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Prof. (Dr.) Raka Arya

Professor (Political Science),Dean Student Welfare and Chief Hostel Warden

Qualifications: M.A., LL.B., M.Phil, Ph.D. (JNU)
Experience: 18 Years

Profession Professor (16 years) at NLIU, Bhopal and (3 years) at Vansant College for Women, (KFI) Rajghat Varanasi Specialisations- Political StudiesLaw Administrative Law and Constitutional Law, Air and Space Law; Law, Women and Human Rights Ph.D French Policy of National Nuclear Independence –Its Rationale and Relevance to India (along with the making respective comparison between role of EU and SAARC in developing peace in the Regions (1999), (JNU), New Delhi. . Academic/Administrative Positions- Chairperson- Examination Committee Centre for Gender and Health Laws, NLIU. Bhopal Dean – Seminar, Conference, Workshop and training etc-NLIU from 2018 till present Member – IQAC –NLIU from 2018 till present NAAC-NLIU from 2018 till present -ICC, National Law Institute University, Bhopal from 2010 till present -Chief Warden Faculty in charge Cell for Research in International Law (CRIL).NLIU Bhopal (Bhopal Chapter of International Law Student Association (ILSA) Chicago, USA Gender Justice Cell Co-ordinator- the Distance Education PG Diploma Course on Gender and Law, NLIU 2008-09. Placement Coordination Committee Chairperson –

Executive Council Sarojini Naidu Government Girls Post Graduate (Autonomous) College. Bhopal

Member – –JNU COURT, 2016-2019, New Delhi –Transparency International India New Delhi ( Board/Active member) -High Power Committee of Chief Minister on Legal Empowerment of Women, MP (2009-10)Board of Studies-Political Science, Geetanjali College of Women. Bhopal, 2012-14 –Curriculum Development Committee for Certificate Course on Senior Citizen and Old Age Care, Women Studies Centre, Barkatullah University, Bhopal. 2012 -Ethical Committee on Medical Research. State of Madhya Pradesh, 2012Subject Committee on Right to Information Act 2005 for Department of School Education, M P.2012 –Inquiry Committee appointed by Department of Higher Education MP for investigating irregularities committed in Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jabalpur Medical College April 2011. – Family Dispute Resolution Cell- District Legal Aid Authority, Bhopal 2009-2011* -Life Member, Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA); New Delhi As member of Family Dispute Resolution Cell of District Legal Aid Authority, Bhopal for 3 years acted as resource person for 15 legal literacy camps conducted all over Bhopal and nearby villages. Member American Political Science Association, Washington D.C., USA Indian Political Science Association, Meerut, India Academic Council of United Nations (ACUNS), Ontario, Canada Board of Management of Transparency International India Associated with – National judicial Academy of India, Bhopal RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management AJK Police Headquarter Bhopal District Legal Aid Authority, Bhopal * Number of NGOs and Educational Institution
  • Delivered number of lectures on Prevention of Atrocities against SC and ST, Act, 1989 for police officers of SP rank at Police Training Academy in Bhopal.
  • Delivered over 200 lectures on various themes relating to gender; good governance; law relating to women; political concepts and philosophies etc at above mentioned establishments.
  • Conducted 30 (app) Training programs (from 2013 to 2017) for the officers of dept of health; law; women and child development and women empowerment, legal aid officers; NGOs and media persons on laws related to women and children in collaboration with Directorate of Women Empowerment, WCD, MP 2013-14. on Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2000 for the members of CWC Madhya Pradesh 2014 and JJ Amendment Act, 2015,in 2016 and 2017; and on Adoption Laws for CARA (Central Adoption Regulatory Authority) New Delhi, 2015.
  • Prepared Training manual for District Officers under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 notified by the Madhya Pradesh government 2014.
  • Assisted MP government in preparation of draft JJ Rules of 2014 (MP) for making new rules (MP) of JJ Act 2014
  • Assisted preparation of draft law on Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act 2013 prepared by Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, Mumbai. 2014.
  • Number of publications range from – electoral Reforms; Rule of Law; Media Mapping; power –political concept; women empowerment; gender issues; women and human rights; human trafficking; to European defence and security etc


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