Dr. Naveen Kumar

Law Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

B. Com, LL.B, LL.M, Ph.D (Law)

Areas of Interest/Specialization: 

Corporate Laws, Public Health Laws, Education laws, Comparative Constitution, Judicial Process, Environmental Laws, Human Rights, Customary Laws and Cyber laws.

Experience: 

  1. As an advocate with United Chambers of Law, a reputed Corporate Law Firm in New Delhi from -2003 till 3rd August 2004.
  2. Amity Law School, New Delhi, affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh IndraPrastha University, New Delhi from 4th August 2004 till 11th Jan 2006.
  3. Assistant Professor in the Department of Law, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong from 12th January 2006 till date.

Total UG teaching experience:15+ years
Total PG and PhD teaching experience:5+ years

Phd Awarded/Supervised:

Registered Scholars                :           3
LL.M Dissertation(s) Supervised:       5

Administrative responsibilities undertaken:

I. Admission Committee:

  1. As a member of Admission Committee for admission of students to the B.A.LL.B (Hons), LL.M and Ph.D Programmes for the session 2018-19.
  2. As the Convener of Admission Committee for admission of students to the B.A.LL.B (Hons) Programme for the session 2015-16.
  3. As a member of Admission Committee for admission of students to the LL.M Programme for the session 2015-16.
  4. As a member of Admission Committee for conducting interview of Ph.D applicants for the session 2015-16.
  5. As a member of Admission Committee for admission of students to the LL.M Programme for the session 2014-15.
  6. As a member of Admission Committee for admission of students to the B.A.LL.B (Hons) Programme for the session 2012-13.
  7. As the Convener of Admission Committee for admission of students to the B.A.LL.B (Hons) Programme for the session 2011-12.
  8. As a member of Admission Committee for admission of students to the B.A.LL.B (Hons) Programme for the session 2010-11.
  9. As a member of Admission Committee for admission of students to the B.A.LL.B (Hons) Programme for the session 2009-10.
  10. As a member of Admission Committee for admission of students to the B.A.LL.B (Hons) Programme for the session 2008-09.

II. Member of Board of Studies:

Sl.No. DEPARTMENT YEAR
1 Energy Engineering 2019 (for three years)
2 Law 2017 (for three years)
3 Environmental Studies 2014, 2015, 2016
4 Sociology 2013, 2014
5 Law 2010 (for three years)

III. Departmental Research Committee (DRC): As a member of DRC for scrutiny of proposal for Ph.D Programme (Department of Law) from session 2015-16 till date.

IV. Member of the School Board of Social Sciences with effect from 26th November, 2010 for a period of two years.

VI. Other Committees:

  1. Member of an Anti-Ragging Committee, NEHU, Shillong w.e.f. 20th April, 2018 for a period of two years.
  2. Member of the committee constituted to revise the syllabus of LL.M IV semester Paper Dissertation LLMC: 402 in 2017.
  3. As a Polling Officer in the conduct of NEHUSU Elections for the year 2016-17.
  4. As a Polling Officer in the conduct of NEHUSU Elections for the year 2015-16.
  5. Member of a Purchase Committee for the Department w.e.f. August, 2014 to August, 2015.
  6. As one of the Presiding Officers of the Election Committee for the conduct of NEHUSU Elections for the year 2014-15
  7. Member of the Audit Committee to audit accounts of the NEHUTA, Shillong for 2010-11.
  8. Member of the Departmental Committee constituted for the drafting of B.A.LL.B (Hons) and LL.M Course curriculum and regulations in 2008.

VII. In charge of the Department in absence of the Head of the Department from 10.01.2018 to 16.01.2018.


VIII. Nominated as a NEHU representative to the Governing Body of Khadar Doloi Law College, Jowai, West Jaintia Hills for a period of three years w.e.f. 18/8/2017.

IX. Nominated as a NEHU representative to the Governing Body of Tura Law College, Tura, West Garo Hills for a period of three years w.e.f. 04/9/2019.

IX. Inspection/ Visiting Team:

  1. As a member of the Visiting Team to Shillong Law College, Shillong (31st August, 2017)
  2. As a member of the Visiting Team to Khadar Doloi Law College, Jowai, West Jaintia Hills (24th March, 2017).
  3. As a member of the Inspection Team to Jowai Law College (23rd April, 2007).

Academic affiliations :

  1. Associate member of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi.
  2. Life member, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.
  3. Life member, North East India History Association, Shillong

Publications

Book:

  1. Naveen Kumar (2015) (eds.) Forest & Environment In India Law, History, Culture and Modern Approaches, EBH Publishers, Guwahati, ISBN: 978-93-83252-85-5.

Some of the recent publications:

Journals:

  1. Kumar Naveen (2018), History of Legislative Process: A Critical Appraisal of North East India, pp. 540-552. ISSN: 2349- 753X.
  2. Kumar Naveen (2017), Protection of Environment in Meghalaya and Role of the National Green Tribunal, Proceedings of North-East India Historical Association, pp. 303-314. ISSN: 2349- 753X.
  3. Kumar Naveen (2017), Corporate Social Responsibility under Companies Act, 2013: A Probe, Kashmir University Law Review, Vol. XXIV No.24, pp. 147-158. ISSN: 0975- 6639.
  4. Kumar Naveen (2017). Where are we Moving? Right to Education Act and its Various Amendments. Education India, pp. 137-160. ISSN 22782435.
  5. Kumar Naveen (2016), Right to Health: An Assessment of the Draft National Health Policy, 2015, Rajiv Gandhi University Research Journal, Vol. 15 No.2, pp. 61-71. ISSN: 2250- 2866.
  6. Kumar Naveen (2015) Trafficking of Children: A Study of Northeast India Proceedings of North East India History Association, 2015, Vol. 36, pp.434-447 ISSN 2349753X.
  7. Kumar, Naveen (2015), Right to Health Care in India: Problems and issues of its implementation, Indian Human Rights Law Review: Vol. 6. No.2, 277-291.ISSN 22307036.
  8. Kumar Naveen, (2015) Implementing Right to Education in India: Some Issues, Kashmir University Law Review, Vol. XXII No. XXII ISSN 0975-6639 pp.13-32.
  9. Kumar, Naveen (2014), Six Schedule to the Constitution and its Judicial Interpretation: Some reflections; Proceedings of North East India History Association, 2014, Vol. 35, pp. 537-549. ISSN 2349753X.

Book Chapters

  1. Kumar Naveen (2018), “Apradhik Nyay Pranali main Raj Bhasa ka Prayog tatha Adhunik Pradhyogiki”, in Dr. E. K. Dunai (eds) Sahithik Niband: Kuch Vichar Kuch Prasna, Yash Publishers and Distributors, Delhi, pp. 91-94. ISBN: 978-93-81633-28-8.
  2. Kumar Naveen (2015), Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development: Legal Perspective in Naveen Kumar (eds.) Forest & Environment in India Law, History, Culture, and Modern Approaches, EBH Publishers, Guwahati, Chapter No. 1, p. 1-18. ISBN 9789383252855.
  3. Kumar Naveen (2014), “Oppression and Mismanagement vis-à-vis Arbitration Agreement: An Inquiry”, in Arun Kumar Singh (eds.) Corporate Law and Governance, Regal Publication, New Delhi, page 247-270, ISBN 978-818484-373-6.

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars:

  1. Presented a paper entitled “Legislations in North East India: Lacking Socio-historical Perspectives in the 39th Annual Session of the North East India History Association held at Synod College, Shillong from 1st -3rd November, 2018.
  1. Participated and presented a paper on “Protection of Environment and National Green Tribunal: A Case Study of Meghalaya” in 30th Annual Conference of North East India History Association held at D.K. Girls College, Mirza, Guwahati on 2-4th October, 2017.
  2. Participated and presented a paper entitled “protecting Human Rights through Good Governance: The Role of Judiciary” in the International Seminar on Governance, Human Rights and Regional co-operation in South Asia: Opportunities and challenges of Globalisation” held on 19-20 April, 2017 jointly organised by UGC- Human resource Development centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of Kashmir Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar.
  3. Participated and presented a paper entitled “Better Health: Laws Versus Reality in Northeast India” in the National Seminar on “Transforming Rural Areas in North East India: Vision for future” held at NIRDPR-NERC, Guwahati during March 8-9, 2017.
  4. Participated and presented a paper entitled “The adjudication of Cyber Crimes in India: Some Issues and Concerns” in a National Seminar on “Cyber Laws: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” jointly organised by the Department of Law, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong& North Eastern Council, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Government of India, Shillong on 29th April, 2016 at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  5. Presented a paper in the National Seminar on the theme of “Emerging Paradigms of Human Rights: Issues, Challenges and Prospects”, organized by Dhubri Law College, Assam on 16th March 2016 on the topic of “Right to Emergency Health Care in India: A Human Right Approach”.
  6. Presented a Paper on “Protection of Indigenous Knowledge under Intellectual Property Rights: An overview”, in the National Seminar on “Indigenous Knowledge System for Sustainable Rural Development” organized by NIRDPR-NERC, Guwahati, from 18-19 January 2016.
  7. Presented a paper on: “Prevention of Trafficking of Children in India with special reference to North East Region: A Legal Perspective”, at 36th Annual Conference of North East India History Association,  organized by History Department, Mizoram University, Aizawl, on the 18th-20th November 2015.
  8. Presented a paper entitled “The Sixth Schedule of the Constitution and its Judicial Interpretation: Some Reflections” in the 35th Annual Session of North East India History Association, 10-12 Nov, 2014 at Gargaon College, Gargaon, Simalguri, Sivsagar Assam.
  9. Presented a paper in a Regional Seminar entitled “Education: To Whom and by Whom” organized by North East Regional Institute of Education Umiam, NCERT Shillong on Issues, Concern and Challenges in Implementing RMSA in North East Region on 12-14 Mar, 2013.
  10. Presented a paper entitle “Implementation of Compulsory Elementary Education and Human Rights of Children in India: A Legal Perspective” in the UGC Sponsored Two-days National Seminar on Securing Group Rights: Human Rights Experiences for Asia and Africa held on 7-8 Feb, 2012 organized by MMAL Academy of International Studies, Jamia Malia Islamia, New Delhi in collaboration with Policy Research Institute of African Studies Association of India.
  11. Presented a paper entitled “ Human Rights and Fundamental Rights in India” UGC Sponsored 7 days National Workshop on “Human Rights and Fundamental Rights” organized by Brajmohan Thakur Law College (Autonomous) Purnea under B.N. Mandal University, Madhyapura, Bihar held on 8-14 Jan, 2012.
  12. Presented a paper entitled “Protecting Human Rights of Children through Compulsory Elementary Education: Issues and Concerns” in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Human Rights in 21st Century: The Issues and Challenges organized by the Department of Law, University of Burdwan held on 30-31 July, 2011.
  13. Presented a paper entitled “Providing or Denying Education: A case of the Children belonging to different Socio-Economic Background” in the National Seminar on “Right to Education act: Its Prospect and Challenges” organized by North East Regional Institute of Education Shillong on March 7-9 2011.
  14. Presented a paper entitled “Environmental Issues and Developments in India: a Legal Perspective” in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Issues of Development and Change in Tribal Area of North East India” organized by Government College, Bomdela, Arunachal Pradesh in collaboration with the Buddhist Culture preservation Society, Bomdela during 28-30 Sept, 2010.
  15. Presented a paper entitled “Legal Protection of Indigenous Knowledge System: A Perspective for North East India.” Two days Regional Seminar on Traditional Knowledge System and Community Development in North East India organized  by North East Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirguli, Arunachal Pradesh on 18-19 Aug, 2007.

Any other:

Lectures Delivered:

  1. Delivered lectures on “Evolution and principles of International Environmental Law and State responsibility and Drafting Legal Documents” on 15th October, 22nd October, 29th October, 13th November and 14th November, 2018 during the Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) Certificate Course on Environmental Law (First Batch) sponsored by MoEF&CC, GoI.
  2. Delivered a lecture on Principle of Natural Justice and its applicability in Departmental Enquiry during the 4-day Module on Departmental Enquiry organised by the North-Eastern Police Academy w.e.f. 17th to 20th September, 2018.
  3. Delivered lectures on “Construction and Demolition Waste Management and Bio-Medical Waste Management: Legislative, regulatory and policy aspects” on 8th August, 2018 from 1100- 1200hrs and on 10th August, 2018 from 1600-1700hrs during the GSDP Course on Waste Management.
  4. Delivered a lecture in the Refresher Course on History of Theme of “Recent Trends in Historical Research: Eastern and North Eastern India from November 20 -10 December, 2017 on the topic of “Educational Rights and History in Education on 01/12/2017.
  5. Delivered lecture in the workshop on “Investigation of Financial Fraud and Corporate offences” organised by North Eastern Police Academy, Shillong from 24th-29th October, 2016 for police officers from all the state of the Country in the rank of DYSP-IGP on the topic of “Corporate fraud and offences under Companies Act, 2013” on dated 24.10.2016 from 1500-1630hrs.
  6. Delivered lecture in the workshop on “Investigation of Financial Fraud and Corporate offences” organised by North Eastern Police Academy, Shillong from 27th June-02nd July, 2016 for police officers from all the state of the Country in the rank of DYSP-IGP on the topic of “Corporate fraud and offences under Companies Act, 2013” on dated 28.06.2016 from 1500-1630hrs and on topic “offences relating to intellectual property and role of police” dated 29.06.2016 from 1000-1130 hrs.
  7. Delivered lecture to 42nd Basic Course Trainees in North Eastern Police Academy, Shillong to the newly recruited around 98 officers in the rank of Sub inspector and Dy.S.P(P) of eight north eastern States as well as from other part of Country on the topic of Research Methodology from 16/04/2016 to 19/04/2016 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM.
  8. Delivered a Lecture at the Workshop on the “Investigation of Financial Fraud and Corporate Offences” organized by North Eastern Police Academy, Meghalaya on the topic of “Corporate crime & Role of Police”, on 6th August, 2015.
  9. Delivered a Lecture at the Workshop on “Cyber Crime” organized by North Eastern Police Academy, Meghalaya on the topic of “Information Technology Act 2000 and Amendment 2008”, on 13th April, 2015.
  10. Delivered lectures as a Resource Person on the topic “Human Rights and Fundamental Rights” during UGC sponsored National Workshop on “Human Rights and Fundamental Rights” held from 8th to 14th January, 2012 at Braja Mohan Thakur Law College (Autonomous) (Under B. N. Mandal University, Madhepra, Bihar).
  11. Delivered a Two-days lecture as a Resource Person on the Topic: Orientation of KRPs of North East States on “Issues and Concerns in Operationalising Children Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009” in a Five-days Orientation Programme organized by North East Regional Institute of Education, NCERT Shillong on 20-21 Oct, 2011.
  12. Invited to deliver a lecture on “Brainstorming Session on “Right to Education and What it mean for the Society in general and for the North East in particular” on 11 May, 2010 organized by Group A Academic Staff Association by the North East Regional Institute of Education Shillong.
  13. Delivered lecture as a Resource person in the Programme orgnaized by North Eastern Hill University for the Workshop on “Kendriya Vishwavidyala May Rajbhasa Ke Pragami Prayog Me Adhunik Prodyogiki Ki Bhumika” on the Topic: Apradhik Nyay Pranali me Rajbhasha ka Prayog Tatha on 13th Apr, 2010 NEHU Shillong.

Participation Conferences/Seminars/ Workshops:

  1. Participated in Eastern Zone Regional Conference on “Waste disposal and Management on the 9&10th September, 2017 at Guwahati organized by National Green Tribunal, New Delhi.
  2. Participated in the International Conference on “Leveraging Innovation and Invention: Enhancing Competitiveness” organized by National Research Development Corporation, New Delhi on 13-14 Oct,  2008 at New Delhi.
  3. Participated in the National Workshop of Takniki Sabdawali orgnaized by Vaigyanik Tatha Takniki Sabdawali Ayog, Ministry of Human Resource Development in North Eastern Hill University, Shillong from 17/8/06 to 18/08/06.
  4. Participated in the workshop “WTO General Agreements on Trade in Services with Reference to Higher Education: Emerging Indian Scenario” organized by amity Centre on World Trade Organization of Amity Institute of Global Legal Education and Research on 23rd Apr, 2005 in New Delhi.
  5. Participated in Indraprastha Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India held on 29-30 Oct, 2004 at Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University, Kashmiri Gate Delhi.
  6. Participated in the SILF - Seminar on “Legal Aspects of Information Technology”, held on 9th October, 2004 at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre.