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Centre for Environment and Disaster Management

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Centre for Environment and Disaster Management

DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES OF THE CENTRE

        Centre for Environment and Disaster Management (CEDM) is a specialized Centre, established by Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla, for conducting socio-legal research in the field of environment protection & disaster management, and to assists the governments in making better laws and policies. 
        The Centre aims to serve as a research and training center in the field of environmental law and policy. It further aim to initiate and promote regional, national as well as international collaboration, fund-raising for environmental cause. 

The centre intends to achieve the following objectives:
  • To inculcate environmental awareness and sensitivity about the various environmental related issues among the various stakeholders;
  • To impart comprehensive knowledge in environmental law and policy;
  • To impart knowledge on disaster management and also conduct Studies/Researches on disaster management;
  • To develop understanding on key environmental issues relating to national and international importance;
  • To develop practical skills to facilitate effective implementation of environmental laws;
  • To upgrade the competencies of various professionals about the environmental issues and its protection;
  • To conduct various theme based activities on the protection of an environment and sustainability.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Dr. Girjesh Shukla, Associate Professor         Director
Dr. Chandreshwari Minhas                           Coordinator
Dr. Ambika Harish                                      Co-ordinator
Mr. Anirudh Sood (Research Associate)         Member 


Student Coordinators
  1. Nishant Goel (B.A. LL.B. 8th Sem)
  2. Nikhat Jamal (B.A. LL.B. 8th Sem)
  3. Kavach Kashyap (LL.M. 2nd Sem)
  4. Aniket Singh (B.A. LL.B. 4th Sem)

RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERWAY AND FUTURE PROJECTS/PLANS
  • By and Office Order No. HPNLU-B(15)-92(R.O.)/2019-365 dated December 14, 2019 a project is assigned to the Centre for Environment and Disaster Management to prepare a research note, to be submitted to the Hon’ble Chancellor. 
  • The term of reference includes (i) Encroachment of forest land and its regularisation, (ii) Illegal felling of trees and penal provisions thereof. The Centre has already submitted a preliminary report titled as “THE MULTIPLICITY OF FIRST INFORMATION REPORTS: SOME REFLECTION” to the office of Chief Justice, High Court of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Centre has notified a National Environment Conclave scheduled to be held on June 05, 2020.
 
CONTACT US
Director
Centre for Environment and Disaster Management
Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla
16 Miles, Shimla-Mandi National Highway, Ghandal, Shimla, H.P. 171014 

Email-
cedm@hpnlu.ac.in 

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