Delhi Metropolitan Education Law School, Noida, organized The International Symposium on Remaking Criminology: Contemporary Insights from the Criminal Justice System in partnership with The Department of Policing, Criminology & Justice, University of East London, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Govt of Philippines, Indian Society of Criminology, Center for Studies in Victimology, TNNLU, and Center for Criminology & Forensic Science, HPNLU, Shimla. The two-day symposium was held on 17-18 March in hybrid mode. It witnessed an overwhelming response of participants with over 170 papers received and about 300 participants.

The aim of the symposium was to bring together leading academicians, researchers, practitioners, and students to exchange and share their experiences and research outputs on all aspects of Criminology, that is the criminal justice system.

The inaugural session was attended by Prof. Dr. P. S. Jaswal, Former VC, RGNUL Patiala, and Prof. (Dr.) Nishtha Jaswal Ma’am, VC, HPNLU Shimla, IPS Harish Chander, DCP, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Noida, and Mr. Pavel Khalashnyuk, Representative of the Ministry of Interior, Counsellor of the Embassy of Russia in India. There were around 200 participants in physically with over 300 joining online. The symposium received good wishes messages from the Hon’ble Home Minister, Mr. Amit Shah, Chief Minister of Delhi, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, Governor of UP, Ambassador of Sudan, and many others. The proceeds of the symposium are intended to be published as a dedicated journal listed in the UGC CARE.

 Dr. Nishtha Jaswal said that a Man is born good, and no one is born as the offender. Human beings ultimately need some norms in living society and Law and order is the best facility to prosper in the world. Dr. Jaswal threw light on the topics of Terrorism, Artificial Intelligence, and Cyber Crime concepts relating them to criminology by explaining how law is not static. DCP of Gautam Buddh Nagar. Noida, IPS Harish Chander shared his experience and the procedures followed as a police officer. He explained the concept of Veil of ignorance and Gandhian Philosophies. Director General of DME, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Bhanwar Singh also acquainted the audience with different aspects of crime and the subject of criminology.

Delhi Metropolitan Education also inaugurated the Domain Specific Value-Added Certification Courses for its 3 schools of law, media, and management, which aims to create a skill-enhancing environment bridging the gap between academia and industry requirement to keep pace with the requirements of the corporate world.

The program concluded with the valedictory session presided over by Prof. (Dr.) Anupama Goel, Professor, NLU Delhi. Overall, it was a successful two days of deliberations on criminology. 

The School Law of Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida Sector- 62, affiliated to GGSIP University in association with University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) organised a two-day Virtual International Symposium on “Deliberations on Rethinking the Environment: Sustainability in the Modern Era” on 25th and 26th March 2022. It aimed at re-evaluating the idea of sustainability and its effects on the conservation and protection of the global environment in the light of COP 26 held at Glasgow 2021.


First day of the International Symposium on Environmental Sustainability started off with the Inaugural ceremony, which was graced by the presence of the Chief Guest Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Member of Lok Sabha and the Founder of People For Animals, the guests of Honours was Prof. Dr. Nishtha Jaswal, Vice-chancellor of HPNLU Shimla and Dr. Antonietta Elia  Professor in University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. This was followed up by 8 technical sessions and ended with a Panel discussion on “Sustainability in a Dynamic World: Past, Present and Future”. A total of 86 papers were presented in the technical sessions. The panel discussion comprised of six resource persons namely Ms. Maartje Zaal, Green Office Movement Coordinator and SOS International, Denmark; Ms. Patricia Ricard, President, The Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute, France; Mr. Stéphane Jacques Henri Pouffary, CEO, ENERGIES 2050, France; Ms. Linda Wong, Honorary Advisor and Thematic Expert, CBCGDF, China; Mr. Naveen Mathur, CEO, Maithri Aqua Tech, India; Dr. R. S. Rawat, Scientist E, Biodiversity and Climate Change Division, Indian Council of Forest Research and Education, Dehradun, India.


Second day of the conference (i.e. 26th March 2022) started off with the Panel Discussion on “Community Resilience: A Modern Day Approach Towards Sustainability.” The Dignitaries present in the panel discussion were Dr. Debapriya Dutta, Advisor/Scientist in Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; Ms. Cecile Guidote- Alvarez, Director, Earth savers, UNESCO Dream Centre Earth Savers Movement, Mr. Vincent Martinez, President of Architecture 2030, New Mexico, USA; R.Sreedhar, Managing Trustee, Environics, Mr. Anurag Bajpai, Director, Greentree Global, Prof. (Dr.) Nuzhat Parveen, Former Dean, Jamia Millia Islamia.


The Symposium drew its curtains with the Valedictory Ceremony which was graced by the presence of its Chief Guest, Prof. (Dr.) Priti Saxena, Director, Centre of PostGraduate Legal Studies, B.R. Ambedkar University, Lucknow, the Guest of Honors was Mr. Ranjan Chatterjee, Former Expert Member, National Green Tribunal, New Delhi and Ms. Gayatri Raghwa, Environment Education Consultant, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)



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National Conference 2021 on Artificial Intelligence and Law : A Close Interface


The National Conference on Article 370, themed upon the journey of article 370 from its genesis to its terminus was held on 24th January, 2020. The event attracted nationwide participation with a total of 61 participant registrations. A total of 36 presentations and 48 participants marked their presence to facilitate fruitful discussion on the topic via projection of their respective ideas based upon the theme.


The conference inaugural ceremony had Dr. Viney Kapoor Mehra, the Vice Chancellor of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat as the Chief Guest. Dr Viney started her lecture posing some questions to Prof Dr Afzal Wani who spoke before her with his speech focusing on the concept of liberty. She further spoke about a part of history where the Kashmiris were alleging that they are forcefully converted to Islam. She spoke about the period before 1947 in Kashmir. The book containing the selected articles published as a part of the conference proceedings was then released. An hour-long inaugural session concluded on a positive note with the students in the audience getting a balanced intellectual input from both viewpoints.