Centre for Law and Agriculture

About The Centre

The Law and Agriculture Centre at Tamil Nadu National Law University aims to initiate, undertake, and inspire quality legal research to protect the rights of people associated with agriculture and to improve the quality and productivity in the agriculture sector. This Centre through its research activities endeavours to facilitate and aid the Government and regulatory authorities in robust policy-making towards agriculture and allied activities.

The Centre also aims to create legal awareness amongst farmers and stakeholders with an objective to facilitate informed decision making in the agricultural process, financing agricultural and allied sectors, procurement and price fixation of agricultural products.

The Centre is headed by Mr. Nideesh Kumar T V, Assistant Professor of Law, TNNLU.

Objectives of the Centre

  • To create a platform and facilitate interdisciplinary researchers to initiate and conduct research studies and projects on themes relevant to its focus areas.
  • To inspire legal research on its focus areas by facilitating knowledge expansion and exchange through organising Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, and training programs with the involvement of various stakeholders.
  • To accumulate relevant data from the grassroots with a view to construct structured knowledge and provide effective inputs to aid the policymakers in relevant focus areas.
  • To review the efficacy and implementation of agriculture relevant laws and policies with a view of proposing policy, legal and regulatory measures for sustainable growth in its focus areas.
  • To organise legal awareness camps primarily in localities with intensive agricultural and allied activities.

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