CUK’s Prof (Dr) Mehraj-ud-Din Receives Kumarappa Reckless Award


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Dr Mehraj Ud Din Mir, Dean School of Legal Studies, Central University of Kashmir (CUK), has received the Kumarappa Reckless Award in New Delhi.

Dr Mir was conferred the award at a function organized by the India Society of Criminology, Chennai and National Law University, Delhi on February 15. As many as 300 delegates from across the country also comprising Vice-Chancellors of National Law Universities, High Court Judges, senior professors and senior police officers and Fulbright scholars attended the function. After receiving the award, Dr Mir delivered a detailed lecture on “Crimes against Women.”

The academic fraternity of the Central University of Kashmir and University of Kashmir has congratulated Dr Mir for receiving the prestigious award.

Kumarappa Reckless Award is the highest and prestigious award granted by the Indian Society of Criminology, Chennai to the academicians, professionals, scholars and administrators in the administration of Justice for their out-standing contribution in the field of Criminology, Criminal Law.

Dr Mir has served in the University of Kashmir for more than 35 years. He has worked in the University in different capacities and has a vast experience in teaching and research. He has taught at LLB and LLM level and has produced many scholars. His main focus has been on “Criminal Justice System” and has completed a number of Major Research Projects sponsored by ICSSR and University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Dr Mir has a number of publications on Crime, Police, Judiciary and other related issues and has visited a number of Universities and jails in India and abroad. He has attended more than 200 Seminars/Conferences/Workshops throughout the globe and contributed research papers. Dr Mir has been associated with the study of ‘Science of Crime’ (Criminology) right from the very beginning and has played a pivotal role in the rehabilitation of the ex-convicts. He has also contributed in the drafting of the “Jail Manual of the Jammu and Kashmir State.”

Dr Mir is a recipient of national and international awards including the fellowship of Max Plank Institute of International Criminal Law (Germany), MOST (UNESCO), LOSOU Consultant Malaysia and ISC Fellowship.


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