Sub Themes
1. Laws concerning to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• Rights of SC’s & ST’s under the Constitution of India and Other Laws
• Administration of Justice in Scheduled areas
• Customary laws of SC’s & ST’s in India

2. Issues and Policies for the Inclusive Development of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• Educational Rights of Scheduled Tribes/Education among tribes Problems, Policies and Perspectives
• Status of Women and Children
• Health Problems as well as Environmental Issues of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• Changes in the Role of Institutions like Family, Marriage and Inheritance
• Economic and Welfare Programmes for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• Socio- economic Conditions of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in India
• Impact of Government policies/laws, Development endeavours of Private Parties and Government and Commercialization for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• Livelihood Issues-Displacement, Relocation and Rehabilitation of Project Affected Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• Food Insecurity, Malnutrition, Poverty and Health
• Issues of Displacement and Resultant Discontent among the Tribals; Role of Various NGOs in this Regard
• Tribal/Indigenous Uprisings since the Colonial Period and Context of Naxalism in Contemporary India; Reasons and Tentative Solutions
• Indigenous/Customary Rights
• Atrocity against Women from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in India

3. International Practices for the Improvement of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• IPR and Patent Issues; International Conventions (Convention on Biodiversity, Declaration on the rights of indigenous people) and
their Impact
• Social Activism for Empowerment of Scheduled Castes in
the Era of Globalization
• Equal distribution of Resources among Marginalized Section

• Impact of Globalization
4. Role of Concerned Agencies
• Role of the Concerned Agencies to Percolate the Benefits
of the Various Government Schemes
• Displacement and Resultant Discontent among the Tribals;
Role of Various NGOs in this Regard
This list is only illustrative in nature. The participants may
choose to present their papers on any of the topics related
to the main theme.

Submission of Abstract May 5, 2016
Notification of accepted Abstract May 10, 2016
Final paper submission May 15, 2016
Registration date May 21, 2016
Seminar on May 21, 2016
All submissions (Abstract & Final paper) for the
Seminar must be sent as attachment with an email
to LS2016@IMSNOIDA.COM (in lower case)

The one day National Seminar will be held on
May 21, 2016 at IMS Seminar hall, IMS Campus,
IMS Law College, A-8 B, institutional area,
Sector 62, Noida 201303 (Landmark 3 Cs IT Hub)

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