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Faculty Profile

Dr. Deesha Khaire
Ph.D. (Law), LL.M, B.S.L. LL.B., NET-JRF, SET
Assistant Professor of Law

CONTACT

Email : dkhaire@gnlu.ac.in

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

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Teaching / Research Experience

Teaching/Academic Experience:


16 Years Teaching Experience

  • Under Graduate (LL.B.) Level: 16 years (Since 2006).
  • Post Graduate (LL.M.) Level: 12 years (Since 2010).

Work/Litigation Experience:

  • 2 years at High Court of Mumbai, Nagpur Bench, Central Administrative Tribunal with Senior Counsel Adv. Ravindra Khapre.

Positions Held: Academia

  • Assistant Professor of Law, DES Law College, Pune, affiliated to Pune University, (Nov. 2006-Oct 2016).
  • Assistant Professor of Law , Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, (Nov. 2016-till date).
  • Supervisor of Doctoral Studies (Law).
Area of Research/Interest

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Information Technology Law (Cyber Laws)
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal Theory and Jurisprudence
  • Administrative Law
  • Human Rights

Designed Syllabus and Course Structure:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law, Dr B R Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Information Technology Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Fundamental Rights and Social Justice
  • Principles of Transparency and Accountability
  • Introduction to Indian legal systems (For MBA students)
  • Arbitration, Conciliation and Negotiation Techniques (For MBA students)
Publication

Publications:


Books:

  • Domestic Regulatory Framework, ISBN:978-81-949119-9-9, published by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University,
  • Emerging Issues of Cyberspace with ISBN (Awaited)
  • Human Rights and Cyber Security Laws with ISBN (Awaited)

Chapters:

  • ‘Pandemic Crisis: The Implications of Covid-19 Led Migration and the Plight of Rural Bihar’ – At final stage of review at NUALS Kochi for publication as a book chapter.
  • 4 Chapters on Role and Analysis of Cyber Forensics in Digital Records and Cyber Forensics with ISBN: 978-81-949119-2-0, published by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University.
  • 4 Chapters on Indian Laws and Cyber Security in Human Rights and Cyber Security Laws published by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, with ISBN (Awaited)

Books Reviewed:

  • Cyberspace and Its Governance with ISBN: 978-81-949119-2-0, published by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University,
  • E-Commerce, E-Governance and E-Contract with ISBN: 978-81-949119-2-0, published by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University,
  • Cyber Crimes and Offenses, published by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, with ISBN (Awaited).

Papers:

  • “Right to Health: A Brief Study on Right To Health Care of the HIV/AIDS Patients”, in Fiat Justitia Volume No. 3, April, 2015, ISSN 2320-2696.
  • “Cyberbullying In India: Current Status”, in Sanshodhan Samiksha, Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce, Education, and Language and Law, Monthly Peer Reviewed International Research Journal, Special Issue October-2015, ISSN-2278-9308.
  • “Preventive Detention vis-à-vis Personal Liberty and Human Rights” in The 19(1) (a) Freedom of Speech & Expression, Indexed Peer Reviewed Half Yearly Law Journal, 2016-17, Vol.2- Issue-1, ISSN 2348-4950.
  • ‘HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017: A Distant Dream’ in International Journal of Research Culture Society, Vol - 1, Issue - 8, Oct – 2017, ISSN : 2456 – 6683.
  • “Indian Legal Realism and Right to Health with Special Reference to The Rights of HIV/AIDS Patients”, in the Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, a journal indexed in ICI with UGC approved no 1262 (Online) and 64599 (Print Issue) with ISSN no. 2249-7315 (Online) and 22502665 (Print), Vol VII ISSUE-XI-XII November-December 2017.
  • E-Waste: Visualizing The Invisible Killer-Implementation of E-Waste Management Rules: Need of an Hour” in Souvenir of UGC sponsored one day National Seminar on “Right to Pollution Free Environment- Need of Implementation” organized by AKK New Law Academy & Ph.D. (Law) Research Centre, Pune, with ISBN 978-81- 930233-4-1.
  • “Advanced Directives of “The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017” –Is India Ready for this?-in “AJANTA” UGC approved International Multidisciplinary Peer Reviewed Referred Research Journal with impact Factor 5.5, ISSN 2277-5730, SI No. 2385, Journal No. 40776)
  • “Intermediaries Liabilities: Proportionality of Privacy and Protection” International Research Fellows Association’s Research Journey, Multidisciplinary International E-research Journal, Peer Refereed and Index Journal, Special Issue-CXCII June 2019, ISSN-2348-7143.
  • “The Constitutional Validity of Rape Law in India: An analysis” as a Conference Proceedings in the 4th International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) conducted on 30-31 January, 2020 at Ahmedabad.
  • “Cyber Crimes vis-à-vis Legal Remedies in India with Special Reference to Women” in International Multidisciplinary Quarterly Research Journal “AJANTA” Peer Reviewed Referred and UGC Listed Journal with Impact Factor 2019-6.399, ISSN 2277-5730, Vol. IX, ISSUE-I, January-March 2020).
  • ‘Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in the Times of Covid19’ – selected for publication in Akshar Wangmay UGC–Care List Print Journal.

Research Contribution(s):


Policy Research:

  • Submitted of inputs and suggestions with respect to Draft Vision Document Phase III of e Courts-Reg, dated 22nd June, 2021 to the Office of Hon’ble Dr Justice DY Chandrachud, Judge, Supreme Court of India / Chairperson, e Committee, New Delhi, India
  • Assisted Dr Gulshan Rai, National Co-ordinator Cyber Security, PMO, New Delhi for:
  • Finding Gaps with suggestion and recommendations relating to the Information Technology Act, 2000 & 2008 Amd. Act.
  • Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018.
  • Submitted Responses to Consultation Paper on Regulatory Framework for Over the Top (OTT) Communication Services to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Research Study/Project(s):

  • National Commission for Women, funded (Rs. 14,41,000/-) project title “Cyber Security and Challenges under Cyber Space with Special Reference to Women Users in the State of Gujarat”. (On going)
  • Cross Border Data Flows and Data Adequacy between UK and India.
  • Successfully carried on research study on “Judicial Dissent in Supreme Court” with students in 2010, on which National Seminar was conducted which was presided over by Hon’ble Chief Justice (Retd) Shri. P. N. Bhagawati Sir, Hon’ble Justice Shri. Bhandari Sir, and Hon’ble Justice Shri. S. B. Sinha Sir, which was published as ‘Fiat Jsutitia- Let Justice Be Done…’ by DES’s Law College, Pune with forward of Hon’ble Chief Justice (Retd) Shri. P. N. Bhagawati Sir.
  • Project titled “E-Waste- An Invisible Killer” got selected for Zonal Level Research Project Competition “Avishkar, 2013”, conducted by Board of College & University Development (BCUD), Pune.

Research Guidance/Inputs:

  • External referee for Ph.D. thesis at RTMNU, Nagpur, Maharashtra.
  • Undergraduate dissertations.
  • LL.M. Dissertations.

Consultancy:

  • Drafting Grant in Aid Code Bill for the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of Gujarat. (in process)
  • Drafted MoU relating to Aadhar Authentication Services for Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat, Gujarat.
Conference / Seminar / Workshop

International:

  • International Conference on ‘Comparative Public Law’ as a ‘Chair’ in the technical session. The conference was organized on November 25th, 2021 by Parul University.
  • As a Resource Person at Virtual Bilateral Workshop - International Cross Border Data Flows-Indian Scenario on 1st Sept. 2021 by Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the United Kingdom (UK) government.
  • As a Resource Person at International Conference on Cyber law, Cybercrime & Cyber security, on 16th & 17th November, 2017 at New Delhi.

National:

  • As a resource person to deliver lecture on Cyber Security covering topics like Secure Passwords, Privacy, Data breaches, Safe computing, Online Scams & Mobile protection, in the “Security Awareness Week” observed in all the establishments of ONGC Group of Companies between 13th Dec. to 19th Dec. 2020.
  • As a Resource person for Multidisciplinary National Webinar on Gender Equality & Gender Justice, on 26th September, 2020, by Sinhgad Law College, Pune.
  • Panelist at Regional Consultation on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and Women’s Property Rights organized by National Commission for Women in collaboration with Gujarat National Law University February 2nd, 2019
  • Invited as Resource Person by NBT Law College, Nasik, Maharashtra for National Seminar on “National Seminar on Globalization and its impact on Indian Society” for the technical session on “Globalization and Technology”, attended the same on 23rd February 2019.
  • Chaired technical session on “Juvenile Justice System, Psychology of the Child Victims” 7th March 2019 at National Seminar on “Law and Mental Health” (Critical Issues in the Mental Health Care Act, 2017), at DSNLU, Vishakhapatnam.
  • Invited by GFSU to deliver lecture on “Legal Aspects of Forensic Evidences” at the Training Programme on Role of Forensic Science in Fraud Detection and Investigation from 11/03/2019 to 15/03/2019.

State:

  • As a Resource Person by IIPH, Gandhinagar, at the Orientation Programme for MPH and MHA Course on 5th August, 2021.
  • As a Resource Person by Gujarat State Judicial Academy, on 9th and 20th February, 2021 for Advance Course on Cyber Crime and Electronic Evidence for Senior Civil Judges and Civil Judges.
  • As a Resource Person by NIFT, Gandhinagar, to speak on “Undue practice at cyber space and cyber law” on 1st October, 2020. As a Resource Person to deliver lecture on “Understanding Cyberspace during Covid 19 Pandemic”, by Amlokchand Vidhi Mahavidhyalaya, Yavatmal on 12th May, 2020.
  • As a Resource Person by Gujarat State Judicial Academy, on 9th and 17th January, 2020 for Advance Course on Cyber Crime and Electronic Evidence.
  • Lead Discussant at “The Convoluted Relationship between Law and Biotechnology” 30th January, 2019 at GNLU.
  • Lead Discussant at “Doctrine of Invisible Rights” on 16th September 2017 at GNLU.
  • Advanced Training Programme on “Cyber Laws: Emerging Trends and Issues” conducted and completed at RSU, Ahmedabad on 15th 22nd and 29th of September, 2017.
  • Speaker at “Centre for Youth Development and Activities” on 25th September, 2010 at Pune.
  • Resource Person in a two days State Level Seminar on “Increasing Suicidal Tendencies amongst Students-A Concern” on 6th and 7th March, 2010 organized by Abhinav Education Society’s Law College, Pune in association with University of Pune.
  • As a Speaker on “Alternate Dispute Resolution” at the Legal Aid Camp conducted by PES’s Modern Law College, at Gawarewadi, Pune.
  • Invited as Judge for many State and National Level Moot Court Competition in different Colleges of Pune.

Paper Presentations:


International:

  • Presented paper: ‘Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in the Times of Covid-19’ - One Day Multidisciplinary International e-Conference on ‘Interdisciplinary View on Socio-Economic, Educational, Management, Environmental, Research, Language and Sustainable Development in Covid-19 Pandemic Situation’, Rashtrant Tukdoji College, Chimur, Gondwana University, Maharastra (06 February 2021).
  • Presented Paper: ‘Pandemic Crisis: The Implications of Covid-19 Led Migration and the Plight of Rural Bihar’ - 5 th International Conference on Health, Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights organized by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi (25 – 26 February 2021).
  • 40th Edition of All India Criminology Conference On “Dimensions of Crime and Criminal Justice System: Contemporary Issues And Challenges From 19 To 21 January, 2018 at GNLU. Title of The Paper: Rape Law In India After 2013 Amendment: A Critical Analysis.
  • Presented paper titled “Artificial Intelligence: A journey towards new civilization” in International Conference on Justice Education, 2019 on “Artificial Intelligence & Its Legal Implications” held on 15th & 16th March 2019.

National :

  • Paper titled Pandemic Crisis: The Implications of Covid-19 Led Migration and the Plight of Rural Bihar 5th International Conference on Health, Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights held on 26th February, 2021.
  • “Cyberbullying: A Crime Beyond Legal Remedy in India”, during Two Day National Seminar on Child Online Protection, held on June, 22-23, 2019, organized by United World School of Law (UWSL), Karnavati University, Gandhinagar in partnership with UNICEF, Gujarat.
  • “The Mental Health Care Act, 2017: A saviour of ‘possible epidemic’???” at DSNLU, Vizag on 7th March 2019 at National Seminar on “Law and Mental Health” (Critical Issues in the Mental Health Care Act, 2017). With this chaired one technical session on “Juvenile Justice System, Psychology of the Child Victims.”
  • “Realizing the Realities of Virtual World”, in the National Inter-disciplinary Seminar on “Women and Cyber Crime” organized by RTM Nagpur University’s Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Law, Nagpur on 6th February, 2015.
  • “Convoluted Relationship between Law and Bio-technology” in the National Seminar on “Law, Technology and Development” organized by RTM Nagpur University’s Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Law, Nagpur on 20th and 21st February, 2014.
  • “Judicial Outlook on Rights of Patients and The Ever Greening Patents”, at UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Ever Greening of Patents (Patents vs Patients)” organized by Chankya National Law University, Patna on 10th May, 2013.
  • “Preventive Detention-A Bottleneck to Personal Liberty and Contrary to the Value of Human Rights” in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on “National Security, Terrorism and Human Rights” organized by Department of Law, Dr. Ambedkar College, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur on 19th and 20th February, 2011.
  • National Seminar on “Judicial Process in India- Retrospect and Prospect” organized by New Law Academy, Pune on 12th January, 2008.

State:

  • State Level Seminar on “Right to Education: Educational Laws for New Generation” conducted on 29th and 30th December, 2010 by PES’s Modern Law College, Pune in association with University of Pune.
  • “CSR-The New Age Dharma”, in the State Level Seminar on “The Companies Act 2013”, organized by PES Modern Law College, Pune in association with University of Pune on 1st March,2014.
  • “Changing Trends in the Jurisprudence of Juvenile Delinquency” in the State Level Seminar on “Constitutionality of Capital Punishments in India-Recent Issues” held on 28th February, 2013, conducted by Post Graduate Dept. of Modern Law College, Pune.

Participation in Conferences/Seminars etc:

  • Half day symposium on “Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Age: Issues and Challenges” 15th December, 2018 organized by GNLU as part of collaboration with UNCITRAL (Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific) towards the celebration of 2018 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day.
  • “Symposium on Convergence of Private International Law in IPR and Cyber Law” on 1st April, 2018 at GNLU.
  • “National Seminar on Legal Research Methodology” organized by Department of Law, SPPU, Pune held on 15th November, 2014.
  • National Seminar on “Changing Paradigm in Gender Justice” organized by PES Modern Law College, Pune in association with Board of Student’s Welfare, SPPU and Commissionrate, Women and Child Development, Govt. of Maharashtra, Pune on 24th February, 2014.
  • One day seminar on “Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Alternative” organized by PES Modern Law College, Pune on 15th October, 2011.
  • State Level Seminar on “Right to Education Act 2009” conducted on 5th and 6th March, 2011 by PDES Law College, Kharadi in association with University of Pune.
  • “Meeting New Challenges- The Role of Legal Education” at the Seminar organized by Balaji Law College, Pune on 28th August, 2010 in Pune.
  • Two day International Conference on “Caste Discriminations, Affirmative Actions, Transformative Social Movements in Independent India and The Development of Human Capital in Emerging Economic Order”, organized by the Department of Law, University of Mumbai on 24th and 25th April 2010 at Sir Cowasjee Jahangir Convocation Hall, University of Mumbai, Fort Campus.
  • Two day National Seminar organized by the Dept. of Law, University of Pune during 20th-21st February, 2010 on “Expanding Horizons of Business Law- Future Challenges”.
  • State Level Seminar on “National Ethos of Higher Education Retrospect and Prospect”, on 16th and 17th March, 2009 organized by Deccan Education Society, Pune.
  • Two days State Level Seminar on “Right to Information: Cornerstone of Democracy” conducted on 13th and 14th March, 2010 held at PES’s Modern Law College, Pune.
  • “Cyber Crime in The Indian Scenario” held on 31st July, 2009 at DES Law College, Pune in association with Asian School of Cyber Laws and data64 Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Pune.
  • State Level Seminar on “Evolving Trends in Teaching Pedagogy” organized by DES Law College in association with University of Pune on 5th October,2008.
  • Seminar on “Cyber Law’ on 9th September, 2007 held at DES’s Law College, Pune in association with Institute of Advanced Research in Cyber Studies (IARCS), Pune.
Capacity Building Training Programmes

Workshops / Short Term Courses:

  • Workshop on Human Rights Education “Educating the Educators” sponsored by the UGC, New Delhi and organized by the Post Graduate Teaching Department of Law, RTMNU, Nagpur on 7th and 8th November, 2009 at Nagpur.
  • Two days State Level Workshop on “Legal Research-An Interdisciplinary Approach” organized by the Department of Law, University of Pune, during 23rd- 24th November, 2009.
  • Cyber Crime Prevention Workshop conducted on 12th December, 2009 at Centre for Policy Research, Pune in association with MITech.
  • Recently completed Certificate Course on “Emerging Technologies and the Law” conducted by Dr Gary Merchant, Arizona State University, USA.

Training Programmes:

  • Faculty Development Programme for self-enhancement, conducted by CACTUS, Centre for Personal and Language Development, Pune, during 20th July, 2008 to 20th October, 2008.
  • Faculty Development Programme on Corporate Laws organized by Pune Chapter of WIRC of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and DES’s Law College, Pune on 21st October 2011.
  • UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Pune sponsored one week Faculty Development Programme from 08th-14th April, 2014 under the Faculty of Law on “Gender Justice under Indian Legal System”.
  • Participated in the “Faculty Development Programme” organized by the Gujarat National Law University, at its Campus from 11 to 18 May, 2017.
  • “Research Methodology Workshop on Legal and Interdisciplinary Research” at GNLU between 06-17 November, 2017.
  • One Week Capacity Building Programme on Research Methodology from 19-25th July, 2021 conducted by GNLU and Auro University, Surat.
Honours / Awards

Awards & Honours:

  • Junior Research Fellowship of UGC in 2003 in the subject of Human Rights and Duties.
  • Won 2nd position for the paper presented titled “Convoluted Relationship between Law and Bio-technology” in the “Justa Causa”, 12th National Law Festival, in the National Seminar on “Law, Technology and Development” organized by RTM Nagpur University’s Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Law, Nagpur on 20th and 21st February,2014.

Honors / Membership:

  • Member of Expert Group on Cyber Security Law, National Security Council Secretariat, New Delhi.
  • Faculty Advisor for Khaitan & CO M&A Fellowship.
  • Academic Advisor, National Cyber Security Safety Standards.
  • Member, DSCI, Ahmedabad Chapter.
  • Author/Reviewer at Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University.
  • Member, Peer Review Board, RGNUL Student Research Review (RSRR): rsrr.in/peer-review-board-5/
  • Member, GNLU-Centre for Corporate and Competition Law.
  • Member, GNLU, Equal Opportunity Cell.
  • External Member, ICC, Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar
  • Co-convener, GNLU-Students Activity Committee (SAC) organized student’s fest “Pentagram” and “Swarnatya Sanghe”, etc.
  • Co-convener, Students' - Awards, Scholarships & Exchange Committee.
  • Nominated for the “Life Member” of the Deccan Education Society.
Visiting Faculty/Guest Lectures/Keynote Address

Visiting Faculty:

  • Gujarat State Judicial Academy, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • Gujarat Forensic Science University, Gandhinagar.
  • Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad.
  • YASHADA (Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration), Pune.
  • CYDA (Centre for Youth Development and Activities), Pune.
  • Maharashtra Intelligence Academy, Pune.
Other Accomplishments

Orientation Programme:

  • Completed the General Orientation Programme conducted at the UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Pune, from 10.11.2010 to 07.12.2010.

Refresher Course:

  • Completed the refresher course in Information Technology (Law) conducted at the Dept. of Education and Extension, University of Pune, from 11.11.2013 to 01.12.2013.

Organized/Co-ordinator:

  • Workshop on Compromises, Arrangements and Amalgamations with special Reference to MCA Notification dated 7th December 2016 on 27th January 2017.
  • Guest Lecture by Mr. Lalit Kumar, Partner, JSA Delhi, on the topic ‘Takeover code and Taxation Issues in M&A’ held on 2nd and 3rd October, 2017.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Analysis Competition 2017 held on 13th October 2017 at GNLU.
  • Special Lecture on M&A Deals –Its Nuances with special reference to MCA notification dated 7th December 2016 on 17 Feb 2017.
  • Special lecture by CS Nishad Umranikar, MSN on “Winding Up” on 6th and 7th October, 2017.
  • Special Lecture on Strategic Management in Mergers &Acquisitions held on 18th April 2018 by Dr. M R Dixit ex-faculty, IIM A.
  • Guest Lecture on Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions of CA Sagar Khandelwal held on 5th October 2018.
  • Guest Lecture by Mr. Lalit Kumar, Partner, JSA Delhi, on the topic ‘Taxation Issues in Mergers’ held on 12th October 2018 at GNLU.
  • Guest Lecture of Mr. Yogesh Thanage on “Investigation and Cyber Crime “on 11th and 12th April, 2019.
  • Co-ordinator for National Seminar on the Convergence of Law and Biotechnology on 17th and 18th February, 2010 organized by DES Law College in association with Division of Life Sciences.
  • Organized workshop on “Legal Research Methodology” 2011-2012.
  • Organized Faculty Development Programme in association with Pune Chapter of ICSI on 21 October, 2011.
  • Co-ordinator for National Seminar on Environmental-The collective role of the Government, the Judiciary and the NGO’s. 2012-2013.
  • Co-ordinator for National Judgement Analysis Competition 2012-2013.
  • Organized workshop on research methodology in 2015-2016.
  • Co-ordinator for National Judgement Analysis Competition 2015-2016.
  • Organized workshop on Research Projects with NARI (National AIDS Research Institute) on “Assessing Willingness for Sharing Aadhar Number with Health Care Delivery System as an Identifier.”