Call for Proposals & Delegates: NITI Aayog & NUJS, Kolkata IMW Business-Mediation Summit [Win Internships+Certificates]: Submit by Dec 5


IMW Business-Mediation Summit


Indian Mediation Week is a student run pan India, mediation awareness campaign, in collaboration with ODRways, in furtherance of Government’s vision to promote mediation in India. The campaign is supported by Ministry of Law and Justice Government of India, and Hon’ble Justice Madan Lokur, Supreme Court Mediation and Conciliation Project Committee.

In the last one year, the Indian Mediation Week campaign has spread to 102 cities across India and directly sensitized more than 2,00,000 people about the benefits of mediation. IMW has launched the first of its kind online platform, Mediation Embassy, where you can track the level of mediation awareness in each city.

In order to prevent commercial disputes from getting caught in complicated procedures of the court, IMW is organizing Business-Mediation Summit in all four metro cities of India:

  1. Kolkata (10th December 2018), at National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. 10 AM- 2 PM
  2. Chennai (12th December 2018), at Madras Managment Association, 10 AM- 2 PM
  3. Mumbai (14th December 2018), at IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 10 AM- 2 PM
  4. Delhi (15th December 2018), at PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 10 AM- 2 PM
What will you witness in the Summit?

The highlight of this event is going to be the  “Start Smart Awards” in collaboration with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, Government of India. The aim is to recognize the top 3 startups each from 4 zones of India, North, South, West, and East.

The award ceremonies of the zones will be held in Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi respectively. The top 3 startups from each zone will be provided incubation support by AIM, NITI Aayog, Government of India.

The aim is to sensitize the startup industry and the MSMEs with better dispute resolution practices and management tools. There will be two panel discussions in each summit:

  1. How to make doing business easier?
  2. How to make solving disputes easier?

The target audience for this event includes Startups and MSMEs and the guest list for the event will include CEOs, Industrialists, MNCs, Banks, Traders associations, lawyers, mediators, Law Firm Partners,  arbitrators, judges, ADR centers across India etc.

Call for Delegates for the IMW Business-Mediation Summit:
  • Interested Law students;
  • Lawyers;
  • Academicians in the field of Law; or
  • Any interested person

Can attend any one of the Business-Mediation Summit  (Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi or Chennai) and find out how mediation is changing the way commercial disputes are being resolved in India.

How to Register?

Interested law students and lawyers can fill registration form here.


5th December 2018, 23:59 hours.

Call for Proposals to Improve Access to Justice:


  • Interested Law students;
  • Lawyers;
  • Academicians in the field of Law; or
  • Any interested person

Can submit their proposal to improve access to justice in India.

Registration Procedure
  • Kindly submit your proposals at by 5th December 2018.
  • The subject of the mail needs to be “Proposal- Business-Mediation Summit- Name of the city you want to take part in (Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi or Chennai)“.
Submission Procedure

Word limit can range from 500-1000 words.

(Please note that there are no rules with respect to style, structure or format.)

Awards & Recognition: Certificate of Achievement & Assured Internships
  • After a screening process, the top 3 proposals  for each Business Mediation Summit (Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai) will be decided by the Jury constituted by National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and they will be awarded a Certificate of achievement and a one-month Assured Internship in 2019 (corporate law firm, litigation etc) at the respective Business-Mediation Summit.
  • Each proposal sent will get a certificate of participation from National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and NITI Aayog Government of India.

5th December 2018, 23:59 hours.


If there are any queries, feel free to get in touch with

Akshetha Ashok +91-9620606424;

Avnish Singh +91-7903629219;

Pranjal Sinha +91-8337030883;

Anshuman Panigrahi +91-9778888779;or

Rohit Sharma, +91-8697581888 or

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