Senior research Associate
B.A. in English; LL.B. (Mahatma Gandhi University); M.Phil.; Ph.D. Candidate (JNU)
Ms. Sawmiya Rajaram is a Senior Research Associate at Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University. She had done her higher education from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), and Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. She previously worked as an International Trade Law Expert for analyzing and drafting responses to World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Notifications. This response is cleared by the Department of Commerce, Government of India and sent to World Trade Organisation (WTO), which effectively becomes India’s official position in WTO. She has also worked as a Junior Local Expert (Technical Regulations) in a project run by EU-CITD. Assisted a technical team in conducting ‘Gap Analysis’ involving comparison of the EU’s system of Technical Regulations with that of India’s. Interacted with various regulatory agencies, industry bodies and domain experts among other stakeholders from across the country. Contributed towards preparation of a Guide-Book on developing technical regulations in India. It has notably advocated for a common framework for Indian regulators. She has also assisted Adv. Deepak Singh, Ex-Deputy Director General (BIS)) in drafting two Bills on Conformity Assessment Procedure for India. Her areas of interests are public international law, international trade law, European Technical Regulations and IPR.