Faculty Profile

Dr. Deepak Kumar Chauhan
Associate Professor
Centre for Environmental Law
School of Legal Studies and Governance
Central University of Punjab
Bathinda- 151001
Email Id: drdeepakkumarchauhan@gmail.com
Mobile: +91-9872746869/9760791721

 
Education :
(B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., (UGC-NET), LL.D.)
Experience :
Institution Position Period Role
Central University of Punjab, Bathinda Assistant Professor 22nd-March 2011 onwards Teaching and Research
M.M. University, Mullana Lecturer 26th –November 2009 to 21st– March 2011 Teaching and Research
C.C.S. University, Meerut Lecturer July 2005 to November 2009 Teaching
Teaching Assignments :
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Research Methodology and Legal Writing
  • Cyber Law and Governance
  • Law and Social Transformation
  • Biological Diversity and Legal Order
  • Historical, Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Environmental Law
  • Principles of Legislation and Interpretation and Constitutional Law and New Challenges.
Research Projects :

Ongoing

  • Working on a Research Project funded by UGC on entitled “Impact of Laws and Policies to prevent and regulate Pollution form Agriculture Residue Burning: A study of Bathinda District in Punjab”.
  • Working on a Research Project funded by Central University of Punjab, Bathinda on entitled “Impact of Laws and Policies to prevent and regulate Pollution form Paddy Residue Burning: A study of sub division Talwandi Sabo of District Bathinda in the state of Punjab”.
Professional Recognition /Awards/Scholarship :
  • ‘Yong Scientist Award’ in 2011 by the Society for Environment and Development (India), PCRA, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India for research excellence on “Sustainability of Fresh Water Resources: Legal and Institutional Mechanism in India”.
  • Prize in College in LL. B.
  • Prize in Moot Court Participation in LL. B.
  • 1st Position in Hindi Subodh Exam
Area specializations/Research Interest :
  • Constitutional Law and Governance, Criminal Law and Environmental Law & Governance
Publications :

Reasearch Papers

  1. “Role of the Mechanism under the Water Act to Control the Water Pollution from India: An Evaluation” published in Sundries Research Mechanism-An International Multidisciplinary Refereed Research Journal.
  2. “The Problem of Illegal Migration from Bangladesh into Assam: An Analysis” published in Bhatner Socio-Legal Journal.

Book Chapters

  1. “Environmental Human Rights and Public Trust Doctrine: Indian Experiences”  published in an edited book on “Rule of Law and Human Rights in India” Essays in the memory of Justice H R Khanna to be published by the Universal Law Pub.<
  2. “Green Economy: An Action Oriented Agenda for Sustainable Development” published in an edited book on “Environment and Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges published by the Keshav Publication, Ghaziabad."
  3. “Empowerment of Women for Sustainable Development” published in an edited book on Declining Sex Ratio published by Mata Gujri College, Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab in the year 2013.
  4. “Hindu Religious and Ethical Consciences” published in an edited book on Environmental Issues: Spiritual Solutions published by GSSDGS Khalsa College, Patiala.

  5. “Role of Urbanization and Environment Protection in Context to Sustainable Development” published in an edited book on Urbanization and Environment published by Dr Paramjit Singh & Keshav Publication, Gaziabad, U.P., in the year 2014.
Workshop/Conferences :

Attended

  1. Participated in the ‘International Conference on Current Developments in Air and Space Law’ jointly organized by the National Law University, Delhi & International Foundation for Aviation, Aerospace and Development Held on 13-14 November at N L U, Delhi.
  2. Presented a paper entitled “Special Provisions for the Protection of Women: International, Regional and National Framework” in National Seminar on ‘Right to Equality: Emerging Trends’ sponsored by Dean Students Welfare, M D University Rohtak on 26-27 November 2010 at M D U, Rohtak, Haryana.
  3. Presented a paper entitled “Agriculture in India: Some Issues and Challenges” in the National Seminar organized by M M Institute of Management, Mullana on February 18, 2011 at MMU, Mullana (Ambala), Haryana.
  4. Presented a paper entitled “Effects of Climate Change: Environmental Policy and Laws on Agriculture Protection” in National Seminar on ‘Environment Protection and the Law’ sponsored by ICSSR N. W. Regional Centre, Chandigarh on February 26-27, 2011 at M D U, Rohtak, Haryana.
  5. Presented a paper entitled “Constitutional Safeguards for Women Empowerment in India” in the National Seminar on ‘Women Empowerment in India’ organized by Geeta Institute of Law and Education, Karhans, Samalkha, Panipat on March 12, 2011 at Geeta Institute of Law and Education Panipat, Haryana.
  6. Presented a paper entitled “Sustainability of Fresh Water Resources: Legal and Institutional Mechanism in India” in the National Conference on ‘Recent Trend in Environment and Development’ organized by Society for Environment and Development (India) and supported by Petroleum Conservation Research Association, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India at HAPPRC, H N B Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand.
  7. Participated in National Seminar on Environment and Health on September 27, 2011 organized by the Central University of Punjab at Central University of Punjab, Bathinda.
  8. Presented a paper entitled “Agriculture Structure and Climate Change: Some Challenges & Policy Framework” in National Seminar on ‘Environment Development and Human rights’ at Shri Govind Singh University Inderprasth Delhi on dated 19-20 Jan 2012.
  9. Presented a paper entitled “Bio-Medical Waste & Policies in India” in National Seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Law and Social Justice’ at Dept. of Law G N D U Amritsar on dated 4-5 Feb 2012.
  10. Presented a paper entitled “Ethical and Cultural Policies for the protection of Environment in Hindu Religion” in National Seminar on ‘Environmental Pollution and the Sustainable Development: Statutory Realities, Social Chaos and Scientific Challenges’ at Dept. N. M. Law P. G. College, Hanumangarh Town (Rajasthan) on dated February 25-26, 2012.
  11. Presented a paper entitled “Environmental Management: Hindu Religious and Ethical Consciousness” in Interfaith National Conference on ‘Environment Management’ held on 24th March 2012 at GSSDGS Khalsa College, Patiala.
  12. Presented a paper entitled “Empowerment of Women for Sustainable Development” in National Seminar on ‘Discrimination against Girl Child in Northwest India’ organized by Department of Geography, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab on dated April 25, 2012.
  13. Presented a paper entitled “The Problem of Illegal Migration from Bangladesh into Assam: An Analysis” in National Seminar on ‘Emerging Dimensions of Law in the 21st Century’ organized by Department of Laws, GURU NANAK DEV UNIVERSITY, AMRITSAR on dated September 27, 2012.
  14. Presented a paper entitled “Green Economy: A Tool to Achieve the Goal of Global Environment Sustainability” in International Seminar on ‘Economic, Social and Environmental Challenges of Globalization’ organized by Department of Economics, St. Bede’s College Shimla in collaboration with Indian Economic Association, new Delhi on dated 5-6 October, 2012.
  15. Presented a paper entitled “Legal Aid and Its Legislative Measure in India: An Analysis” in National Seminar on ‘Emergence of Modern Society: Role of Law’ organized by Department of Law, Punjabi University, Patiala on dated 03-04 November, 2012.
  16. Presented a paper entitled “Environmental Sustainability: The Emerging Discourse of Judicial Activism in India” in National Seminar on “Population, Environment and Sustainable Development in India: Issues and Challenges’ organized by Department of Geography, CCS University Meerut and Sponsored by ICSSR, December 22-23, 2012.
  17. Presented a paper entitled “Redressing Women Rights Violations: Dimensions of Contemporary Social Movements in India” in National Seminar on “Violence Against Women’ organized by Department Law and Economics, Himachal Pradesh University Shimla, August 21-22, 2013.
  18. Presented a paper entitled “Socio-Legal Dimensions of Environment Protection in the 21st Century: An Analysis” in 1st International Conference of Association of Punjab Geographers on “ Disasters, Natural Resource Management and Socio-economic Development” organized by Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India, October 4-5, 2013.
  19. Presented a paper entitled “Impact of Right to Education in Enhancing Women’s Capabilities in India: An Analytical Study” in First South Asian History Conference organized by Department History, Punjabi University Patiala, October 25,26 & 22, 2013.
  20. Presented a paper entitled “Role of Urbanisation and Environment Protection in Context to Sustainable Development” in a seminar on ‘Urbanisation and Environmental Changs in India’ organized by Dept. of Geography, Meerut College Meerut, March 29-30, 2014.
  21. Presented a paper entitled “Sustainable Development and Agriculture Land management Laws in India” in a seminar on ‘Urbanisation and Environmental Challenges in India’ organized by Dept. of Geography, Meerut College Meerut, March 29-30, 2014.
  22. Presented a paper entitled “Legitimacy of Judicial Law Making in Respect of Directive Principles And Fundamental Rights” in a seminar on ‘Judicial Activism vis a vis Judicial Restraint’ organized by Baba Farid Law College Faridkot, April  5, 2014.
  23. Presented a paper entitled “Social-legal Dimensions of Environmental Crisis in India: Issues and Challenges for Social Work Practice” in a seminar on ‘Social Work Practice: Scope and Challenges in Present Context’ organized by Dept. of Social Work Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra, HR, November 14-15, 2014.
  24. Presented a paper entitled “Reflection on Women’s Rights as Human Rights in India: An Evaluation” in a seminar on ‘Uniform Civil Code’ organized by N.M. Law P.G. College, Hanumangarh Town (Rajasthan), December 13-14, 2014.