Call for Paper:

RGNLU’s Working Paper Series (SALE)– III on the Universal Basic Income in India.

Submit by Sep 15.

About SALE

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law is a National Law University located in Patiala, Punjab, India. It was established in 2006 by the Punjab Government as a university dedicated to the field of Legal Education. The first vice-chancellor of the University was Gurjit Singh.

The School of Agriculture Law and Economics (SALE), a centre of excellence at RGNUL, has been established with an objective of providing a platform for multidimensional analysis pertaining to research on economics and law, with special emphasis on legal, social, political and cultural paradigms.

Call for Papers

The School of Agriculture Law and Economics (SALE), Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab invites original contributions for the Working Paper Series – III on the Universal Basic Income in India. The aim of the Working Paper Series is to provide an analytical perspective on the working and feasibility of the concept of UBI in India.

Theme, Sub Themes:

The sub-themes may include but are not limited to the following sub-themes:

  • Fiscal costs
  • Population coverage
  • Resources for financing
  • UBI as a means of Social Security
  • Legal challenges

The working papers containing the workability of UBI and/or suggestive alternatives to UBI shall be preferred.

The concept note is attached with the brochure for facilitating a better understanding of the concept of UBI.

The contributions received shall be selected/shortlisted on the basis of analytical content, originality and contribution to the existing body of literature available. The compilation of the selected contributions shall later culminate into a book published with an ISBN number.


Contributions are invited from Students, Scholars, or Academicians pursuing any degree or course from any recognized University. (Co-authorship is permitted up to 2 authors).

Submission Guidelines

  • The contribution may expand up to 5000-8000 words (including footnotes).
  • Research methodology shall be in conformation with Harvard Bluebook, 20th Ed.
  • The contribution may include graphs, pictures, tables etc. as deemed appropriate.
  • Plagiarism would be strictly checked and would lead to disqualification of submission.

The content format:

  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12 pt size
  • Line spacing: 1.5
  • Footnotes: 10 pt size

The body of the e-mail must specify the name(s) of the author(s) along with the following details:

  • Title of the paper
  • College/Institute/University
  • Programme enrolled and year of study
  • Email address and contact number

The paper must be attached in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ and ‘.pdf’ format.

Submission Deadline:

The papers must reach via e-mail to [email protected] with the subject “SALE Working Paper Series Submission” on or
before 15 September 2019, 11:59 P.M.


There is no separate Registration fee. Contributors may send their papers via email at [email protected]on or before the last date of submission.

Contact Details

For any more queries, please write to us at [email protected]

Student Coordinators

Ms. Bhawna Gera: +91-78373-99643

Mr. Uday Agnihotri: +91-98150-92215

For the brochure click here

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