Prof Balraj Chouhan to be first VC of Jabalpur Natl Law varsity

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 May 2018 10:40:28


Staff Reporter
JABALPUR

Professor Balraj Chouhan has been appointed as first Vice Chancellor of the National Law University to be opened in Jabalpur. The second Law University of the State would be named as Dharmashastra National Law University. In order to bring the National Law University on ground and to start academic and administrative functioning appointments of Registrar has already been done. Taking a step ahead the MPHC has appointed Professor Balraj Chouhan as new Vice Chancellor of the Dharmashastra the second National Law University in Madhya Pradesh.Principal Registrar (Vigilance) of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued orders pertaining to appointment of Professor Balraj Chouhan as first Vice Chancellor of Nation Law University.
According to the information the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the National Law University Jabalpur, Professor Balraj Chouhan is recipient of Dr. Kumarappa Reckless Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of Criminology Research. He is associated with different research and academic works in different university since last three decades.


Professor Chouhan is Director of Amity University, Lucknow. Earlier he had served as Vice Chancellor of the Dr. Rammanohar Lohia National Law University and NLIU, Bhopal. He is also Member of Uttar Pradesh Law Commission and UP State Legal Service Authority, Members and Executive Member. He is also member of Shastri Indo Canadian Institute, New Delhi. According to the information the functioning of National Law University at Jabalpur proposed to be initiated from coming month of July. Now with appointment of Registrar and Vice Chancellor to bring Law University in functioning administrative and academic works would be initiated on priority.


It may be mentioned that the University would be operated in the premises of the Bharat Ratan Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar Telecom Training Institute, Jabalpur. Soon inking of an agreement between BRBRAITT and National Law University would be held in this regard.
Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued orders pertaining to appointment of Registrar and Vice Chancellor of the National Law University Jabalpur hence it run under the supervision of MPHC. Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, Justice Hemant Gupta would be the Chancellor of Law University.