National Commission for Protection of Children Rights, Ministry of Women and Children Welfare, Government of India - Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Bill 2010. Research Report submitted to the Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Government of India. Bimal N. Patel, Email:vc@gnlu.ac.in, Soma Battacharjya, Email: sbattacharjya@gnlu.ac.in and Mr Anant Deogaonkar, Email: danant@gnlu.ac.in
18 Kalpasar Project, Ministry of Water Resources and Development and Narmada, Government of Gujarat GNLU requested the Ministry to give precise questions for the preparation of legal opinion. Bimal N. Patel, Email: vc@gnlu.ac.in
19 Draft Temple Trust Bill, Ministry of Tourism, Government of Gujarat. Draft Submitted to the Ministry of Tourism, Government of Gujarat. Bimal N. Patel, Email: vc@gnlu.ac.in
20 Blue Print for Reducing the Backlog of Cases in the Subordinate Courts of the State of Gujarat. Released and being circulated. (GNLU: Gandhinagar: 2010) Bimal N. Patel, Email: vc@gnlu.ac.in; Ravindra Kumar Singh, Email: rksingh@gnlu.ac.in;
21 Swarnim Gujarat Project on Speedy Disposal of Backlog of Cases (To come out with pragmatic and workable recommendations as to how the State of Gujarat can reduce the backlog of cases in the subordinate courts.(Area: Legal Reforms)) Completed in 2010 Ravindra Kumar Singh, Email: rsingh@gnlu.ac.in; Vikas Gandhi, Email:vgandhi@gnlu.ac.in;
22 Project on 'Effectiveness of Government Measures for the Reduction of Court Cases'(To assess the role of LokAdalats, Evening Courts, Fast-Tract Courts and Naari-Adalats in the administration of justice.(Area: Legal Reforms)) Completed and report has been submitted to the Legal Department Ravindra Kumar Singh, Email - rsingh@gnlu.ac.in; Vikas Gandhi, Email- vgandhi@gnlu.ac.in; SatyaRanjan Mishra, Email: smishra@gnlu.ac.in
23 GNLU Input on Section 498A Indian Penal Code. Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty The Questionnaire submitted to the Law Commission of India Soma Battacharjya, Email- sbattacharjya@gnlu.ac.in, AnantDeogaonkar, Email-danant@gnlu.ac.in
24 BALA Project Report submitted to Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (elementary education to all), Education Department, Government of Gujarat in 2012. Dr. Richa Sharma (rsharma@gnlu.ac.in)

Last Updated: 10 December 2015.