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Faculty Profile

Mr. Sushil Goswami
Ph.D. (Pursuing), LL.M., B.A. LL.B (Hons.), UGC-NET
Assistant Professor of Law

CONTACT

Email : sgoswami@gnlu.ac.in, goswami0011@gmail.com

Phone : (+91) -79-23276611/12

Mobile : (+91) -

Fax : (+91) - 

Teaching / Research Experience
  • Pursuing his PhD degree (In International Marine Environment law) and having his master’s degree in law from prestigious national law university of India (Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow) possessing a unique blend of combined experience in teaching at undergraduate and master’s level, research, training, extension and core university administration at Gujarat National Law University, a premier national law university of country. Mr Goswami has the experience and keen interest in conceptualising, planning, executing high quality training, research, capacity building and extension programs in various areas of Law of the Sea and have conducted various programmes for in service officers and academic community. Recipient of best teaching staff award in 2016 from Gujarat National Law University, Mr Goswami possess an experience of planning and starting School of Law Policy and Governance at Gujarat Maritime University Gandhinagar and School of Integrated Coastal & Maritime Security Studies at Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.  Mr Goswami served Rashtriya Rakhsa University (An institution of National Importance, under the aegis of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India) on deputation. Mr Goswami also possess a long experience of core university administration in various capacities including Director (Office of the Vice Chancellor-RRU), Deputy Registrar I/C, Chief Vigilance Officer-RRU, Assistant Registrar, Officer on Special Duty to Director, Public Information Officer etc.
Area of Research/Interest

Areas of Academic and Research Interest

  • Law of the Sea
  • Marine Environment
  • Maritime Security
  • Coastal Security
  • Family Law
  • Matrimonial Dispute Settlement

Areas Interest (Other than Teaching)

  • Designing, Planning, Executing International Training
  • Capacity Building and Extension Activities

Externally funded Government Projects

  • Project 1: 1050000 (Government of Gujarat)
  • Project 2: 1500000 (Government of Gujarat)
  • Project 3: 3100000 (Government of Gujarat)
Publication
  • Inland Waterways in India: From Rich History to Blurred Future, Emerging Researcher, Volume 8, Issue I, January -March 2021, ISSN: 2348-5590, Pg 19-23. 
  • The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955: The Illusion of equality for Hindu Women, Sushil Goswami, International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, Volume 6, Issue 5, 2019-05- 01, (pg 400-404), ISSN: 2349-5162.
  • Interaction of Provisions of Hindu Law in Light of Contemporary Issues, Sushil Goswami, International Research Journal of Human Resources and Social Sciences, ISSN: (2349-4085), ISSN (Print): (2394-4218).
  • Compulsory Registration of Hindu Marriage: A Reverie to Achieve, Sushil Goswami, AD VALOREM (Journal of Law): Volume 3: Issue I, ISSN : 2348-5485.
  • Legislative activism towards Gender Inclusive Societies in India, Emerging Researcher – Vol. I, Issue I (January -March 2014) ISSN : 2348-5590, pg 66-70.
  • Sampling Method realm in Legal Research, Sushil Goswami, book on Explaining and Understanding Research Methodologies in Legal Interdisciplinary Education Fields in India, published by GNLU, (ISBN 978-81-910389-8-9, p.g.49-60).
  • Surrogacy: Social Dimension and Legal ramification, Sushil Goswami, book on Live in Relationship and Surrogacy: legal Implication and Social Issues, Published by GNLU (ISBN No 978-81-910389-6-5).
  • Explaining and Understanding Legal and Interdisciplinary Research Methodology in India, Sushil Goswami, Editor, GNLU, (ISBN 978-81- 910389-8-9).
  • Contemporary Challenges and prospects for Strengthening the Rule of Law and Democracy in the Midst of Anarchy and Chaos in the Indian State – Separation of Powers, Judicial Accountability and Relevant Provisions of the Indian Constitution Revisited, Sushil Goswami, Assistant Editor, GNLU, (ISBN No 978-81-910389-3-4).
  • Journey of Women Empowerment: Miles to go, Sushil Goswami, Assistant Editor, GNLU, (ISBN No 978-81-910389-5-8). Live-in Relationship and Surrogacy: legal Implication and Social Issues, Sushil Goswami, Assistant Editor, GNLU, (ISBN No 978-81-910389-6-5).
Conference / Seminar / Workshop

Participation in Seminar/Conference/Workshops (Abroad) 

  • Panellist speaker in Global Maritime Security Conference 2019 organized by Federal Ministry of Transportation, Nigeria, Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Nigeria on 7th – 9th October, 2019 at Abuja, Nigeria.
  • Lectures on “Ship breaking to recycling (Step towards sustainability)” on the 19th of July, 2019 during Summer ELSA Law School on Maritime Law and Environmental Issues organised by ELSA Greece at Athens.
  • Participated in ELSA Law School of ELSA Greece on Maritime Law & Environmental Issues at Athens, Greece between 14.07.2019 and 21.07.2019.
  • Participated in High Level Conference on Sustainable Blue Economy, Nairobi, Kenya (26-28 November 2018).
  • Eleventh Summer Academy of the International Foundation for the Law of the Sea on ‘Promoting Ocean Governance and Peaceful Settlement of Disputes’, at International Foundation for the Law of the Sea, Hamburg, Germany (23 July 2017- 18 August 2017).


Paper Presentation in Conference / Seminar / Workshop 

  • Paper titled ‘Legal Perspective of technology Deployment in maritime Security’ in the International Virtual Conference on Interface between Law & Technology organised by School of Business and Law, Navrachana University, Vadodara, Gujarat on 30th January 2021. 
  • Paper titled ‘Gender Justice- A perspective of personal laws in multi- religious Indian societies’ during one-day national seminar on rethinking of the concept of justice in India-2020: issues and challenges organized by Post Graduate department of law, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Gujarat on 23rd February, 2020.
  • Paper titled ‘Maritime industry and patent protection: A need to re-look’ in International Conference on Recent Advances in Intellectual Property law organized by Parul Institute of Law, Parul University, Vadodara on 28 April, 2018.
  • Paper titled ‘Environmental pollution by dry-docks/ship repair yards: A need of the hour of policies and practices’ in two days national seminar on ‘India’s Maritime Infrastructure: Challenges and Prospects’ organized by UGC Centre for Maritime Studies, Pondicherry University on 23-24 February 2017.
  • Paper titled ‘Environmental pollution by ship breaking yards: A need of robust legal mechanism at local level with specific reference of Gujarat’ in National Conference on Emerging Legal Issues 2017 (NCELI) organized by Parul Institute of Law and Parul Institute of Social Work, Parul University, Vadodara on 25 March 2017.
  • Paper titled ‘Reformation of personal laws for the upliftment of women for sustainable growth of society’ in National Commission for Women sponsored National Seminar on role of the women in Sustainable development organized by Gujarat National Law University on 01 April 2017.
  • Paper titled ‘International Labour Standards in Indian context’ in the 2 Days UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Human Rights of Industrial Labour in 21st Century’ on 13th and 14th October 2012, organized by Shri N.S. Patel Law College, Modasa, Gujarat.


Participation

  • Training of Trainers Programme on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights organised by Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in collaboration with Raksha Shakti University (RSU) on 7 August, 2020. 
  • One Day Online Certificate Programme on "Research Ethics” organised by Institute of Research & Development in association with School of Criminology and Crime Science, Raksha Shakti University on 20th June, 2020. 
  • Sixth Biennial Conference of Ocean Society of India (OSICON –2019) on Indian Ocean Processes and Resources – A Key to Blue Economy at the Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology (CMLRE), Kochi, Kerala on 12-14 December 2019.
  • Resource Person in National conference on Media and Law: Issues and Challenges in contemporary times organized by Parul Institute of Law, Parul University, Vadodara on 14 September, 2019.
  • Chaired the technical session in International Conference on Recent Advances in Intellectual Property law organized by Parul Institute of Law, Parul University, Vadodara on 28 April, 2018.
  • National Workshop on family law jointly organised by IBA- CLE Chair NLSIU, Bangaluru, M K Nambyar Academy for Continuing Legal Education, Kochi and Maharastra National Law University, Mumbai from 14-16 April 2016 at Mumbai.
  • Second edition of Capacity building workshop on ‘role of legal stakeholders in strengthening and implementation of the Biological Diversity Act with special focus on ABS Provisions (16 May 2015).
  • Capacity building workshop on ‘Role of legal stakeholders in strengthening and implementation of the Biological Diversity Act with special focus on ABS Provisions (27 September 2014).
  • National Symposium on Emerging Dynamics of Reality Laws in India and the challenges ahead organised by Gujarat national Law University (1 March 2014).
  • National Workshop on Research Methodology in legal and interdisciplinary fields, organized by GNLU (5-9 September 2012).
  • Conference on international banking & finance: issues challenge and solutions organized by GNLU.
  • Teachers training program on ‘Administration of criminal Justice’ organized by GNLU on 14 July, 2012.
  • Workshop on “Managing Intellectual Property: Concept to Commercialisation” organized by GNLU and Scriboard.
  • Training Workshop on “Investment in financial Market” organized by GNLU Centre for Banking Investment & Taxation in association with Share khan held on 13 April, 2012.
  • 5th Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2012… evolving knowledge based society, conducted by Ahmedabad Management Association on 07 & 08 January, 2012
  • 3th All Gujarat Law Teachers Training Programme organized jointly by Commissionerate of Higher Education, Gujarat Government and Gujarat National Law University on 19 August, 2011.
  • Regional Consultation (Western Region) on the proposed law against Child Sexual Abuse (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill, 2011) held at GNLU, Gandhinagar.
  • National Seminar on “Recent anti-terror legislative Changes in criminal justice administration” organized by Dr. RML NLU, Lucknow and BPR & D, New Delhi.
  • National Seminar On “Cyber Law : Policy Issues and Emerging trends” organized by Dr. RML NLU Lucknow, Department of higher education Government of Uttar Pradesh, Department of information Technology Government of Uttar Pradesh and UPTEC Lucknow.
  • Panel discussion on Corporate Governance in UK -Lessons for India organized by Dr. RMLNLU, Lucknow with collaboration of Lucknow Chapter of Northern India Regional Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
  • National Seminar on Problems of Labour sector in India: Role of Babu Jagjivan Ram Organised by Baba Sahib Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment New Delhi.
  • 30 hrs certificate course on basic Gujarat language conducted by Gujarat National Law University.
Capacity Building Training Programmes

Capacity building programmes attended

  • Two – Week Interdisciplinary Refresher Course on Advanced Research Methodology 2.0 conducted by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Education Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching from 17 June – 01 July, 2021 (Grade A+).
  • Orientation Program conducted by Human Resource Development Centre, Gujarat University (1-28 June 2015)

Capacity building and other training programmes designed and organised

  • Convenor: Online Certificates Course on Underwater Domain Awareness organised by RSU, School of Maritime Air and Space Studies on 24th-25th September, 2020. 
  • Convenor: Professional Development Programme on Maritime Security Law, Policy and Governance organised by RSU, School of Maritime Air and Space Studies from 06th-10th July 2020
  • Convenor: Training Programme on Maritime Commercial Law and Practice, organized by Gujarat National Law University (11-15 September, 2018).
  • Coordinator: GNLU International Maritime Law Academy 2018 organized by Gujarat National Law University in collaboration with U.S. Naval War College and supported by Ministry of External Affairs (17-24 March 2018).
  • Coordinator: Training course on Advanced and Emerging Issues in Matrimonial Laws and Matrimonial Litigation in India at School of Law, Gujarat University on 9th & 15th October 2017 as course instructor and delivered 14 lectures.
  • Coordinator: GNLU International Maritime Law Academy 2017 organized by Gujarat National Law University in collaboration with U.S. Naval War College (15-22 April 2017).
  • Coordinator: National Seminar on Uniform Civil Code & Human Rights (Constitutional & Judicial Mandate) organized by Gujarat National Law University on 11 February 2017.
  • Coordinator: GNLU International Maritime Law Academy 2016 organized by Gujarat National Law University in collaboration with U.S. Naval War College (NWC), forum for Integrated National Security (FINS), Indian Council for World Affairs (ICWA), Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) Adani Ports and Special Economic zone Ltd. and Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India on theme: Maritime Law and Blue Economy (6 – 12 March 2016).
  • Coordinator: GNLU Public International Law Academy organised by GNLU in collaboration with Directorate of International Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Switzerland (03-08 November, 2014).
  • Coordinator: Intensive certificate course on Law and Practice of Marine Insurance (11-16 August, 2014).
  • Coordinator: Hague Academy of International Law External Program 2013 held in GNLU (1-8 November 2013).
  • Coordinator: Maritime Legal Advisers Training Course 2013 for the officers of Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard and Maritime Boards of India (25 March to 8 April 2013).
  • Organised 5th All Gujarat Law Teachers Training Programme organized jointly by Commissionerate of Higher Education, Gujarat Government and Gujarat National Law University.
  • Co-Coordinator for “International Seminar on Women Empowerment: Miles to go” organized by GNLU on 24-25 March 2012.
  • Organised five days Legislative Drafting Workshop organized by GNLU from 25-29 January, 2012.
  • Organised and participated in 4th All Gujarat Law Teachers Training Programme organized jointly by Commissionerate of Higher Education, Gujarat Government and Gujarat National Law University on 3rd September 2011.
  • Organised and Participated in Global Maritime Security and Anti-Piracy Conference 2011 organised by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat on 26-27 November 2011.
  • Co-coordinator for 3 days Training Programme on Human Rights in Prison Management (First Edition, 9-11 September, 2011) for Prison officers of Western States of India, organized by BPR & D, IG office Gujarat and GNLU.
  • Co-coordinator for 3 days training programme on Human Rights in Prison Management (Second Edition, 12-14 September, 2011) for Prison officers of Western States of Indian, organized by BPR & D, IG office Gujarat and GNLU.
  • Co-coordinator for 3 days Personality Development Programme for Prison Officers of Western States of India (8-10 November, 2011) organized by BPR & D, IG office Gujarat and GNLU.
  • Co-coordinator for 6 days Vertical Interaction Programme (12-17 November 2011) for Prison officers of Western and southern states organized by BPR & D, IG office Gujarat and GNLU
  • Co-coordinator for 3 days Training Programme on Human Rights in Prison Management (Third Edition, 4-6 December, 2011) for Prison officers of Western States of India, organized by BPR & D, IG office Gujarat and GNLU.
  • Co-Cordinator for 3 days Personality Development Programme for Prison officers of Western States. (24-26 December 2011).
  • Member organizing Committee of First Gujarat Law colleges conference on Constitutional Law, Organised by GNLU


Others

  • Certificate Course on 'Law of Armed Conflict at Sea: Contemporary Challenges' being jointly organised by Rashtriya Raksha University and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from 1 - 6 March, 2021
  • Two days Certificate Course on International Military Laws and Best Practice: Security Operations jointly organise by Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) and International Committee of Red Cross, New Delhi (01-02 December 2021).
  • Certificate Course on Maritime Security Operations: Contemporary Challenges (Online) jointly organised by Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) and International Committee of Red Cross, New Delhi (12- 16 July 2021)
  • Maritime Legal Advisers Training Course (Capacity building course on Maritime Law) organised by Gujarat National Law University, (25 March-08 April, 2013)


Faculty Development Programmes

  • One-week Faculty Development Programme on Law-Internal Security- Social Sciences organized by School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies (SICMSS), Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (22-27 November 2021) 
  • 5 Days National Level Faculty Development Programme on Law and Development organised by Saraswati Law College, Chitradurga, R. L. Law College, Davanagere and CBR National College of Law, Shivmogga, Karnataka (17- 21 November, 2020)
  • Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Contours of Legal Education and Teaching Techniques” (Online One Week) organized by Vivekananda School of Law and Legal Studies, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, New Delhi (1-6 June 2020.)
  • Faculty Development Program on E-content Development for MOOCs for Blended Teaching and Learning conducted by Gujarat National Law University (17-19 January 2020)
  • Faculty Development Program conducted by Gujarat National Law University (16 -22 May 2019)
  • Faculty Development Program conducted by Gujarat National Law University (11-18 May 2017)
  • Faculty Development Program conducted by Gujarat National Law University (16-21 May 2016)
  • Faculty Development Program conducted by Gujarat National Law University (27- Nov. 2015)


Lectures/Trainings/Workshops (Resource Person/Sole Resource Person)  

  • International Fire Safety Standards and Practices during Training Program on Nuances of Fire Prevention and Life Safety in India organised by School of Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (SSLECJ), Rashtriya Raksha University on 17th December 2021
  • International Law, Standards and Practices on Road Safety for RTOs (Road Transport Officers) of Gujarat on 29th November 2021. 
  • Conducted two days’ workshop on Coastal Security for the officers of Gujarat Police (Marine Police Stations) at Nalia, Kutch, Gujarat on 05-06 September, 2021. 
  • Conducted one-day training on Coastal Security for the Officers of Jakhau Marine Police Station at Jakhau, Nalia, Gujarat on 17th October, 2021
  • Conducted Capacity Building Workshop for Coastal Communities at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College of Law-Andhra University, on 04th February, 2021
  • Internal Security Academy Mount Abu for lecture on Maritime Security of India; Issues and Challenges on 24th September, 2020
  • CrPF, Group Centre, Gandhinagar for lecture on "Personal property management" on 12th September 2020. 
  • Expert Resource Person in Professional Development Training Programme Series organised by Training and EDP Office of Raksha Shakti University on Know Your Property Rights and Its Management on 18 July 2020. 
Honours / Awards

Honours/Awards/Membership/Significant Contribution

  • Best Academic Staff Award for year 2016 (Gujarat National Law University)
  • Bronze medal for merit in LLM (Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow)
  • Best paper presentation award for presentation of paper titled “Environmental Pollution by ship breaking yards: A need of robust legal mechanism at local level with specific reference of Gujarat” in National Conference on Emerging Legal Issues 2017 (NCELI) organized by Parul Institute of Law and Parul Institute of Social Science, Parul University, Vadodara on 25 March 2017
  • Life Member, Ocean Society of India
Other Accomplishments

University Administration

  • Director-Office of the Director General/Vice Chancellor (Rashtriya Raksha University, 03 March 2020-03 January 2022)
  • Chief Vigilance Officer, Rashtriya Raksha University
  • Founding Dean/Director: School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies (SICMSS), Rashtriya Raksha University and has been instrumental in planning, executing and launching the School and first of its kind LLM Programme in International Maritime Security Law and Governance. 
  • Founding Dean, School of Law Policy and Governance, Gujarat Maritime University Gandhinagar and has been instrumental in launching the School and LLM Programme in Maritime Law and International Trade Law (12 March 2019-13 July 2019)
  • Officer on Special Duty (Office of the Director), Gujarat National Law University (1 May 2018- 22 July 2019)
  • Deputy Registrar (I/C), Gujarat National Law University (1 January 2017-30 April 2018)
  • Assistant Registrar, Gujarat National Law University (2 January 2016- 31 December 2016)
  • Public Information Officer, Gujarat National Law University (01 August 2016- 31 July 2018)
  • Officer on special Duty (Office of the Director), Gujarat National Law University (1 June 2014- 31 December 2015)
  • Member CLAT 2014 Internal Committee, Gujarat National Law University
Personal / Family Details
  • Wife: Garima Goswami, Assistant Professor of Law, Gujarat National Law University