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Faculty Profile

GUPTA, Kalpeshkumar L. Dr
Ph.D., M.Phil, LL.M., LL.B., B.Com, Master of Business Laws, PGDM, CS (Executive)
Assistant Professor (Research)

CONTACT

Email : kgupta@gnlu.ac.in

Phone : (+91) - +91 -79-23276611/12

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Fax : (+91) - 91 -79-23276611

Teaching / Research Experience

Teaching Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in teaching
  • Teaching in programmes Law, Management and Interdisciplinary area since 2010

Research Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in research
  • Worked as an Academic Associate in Business Policy Area at IIM Ahmedabad from 2010 to 2015
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor of Law at School of Law, Auro University, Surat 2015 to 2016
  • Working as an Assistant Professor – Research at GNLU, Coordinator GNLU Legal Incubation Council, Coordinator Gujarat Legal Education Project, Coordinator Project on Reducing Backlog of Cases since 2017

Industry Experience

  • Worked with Advocate, CAs, Tax Consultants, Company from 2003 to 2010
Area of Research/Interest

Research Projects

  • 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)
  • Research Project on “Study of Statutory Framework and Functioning of Tribunals & Quasi-Judicial Bodies in India” funded by Government of Project submitted to Ministry of Law, Govt. of India (Total Grant Rs. 2,50,000)

Areas of General Interest

  • Corporate Laws, Right to Information, Legal Aid, Legal Awareness, Court Management, Entrepreneurship, General Management, Public Policy, Law & Interdisciplinary Research

New Course(s) Designed/Introduced

  • Drafted and Proposed Seminar paper on “Advancement in Indian Judicial System: An Appraisal” and “Food Laws in India” for GNLU Students
Publication

Book Chapters

  • 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 Articles

  • 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

Books Edited

  • Gupta Kalpesh & Mandaliya Viral (2018), “Legal Aid & Awareness in India : Issues & Challenges”, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, April 2018, ISBN 978-613-9-58569-4(Edited)
  • Gupta Kalpesh (2017), “Legal Education in India : Issues & Challenges”, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, March 2017, ISBN 978-3-330-05429-5 (Edited
Conference / Seminar / Workshop

Conferences

  • 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
  • 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
  • Organized 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 Startup, 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
  • “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
  • Attended 2nd LSC-GNLU Annual Forum on Access to Justice organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on April 8-9, 2017
  • Attended International Conference on Rethinking Socially Relevant Legal Education: Best Practices and a Way Forward organized by National Law University Odisha sponsored by UNDP on September 16-17, 2017
  • Attended Consultation on Legal Aid Clinics organized by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai on September 27, 2017
  • Attended Panel Discussion on Protecting Softwares through Patents : Current Challenges & Future Solution organized by GNLU Centre for IPR & Microsoft Chair on IPR Law & Research on October 7, 2017
  • Attended National Law Day event organized by Law Commission of India and NITI Aayog at Vigan Bhavan, New Delhi on November 25-26, 2017

Workshops

  • Attended workshop on Research Methodology organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on November 6 to 18, 2017

Others

  • Spoke on Judicial Delay and Speedy Disposal of Cases at various events.
Capacity Building Training Programmes

Organised 

Training Programmes

  • 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
  • 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 & 2nd Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam National Legal Essay Competition – 2016, 2017
  • Organized 1st & 2nd Dr. A P J Abdul International Socio-Legal Film Making Competition – 2017, 2018
  • Training provided on RTI Latest Cases and New Development to officials of All India Radio at Regional Training Center, Ahmedabad on July 6, 2017
  • Conducted session on RTI in Training Programme on Law & Society organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on July 23, 2017
  • Workshop on RTI for Custom Officers at Ahmedabad Office on November 30, 2017
  • Organized 3rd National Level B Plan Competition at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on February 17, 2018
  • Conference Coordinator of “One Day Conference on Behavioural Law and Justice: Aspects of Negotiations and Decision-making” jointly organized by Gujarat National Law University, Harvard Law School, CESS-Nuffield FLAME University & University of Michigan Law School on February 25, 2018(First of its kind in India)

Participated 

Training Programmes

  • Three Days Teacher’s training programme on International Humanitarian Law organized by Nirma University and ICRC from August 30 to September 1, 2016
  • Attended training programme on Law & Society organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar from July 21-23, 2017
  • Attended Advanced Training programme on Social Entrepreneurship organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar from September 23-24, 2017
  • Attended Advanced Training Programme on Government Contract and Law of Tenders organized by Gujarat National Law University on January 27-28, 2018

Faculty Development Programmes

  • Research Oriented Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar from May 11 to 22, 2017.

Certificate Courses

  • Certificate Course on “Sports Law & Management” organized by Gujarat National Law University from January 6-8, 2017.
  • Certificate Course on “Applied Criminal Law and Procedure” conducted by Gujarat National Law University from August 24-28, 2016 (B Grade)
  • 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
Honours / Awards
  • NCC ‘C Certificate’ with B Grade. Best Cadet 2002, 2003
Visiting Faculty/Guest Lectures/Keynote Address
  • Session on Right to Information at following places
  • Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • Ahmedabad Management Association
  • Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
  • Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Surat
  • National Law School, Ranchi
  • Gujarat National Law University
  • Charottar University of Science & Technology, Anand
  • Centre for Social Justice, Ahmedabad
  • Citizen for Accountable Governance
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Ahmedabad Chapter
  • Indian Institute of Material Management,  Ahmedabad Chapter
  • Banasthali Vidyapith
  • V T Choksi Law College, Surat
  • Sir. K P College of Commerce, Surat
  • C J Patel College of Law, Surat
  • Custom Department., Ahmedabad
  • All India Radio, Ahmedabad
Other Accomplishments
Others
  • Policy for Police Academia Interaction Forum (PAIF), Gujarat Police
  • Founded ProBono India (www.probono-india.in) India’s first platform integrating legal and awareness initiatives all over the world.
  • Drafted and Proposed Court Management Authority Bill, 2017 (Recognized by Department of Justice, Ministry of Law)
  • Proposed Legal Aid Index for ranking states for their legal aid awareness activities.
  • 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 more than a decade
  • Built up law teachers’ directory in India
Personal / Family Details
  • Wife Mamta Gupta is a Housewife. Having two sons Dhyey and Lakshya