Niti Manthan Winter School and Online Internship

Niti Manthan Winter School and Online Internship Program, 2021: Apply by April 4

About Niti Manthan

Niti Manthan is an initiative to motivate and inspire young students on various socio-legal themes and to guide them traverses the righteous path throughout the endeavour of their personal and professional lives. By having a direct interaction and by the exchange of views with experienced legal minds and researching, conceptualizing and correspondingly reporting according to the selected avenue given below.

The think tank, Niti Manthan currently functions in the areas of Research, Legal blogs, Internships, E-classes, Young Leaders for Legal Literacy Program, Research Centers on Medical and Health Law, Environmental Law, International Criminal Law & Psycho-Legal Studies, Workshops, Certificate Courses and Lecture Series.

About the Internship Program

The research projects being undertaken during Niti Manthan Winter School and Online Internship Program, 2021 would be under the following heads:

Environment Law and Policy (CELRA)
Legal History

CELRA

The Centre for Environmental Law, Research and Action is committed to creating possibilities for student inclusivity in environmental policymaking. In pursuance of this goal, we run monthly student internship programmes that aim to introduce our interns to various fundamental aspects of environmental law and policymaking.

CELRA is Calling for Applications for research interns for a research study on the Model Bill for The Conservation, Protection, Regulation and Management of Groundwater, 2016 and how it can be adopted in the State of Karnataka. The scope of this research is to study the provisions laid down in detail.

This study will also examine the ‘Draft National Water Framework Bill of 2016’ to study the differences and similarities in sections with the 2016 Model Groundwater Bill. Researchers will additionally examine the relevant groundwater and water consumption laws of Karnataka.

The objective of this study is to propose to relevant stakeholders and policymakers the adoption of a sustainable and efficient groundwater framework that is just, equitable and wary of the looming water crisis prevalent in the country.

Eligibility Criteria: A regular student or practising professional of law, environmental policy, or related fields.

Selection Criteria: For the first round of shortlisting, CV’s and writing samples will be considered. It will be followed by a group discussion interview round.

Legal History and Criminal Trials

To analyse the historical Criminal trials in India, in order to understand the functioning of the criminal justice administration system during the colonial era. Judgments from 1860 until 1947 shall be perused in the study. It will be an interesting amalgamation of history, politics and law–an area not much explored in academia.

Eligibility Criteria: A regular student or practising professional of law, sociology, political science.

Selection Criteria: For the first round of shortlisting, CV’s will be considered. It will be followed by a group discussion interview round.

How to Apply?

Interested students and researchers may submit their updated CV along with a writing sample (in case of CELRA Only– to be uploaded in the same pdf having the CV) at https://nitimanthan.in/blog-posts/blog-niti-manthan/2021/03/19/internships-niti-manthan/ or visit nitimanthan.in and complete the application form, by April 4th, 2021.

Number of Vacancies
Environment Law and Policy (CELRA): 2
Legal History: 2

Mode of Work

Work from Home-virtual Internship

Perks: Apart from the Certificate of internship & publication opportunity, the interns would have hands-on experience on practical nuances of the law, working with team members from different parts of the country and exposure of empirical research.

Contact Information

Prathiksha Chandrashekar: 9886970541

Ajeeth K Srinivas: 9986371182