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Environmental Law

Environmental Law

The Centre for Environmental Law of Institute of Law envisages a journey towards the Environmental sustainability and equability. The Centre was established on 17th August 2013.

The centre aims to create environmental sensitivity among the students, society and different stakeholders.  It aims to promote and encourage research in the field of environment to bridge the gap between the law, policy and their implementation in society, to achieve the social justice by encouraging protection of the right to environment. It also emphasises on spreading awareness among the people about their fundamental duty to protect the environment.

  • The Centre for Environmental Protection aims to serve as a nodal centre in the field of Environmental Law by promoting, encouraging and initiating research related to the different environment related issues including analyzing the various laws along with factual reality related with environmental protection. To achieve this aim the centre will emphasis and focus on the following areas:
  • Analysing public policies and their implementation in the field of environmental law.
  • To collaborate with the different stakeholders for research and environment awareness.
  • To promote, support and assist education and personal training program designed to enhance environmental information processing and utilization capabilities.
  • To coordinate with students and faculty participation in the environmental studies program that has connected and collaborative learning as a central goal.
  • Along with research activities, the centre proposes to conduct various theme based activities on Environment protection and sustainability and it will work in coordination ECO CLUB of the Institute.

The centre aims to achieve the the objectives with R.A.A.E.T. approach Implementation of objectives: An approach R.A.A.E.T.

  1. Research activities;
  2. Awareness initiatives;
  3. Advocacy for Environment protection;
  4. Environmental Education; and
  5. Training in the field;
Name Designation
Dr Madhuri Parikh Head
Dr Parna Mukherjee Co-Head
Mr Abhinav Kumar Co-Head
Ms Swati Mawandiya Co-Head
Dr Neerajkumar Gupta Co-Head
Pranathi G Chairperson
Vanshika Agarwal Vice-Chairperson
Harshil Jain Secretary
Sayali Telang Joint-Secretary
Shreyanshi Animesh Additional-Secretary
Aayushi Bhargava Student Member
Mohammed Sadiq Student Member
Meenakshi Manish Student Member
Anvesha Agrawal Student Member
Aum Patel Student Member
Rahul Kumar Student Member
Nikita Patidar Student Member
Tanisha Rai Student Member
Himanshu Kumar Student Member
Jahnavi Verma Student Member
Mark Reuben Student Member
Sneha Student Member
Yashi Saraf Student Member
Katyayini Rana Student Member
Tanvi Singh Student Member
Mehak Nema Student Member
Ananya Arora Student Member
Bhoomi Choudhari Student Member
Bhumika Agrawal Student Member
Vaishnavi Sharma Student Member
Mr Kush Tanvi
Ms Sheetal Shrimali
Ms Shikha Tripathi
  • The Research activities are promoted by the centre though following approaches
  • Organising National and International conferences, seminar and moot court competition on the topics related to Environmental law and allied areas
  • Promoting students to write research papers in this area
  • Promoting students to do research project work in the courses related to Environmental Law
  • Promoting faculty participation in paper presentation, publication and taking research projects and consultancies in the area of environmental law
  • Publication of journal once in a year with ISSN number since 2016
  • Promoting UG and PG dissertation on topics related to environmental law and sustainable development goals.
Project Title Start Date Completion date Project Cost Sponsoring agency Name of the Investigators
Consultancy project:

Preparation of Ready Reference Handbook on the Coastal Regulation Zone for Gujarat Ecology Commission


July 2013 March 2014 Rs. 2 lakhs Gujarat Ecology Commission Dr.Madhuriparikh
Consultancy project:

Empirical study on: Issues related to CZR and implementation aspects in the state of Gujarat

July 2013 May 2014 4.75 lakhs Gujarat Ecology Commission Dr.Madhuri Parikh
Major project

A Study on Public Participation in Environmental Decision making Process in Gujarat with Special Reference to Environment Impact Assessment Process.

8th  July 2019 On going 10 lakh Impress-ICSSR Dr. Madhuri Parikh,

Dr. Bishwa Kalyan Dash

  • Gujarat Ecology Commission
  • Paryavaran Mitra, NGO
  • Gopal Foundation and TILA
  • Gujarat Pollution Control Board
  • ICSSR IMPRESS [for the ongoing project]

Centre for Environment Law
Institute of Law, Nirma University
Sarkhej – Gandhinagar Highway,
Post : Chandlodia, Via : Gota
Ahmedabad-382 481
Ph.No: 07971652821