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Dr. Gifty Oommen

Dr. Gifty Oommen -Assistant Professor (Senior)

Entered into service on 15/3/1997 .She completed her LLB from Department of Law, Punjab University in 1991 and LL.M from Cochin University of science and technology in 1994 with second rank. She acquired her Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the National Institute of Personnel Management, Kolkata, an acclaimed institute by central and various state governments, in 1999. She was awarded PhD from CUSAT in 2014 in the subject "Right to Privacy and Freedom of Press- Conflicts and Challenges" under the guide ship of Dr V.S Sebastian the then Director of School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology.

EVENTS CONDUCTED

In 2009 under inspiration of Dr A.S Saroja, staff advisor at that time, she framed a seminar proposal on "Trips and Globalization: Legal framework and challenges", which on being approved by UGC, culminated in the FIRST -UGC NATIONAL SEMINAR to be conducted in college. This seminar was conducted in GOVERNMENT LAW COLLEGE ERNAKULAM after a gap of 11 years. This seminar was organised by the college staff under the umbrella ship of Dr Bindu. M. Nambiar as Co-ordinater and Gifty Oommen as the Joint co-ordinater. She conducted the second seminar in 2013 after returning to college from FIP on " Media, Freedom and the right to Privacy- an Introspection ". Faculty -Mini .S and Priya Vijayan assisted her as Joint Coordinators. Eminent personalities such as Sashi kumar , senior journalist and Chairman Asian college of journalism, Dr Nambi Narayanan, former Director, Advanced Technology and Planning , ISRO, K. Padma kumar (IPS) and many others engaged in an active retrospection of press rights in the light of privacy violations. Seminar was conducted in 2015 on forensic science- "Forensic science – A Deeper Insight". Faculty - Dr Anju Rajan and Priya. Vijayan assisted her as joint coordinaters. Seminar in forensic science was conducted in 2015 on "Advanced techniques in forensic science". Faculty - Dr Anju Rajan and Priya. Vijayan assisted her as joint coordinaters.

MOOT COURT COMPETITION

The year 2016 saw the revival of All India National Moot Court under her Captainship after a gap of 4 years since 2012. She was assisted by the Dr Giri Shanker, Maign Aboobecker and Dr Lakshmi, faculty along with all the teaching faculty of the college. It was a festive occasion for the whole college. 18 teams participated in the event and it was well received and appreciated by other colleges and participants.

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Being an ardent speaker she has since 1997 participated in several deliberations and given talks in government organised programmes. Gave several talks through AIR Calicut, Gyanavani since 1997 on various topics. Presented many papers in various seminars ranging from academic to social events of women rights, elders, pensioners. Also presented several papers in National & International Publications.

POSITIONS (PRESENT)

Member of the MG University board of studies. - Member of KUFOS board of studies. - PTA Secretary, College

EDUCATIONAL PROFILE

Bachelor in Science- Punjab University, Chandigarh- 1988-Ist class -Bachelor in Law (LLB)- Punjab University, Chandigarh- 1991- Ist class -Masters in Law (LLM)- Cochin University of Science & Technology-1994-62.5%( Specialization: Maritime Law, Labour, Jurisprudence) – II Rank. - UGC NET: 1993 December -Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management, NIPM, Calcutta- 1999 -Awarded Doctorate in 2014 - “Right to privacy and Freedom of Press – Conflicts and Challenges “Cochin University of Science &Technology.

EXPERIENCE PROFILE

Assistant Professor in Government Law College, Ernakulam since March 1997 - Specialization and Subjects Taught -LLB- Human rights, Women and Law, Intellectual property law, International law and Familylaw - LLM- Judicial process, Intellectual law, International Trade law.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Given talk on Rights of Women – Human Rights- Dec. 1998- Town Hall, Calicut -Given talk on All India Radio 1998- ‘Public Interest Litigation’ – and –‘The Right Understanding of Human Rights’- Calicut - Gave talk at College of Nursing Medical College, Calicut- 2000- ‘Women’s liberation’ and also on – ‘Constitutional and Legal Problems in Management’ - Gave talk on Gender Discrimination and Human Rights- Govt. Law College of Teacher Education, Calicut- March 2011. - Gave several talks and classes at IMG Cochin during the period between 2010-12 on several subjects varying from women, human rights and drugs and narcotics - Gave several classes for students of journalism at Mascom, one of the prominent institutes in journalism-Kottayam - Gave several classes for lecturers at Calicut University during the period between 2011-2013- human rights, women. - Took classes on human rights in EMEA college of Arts and Science at Kondody Calicut in February 2014 -Took classes at a public gathering at a mahilasamagam with connection with the women’s day celebrations on 7th March 2014

OFFICIAL PROFILE

In my official capacity I have conducted National Seminar UGC on‘Trips and Globalization’- Legal Framework and Changes in the college campus – 12th to 14 March 2009. - Conducted National Seminar on ‘Media and Privacy – An Introspection’ on 25-26th February 2014 in the college campus having the participation of eminent personalities like Sashikumar of Asia net fame , Dr Nambi Narayanan and Padma kumar ADIG of Ernakulam and others of the media police and law. - Conducted personality development for students, recruitment for the outgoing students in various firms and law offices.

NATIONAL SEMINARS

Presented paper – Teachers of Law – engineers of legal education – at Gov. Law College EKM- Nov. 1997 - Presented Paper – Christian values – Pillars of human law jurisprudence at CUSAT 2007- also paper on Christian basis for Artificial Insemination, Invitro fertilization and Surrogacy – October 2007 -Presented paper – Lie detector – CUSAT –Feb. 2008 -Presented paper – Media Trial and Privacy- St Berchmans College Changanacherry – October 2009 -Presented paper – Investor protection – Private participation in banking sector- CUSAT – Feb. 2011 - Presented paper – Fine Tuning a legal professional – Gov. Law College EKM, March 2011 - Presented paper – Marital Rape – at seminar organized by National Law University Cochin by the Parliamentary committee- Feb.2013 - Presented paper- Marital Rape –Gov. Law College Calicut- March 2013

ARTICLES

Published ‘Privacy as a concept of Law’- International Journal of Scientific Research – peer reviewed journal- August 2012 - Published ‘Investigative journalism’ in HNLU July 2013- upcoming -Published ‘Marital Rape – Is it or not a sexual offence’- International Journal Scientific Research-November 2013

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