Call for Papers | Virtual International Energy Law Colloquium – 2022 [July 16, 2022]


The Centre for Energy and Telecommunication Laws (CETL) was established as one of the Centres of Excellence by Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur in the year 2018. Since its inception, the Centre has been engaged in intensive and extensive research on important contemporary issues in the field of Energy and Telecommunication Laws. The Centre has submitted suggestions for the proposed Amendment to Electricity Act, 2003, and has also proposed some additional changes in the form of a separate Draft Bill to the Ministry of Power, Government of India.


The Centre aims to focus on teaching, capacity-building, holding seminars and workshops for different stakeholders in Energy and Telecommunication sector. It endeavours to offer academic contributions to energy and telecommunication policy-making by publishing reports, journals, books, and newsletters. The objective of the Centre is to promote research in the field of Energy and Telecommunication Laws yet maintaining an interdisciplinary approach towards the subject by involving all the stakeholders of the fraternity.


Energy is the modern-day fuel of every nation. Energy Sector contributes significantly to the growth of every country. The sector varies in its nature. With the advent of environmental challenges, the need for a strong energy policy and strategic framework is a matter of urgency. The challenges encountered by the sector are pervasive and affect everyone. Apart from meeting energy demands, energy policy serves varied purposes. These include not jeopardizing a nation’s or community’s ability to act freely in international affairs; reducing vulnerability to dependence and potentially devastating embargoes; maximizing the use of national and regional resources; avoiding intolerable import spending; and ensuring essential economic, monetary, and social equilibrium and ensuring access to energy at a micro-level. Through the platform of this colloquium, we strive to enable a discourse that invites perspectives from multitudes so that a comprehensive way forward can prevail.


The Centre for Energy and Telecommunication Laws of Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur takes this opportunity to provide a platform for the intellectual discourse by organizing the International Energy Law Colloquium – 2022. This colloquium poses to visit upcoming challenges in the area of Energy Laws furthermore, to discover and explore suggestions to overcome these problems.


With this objective in mind, the colloquium will be divided into the following themes:

  • Electricity Sector
  • Oil and Gas Sector
  • Nuclear and Atomic Energy
  • Renewable and Clean Energy

Registration Procedure 

All the participants must register themselves at the following link latest by July 07, 2022  : HERE

Link of the Brochure HERE


Two Best Paper Awards will be presented to the author(s) (one in each session) whose work represents ground-breaking research in their respective areas. The decision criterion will consider both the research paper’s quality and its presentation.

Winner: Rs. 5,000//- (each)

Important Dates 

Submission of Abstract May 16, 2022
Confirmation of Abstract May 25, 2022
Submission of paper in proposed form June 25, 2022
Last date of registration July 07, 2022
Colloquium July 16, 2022
Publication of Selected Paper December, 2022 (tentatively)


Payment of Fees 

    • Name of the A/c Holder – Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
    • Account No- 37157118524
    • IFSC Code- SBIN0007504
    • Branch Name – Ravinagar Branch, Nagpur

Account Link- HERE



Dr. Manish Yadav

Assistant Professor of Law,

Incharge, Centre for Energy and Telecommunication Laws,

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur

Contact No. – +91-9993603025

Advisory Committee 

  • Prof. (Dr.) Himanshu Pandey, Professor of Law
  • Prof. (Dr.) Vijay Pratap Tiwari, Professor of Law
  • Dr. Shaik Nazim Ahmed Shafi, Associate Professor of law
  • Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma, Associate Professor of Law
  • Dr. Shilpa Jain, Associate Professor of Law

Student Members 

  • Ms. Aditi Sharma
  • Ms. Gaurangi Sharma
  • Mr. Nipun Laroia
  • Mr. Vaibhav Vidhyansh
  • Mr. Omkar Upadhyay
  • Mr. Saharshrarchi Uma Pandey
  • Mr. Rishabh Shukla
  • Ms. Shweta Shrimal
  • Mr. Vikalp Wange

Contact Details:

  • Mr. Omkar Upadhyay (+91-8602680821)
  • Mr. Saharshrarchi Uma Pandey (+91-9575191035)
  • Mr. Rishabh Shukla (+91-7355081872)

For any queries, please feel free to mail us at

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