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Prof. Nuzhat Parveen Khan (Former Dean)

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Office Address:
Faculty of Law,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
Jamia Nagar,
New Delhi-110025

  +91(11) 26981717    ,  0  (Extn)
  9910603938  (Mobile)
  npkhan@jmi.ac.in   (Primary)  
  nuzhat.law@gmail.com  (Secondary)

Prof. (Dr.) Nuzhat  Parveen Khan  is a Professor of Law and former Dean, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She joined Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia in 1992.

Her Ph.D. on the topic ‘Legal Control of Air Pollution; Problems and Perspectives, was awarded publication grant by the Indian Council for Social Sciences Research, Ministry of HRD.  It was published as a book accordingly.

She has worked on the project for Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, titled,‘A Study  of Discriminative  and  Derogatory Practices against  Women  by Khap   Panchayats,  Kangaroo  Courts  and  Shalishi   Adalats   in  India:  An Empirical Study  in  the  States  of  Haryana, Rajasthan,  WesternU.P.  and West  Bengal’.  The project report was also presented before the Parliament of India in 2014 and was highly appreciated by one and all.

The NCW sponsored STANDARDIZED MODULE FOR LEGAL AWARENESS  PROGRAMME ABOUT  WOMEN  RELATED LAWS, prepared with the aim to empower women and girls with the knowledge of laws related to women, legal rights and duties, to enable them, to share power equally, gain full access to the means of development, and to inspire a whole generation of women to work together towards achieving equality and justice.

She has also undertaken Research Projects on Legal Awareness Programme about  Women  Related  Laws in different parts of Delhi for community awareness and sensitivity sponsored by National Commission for Women.

She has authored dozens of books on conflicting and contemporary legal issues. To  name  the  few,  Women   and   Child   Related   Laws  (LexisNexis  India), Women  and  the Law, Child  and  the Law  (Lexis Nexis India), Comparative Constitutional  Law   (Satyam   Law   International),   Legal   Control  of  Air Pollution: Problems and Perspectives (Metropolitan Book Company Pvt. Ltd.), Socio-Economic Offence (Central Law Publications) etc. Prof. Khan has contributed  and  presented  modules  on  Jurimetrics  for  the  UGC  e-Pathshala Project at graduate and post graduate level. She has also authored study materials for various universities and colleges across the nation.

Prof. Khan has delivered lectures extensively as resource person/keynote speaker in various National and International Seminars, Conferences and Faculty Development  Programs.  She  was  invited  as  Keynote  Speaker  at  the  7th Academic International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies (AICILS  2017  Boston)  at  Harvard  University,   USA  in  2017.  She  even presented a paper entitled Recognition  of Food  Right  in the  Food  Security Laws in India  at the event. She has been frequently invited as a resource person on Lok Sabha TV, Zee T.V. and Doordarshan Channels on Gender Discourses and Legal Point shows. She is also a resource person to various bodies like UPSC and State Public Service Commissions and advisor to various universities and institutions.

Prof.  Khan  has  held  various  academic  and  administrative  posts  viz.  Dean, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia  , New Delhi,(2016-201); Chairperson (Law),  National  Council  for  Promotion  of  Urdu  Language,  MHRD; Chairperson, Internal Complaints Committee, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Provost, Hall of Girls’ Residence, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi to name the few.

Prof. Khan has published more than 50 research papers in prestigious refereed and peer reviewed journals covering diverse areas of laws. She is also member of Governing  Bodies,  Academic   Councils  and   Executive   Councils  of  various leading universities of India. Her insight in the subject is laced with erudite explanation and cited across the discipline of visceral affinity. While Prof. Khan is, at the core, a scholar, her work has also achieved remarkable acceptance by practitioners across multiple fields. Besides her research worthiness, innovation in module, curriculum and pedagogic renovation is the hallmark of her teaching caliber.

During her tenure as Dean, Faculty of Law, JMI, under her benign guidance and leadership,  Faculty  of  Law  scaled new  heights  and  added  new  feathers  and
 
horizons  in  all  the  segments  of  legal  and  higher  education.  She  undertook  a series of innovative measures including a blue print of Ph.D., synopsis, updating and publishing of syllabi in booklet form for students in tune with changing socio-legal  environment,    emphasis    on   field-based    studies,    promotion    of inter-disciplinary  teaching  and research. Under  her  dynamic  and  vibrant leadership,  the  Faculty of Law  organized  more  than  50 seminars/workshops/conferences and lectures. She also initiated the yearly Jamia Law Journal and biannual newsletter as a medium of academic exposition and showcasing the achievements of faculty during that span of time respectively.

She initiated and introduced three new inter-disciplinary programmes and career- oriented courses namely the LL.M. (Executive)  Programme, Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Laws & Air and Space Laws.

She  is  the  key  figure  behind  generating  funds  for  the  institution  with  the introduction     of     Self-Finance     Undergraduate    Program,    Postgraduate Programs and  two  PG  Diploma  Programs in the span  of  two  year  of  her deanship.  She  took  needful  steps  to  update  lecture  halls  fitted  with  LCD Projectors, Moot Court Hall, Facility Area, Conference Rooms, upgraded library resources with Online Legal Database like JSTOR, Hein online, Westlaw, Manupatra, Lexis Nexis & SCConline. The installation of CCTV  cameras at all required  places  and  enhancing  the  landscaping  and  lighting  throughout  the vicinity  of  the  faculty, Separate Common Rooms for Boys and Girls etc. were some of the other initiatives. It was her pioneering initiative to increase seats in LL.M from 20 to 30 in the year 2018 and offering of core-sectorial specialization within Post-Graduate curriculum.

Under her visionary leadership  and mature guidance, the Faculty of Law, JMI Delhi  has  made  great strides  in  the  academic,  research  and  outreach  sphere, emerging as a leader of legal and higher education in India. In just a short span of 2 years she has steered Faculty of Law, JMI to the 6th  best Law  School of India in the NIRF-2018 rankings. The Faculty of Law, JMI was placed at 1st position by India  Today Magazine  in the issue of June 26, 2017.

Prof.  Khan   shares  a  vision  of  promotion  of  quality-centric   teaching  and research,  and  making  legal  education  system  in  tune  with  the  sustainable socio-economic development of the nation
 

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