Faculty Department

Govind Narayan Sinha, Industry Fellow

Govind Narayan Sinha

Industry Fellow 

B.Sc (Chemistry, Zoology, Botany), University of Gorakhpur, UP.

M.Sc (Chemistry), University of Gorakhpur, UP

LL.B, HNB Garhwal University, Uttarakhand.

LL.M, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.


Area of Specialization

Indian and International Environmental Policy & Law, Comparative Environmental Law, Land Laws including provisions for tribal areas, Administrative Law., Law of Torts, Legal & Constitutional History

Research & Publications:-

International Journals-

Sinha, G.N. (2008)  India and International Energy Law  in Patel, Bimal M (ed) India  and International Energy Law, Vol.2, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Netherlands (http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=10&mcid=10&pid=28405)

Publications: Papers & Book Chapters – 

Social Planning for India: An approach Paper Page 163-170 "Planet Protection" Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 1997.

Amended Draft Forest Bill 1995 by voluntary organizations - A Forester's comments. National Workshop on new Draft Forest Act at Dehra Dun, 14-15 February, 1997.

Comparison between Government & NGOs Draft Forest Bills - An Appraisal Page  xxvii - xxxiii in Indian Forest Act, 1927 by Natraj Publishers, Dehra Dun, 1997.

Judicial Intervention to conserve Bio-diversity, Page xxxiv - xi - Indian Forest Act 1927, Natraj Publishers, Dehra Dun, 1997-98

Sinha, G.N. (2012) ‘Decentralized forest governance and green federalism’, paper presented in the workshop on Greening the Indian Federal System in TERI on July 6.

Sinha, G.N., Srivastava, Nidhi and Chandra, Subhash (2014) Evolution of Legal Framework for Multiple-Values Sustainable Management of Forests in India in Bhojvaid, P.P. and Khandekar, Neena (2014) Sustainable Forest Management for Multiple Values-A Paradigm Shift, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, PP. 307-330. This can be found on http://www.academia.edu/9104187/Evolution_of_Legal_Framework_for_Multiple-Values_Sustainable_Management_of_Forests_in_India

Kundra, Ashish, Sinha, G.N., Beda, Joram (2017). Changing Dynamics of Socio Economic Planning in the State of Arunachal Pradesh, Conclave on Dream Change Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. This can be found on https://www.academia.edu/36018348/Changing_dynamics_of_Socio_Economic_Planning_in_the_State_of_Arunachal_Pradesh

Sinha, G.N. (2017). Primer on Regulation on Land in Arunachal Pradesh and Need for Reforms, Conclave on Dream Change Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. This can be found on https://www.academia.edu/36018322/Primer_on_Regulations_on_Land_in_Arunachal_Pradesh_and_Need_for_Reforms

Sinha, G.N. and Srivastava, Nidhi (2018). An Enquiry into the Jurisprudential Basis of Early Indian Forest Law and its Relevance in Modern Times (under Peer Review)

 International Conferences:

Attended Forestry Conferences in France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherland.

Attended Tourism Conferences in Amsterdam, Rome, Venice, London, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Nepal.

Attended Conference on Public Policy in the University of Syracuse, USA.

Book Published

Arunachal Pradesh: Environmental Planning and Sustainable Development – Opportunities and Challenges (Edited by R.C. Sundriyal, Trilochan Singh, G.N. Sinha) published by Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, August, 2002. (This is the only book of its kind on planning and development in the context of Arunachal Pradesh).

Sinha G.N. (2010) Strengthening Indian Environmental Laws-New Lessons and Approaches, published by Mahendra Singh Bishen Pal Singh, Dehradun. This book has been listed as a reference book on environmental governance by IUCN in 2010. Information about this book can be found in Google search engine.

Sinha, G.N. (2014) (ed.) An Introduction to the Delhi Ridge, Department of Forests and Wildlife, Government of NCT of Delhi, Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehradun, available online at https://www.academia.edu/7367070/An_Introduction_to_the_Delhi_Ridge

Sinha, G.N. (Ed.) (2015). Manual of Management of Captive Elephants in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Department of Environment and Forests, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Port Blair.

Sinha, G.N. (2017). Prosecution of Forest Offenders in Arunachal Pradesh, Department of Environment and Forests, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar.

Technical Bulletins:

Lecture notes on Forest Law for IFS probationers.

Training and Education of IFS probationers.

Reading materials for senior IFS officers on Policy & Legal issues in Forestry – 2 Nos.

Service Laws, Forest Accounts etc.

Forest and Forestry in Arunachal Pradesh, 2008.

State Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, (abridged and updated), 2008.

Many bulletins on forestry research, NTFP during 2007 and 2008.

Arunachal Pradesh State Action Plan on Climate Change, 2011.

Memorandum of the Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh for Fifteenth Finance Commission in April 2018 (Member of Drafting Committee).