M.S. Ramaiah College of Law (affiliated to Karnataka State Law University, Hubballi) has called for paper Vol. II, Issue II of M. S. Ramaiah Journal of Law (MSRJL). It wil be published in August, 2016. It is a high quality anonymous peer-reviewed journal. The main purpose of the journal is provides a platform for researchers of law, academicians, judicial officers, law practitioners and students to impart and share legal knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers, articles and case comments/critiques. The primary aim of the journal is to initiate a healthy exchange of ideas leading to the dissemination of the knowledge of law in the society. The journal and its publication is a collective effort of the faculty, students and staff of M. S. Ramaiah College of Law.
SCOPE AND RELEVANCE
The theme for the next issue will be “Laws and Policies regulating the energy sector in India”. The basic objective behind this broad theme is to encourage scholarly work on energy laws and their implementation in India. The energy and power sector is one that has received a lot of attention from governments all over the world and in recent times has also played a major role in the progress of the Indian economy. Successive governments in the country have thought about harnessing new and renewable sources of energy which in turn would be useful for both small-scale and large-scale industries. While tapping of energy sources for overall economic development has been uppermost in the minds of the central and state governments, debates and discussions have been made as to how to balance such activities with sustainable development and protection and conservation of the environment. The energy versus environment debate has been an intriguing one drawing attention from scholars almost regularly.
In the context of this debate and the importance of various sources of energy for a developing country like India, contributors may focus on the following Sub-Themes: