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Dr. Ravindra Kumar Singh

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Assistant Professor (Visiting)

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. Electronics Contracts, Emerging Areas of Contract Law and Constitutional Law

Prof. Ravindra Kumar Singh is a full time faculty-member at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat (India). He has done his graduation and post-graduation in Law from the University of Allahabad. He has earned his Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Law from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. The title of his thesis is: ‘Conception of Contracts in the Era of Information Technology: A Critical Study and Appraisal of the Diverse Aspects of Electronic Contracts’.

He has over seven years of teaching experience. His areas of research include electronic contracts, other emerging areas of the Contract Law, and Constitutional Law. He has designed and/or introduced courses like, ‘E-Contracts and International Contracts’ and ‘Advanced Contracts (Evolving Jurisprudence in Contract Law)’ at GNLU.

He has participated and presented research papers/ articles at various reputed National and International Seminars/Conferences, and has written research papers/articles on diverse aspects of the Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Legal Education, Human Rights, etc.

In recognition of his competency, integrity, efficiency, and commitment towards the GNLU Vision, he has been conferred with the ‘Excellent Faculty Award’ by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, for the year 2009-2010.

As a Resource Person/Visiting Faculty, he has delivered lectures at various premier institutes, such as, the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA, New Delhi), the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT, Gandhinagar), Gujarat Police Academy (Karai, Gandhinagar), the School of Law, Nirma University (Ahmedabad), Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute (Ahmedabad), etc.

As a DAAD Visiting Professor, under Faculty Exchange Programme, he has delivered lectures on ‘An Introduction to the Indian Constitutional Law and the Indian Contract Law’ at the Faculty of Law, University of Cologne, Germany (15 May 2013 – 31 May 2013). For this exchange programme, he received a grant from DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst), i.e. the German Academic Exchange Service.

Dr Singh is a Life Member of the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), the Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies (ICPS), All India Law Teachers Congress; and an Associate Member of the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL).

He was the Project Convenor of Swarnim Gujarat Project on Speedy Disposal of Backlog of Cases, a research project to study the causes for the backlog of cases and to put forth pragmatic and workable recommendations for the reduction of such cases in the subordinate courts of Gujarat.  He was the key instrumental in drafting the Report titled, ‘Blue Print for Reducing the Backlog of Cases from the Subordinate Courts of Gujarat’ of the said research project. He is also the Project Convenor of another project, Effectiveness of Government Measures for the Reduction of Court Cases, which has been awarded to Gujarat National Law University by the Legal Department, Government of Gujarat.

As a Visiting Faculty, he has been associated with Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management (AIIM) since its inception. At AIIM, he teaches courses on ‘Legal Aspects of Infrastructure Business I & II’ and ‘Contract Management’.