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About the HPNLU National Conference on Right to Education and New education Policy, 2020

Education is the fundamental human right and is important for the exercise of rights. It promotes individual freedom & empowerment and yields the development benefits. Education is the powerful tool by which the economically & socially marginalized adults and children can lift themselves out of poverty and participate fully as citizens. National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 majorly focuses on learning which is the need of the hour. The HPNLU national conference will be held through an online platform.


The HPNLU National Conference invites papers from academicians and practitioners from fields as diverse as jurisprudence, advocacy and judiciary, academics, policy framers on any of the following themes:

a. Right to Education to children from 6 to 14 years.

b. Evaluation of National Education Policy, 2020.

c. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009: a journey so far.

d. Judicial approach vis-a-vis right to education.

e. Impact of covid 19 on right to education and virtual teaching.

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission: 19th November, 2020.
Date of Conference: 21st November, 2020

Submission Guidelines

Well written complete papers accompanied with an abstract in 250-300 words may be sent to latest by the 19th of November, 2020. Word limit of papers is 4000-7000 words. Authors of selected papers will be intimated accordingly. Event schedule and other details will be provided to selected speakers and presenters in due course. Paper should be written in Times New Roman: Font 12, spacing 1.5. For footnoting ILI pattern should be followed. Selected papers shall be allowed to make a presentation via webex online platform for the HPNLU National Conference.

Submit your papers at:

Contact Details

Mr Santosh Sharma : +91-  9968649149 Email id:


Mr. Arun Kumar : 7876134894 Email

About the organizer

The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla was established by an Act of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in the year 2016 (Act 16 of 2016). In the four years of its foundation, HPNLU, Shimla has seen tremendous growth and has undertaken a good number of innovative measures to enhance the academic potential of its faculty members, students and research scholars. Led by the visionary scholar of law, the Vice-Chancellor Professor (Dr) Nishtha Jaswal, the University has been very proactive in organising a series of events encompassing a wide spectrum of socio-legal issues. Despite the spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown, HPNLU, Shimla has been at the forefront of using digital platforms to raise awareness about issues as far spread as Fundamental Duties, Reproductive Rights of Women, Human Rights and Access to Justice etc.


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[Call for Papers] HPNLU National Conference on “Right to Education & National Education Policy 2020”

Nov 19, 2020
Hosted by:
HPNLU, Shimla
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