Making Online Education Accessible and Inclusive in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic

This report was authored by a team from IDIA Charitable Trust (IDIA). The team consisted of IDIA’s Directors, Svetlana Correya and Swati Agrawal, and law students, Shreyas Alevoor (National Law University Odisha) and Puja Raghavan, (Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi) who were interning at IDIA. A special note of thanks is extended to IDIA […]

Interns’ Corner | Reservation Norms at Leading National Law Universities

– Shreyas Alevoor* This is the first post in an intended two part series on reservation policies of the leading five National Law Universities. It analyses the data from their prospectus/ brochures for the academic year 2020-21 and the IDIA Diversity Survey 2018-19. These NLUs include National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU), National […]

IDIA and NUJS Collaborate to Open the Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer Accessibility Lab

In honour of late Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer (Founder, IDIA Charitable Trust (IDIA) and SpicyIP), the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) joined hands with IDIA to inaugurate the Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer Accessibility Lab at NUJS to foster greater inclusion of students with disabilities. This initiative was announced in September 2019, and […]

IDIA – Jashpur District Administration Sensitisation Programme 2019

Jashpur district lies in the north-eastern corner of the state of Chhattisgarh, bordering the states of Odisha and Jharkhand. It is a district with a majority tribal population. The IDIA Chhattisgarh Chapter comprising of students from the Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU) in association with the Jashpur district administration, launched a collaborative project in […]

IDIA Kerala Chapter Conducts Sensitisation at a Girls’ School in Venganoor

I am Shinto Matthew Abraham, and I studied in NUALS Kochi. I am an IDIA Scholar, and I was also a volunteer with the IDIA Kerala Chapter. One of the core activities of the IDIA state chapters is to organise sensitisation sessions for students from underprivileged backgrounds. IDIA Kerala chapter organises sensitisation drives among school […]

IDIA – Look Back 2016

2016 was our biggest year yet. We want to thank everyone who made it possible. Here’s a look back at the year!

Arodhum selects first year law student Dharu Ram as Arodhum Scholar 2016

Arodhum awards scholarships to deserving rural students who demonstrate laudable strength or skill in a field, and show great potential to be agents of change. It has selected IDIA scholar, Dharu Ram as Arodhum Scholar 2016. Dharu, hails from a village in Rajasthan, and wants to fight for justice. Read his story and about Arodhum scholarship that provides opportunity and resources to bridge inequality.