ICDT 2018

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National Law Institute University, Bhopal

The National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU), was established by the Rashtriya Vidhi Sansthan Vishwavidyalaya Adhiniyam, by an Act No. 41 of 1997 enacted by the Madhya Pradesh State Legislature. NLIU is recognized by the University Grants Commission and the Bar Council of India. 

The VISION of NLIU is to become one of the best centers of legal education, training and research in the world. The MISSION of NLIU is to develop and nurture the intellect for the betterment of the nation and humanity through Law and Justice. The OBJECTIVES of the NLIU inter alia, are to contribute to the national development by instilling a sense of responsibility among her students, while simultaneously cultivating in them spirit of intellectual freedom, qualities of leadership, imaginative power and clarity.

NLIU has been designing and delivering courses with a view to enhance the ability and capacity of the students, members of the faculty and other participants in avoiding and resolving problems under the framework of law. (For more details visit  https://www.nliu.ac.in/)

Rajiv Gandhi National Law University of Law, Punjab

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The Act incorporated a University of Law of national stature in Punjab, thereby fulfilling the need for a Centre of Excellence in legal education in the modern era of globalization and liberalization. RGNUL started functioning from its Headquarters-Mohindra  Kothi, The Mall, Patiala w.e.f. 26 May 2006. The University acquired approval of the Bar Council of India (BCI) in July 2006. The University also got registered with the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi under Section 2(f) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and has been declared fit to obtain grant from the (UGC) under Section 12-B of the UGC Act, 1956. (For more details visit www.rgnul.ac.in )

Indian Law Institute

Indian Law Institute (ILI) was founded in 1956 primarily with the objective of promoting and conducting legal research. The objectives of the Institute as laid down in its Memorandum of Association are to cultivate the science of law, to promote advanced studies and research in law so as to meet the social, economic and other needs of the Indian people, to promote systematization of law, to encourage and conduct investigations in legal and allied fields, to improve legal education, to impart instructions in law, and to publish studies, books, periodicals, etc.   Hon'ble Chief Justice of India is the ex-officio President of the Institute. The Union Minister of Law & Justice is its Ex-officio Vice-President. The Attorney General for India, some Judges of the Supreme Courts and High Courts, Solicitor General of India, Chairman, Law Commission and University Grant Commission and other prominent lawyers and law professors etc. are the members of the Governing Council.

The Energy and Resources Institute

The Energy and Research Institution is a independent, multi-dimensional organization, with capabilities in research, policy, consultancy and implementation. TERI is termed as innovators and agents of change in the energy, environment, climate change and sustainability space, having pioneered conversations and action in these areas for over four decades.

TERI believe that resource efficiency and waste management are the keys to smart, sustainable and inclusive development. It works across sectors is focused on various isssues like:-

  • Promoting efficient use of resources across sectors
  • Increasing access and uptake of sustainable inputs and practices
  • Reducing the impact on environment and climate

Tresearch, and research based solutions have had a transformative impact on industry as well as communities. We have fostered international collaboration on sustainability action by creating a number of platforms and forums. We do this by translating our research into technology products, technical services, as well as policy advisory and outreach.

Headquartered in New Delhi, we have regional centres and campuses in Gurugram, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Mumbai, Panaji, and Nainital. Our 1200-plus team of scientists, sociologists, economists and engineers delivers insightful, high quality action-oriented research and transformative solutions supported by state- of-the-art infrastructure. (For more visit http://www.teriin.org/)

Association of Indian Law Libraries 

Association of Indian Law Libraries (AILL) is a pioneering effort of National Law University Delhi to connect librarians working and Libraries of National Law Universities, Courts of Judicature, Law Libraries of other law Universities, Legal Departments and Ministries.  The prime objective of the association is to prepare a platform to the member librarians and libraries for grooming law libraries and law librarianship in India. AILL would support development of sound legal information system on the basis of free access to law movement around the world for efficient information supplementation to academicians, professionals and policy makers.  The Association would also support and encourage for the development of national and international legal information policies and regulations for free access to legal information on a worldwide basis through policy statements and scholarship. The Association would also develop curriculum for short term diploma programmes to boost efficiency and better work performance among law and social science librarians. 


he year 1933 happens to be the most significant year in the history of Library and Information Science in India. It was September 13, 1933 when Indian Library Association was formally formed at the First All India Library Conference at Calcutta.   Indian Library Association since its inception has provided a wide variety of services and programs to its members and also others, who seek technical support or advice. The three components, namely The Council, The Executive Committee and the Sectional Committees are responsible for Policy making and the execution of the Programmers of ILA.  The Broad objectives of the Association at the time of its inception were defined as:
  • Furtherance of the library movement in India;
  • Promotion of the training of librarians; and
  • Improvement of the status of librarians.
  • Promotion of research in library science; and
  • Co-operation with international organisations with similar objectives.
The 1970 amendment to ILA constitution added following four more objectives:
  • Publication of Bulletins, Periodicals, Books etc., which tend to the realization of the objects of the association;
  • To assist the establishment of libraries, Documentation & Information Centers and facilitate their working
  • To promote promulgation of appropriate library legislation in India; and
  • To do all such things to help achieve above mentioned objectives.