Centre For Post Graduate Legal Studies

Research Overview

JGU’s faculty members and students undertake research through its schools, research centres, and institutes. Research is funded through external or internal grants, or are self-funded. To date, our researchers have undertaken projects with public, private and non-profit organizations based in India and across the globe on issues ranging from public policy, urban planning, and intellectual property rights to energy security, agrarian policy, and civil society. A selection of these research projects, both completed and ongoing, is described below to highlight our domain areas of experience and expertise.

Standardization and Innovation in the ICT Sector

The Indian government has launched two ambitious, complementary initiatives designed to transform India into a global manufacturing and technology hub —‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’. APJ Abdul Kalam, the …

Abolishing the Death Penalty

This study was undertaken by the Centre for Human Rights Studies (CHRS) in collaboration with the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre, the Human Rights Law Network, and the Centre …

Sub Regional Human Rights Mechanisms

In December 2011, a Knowledge Sharing Workshop on “Sub Regional Human Rights Mechanisms” was organized in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation in …

Global Health and Human Rights Database

CHRS is a research partner with the Global Health and Human Rights Database, a free online database of law from around the world relating to health and human rights. It …

Right to Vote

Deeply concerned about impediments which hamper the exercise of the right to vote, the CHRS undertook a study with a view to documenting the inadequacies in the present system. The …