GNLU’s Workshop on Practice of Nuclear Liability, Compensation and Insurance [August 5-6, Gandhinagar]: Register by August 1


5th – 6th August, 2016


Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar under the aegis of GUVNL Research Fellowship on ‘Energy Law and Policy’ is organizing the workshop in collaboration with Nuclear Law Association, India, and TERI University, New Delhi

Aim and Objective

The aim of the Workshop is:

 To comprehend causes of nuclear accidents and incidents from a technical and regulatory perspective through the accidents in Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukushima and incidents in India.

 To understand the international law relating to nuclear liability, insurance and compensation and the changes that are being sought as part of modernization.

 To learn the legal and policy framework on nuclear liability and compensation in India.

 To know how insurance mechanisms are formulated, evolved and practiced; experiences from OECD, United States and India.

 To hear the voices of stake-holders consisting of operators, suppliers, vendors and the civil society


 Nuclear accidents and incidents

 Regulatory perspective of nuclear accidents and incidents

 Nuclear liability law in India: technical aspects of liability fixation

 Nuclear industry interaction on India’s liability and insurance law

 International law relating to nuclear liability, insurance and compensation

 United States Price Anderson Act and insurance mechanisms

 Indian Nuclear Insurance Pool

Resource Persons

 Dipankar Bandopadhayay, Partner, VERUS Advocates, Mumbai

 S K Chande, Former Vice Chairman, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board and Member of IAEA Committee on Fukushima

 Alak Chakraborty, Principal Administrative Officer, Legal Cell, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission

 R B Grover, Member, Atomic Energy Commission, India and Homi Bhabha Chair Professor, DAE

 Steven McIntosh. Chairman, IAEA International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability (INLEX)

 Bhaskar Pandit, Chief Engineer, Nuclear Power Corporation of India

 Anil Parab, Vice President, Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Business at Larsen & Toubro Limited

 Y Ramalu, Administrator, Indian Nuclear Insurance Pool & General Manager, General Insurance Corporation, India

 M P Ram Mohan, Associate Professor, TERI University & President, Nuclear Law Association

 Mark Tetley, Managing Director, Power, Nuclear & Construction division at Lloyd’s insurance broker Price Forbes & Partners

Who can apply?

Nuclear Industry, Suppliers & Vendors; Energy Consultants & Researchers; Lawyers; Media; Civil Society; Insurance & Re-Insurance Company. Students and Research Scholars.

Deadline for Registration

1st August, 2016


Friday, 5th August to Saturday, 6th August, 2016

Detailed schedule will be shared after the completion of registration process .

Participant Intake

Industry participant: 30

Students & Scholars: 30

Participation Fee

For industry participants: Working Professional or Nominees of the Company – INR 15,000 per person Nomination of minimum 4 participants from a Company – INR 10,000 per person (INR 40,000 for 4 participants)

For Students and Research Scholars: Ph.D. Scholars and Researchers – INR 7,000 Undergraduate students – INR 5,000 NLA Nominees – INR 5,000

For Non-Governmental Organizations: INR 7,000

Note: The participation fees for industry participants includes a stay at A.C. Guest House, while for others it includes a stay at our Non A.C. Guest House, both being on campus.

Registration Process

Step I: Pay the Registration Fee, click HERE.

Step II: Fill the Registration Form, click HERE.

For further details, click HERE.

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