Call for Papers: National Seminar on Environment and Ecology [Nov 29]; Submit Abstracts Oct 30

A National Seminar on Environment and Ecology: Contemporary Issues, Challenges and Future Perspective is being organised by Geeta Institute of Law on November 29, 2014.


Environmental law is a collective term describing international treaties, statutes, regulations, and common law or national legislation that operates to regulate the interaction of humanity and the natural environment, toward the purpose of reducing the impacts of human activity.

We use the term environment to describe, the Plant’s life – support system for us and for all other forms of life. In effect, the environment is the sum-total of solar capital and earth capital. It also includes the thing created by humans. Environment now extends far beyond the bounds of the local environment, thus it is the intimate enclosure of the individual or a local human population and the global domain of the human species.

Ecology as a discipline is focused on studying the interactions between an organism of some kind and its environment. No doubt, development is the need of time but not at the cost of human survival. The environmental needs, protection, and its degradation is correlated with development. Development becomes meaningless if human survival becomes tough on earth.

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The National Seminar on “Environment and Ecology: Contemporary Issues, Challenges and Future Perspective” is being organised to focus attention on the new emerging issues relating to environment and how to tackle them.


Session I: Environment & Human Rights Issues

Session II: Sustainable Development

Session III: Environmental policies, laws and legislations

Session IV: Public Interest Litigation and Environmental Law

Session V: Role of NGO’S/ Media to Protect Environment


I. Abstract:

The abstract should not exceed 300 words and must be accompanied by a cover page stating the following:-
a. Sub-theme
b. Title of the Paper  Name of the author(s)
c. E-mail address
d. Postal address and
e. Contact Number

II. Full Paper:

1. The paper should not exceed 4000 words (exclusive of footnotes)
2. Co-authorship is permitted with a maximum of two authors only.
3. In case of co-authorship at least one author must attend the seminar to present the paper.
4. In case a student is presenting the paper of the faculty members shall be allowed only if they have co-authored the paper.
5. The main text should be in Times New Roman with font size 12 and spacing of 1.5.
6. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single spacing.
7. One inch margins on all sides should be maintained.
8. Citation style: Blue Book.
9. The paper must be accompanied with the scanned copies of the filled in Registration form, DD details, cover page, the details of which are mentioned in the abstract guidelines.
10. All submissions must be the author’s original and unpublished work. Plagiarized submissions will be disqualified.

Method of Submission:

All submissions for the seminar have to be electronically mailed with the subject column as ‘Submission – abstract/full paper’ as the case may be and bearing the name (s) of the author(s) as the file name, only at the following e-mail address:

Important Dates:

Submission of Abstract: 30th October

Confirmation of Abstract: 5th November

Submission of Full paper: 20th November

National Seminar 29th November

Last date of Registration 15th November

Registration Fee

For Academicians/Professionals : Rs 700/- per delegate

For Research Scholars & Students : Rs 400/- per delegate

On-Spot Registration (Cash) : Rs 800/- per delegate

Payment Details

The Demand Draft is to be drawn in favour of “Geeta Institute of law, Panipat” payable at Samalkha.


1. Mr. Sandeep Saini, Conference Secretary, (M)+91-9466406535

2. Miss. Gareema Ahuja, Conference Secretary, (M)+91-8397056632

More information relating to submission and Registration can be accessed HERE.

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