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|1||General||Launch of LawSkills on 28th June 2017|
Nuclear energy is one alternative to conventional sources of energy. Since Nuclear power can be both, a bane or a boon, it calls out for regulation and not for prohibition.
Man has depended on various sources for energy today, most of our power needs are fulfilled by fossil fuels derived from mines and ocean beds across the world. The global energy sector has seen a drastic shift towards renewable and eco-friendly fuel substitutes in light of the decreasing reserves of conventional fossil fuels, the environmental hazards posed by them, and the universal escalation in their prices. In line with the policy of globalization, strengthened foreign diplomacy, and with the lifting of nuclear sanctions against India – the Nuclear Energy sector is pegged to grow exponentially.
The Energy sector is under constant scrutiny for several factors like efficiency, safety and feasibility, which leads to constant innovation and development. This makes Energy Laws a very dynamic discipline which requires legal professionals to continuously read up and acquire new skills to remain relevant in the field. Similarly, for law students looking to venture out in the corporate world, it is advised to move ahead with a set of specialized skills – as various leading businesses and law firms need a specialist to handle specialized areas.
The current course will familiarize you with Nuclear Law, and equip you with a comprehensive understanding of the subject.
The objectives of the course –
The learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge, comprehension and functional understanding of Nuclear Law and Regulatory Framework for the nuclear sector in India.
On completing this course, learners should be able to:
Duration: 6 Months
Progress will be tested by way of quizzes and assignments at the end of each Module. Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain course certificate.
Dr. Jitendra Kumar did his LLM and PG diploma from the Delhi University. He then did his PhD in International Law and Legal Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru Vishwavidyala. He is a distinguished jurist in the field of Nuclear Law and currently serves as the Legal Adviser to the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. He is also a member of International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability (INLEX), a consultant member of the IAEA and various other policy making and administrative international organizations. He has been associated with various premier legal institutions as an educator. The instructional designing in this course has been done by Team LawSkills.