SOAS University of London

Workshop Schedule

Regulation and Management of Groundwater in the Age of Climate Change: Need for Legal Reforms in 
10 April 2015
TimePresentation
9:30-9:45amRegistration
9:45-10:15am

Welcome address and introduction

  • Prof. Ranbir Singh, Vice Chancellor, NLU Delhi
  • Prof.GS Bajpai, Registrar, NLU Delhi
10:15-11:15am

I. CONTEXT AND PROJECT FOCUS

Chair: MS Vani

11:15-11:30amTea/Coffee
11:30-1:30pm

II. GROUNDWATER GOVERNANCE AND REGULATION ISSUES 

Chair: Prof Amita Singh, JNU

1:30-2:15pmLunch
2:15-3:00pm

III. WATER AND GROUNDWATER GOVERNANCE 

Chair: Prof Amita Singh, JNU

  • Dr AP Singh, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi: Legal Perspectives on Water Resource Management
  • Dr Deepak Vyas, Department of Botany, Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, M.P: Groundwater – Problems and Solutions
3:00-4:00pm

IV. YOUNG SCHOLARS FORUM – GROUNDWATER GOVERNANCE AND REGULATION

Chair: Dr Bharti Kumar, NLUD
Discussant: Dr Stellina Jolly, South Asian University

  • Prakash Sharma, PhD Scholar, Delhi University & Shashi Kant Yadav, Assistant Professor, School of  Law, GD Goenka University: Water, Climate Change and Food Security in India: Need of a comprehensive policy approach
  • Supriya Singh, PhD Scholar, Delhi University: Rational Irrationality: Socio-political Aspects of Groundwater Governance
  • Ramandeep Singh Sidhu, Research Scholar, Centre for Environmental Law, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda: Groundwater Rules and Institutions: A Case Study of Groundwater Irrigation in Punjab

 

4:00-4:15pmTea/Coffee
 

Chair: Dr AP Singh, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

  • Ms. Taniya Malik , PhD Scholar, Delhi University: Analysis of water law instruments in India with a focus of its potential to address the challenges posed by climate change
5:15-5:30pm

V. NEXT STEPS AND CLOSING REMARKS 

  • Prof. GS Bajpai, Registrar, NLUD & Prof. Philippe Cullet, SOAS, London