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SAKKARNAIKAR, Fakkiresh S. Dr
Ph.D.(Law), LL.M, LL.B, B.Com
Assistant Professor of Law

Email: fsakkarnaikar@gnlu.ac.in

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

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

Teaching / Research Experience

Teaching Experience ( UG and PG –  Total 18 Years)

  • UG Experience (LL.B): 18 Years (11 years at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) and 7 years at Conventional University)  
  • PG Experience (LL.M): 10 Years at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) 
  • Present Working: As Assistant Professor of Law (Senior Grade) at Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India (from 24th of June, 2007 to this day)

Earlier served as Faculty of Law at:

  • R.T.E.S Law College, Ranebennur
  • K.L.E Society's B. V. Bellad Law College, Belgaum and 
  • K.L.E Society's Law College, Chikodi
Area of Research/Interest
Areas of General Interest
  • Jurisprudence
  • Interpretation of Statutes
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Laws

Current Research Interest
  • Jurisprudence
  • Interpretation of Statutes
  • Law of Torts
  • Labour Laws
Publication
Book Chapters
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh The Copenhagen Protocol on Climate Change-The Copenhagen Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. og Okonomforbundets Forlag DJOF Publishing, Copenhagen, Denmark 2009,p.183[ISBN-978-87-574-2096-8].
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh The Copenhagen Competition-2011,Faculty of Law on Access to Food og Okonomforbundets Forlag DJOF Publishing, Copenhagen, Denmark 2011,p.229[ISBN-978-87-574-2588-8].
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh Environmental pollution, Occupational Hazards and Health Safety (Development at whose cost and who’s suffering). Law, Development and Socio-Economic (Policy Challenges in the 21st Century India) Bimal N. Patel and Mamta Biswal (eds) Eastern Book Company (P) Ltd. 2012 p. 1 [ISBN-93-5028-723-4].
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh “Health Hazards and Occupational Diseases-Human Rights Issues”, Dr. Lokendra Malik, Rule of Law and Human Rights in India Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd New-Delhi, 2012 p.162 [ISBN-978-93-5035-170-3].

Journal Articles
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh “ Social Security in India”. (Published by the  International Research of Human Resources and Social Sciences Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2017  ISSN-2349-4085).
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh “Evolution of the Indian Patent Act and the present position: Through the Prism of the Novartis Case”. (Published by the American International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Science ISSN-23-28-3966).
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh “Chronological Perspective of Social Security in India”. (Published by the Zenith International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research ISSN-2231-5780).
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh “International Human Dignity and Social Justice- Social Security Approach” (American International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Science ISSN-23283696).
  • Sakkarnaikar Fakkiresh “From Stockholm to Rio to Rio+20: Green Economy and the Road Ahead”. (American International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Science ISSN-23283696).
Conference / Seminar / Workshop
  • Participated in one day Symposium on “Laws Related to Women and Influencing Factors” organized by the GNLU Lex Tech (Science and Technology and Law) Club and Gender Sensitization Committee, Gujarat National Law University with support of Gujarat State Commission for Women Gandhinagar on 5th Jan, 2019 at GNLU.
  • Participated in the International Congress Conference on “Climate Change” from 10th of March to 12th   of March, 2009 in Copenhagen (DENMARK).
  • Participated in a capacity building workshop on “Role of Legal Stakeholders in Strengthening and the Implementation of the Biological Diversity Act with Special Focus on ABS Provisions” Organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar through the National Project on Access and Benefit Sharing under the UNEP-GEF-MoEF with the cooperation of National Biodiversity Authority and in Partnership with Gujarat Biodiversity Board on 16th of May, 2015.
  • Participated in a National Orientation Programme on “Interpretation of Statutes” organized by the Damodaram Sanjivaya National Law University Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India on 7th and 8th of September, 2013.
  • Participated in a Half Day Round Table Conference On “Addressing Child Malnutrition Issues in India: A Need Of the Hour” at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 28th of July, 2012.
  • Attended an International Seminar on “Journey of Women Empowerment: Miles to Go” Organized by Sayajirao Gaekwad Trust and Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 24th and 25th of March, 2012.
  • Participated in a State Level Symposium on “Role of Women in Peace Making” organized by the Gender Sensitization Committee, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 23rd of Sept, 2010.
  • Participated in the National Workshop on “Legal Research Methodology” Nirma Institute of Law, Ahmedabad, India from 7th - 8th of May, 2011.
  • Attended Western Region Cascade Training Programme on “Law Teaching and Legal Research Skills” from 17th of March to 19th of March, 2008 organized by School of Law and Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, in association with British Council.
  • Attended a National workshop on “Cyber Laws” organized by the K.L.E. Society's G. K. Law College, Alumni Association Hubli in association with Department of Studies in Law, Karnataka University, Dharwad, India.
  • Participated in National Workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights” at KLE Society's G. K. Law College, Hubli, India sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India from 27th to 28th of August, 2006.
  • National Seminar on “Rethinking of Legal Education” sponsored by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Law College and Centre for Post Graduate Studies in Law Manglore, Karnataka, India on 16th  of September 2006.
  • One day UGC sponsored state level seminar on E- Banking organized by the M. Krishna Law College, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • One day State Level workshop on “Emerging Trends and the Challenges to Legal Profession in 21st Century” organized by the KLE Society's G.K. Law College and it's Alumni Association Hubli, Karnataka, India.
Capacity Building Training Programmes
Organised

Certificate Courses
  • An advanced certificate training programme on “Canons of Statutory Interpretation” was conducted for 15 hours between 6th and 8th of October, 2017 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
   

Participated

Training Programmes
  • Attended a Teachers Training Programme on “Administration of Criminal Justice” at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU), India on 14th of July 2012.
  • Attended “All Gujarat Law Teachers’ Training Programme” jointly organized by the Commissioner of Higher Education Department, Government of Gujarat and Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 29th of December, 2010 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Attended “Third All Gujarat Law Teachers’ Training Programme” jointly organized by the Commissioner of Higher Education Department, Government of Gujarat and Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 19th of August, 2011 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.

Refresher Courses
  • Attended a refresher course on "Family Laws" for 21 days from 7th to 27th of November, 2002 organized by the University College of Law, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh.

Orientation Programmes

  • Participated in the UGC sponsored Orientation Programme, organized by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University from 18th of November to 15th of December, 2015 at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.

Faculty Development Programmes

  • Participated in the “One-week Faculty Development Programme” organized by the Gujarat National Law University from 16th to 21st of May, 2016 on Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar campus.
  • Participated in the “One-week Faculty Development Programme” organized by the Gujarat National Law University from 11th to 18st of May, 2017 on Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar campus.
Honours / Awards
  • As a “COACH” of the GUJARAT NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY TEAM, GANDHINAGAR (only the team from INDIA) in the ‘INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATION COMPETITION ON ACCESS TO FOOD’ from 27th of June to 1st of July, 2011 held in COPENHAGEN by the Copenhagen University Faculty of Law (DENMARK).
  • As a “COACH” of the GUJARAT NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY TEAM, GANDHINAGAR (only the team from INDIA) in the ‘INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATION COMPETITION-PROTOCAL ON CLIMATE CHANGE’ from 7th of March to 9th of March, 2009 held in COPENHAGEN (DENMARK).
  • As a Resource Person, for the ‘Infotech Law’ certificate course classes jointly conducted by the K.L.E Society's Law Academy, Belgaum and International Institute of Information & Technology Law, Bangalore.
  • As a Resource Person, he delivered two lectures on the topic, ‘Jurisprudential Perspective on Real Estate’ as a part of Certificate Course on Real Estate Laws Practical Issues and Challenges organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 16th of April, 2014.
  • As a Resource Person, he delivered four lectures on the topics, ‘Theories of Law and Concepts of Law’ as a part of Special Lecture Series on UGC NET and SET Examination  organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar  during 22nd -23rd of August, 2015.
  • As a Resource Person, he delivered four lectures on ‘Jurisprudence’ as a part of Special Lecture Series on UGC NET and SET Examination organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar during 16th of January-20th of January, 2017.
  • As a Resource Person, he delivered four lectures on ‘Jurisprudence’ as a part of Special Lecture Series on UGC NET and SET Examination organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar during 31st of July-5th of August, 2017.
  • Pioneer in conducting the First National Level “Pentagram” at Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar, Gujarat in the month of March, 2013.
  • Pioneer in conducting the Second National Level “Pentagram” at Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar, Gujarat in the month of February, 2014.
  • Pioneer in conducting the “First National Law Fest” (Moot Court, Legal Quiz and Essay Competition) at B.V. Bellad Law College Belgaum in the month of February, 2006 under the banner of KLE Society's Law Academy.
Visiting Faculty/Guest Lectures/Keynote Address
  • Worked as visiting faculty in Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar Gujarat
  • Worked as visiting faculty in KLE Society's Engineering College, Belgaum, Karnataka
  • Worked as visiting faculty in RL Science College, Belgaum, Karnataka
  • Worked as visiting faculty in Lingaraj Arts and Commerce College, Belgaum, Karnataka
Other Accomplishments
  • Convener –Student Activities Committee, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • Co-Chief Examiner: Examination Committee, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • In-charge: LL.M. Recruitment Committee, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • Coordinator: Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) Online Programme
  • Member: Academic Curriculum Committee, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • Member: Examination Committee, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • Member: Student Disciplinary Committee, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • Member: Moot Court Committee (Played a key role in organizing the First GNLU International Moot Court Competition), Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • Member: Library Committee, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • Member: Recruitment Committee, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
  • Member: Alumni Association, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
Personal / Family Details
  • Wife: Varsha F. Sakkarnaikar  
  • Daughters: Aadhya and Aadvi