Prof. Ved Kumari has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the National Law University, Odisha.

The search Committee comprising of Prof SK Bhatnagar , Dr.Faizan Mustafa and Justice AK Patnaik recommended three names to Chief Justice.

Out of 41 candidates , Eight were short listed.

Dr. Ved Kumari was the Dean of Faculty of Law, Delhi.

She was also the Chairperson the Delhi Judicial Academy from 2009-2011.

She has also worked as the Faculty of Law in the University of Jammu during 1983-1985. She was a Fulbright Fellow in Vanderbilt University, USA, in 1997.

She has written three books on juvenile justice in India, the latest one being “The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015—Critical Analysis”.

Ved Kumari

Work history

From: Apr 1985: Professor of Law, University of Delhi

From: Sep 2016: Dean and Head, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (Delhi Area)

From: Apr 2016: Professor-in-Charge, Law Centre 1, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi

From: Jun 2010: Fellow, Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute, Canada

2011 – Jun 2016: Member, Academic Council, Indian Law Institute

2013 – 2015: Member, International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO)

2013 – 2015: Member, International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO)

2013 – 2015: Member, International Juvenile Justice Observatory

Aug 2012 – Oct 2013: Professor-in-Charge, Law Centre-I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (Delhi)

Jun 2011 – Dec 2012: Member, Sectoral Innovation Council, Ministry of Law and Justice

Jul 2009 – Jul 2011: Chairperson, Delhi Judicial Academy

Jul 2009 – Jul 2011: Chairperson, Delhi Judicial Academy

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