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About the Programme

CEERA in association with MoEF& CC has organized Training programmes for IFS officers in the year 2013 and 2017. It will be organizing the same on the theme “Right to Information and the Forest Department ” in July 2019.

Tentative Programme Schedule

Registration: 9.30 AM

Day 1: 11th July, 2019: Thursday
Time SessionResource Person
10 AM to 10.30 AMInaugural SessionChief Guest: Dr. Amita Prasad : Director General, NPC & Former Addl. Secretary, MoEF&CC,

Prof.[Dr.] R Venkata Rao : Vice Chancellor, NLSIU

Prof. MK Ramesh : Professor of Law, NLSIU

Prof. Sairam Bhat : Professor of Law, NLSIU

Dr. C S Patil : Dean, KSLU, Hubbali

10.30 AM to 10.40 AMGroup Photograph
10.40 AM to 11.30 AMConstitution of India: Need for Transparency and Accountability in Forest GovernanceProf. M.K Ramesh : Professor of Law, NLSIU

Prof. C S Patil : Dean, Karnataka State Law University, Hubbali

11.30 AM to 11.45AMTea Break
11.45 AM to 1.15 PMRight to Information Act: An OverviewProf. Sairam Bhat : Professor of Law, NLSIU
1.30 PM to 2.15 PMLunch
2.15 PM to 3.30 PMRight to Environmental InformationMr. Robinson D’Souza : Former Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

Prof. C S Patil, Dean, Karnataka State Law University, Hubbali

3.30PM to 3.45PMTea Break
3.45 PM to 5.15PMSection 4 of the RTI Act: Suo Motu Disclosures of the Forest Department (Panel Discussion)Dr. Prashanth Desai : Asst. Prof. of Law, NLSIU

Dr. Y.G : Muralidhara CREAT, Bengaluru

Registration: 9.30 AM

Day 2: 12th July, 2019: Thursday
Time SessionResource Person
9.30 AM to 11.00 AMPowers and Functions of CIC and SICDr. Y.G Muralidhara : CREAT, Bengaluru

Dr. Sairam Bhat : Professor of Law, NLSIU

11.00-11.30Tea break
11.30 AM to 1.00 PMExemption to Disclosure of Information: Sec. 8 of RTI ActY.G Muralidhara : CREAT, Bengaluru

Dr. Sairam Bhat : Professor of Law, NLSIU

1.00 -2.00 PMLunch
2.00 PM to 3.00 PMCases Emerging from RTIsNLSIU Team

Two Days Training Workshop on Right to Information and the Forest Department

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