Gujarat National Law University has a robust and active Environmental Justice Centre which has created an unique identity under the mentorship and guidance of Prof (Dr.) S Shanthakumar, Director of the Law School.
Dr. Shanthakumar is an Environmentalist and a champion of environmental law who has taken several initiatives for the advancement and study of environmental law in the Gujarat National Law University.
On this momentous occasion of the inauguration of the Eco-Club at the law school, Prof (Dr.) S Shanthakumar and Sudhir Mishra, jointly announced the institution of a gold medal, the “Sudhir Mishra Gold Medal for Excellence in Environmental Law”, to be awarded annually to the student who secures the highest grades/ marks in Environmental Law course.
The thought is to encourage students in the study, development and contribution towards environmental justice, climate reversal and promotion of sustainable practices.
Sudhir Mishra expressed his gratitude to the University for the institution of a gold medal in his name and in presence of Prof (Dr.) S Shanthakumar, Director of GNLU and the law students reaffirmed his commitment to the field of environmental advocacy and lawyering.