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Call for Papers by IJPIEL: Submit by Oct 2

The Indian Journal of Projects, Infrastructure, and Energy Law (IJPIEL) is calling for papers on a variety of themes.

About the Journal

The Indian Journal of Projects, Infrastructure, and Energy Law (IJPIEL) is a student-run quarterly law journal, blog, and podcast. The journal focuses on the niche area of Projects, Infrastructure, and Energy (PIE) laws. In the post-pandemic scenario, they believe that the focus of global markets will be, among other goals, to create Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure (SDG 9) and Alternative Sources of Energy (SDG 7).

This is particularly important for India, which is slated to be one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. However, the same is not possible without achieving SDG 17 – Peace & Strong Institutions of Justice.

Themes & Cases Comments

The suggested Themes and Topics for Submission for Volume III of the Journal are as follows:

  • Regulatory mechanism and dichotomies concerning setting up of green hydrogen manufacturing units in India
  • Competitive bidding mechanism for procurement of power in wind energy projects
  • Implications of the Draft Electricity Amendment Rules
  • Infrastructure Investors & Tax Planning for Capital Assets – A Review of Subsidies and Other Tax-Based Incentives
  • Energy Justice: Reconfiguring the relationship between the energy sector and society to ensure a just energy transition
  • Aviation Leasing: A look at the challenges for India in the implementation of the Protection and Enforcement of Interests in Aircraft Objects Bill, 2022 (Focusing on recent developments on this such as the GoFirst issue)
  • Climate Financing in India

Case Comments

  1. Mitulbhai Ranchodbhai Lakhani v. Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission
  2. Parampujya Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd. And Anr. vs. Central Electricity Regulatory
    Commission and Ors.

Please note that the themes are purely suggestive and are not in order of preference. The Editorial Team would be happy to entertain submissions (preferably contemporary) related to any topic under the broad theme of Projects, Infrastructure, and Energy Laws.


  • Long Article: 8,000-12,000 words (inclusive of footnotes)
  • Short Article: 3,500-5,000 words (inclusive of footnotes)
  • Case Commentary: 3,000-5,000 words Book Reviews and Legislative Comments: 2,000 – 4,000 words

Please note that the aforementioned word limit is suggestive. The journal shall provide due consideration to all articles regardless of the word limit; however, non-compliance to the limit mentioned above shall act as a deterrent factor regarding the selection of your manuscript.

Submission Guidelines

  • Co-Authorship: A maximum of three authors shall be allowed for all manuscripts submitted to the journal.
  • Abstract: The Abstract should ideally be between 125-250 words. Non-compliance to this suggested limit is acceptable but not advisable.
  • Peer Review: All manuscripts shall go through a Double-Blinded Peer Review process. Keywords: A list of keywords (3-10) should be included. Abbreviations should also be provided if necessary.
  • Citation: The Harvard Bluebook (21st Edition): A Uniform System of Citation must be followed.
  • Format: The paper should follow the following specifications:
  • Font of the Manuscript: Headings – Times New Roman Size- 16, single spacing; Body – Times New Roman Size -12, single spacing.
  • Alignment: Single-spaced Line Spacing- 1.5 Footnotes- size- 10, line spacing
  • Plagiarism: Only original manuscripts that have not been published anywhere and are plagiarism-free will be accepted for publication.

How to Submit?

Interested applicants may submit their manuscript in Word and a PDF form to –

Publication Fees

IJPIEL does not charge any fees for publication in their journal. IJPIEL recognizes that asking for any payment for the publication of manuscripts leads to a denial of opportunities for contributors who may be differently placed.

Submission Deadline

The last date for submitting the manuscript is 2nd October 2023. If your manuscript is selected for publication, you will be notified through email.

Contact Information

Aakriti Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, Journal, IJPIEL – 9871466567 (M) Or drop in a mail at

Click here to visit the website.

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