1st Environmental Law Essay Competition 2013

1st Environmental Law Essay Competition 2013

The W.B. National University of Juridical Sciences is hosting the first Environmental Law Essay Competition 2013. This is a maiden initiative by the Society for Environmental Awareness and Activism (SEAA) in order to create a common platform for learning and creating environmental awareness in order to exchange ideas for conserving our depleting ecosystem.

Themes of Essay competition:

1. A Critique of the Biodiversity Act: Legal Loopholes and Suggestions

2. Environment Impact Assessment: Do we really need a shift from EIA?

3. Implementation of the Forest Act, 2006 in Tiger Reserves: An interplay between the Indian Forests Act, 1927 and the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 in areas declared to be critical habitats for tigers


1st Prize: Rs. 5,500

2nd Prize: Rs. 3,000

3rd Prize: Rs. 1,500

Important Dates:

Submission of Abstract: 15th September 2013

Final Submission of the essay: 30th October 2013

Announcement of Result: First week of January 2014

The Abstract and final Essay should be sent to [email protected] by 15th September 2013 and 30th October respectively.

For further queries contact:

Shruthee Srinivasan (09831506032)

Ashi Gupta (09748805176)

Aman Gupta (08697366874)

More details can be found here.