SOLANKI, Rajat (Dr.)

SOLANKI, Rajat (Dr.)

Asst. Professor of Law

Email: rajatsolanki@nluo.ac.in
Contact:+91 671 2338014 – 2338017, Ext. 5034

Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Law (National Law University Odisha) 2021
  • UGC-NET (June, 2012)
  • LL.M. (National Law School of India University) 2012
Research Interests:
  • Insurance Laws
  • Banking Laws
  • International Arbitration
  • Competition Laws
  • Corporate Laws
Subjects Taught:
  • Insurance Laws
  • Banking Laws
  • International Arbitration
  • Competition Laws
  • Corporate Laws
Brief Biographical Note: Dr. Rajat Solanki is working as an Assistant Professor of Law (Senior Scale) at National Law University Odisha. He started his teaching career from NUSRL Ranchi in the year 2012 and joined National Law University Odisha as an Assistant Professor of Law in July 2013. He has several publications to his credit. Presently, he is offering courses on Insurance Laws, Banking Laws and International Commercial Arbitration.
Articles:
  • 2020: Book Review: ‘Navin Chawla, Every Vote Counts: The Story of India’s Elections’, (2020) 7 NLUO Law Journal
  • 2019: ‘A Perspective on Access to Financial Services as a Human Right’ (2019) 4 Human Rights Law Journal
  • 2019: Book Review: ‘Kristi Holsinger, Teaching Justice: Solving Social Justice Problems through University Education’ (2019) 6 NLUO Law Journal
  • 2018: ‘Human Right to the Environment in Indian Context’ (with Nidhi Chauhan) (2018) 3 Human Rights Law Journal
  • 2018: ‘Public Policy and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards’ (2018) 5 NLUO Law Journal
  • 2018: ‘Racial Discrimination faced by people of North-Eastern States of India: A Comment of Karma Dorjee v. Union of India’ (with Nidhi Chauhan) (2018) 2 Human Rights Law Journal
  • 2017: ‘Corporate Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility of Corporations: A Critique from Climate Change Perspective’ (20170 4 NLUO Law Journal
  • 2016: ‘Best Interest & Welfare of A Child vis- a-vis Custody Cases’, (2016) 3 NLUO Law Journal
  • 2016: ‘Comment on Indrani Wahi v. Registrar of Co-operative Societies’, (2016) NLUO Student Law
  • 2016: ‘Corporate Responsibility to respect Human Rights’ (with Nidhi Chauhan) (2017) 1 Human Rights Law Journal
  • 2015: ‘Warranties generally and implied warranty of seaworthiness in Marine Insurance’ (2015) 27 Insurance Law Journal (Australia).
  • 2014: ‘Director General’s Power under the Competition Act, 2002 with special reference to Investigation’ (2014) 3 International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Business Environment Perspectives
  • 2014: ‘Conflicts between Trademarks & Geographical Indications’, (2014) 1 NLUO Law Journal
Book Chapters:
  • 2021: ‘Zero Hunger: The Right to Food, Food Waste and the Sustainable Development Goals’ in S.K. Nanda (ed), 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (The Law House)
  • 2019: ‘Jungle and Justice: Evaluation of Forest Rights Act’ in S.K.Nanda (ed), Tribal Rights & Right of Indigenous People (The Law House).
  • 2018: ‘Anti-Money Laundering and KYC: An RBI Perspective’ in B C Nirmal (ed), Combating Corruption: Black Money and Money Laundering Issues & Challenges Ahead (Satyam Law International)
  • 2017: ‘Right to Information – A Tool to Combat Corruption’ (with Nidhi Chauhan) in S K Nanda (ed), Right to Information Act: Implementation and Challenges (OJR Publishing Co.)
  • 2016: ‘The New Regime of Mergers & Amalgamations’ in P K Das (ed), Companies Act 2013, Beginning of a new era, (Manav Prakashan)
E-Content and Presentation:
  • 2017: Anti-Corruption Laws in India, Substantive Criminal Law in UGC e-Pathshala (Law).
  • 2016: Hurt, Grievous Hurt & Acid Attack, Substantive Criminal Law in UGC e-Pathshala (Law)
  • 2016: Conspiracy, Substantive Criminal Law in UGC e-Pathshala (Law)
  • 2016: Abetment, Substantive Criminal Law in UGC e-Pathshala (Law)
  • 2016: Corporate Criminal Liability, Substantive Criminal Law in UGC e-Pathshala (Law)
  • 2015: Law as an outcome of Statehood: Positivism, Advanced Jurisprudence in UGC e-Pathshala (Law)
Conference/Seminar Presentations:
  • 1. Resource Person in National level Residential Training Programme on “Advance Course on Right to Information Act, 2005 and Modern Management Practices” organized by National Productivity Council, Chandigarh (Under DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India) at Puri (Odisha) from 27-30 January, 2020.
  • 2. Resource Person in Government of Odisha supported Workshop on Consumer Laws, NLUO, Cuttack, October 24, 2019
  • 3. Participated and Presented Paper titled “Child Rights and the Law – A Critical Analysis” in National Conference on Child Rights-Issues and Challenges, M.S. Law College, Utkal University, Cuttack, 9th March, 2019.
  • 4. Resource Person in UNDP-GEF-NLSIU supported Regional Workshop on Biodiversity Laws, NLUO, Cuttack, February 8-9, 2019
  • 5. Participated and Presented Paper in National Seminar on Rights of Elderly Persons in India: Legal Issues and Remedies, P.G. Department of Law, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 16th March 2018
  • 6. Participated and Presented Paper as Resource Person in National Seminar on Cyber Crime & Cyber Security, M.S. Law College, Utkal University, Cuttack, February 28, 2018.
  • 7. Participated and Presented Paper in National Seminar on Trafficking in Women & Children in India, University Law College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, January 19-20, 2018.
  • 8. Participated and Presented Paper in “National Seminar on Human Rights & Challenges”, M.S. Law College, Utkal University, Cuttack, April 7, 2017
  • 9. Participated and Presented Paper in “National Conference on Tribal Rights and Rights of Indigenous People”, M.S. Law College, Utkal University, Cuttack, March 29, 2017.
  • 10. Participated and Presented Paper in National Seminar on Environmental Protection: Socio-Legal Issues & Challenges, P.G. Department of Law, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, March 25-26, 2017.
  • 11. Participated and Presented Paper in National Seminar on Role of Media in Protection of Human Rights, University Law College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, March 18, 2017.
  • 12. Participated and Presented Paper in 39th All India Criminology Conference on Criminological Challenges in the Contemporary Era, National Law University Odisha, September 22-24, 2016.
  • 13. Participated and Presented Paper in “National Conference on Right to Information”, M.S. Law College, Utkal University, Cuttack, 27-28 February, 2016
  • 14. Participated and Presented Paper in “National Conference on Right to Education”, U.L. College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • 15. Participated and Presented Paper in National Seminar on Insurance, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, November 29-30, 2015.
  • 16. Participated and Presented Paper in “National Seminar on Tribal Rights”, NUSRL Ranchi, May 23-24, 2015.
  • 17. Participated and Presented Paper in National Seminar on Combating Corruption, Black Money and Money Laundering, NUSRL Ranchi, May 8-9, 2015
  • 18. Participated and Presented Paper in “National Colloquium on Legal Research and Methodology”, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT, Kharagpur November 1 & 2, 2014.
  • 1. Participated in One Week Faculty Development Programme on “Law and the Vulnerable” organised by Karnataka State Law University, Hubbali from 18th to 25th August, 2020.
  • 2. Successfully Completed One Week Online Training Programme on “ICT Tools for Teaching, Learning and Administration” organised by Department of Electronics and Communication, University of Allahabad from 4th to 10th August, 2020.
  • 3. Successfully completed ARPIT Course for Career Advancement Scheme(CAS) promotion “Online Refresher Course In Law” conducted by Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad, February 16, 2020
  • 4. Co-ordinated the “CCI-NLUO Competition Advocacy Workshop” organised by Centre for Competition Law and Policy, NLU Odisha in collaboration with the Competition Commission of India, February 22, 2020.
  • 5. Participated in Five-Day Training the Trainers Workshop on “UNDP-GEF Project: Strengthening Human Resources, Legal Frameworks and Institutional Capacities to Implement the Nagoya Protocol” from 12th to 16th February, 2018 held at National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, in association with United Nations Development Programme, New Delhi.
  • 6. Participated in ‘Orientation Programme’ organised by UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 24th November, 2017 – 21st December, 2017.
  • 7. Participated in Three day workshop on “Professional Development Programme on Teaching, Learning with Technology with MOOC Moodle Platform” organised by NLU Odisha in association with National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, November 20-22, 2017
  • 8. Participated in National Seminar on “Competition Law: Problems and Prospects” organised by School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar and Competition Commission of India, 10th November, 2017.
  • 9. Participated in Three day workshop on “Development of Self Learning Materials for Teachers” organised by NLU Odisha in collaboration with Staff Training and research Institute of Distance Education, IGNOU, New Delhi, May 8-10, 2017
  • 10. Participated in 2nd International Conference on ‘Role of Media in Democracy’, organised by Xavier University Bhubaneswar, November 25-26, 2016.
  • 11. Co-Chaired Session on Mergers & Acquisition, 1st National Conference on Emerging Trends of Corporate Law, October, 2016.
  • 12. Participated in Workshop on Competition Law & Assessment, jointly organised by NLUO, Cuttack & Competition Commission of India, October, 2016
  • 13. Course Co-ordinator, GIAN Credit Course on Corporate Governance in India by Professor Umakanth Varottil (Associate Professor - National University of Singapore), National Law University Odisha, September, 2016.
  • 14. Participated in GIAN Credit Course on Corporate Governance in India by Professor Umakanth Varottil (Associate Professor - National University of Singapore), National Law University Odisha, September 19-24, 2016.
  • 15. Participated in Capacity Development Programme on Corporate Laws, National Law University Delhi, June 13-18, 2016.
  • 16. Participated in Workshop on Teaching and Research for Globalised Professional Legal Education, School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, February 10-12, 2016.
  • 17. Participated in 2nd International Conference on ‘Role of Media in Democracy’, organised by Xavier University Bhubaneswar, November 25-26, 2016.
  • 18. Co-Chair, Session on Mergers & Acquisition, 1st National Conference on Emerging Trends of Corporate Law, October, 2016.
  • 19. Participated in Workshop on Competition Law & Assessment, jointly organised by NLUO, Cuttack & Competition Commission of India, October, 2016
  • 20. Participated in Capacity Development Programme on Corporate Laws, National Law University Delhi, June 8-13, 2015.
  • 21. Participated in International Conference on Renewing the Maritime Trade and Civilisational Linkages, Bhubaneswar, March 20-22, 2015
  • 22. Panel Speaker in Capacity Building Programme on “Expanding Horizons of Law & Agriculture”, CORAL, National Law University Odisha & IMAGE, Govt. of Odisha, February 14, 2015
  • 23. Participated in National Seminar on "Judiciary, Democracy and Tradition: An Evaluation (With Special Reference to Human Rights)”, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, February 5, 2015.
  • 24. Attended “Certificate Course on Competition Law and Market Regulation”, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, November 14 to 16, 2014.
  • 25. Participated in National Workshop on “Cyber Law & Cyber Forensics”, ACRDTCLF, National Law School of India University, Bangalore & National Law University Odisha, September 7, 2014.
  • 26. Participated in Faculty Development Programme on “Corporate Governance Issues”, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, March 29, 2014.
  • 27. Attended “Fourth Winter Course on Trade and Investment Law”, Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, December 16 to 20, 2013.
  • 28. Participated in Faculty Development Programme on “Corporate Social Responsibility”, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, March 23, 2013.
  • 29. Participated in National Seminar on “Economic Reforms, Economic Liberalisation and FDI”, National University for Study & Research in Law, Ranchi, February 9 & 10, 2013.
  • 30. Participated in “Faculty Orientation Program and Workshop”, National University for Study & Research in Law, Ranchi, December 26 to 30, 2012.

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