Education plays a vital role in building the future of our nation by transforming lives and communities. We have several educator heroes who help students aim high and achieve their potential, often meeting and overcoming considerable challenges along the way. Recently Delhi based MT Research & Educational Services (MTRES) came up with Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA) 2018, to recognize the monumental role teachers play in our society as they instil a desire to learn and achieve and create tomorrow’s leaders. Meet one of the awardees, Ms. Bhavna Batra, Assistant Professor, Amity Law School Noida, Amity University, who has been honoured with Promising Teacher Award in MTRES TEA 2018.
The initiative taken by this organization to acknowledge the efforts of the academicians is enterprising and praiseworthy. The accolades given to the teachers in form of certificates and mementoes is a matter of pride and exhilaration in the form of a reward of the diligent work. I extend my heartfelt benediction to MTRES for such a commendable, exemplary and admirable work.
An academician with an enriched teaching experience of more than 13 years, Ms. Bhavna is a well known and acclaimed faculty in Jurisprudence. She did her B.A. English Hons. from Miranda House College, Delhi University; LLB from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi; and her LLM from Jamia Milia Islamia University. She has the distinction of being a gold medalist in both LLB and LLM. She started her teaching career in 2005 at ILS, Ghaziabad, and later joined Mewar Law Institute, Mewar University, in 2010 where she also served as the HOI of the Integrated Law Programme. She has been associated with Amity Law School Noida, Amity University, since 2012. She is also serving as Vice President, Amity Law Foundation (ALF) and Member Secretary, Amity Judicial Academy (AJA).
She has been assigned multifarious roles in the Law School. An energizing and dynamic Convenor of the Moot Court Society, a productive Member of the Course review Committee , influential Coordinator for International Law Course and potent member for hosting different seminars and conferences and cementing international relationships for teaching and student legal fraternity. She has regularly been associated with Bar Association of India. She was appointed as Legal Academician from Bar Association to host The 3rd BRICS Legal Talent Development Program in Amity University (Sept, 2016).
In my opinion Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is more important than the outcome. The journey to the success is a pathway that only you and you alone can take, it is paved and embellished with gold as well as black and blue.
She is currently pursuing Ph.D. in Constitutional Law on the topic Feasibility of Making Right to Work as fundamental right in India : A multi dimensional approach. She has written diversified research papers blended with manifold areas of Law. She has attended ASEAN Conference at Kunming (China) on One Belt One Road Initiative (Dec 2016), Cyber Economy Seminar at Yunan University, China, along with South Asia Legal Training Base two weeks course in China. In Dec 2017, she visited China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), Beijing, and was certified to deliver lectures for the Masters students of CUPL. She has been very instrumental to strengthen the bond between CUPL and Amity University, Noida.
Ms. Bhavna was appointed as General Secretary, Women’s Divison of International Council of Jurists in July 2018. It is a body of jurists functioning towards the promotion of administration of justice and vigorous advancement and augmentation of law, expedient to social and economic needs of the people. The Council is actively involved in organizing campaigns for legal awareness and information to be used as a tool for advancement and amelioration of public good. It also intends to promote rule of law and social justice by making provision of free legal aid and by maintenance of an efficient system of legal advice.
The optimism, sanguineness and inspiration received from my elders and well wishers from time to time has greatly helped me in discharge of my duties with more adherence, commitment and earnestness.
She was also invited as Distinguished Guest at the International Conference on Law, Management, Business, Economics & CSR, Thailand, scheduled in May 2018 at Asian Institute of Technology Conference Center (AITCC), Klong Luang, Pathumthani, Bangkok, Thailand. As a matter of prestige, she organized the 59th Edition of Phillip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition Indian National Rounds (Feb 2018) as Deputy National Administrator of the World’s oldest and renowned Moot Court Competition.
This Teaching Excellence Award of being THE PROMISING TEACHER 2018 is a symbol of the blessing that I have received during my journey till now and is surely a reward for the tasks and challenges I undertook in my academic odyssey. I am grateful of having held this award as a return of my attempt towards my tasks with utmost purity and dedication.
MT Research & Educational Services is an initiative to bridge the gap between academics and industry. It was founded in 2013 with the combination of industry, academic and research personnel. They execute various educational events (Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Short Term Courses, Trainings and Competitions) throughout India. They provide various educational platforms for direct engagement of students, academicians and corporates. They execute internships and placement drives also in colleges. Website