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Faculty Profile

Udayakumara Ramakrishna B.N. Dr
Ph.D. (Law), M.Phil., LL.M.
Assistant Professor of Law

Email: uramakrishna@gnlu.ac.in

Phone : (+91) - +91 -79-23276611/23276612

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Fax : (+91) - 91 -79-23276613

Teaching / Research Experience
  • UG: Over ten years (since August 2008)
  • PG: Over nine years (since June 2009)
Area of Research/Interest
Areas of General Interest
  • WTO Law
  • Law of Antitrust & Competition
  • International Law
  • International Labour Standards

Current Research Interest
  • WTO Law
  • Competition Law
  • ILO Standards

New Course(s) Designed/Introduced
  • Competition Law (2010)
  • International Economic Law (2013)
Publication

Journal Articles

  • ‘ILO Reporting Obligation: An Overview’ Asian Resonance, Vol. 7, Issue 1, 2018, pp.105-113. [ISSN: 0976-8602]
Conference / Seminar / Workshop
Paper Presentations

  • Presented a paper titled ‘World Trade Organization and Emerging Trade Blocs: A Globalization Perspective’ at the three-day International Conference on Liberalization and Globalization: Changing Legal Paradigm held from 14th to 16th July 2016 at National Law School of India University, Bengaluru.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Future Road-Map of Labour Legislations in India’ at one-day National Workshop on Labour Laws in 21st Century, held on 20th March 2010 at Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute, Ahmedabad.   

Participation (Without Paper Presentation)
  • Attended one day National Conference on ‘International Trade Implications of National Food Security Act, 2013’ on 9th August 2014 conducted under the aegis of GNLU Centre for Food Security and Agro Economy.
  • Participated in the International Conference on ‘Modern Corporate Laws: Understanding the Dynamism Within and Beyond Legal Boundaries’ organised by the GNLU Centre for Corporate & Competition Law during 5-6 October 2013 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Participated in the ‘GNLU International Conference on Trade & Competition Law’ during 2-3 March 2013 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Participated in the National Conference on ‘Role of Legal Education in the Changing Economic World’ organized by National Law University, Delhi & Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and supported by DFAIT, Canada on 20th January 2013 at NLU, Delhi.  
  • Participated in the Half Day Round Table Conference on ‘Addressing Child Malnutrition Issue in India: A need of the Hour’ organized by Centre for Food Security & Agro Economy of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 28th July 2012.
  • Participated in the ‘Global Maritime Security and Anti-Piracy Conference’ during 26-27 November 2011 organized by the University.
  • Participated in the Second International Law Conference of the Indian Society of International Law on 14-17 November 2004 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.

Seminars
  • Participated in a two-day International Seminar on ‘Journey of Women Empowerment: Miles to go’ organized by the GNLU in collaboration with the Sayajirao Gaekwad Trust during 24-25 March 2012.
  • Attended a National Seminar on "Emerging Issues in the Indian Legal Industry: The Road Ahead", organised by the Gujarat National Law University on 5th September, 2010.

Workshops
  • Attended a National Workshop on ‘Legal Research Methodology’ organized by the Institute of Law, Nirma University on 7 & 8 April, 2011.
Capacity Building Training Programmes
Organised

  • Conducted a three-day Advanced Training Programme on Trade Remedies under WTO Dispensation at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar from 1-3 September 2017.
  • Organised Five-day Workshop on ‘2012 Edition of Legislative Training Workshop’ Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, 25-29 January 2012
  • Organised Five-day Workshop on ‘Legislative Drafting Training Workshop for the Western States of India’, GNLU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, 29th September 2010 to 3rd October 2010.

Participated

Orientation Programmes
  • Participated in the UGC sponsored Orientation Programme at Academic Staff College, University of Madras, Chennai during 5th November 2013-2nd December 2013.

Faculty Development Programmes
  • One-week Faculty Development Programme organised by GNLU from 11 - 18 May 2017.
  • One-week Faculty Development Programme organized by GNLU during 16-21 May 2016.
  • Faculty Development Programme on Competition Law jointly organized by National Law School of India University, Bangalore and Delegation of European Union to India at IICA, IMT Manesar during 9-11 December 2015.
  • One-week Faculty Development Programme organized by GNLU during 2-7 November 2015.
Honours / Awards
  • Conferred Best Faculty (Law) of the Year Award, 2014-15 on the 12th Foundation Day by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Invited as a judge at the 8th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition, 2008, organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) & the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), New Delhi, India
  • Awarded a United Nations Regional Fellowship in International Law by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Geneva to participate in the UN Regional Fellowship Training Programme in International Law for Countries from Asia, held at Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand from 25 October 2005 – 05 November 2005.
  • Awarded a Fellowship for attending the International Trade Law Post-Graduate Course, 30 March 2004 - 23 June 2004, at the International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy, by the Organizers of the Course. 
  • Awarded Karnataka State Government Merit Scholarship for pursuing M.Phil./Ph.D. Programme at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi for the period - January 2001 to March 2004.
Visiting Faculty/Guest Lectures/Keynote Address
  • Delivered lectures on International Law course of M.A. programme offered by School of International Studies of Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar during the winter semester: 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018.  
  • Delivered two lectures As a Resource Person on the topic ‘Public International Law’ as part of ‘Special Lecture Series on UGC-NET/SET Examination’ organised by GNLU on 18th August 2018.  
  • Delivered two lectures As a Resource Person on the topic ‘Public International Law’ as part of ‘Special Lecture Series on UGC-NET/SET Examination’ organised by GNLU on 4th August 2017.
  • Delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Competition Law’ on 13th July 2016 as a part of GNLU Indian Business and Commercial Laws Academy (GIBCLA) Summer School 2016 organized during 4-23 July, 2016
  • Delivered four lectures As a Resource Person on the topic ‘International Law’ as a part of ‘Special Lecture Series on UGC NET and SET Examination Parts-II & II’ organised by GNLU during 22-23 August 2015 and 03-04 October 2015 respectively.
  • Delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Competition Law’ on 14th July 2015 as a part of GNLU Indian Business and Commercial Laws Academy (GIBCLA) Summer School 2015 organized during 6-25 July, 2015.  
  • Delivered two lectures As a Resource Person on ‘Introduction to International Contracts’ on 22nd November 2014 at a Certificate Course on International Contracts organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar in collaboration with ONGC Research Scholarship during 21 - 23 November 2014.
Other Accomplishments
  • Lead Discussant on ‘Post-Buenos Aires, what next for global trade?’ at Faculty Seminar Series, GNLU on 27th February 2018. 
  • Chaired a session on Judicial Accountability and Independence of Judiciary in ‘First Gujarat Law Colleges Conference on Constitutional Law’ jointly organized by the Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar and the Commissionerate of Higher Education, Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar on 26th February 2012.