Prof. Dr. Paramjit S. Jaswal is the Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. He is an academician par excellence with a vast and rich experience of 33 years in the field of teaching and research. He is a keen researcher with three decades of experience and has to his credit 66 research papers published in various reputed National as well as International Journals/Books. He has presented a multitude of research papers in numerous Seminars and Conferences and is also guiding and supervising LL.M as well as Ph.D. students. He has expertise in the field of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Human Rights and Environmental Law. Till date he has published/edited fifteen books on vital topics in Law. His book on Environmental Law, second edition (2003), is widely acclaimed in the legal field and has been cited thrice by the Supreme Court of India in the landmark judgement reported as In Re: Noise Pollution, (V) (2005) 5 SCC 733. Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.C. Lahoti, the then Chief Justice of India, had authored the judgement
On April 23, 2018 Jagran Lakecity University, JLU School of Law, as part of its endeavor to improve teaching, learning and research in Law, gave an enriching platform to its faculty members to interact with Prof. (Dr.) Paramjit Singh Jaswal, Honorable Vice Chancellor RGNUL, Punjab who was the Key Resource Person of a faculty development programme on “Teaching in Law Schools”.
Prof. Jaswal began with taking inputs regarding innovative teaching techniques from all the faculty members present. He then proceeded to emphasize that passion is of supreme importance for a person to become a successful teacher. According to him, being dedicated to the profession and being updated with the recent developments in law and legal education are very necessary elements for a law teacher.
He emphasized the need of efficient and comprehensive reading of judgments for understanding the nuances of law and further suggested general readings of classic books authored by luminaries like Lord Denning, Justice Cardozo, Senior Advocate Nani Palkhivala, etc.
Earlier, Mr. Omkareshwar Pathak, Assistant Professor introduced Prof. Jaswal to the faculty members. Vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. Deevanshu Shrivastava , Assistant Professor and Prof. (Dr.) Yogendra Srivastava presented the memento to Prof. Jaswal as a token of respect and appreciation.
The interactive-cum- faculty development programme with Prof. Jaswal proved to be highly informative and inspiring for the faculty members and for which Jagran Lakecity University, JLU School of Law is thankful to Prof. (Dr.) Paramjit Singh Jaswal.