Certificate Course on “Nuclear Energy and Law”, 11-16 January 2016, New Delhi

Jointly organised by Nuclear Law Association, India (NLA) & TERI University, New Delhi (TU)

11 Monday – 16 Saturday, January 2016

Venue: TERI University, Vasant Kunj Campus, New Delhi

Program and Participation form can be downloaded from the link below,

Winter Course 2016 v6

Participation Form

Accommodation Options

The objective of the NLA-TU Winter Course is to familiarise the participants with:

  1. the basic understanding of nuclear science and technology;
  2. the legal history and international engagement, with a focus on Global South;
  3. the functioning of a nuclear power plant;
  4. the IAEA – its history, codes and guidelines -, and international nuclear treaties;
  5. regulatory structures and liability regimes of select jurisdictions; and
  6. India’s nuclear laws and regulatory processes, siting and consent procedures, environmental law and judicial decisions in India.

Study Trip to Narora Nuclear Power Plant

In association with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL), a technical study trip to the Narora Nuclear Power Plant in UP is planned. The trip is only for Indian nationals.

Faculty – Legal, Scientific, Industry and Diplomacy Professionals from:

  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  • Department of Atomic Energy (India)
  • OECD – Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD-NEA)
  • Diplomats, lawyers, nuclear insurance industry and research Institutes

Participants (max. 35):

  • Lawyers, legal advisers and counsels;
  • Nuclear scientists, policy makers, and officials from various nuclear institutions;
  • Representatives from regulatory institutions and company professionals;
  • Social science researchers and faculty;
  • Law professors and researchers; and
  • PhD students, and 4th and 5th year law students.

Fees for 6-day course

  1. Rs. 25,000 per person.
  2. Rs 60,000 for three persons from the same organization.
  3. Rs. 10,000 for NLA members / and Rs. 5000 for students.

The fee includes – lunch and tea for the duration of the course, the course materials and travel to the Narora Nuclear Power Plant.  Accommodation is not covered.


Course Directors:

M P Ram Mohan, Associate Professor, TERI University, New Delhi:                                     Phone: (+91) 92127-63410, Email: mprmohan@teri.res.in

R Rajesh Babu, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata:                     Phone: (+91) 98310-31540,Email: rajeshbabu@iimcal.ac.in

 Coordinator & enquiry:  

Ms. Rishika Singh, Lawyer and Researcher: Phone: (+91) 88004-56888,                                   Email: singhrishika@gmail.com

Certificate Course on “Nuclear Energy and Law”, 11-16 January 2016, New Delhi

Special Issue: Nuclear Energy and Indian Society: Public Engagement, Risk Assessment and Legal Frameworks

Journal of Risk Research: Vol 18, Issue 8, 2015

Guest Editors: Ram Mohan M. P.and Rajesh Babu R.


Organisational risk perception and transformations in India’s nuclear establishment: Catherine Mei Ling Wong

Negligence, capture, and dependence: safety regulation of the design of India’s Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor: M.V. Ramana & Ashwin K. Seshadri

Nuclear energy and risk assessment by Indian courts: analysis of judicial intervention in the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project: M.P. Ram Mohan & Akshay Shandilya

United States and India: two nuclear states with legislation that truly holds responsible parties liable in case of a nuclear accident: Evelyne M. Ameye

Japan-India civil nuclear energy cooperation: prospects and concerns: Hiroaki Nakanishi

Nuclear licensing in the United States: enhancing public confidence in the regulatory process: Tyson Smith

Special Issue: Nuclear Energy and Indian Society: Public Engagement, Risk Assessment and Legal Frameworks