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Chiradeep Basak

National Law University and Judicial...
Joined September 2020
Interests: Environmental Justice
After completing my Master of Laws in 2013, I joined Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (MHUPA) Chair on Urban Poor & the Law, NLSIU as Research Officer. Thereafter I started his academic career as an Assistant Professor of Law at NLSIU in 2014. With this modest foundation, my academic journey continued with several Enviro-Legal Research Projects under the auspices of several agencies such as Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Environmental Law Institute, Washington D.C, University Grant Commission etc. I was an Assistant editor for NLSIU’s Journal of Environmental Law, Policy & Development. I am the co-editor of National Law University Assam’s Law and Policy Review since 2015. I have also organized and participated in several capacity building programs, seminars, workshops, consultations & International Summer Schools for Nordic students at Law School. I was an Erasmus Mundus visiting faculty at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands. My research interests revolve around several facets of Environmental Law and International Human Rights Law. I am a member of World Council on Environmental Law, IUCN since 2016. He was the principal coordinator and researcher of the legislative drafting project for World Bank and Inland Water Transport, Government of Assam. The proposed draft bill was further enacted as The Assam Inland Water Transport Regulatory Authority Act on 15th November, 2018 by Assam Legislative Assembly. Presently, I am working as an Assistant Professor of Law at NLU, Assam. I am also the Coordinator of NLU, Assam's Centre for Environmental Law, Advocacy & Research (CELAR) and member of Academic Council. I hold diploma in percussion and painting. I enjoy cycling, cardio training and cooking.
My Academic Distinctions:
European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Fellow for Networking and Mobility Actions for Sustainable Technology and Environment in India at Groningen University, The Netherlands;
Awardee of MHRD Sponsored Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Program Grant;
Nominated for Linneas Palmes Fellowship, KTH Sweden;
Recipient of Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Chair Student Researcher Fellowship at NLSIU.

Total teaching experience:
Research experience (2013-present)
Teaching experience (2014-present)

Area of specialization: Human Rights Law, Environmental Law.
I am sure this network will further extend the horizon of academic endeavors.

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