One Day Workshop on Biodiversity Law at Amity University, Kolkata

Participation is restricted to institutions within the State of West Bengal only.

 Deadline: 31st January 2019

I. About Amity

“Amity University” is a multi-campus private (non-profit) research university in India established by an Act of Uttar Pradesh legislature formed by Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, President of the Amity Group of institutions and Founder of Ritnand Balved Education Foundation. Amity University Kolkata is yet another landmark project by the Amity Group to revolutionise the Indian Higher Education sector by providing globally bench marked, research and employment oriented education as per the vision of our Founder President Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan.

At Amity University, Kolkata, more than 42, UGC recognized UG and PG degrees under 23 different specialized schools are offered. With students from multiple disciplines like Law, Media & Communication, Fashion & Design, Computer Science, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality, Management, Engineering, Economics, Social Sciences, Architecture, Biotechnology, and Applied Sciences.

II.About Amity Law School

Amity Law School was established under the aegis of Amity University, Kolkata, began its journey in 2015 with its flagship programmes, B.A.LL.B.(H) and B.Com.LL.B.(H) of five years duration (approved by the Bar Council of India) and LL.M. (Business Laws) of one-year duration. Within completion of two years, two more undergraduate courses were further approved by the Bar Council of India namely, BBA., LL.B.(H) and LL. B. (H) of five years & three years duration respectively.

III.About Amity Institute of Environmental Science

Amity Institute of Environmental Science was established under the banner of Amity University Kolkata with its programme B.Sc Environmental Science (H) of the three-year degree course. It has well-equipped laboratories and also has collaboration with West Bengal Forest and Wildlife Department, West Bengal Biodiversity Board, West Bengal Department of Environmental Science and many other industries.

IV.About the Workshop

India is one of the ‘mega-diversity’ countries of the world. The Indian Parliament legislated the Biological Diversity Act in 2002, which formulated a comprehensive legal framework. Apart from the Act, we also have the Biological Diversity, 2004 (Rules), the Green Tribunal Act, 2010 and the Access and Benefit Sharing Guidelines, 2014 (Guidelines) that are in consonance with the Convention on Biological Diversity. Biodiversity in India is under constant threat due to various reasons such as habitat loss and degradation, over-exploitation of resources, pollution and climate change. There is a need to protect, conserve and ensure sustainable use of these resources.

The workshop will make an awareness campaign for our society. It would effectively cover the role of the National Biodiversity Authority, State Biodiversity Board, the relevance and importance of Biodiversity Act, steps to be followed by Intellectual Property implication with special attention in the recent trend in judicial approach.

V. Call for Delegates

Interested Law students can attend the workshop on a first come first serve basis by filling the Google Form or by scanning the QR Code. 

A confirmation Mail will be sent along with confirming the registration along with the programme details.

Each delegate will get an e-certificate of participation from Amity University, Kolkata & West Bengal Biodiversity Board.

Participation is restricted to institutions within the State of West Bengal only.

 Deadline: 31st January 2019

Link to Register: CLICK HERE 


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

Dr. Amrita Saha

Mob: 9830535722


Mr. Jayanta Ghosh

Mob: 7584961170


Looking forward to your wholehearted participation in the workshop!

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