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Call for Entries: CEDM Newsletter – HPNLU Green Gazette [Volume 1, Issue 3 and 4]: No Fees, Submit by Oct 20

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About HPNLU

The Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU, Shimla), was established by the State Government in the year 2016, by an Act of the Legislature (Act 16 of 2016). The University started functioning on the 5th of October, 2016.

Located in the geographical terrains of the Himalayas, HPNLU, Shimla is the best place for study and learning in law, developing in students, understanding about the law and legal system, topographies of law-making, legal practice, and administration. 

About the Newsletter

The CEDM newsletter “HPNLU Green Gazette” endeavours to create a space that fosters independent academic thought, inculcate a culture of research and ignite conversations on matters of environmental jurisprudence and environmental values.

With the object of furthering discussion on environmental jurisprudence and values, the CEDM Newsletter welcomes submissions from students, academicians, law practitioners & every environmental cause enthusiast on a rolling basis.

Theme

The theme for Issue III: ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION IN INDIAN SUBCONTINENT

The theme for Issue IV: BIOWASTE MANAGEMENT

Contributors can further choose the subthemes related to the main theme of the respective issue to which they are contributing their write-ups.

Structure of Newsletter

The Green Gazette is a quarterly newsletter that consists of five parts:

  1. The Green Report: This section of the newsletter deals with articles that are in general related to the environment other than law.
  2. The Green Clause: This section deals with articles that are exclusively related to environmental law.
  3. The Green Column: This section deals with short writings which is a combination of both the legal and non-legal aspects of environmental issues.
  4. The Green Rhyme: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your poem writing skills related to environmental issues
  5. The Green Challenge: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your painting and photography skills related to environmental issues.

Submission Guidelines

  • The entries (short articles, columns, poems, paintings & photographs) must be the original work of the author(s) and must not have been sent for consideration at any other place for presentation or publication. The work should not be plagiarized.
  • Co-authorship up to two authors is allowed for the articles.
  • The short-articles/columns/poems must be submitted in an MS-Word document and painting/photographs must be submitted in .jpg/.png form.
  • The article must include a brief description of the author.
  • The copyright of the articles shall automatically transfer to CEDM-HPNLU, Shimla editorial board.
  • In relation to all the disputes, the decision of the editorial board shall be final and binding.

Specific Guidelines

The Green Report: This section of the newsletter deals with articles that are in general related to the environment other than law.

  • They prefer an article that is between 1000-1500 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the context so requires, and the quality is ensured.
  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing is to be maintained at Single.
  • All the relevant sources must be duly acknowledged and hyperlinked (as endnotes) in the text of the submission itself.

The Green Clause: This section deals with articles that are exclusively related to environmental law.

  • They prefer an article that is between 1000-1500 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the context so requires, and the quality is ensured.
  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing is to be maintained at Single. 
  • All the relevant sources must be duly acknowledged and hyperlinked (as endnotes) in the text of the submission itself.

The Green Column: This section deals with short writings which are a combination of both the legal and non-legal aspects of environmental issues.

  • They prefer an article that is between 500-750 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the context so requires, and the quality is ensured.
  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing is to be maintained at Single.

The Green Rhyme: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your poem writing skills related to environmental issues.

  • The submissions must be either in Hindi or English language only in the typed version in MS-Word format.

The Green Challenge: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your painting and photography skills related to environmental issues.

  • Paintings/Drawings (coloured) should be submitted in scanned versions in portrait mode (vertical). (in .jpg or .png format)
  • Photographs should be submitted in the vertical horizon. (in .jpg or .png format)

Certification

All the selected contributors will be provided with a certificate of publication by The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla.

How to Submit?

All the entries must be submitted through Google forms only.

For Issue 3, the submission link is here: https://lawc.to/topOK

For Issue 4, the submission link is here: https://lawc.to/ApsJR

ONLY ONE ENTRY PER AUTHOR IS ALLOWED FOR A SPECIFIC ISSUE. HOWEVER, ONE CAN SEND THE ENTRIES TO BOTH THE ISSUES SIMULTANEOUSLY.

Deadline: October 20, 2021.

Entries received after the abovementioned date will be considered for the next issue.

Contact Details

E-mail ID: cedm@hpnlu.ac.in

SIDDHARTH KUMAR: +91-8871790861 (Student Editor)

AAYUSH MISHRA: +91-8887900647 (Student Editor)  

(Contact via text or WhatsApp is preferred)

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