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Research Highlights

JGU’s faculty members and students undertake research through its schools, research centres, and institutes. Research is funded through external or internal grants, or are self-funded. To date, our researchers have undertaken projects with public, private and non-profit organizations based in India and across the globe on issues ranging from public policy, urban planning, and intellectual property rights to energy security, agrarian policy, and civil society. A selection of these research projects, both completed and ongoing, is described below to highlight our domain areas of experience and expertise.

  • Abolishing the Death Penalty

    This study was undertaken by the Centre for Human Rights Studies (CHRS) in collaboration with the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre, the Human Rights Law Network, and the Centre for Development and Human Rights.

  • New Zealand – India Free Trade Agreement Promotion Initiative in Collaboration with the Oval Foundat...

    CITEL in collaboration with the Oval Foundation, a non-profit think tank based in the UK, is taking the initiative to promote a New Zealand–India Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by conducting a comprehensive

  • Export-Import Bank of India Project on International Working Group on Export Credits

    CITEL is aiming to pursue the EXIM Bank of India for a probable grant of a research project on the current negotiations on the Export Credits by the International Working Group on Export Credits.


  • Legal Note on the Discussions on Dispute Settlement Understanding Reforms at the WTO

    The Trade Policy Division at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India sought a legal note on key information on various reforms which were proposed to the Dispute Settlement Understanding (Agreement) of the WTO in a special session of the Dispute Settlement Bo

  • Study on the Understanding of Energy Security and WTO-covered Agreements

    CITEL prepared a Working Paper for the Trade Policy Division at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India on the understanding of energy security at the WTO.

  • Study on Chile Taxes on Automobiles for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

    CITEL prepared a legal memo on the potential WTO claims against the Chilean additional tax on diesel vehicles.