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CfP: Webinar on Socio-Legal Perspective of Mental Health Issues and Challenges by Modern Law College, Pune [March 14]: Submit by March 13

The National Webinar on Socio-Legal Perspective of Mental Health Issues and Challenges is organized by Modern Law College, Pune on March 14, 2022.

About the Organiser

Progressive Education Society’s, Modern Law College, Pune 16 is one of the premier legal educational institute in Maharashtra situated close to the “Oxford of the East” the Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Established in 2003, Modern Law College has carved a niche for itself. Permanently affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University, recognised by the Bar Council of India, U/S2(f 12 (B) of UGC Act, 1956 and accredited by NAAC Bengaluru the College stands as one of the best law colleges in Pune.

About the Webinar

The concept of mental health has secured mammoth credibility in the past few years, with the focus being shifted towards enhanced mental health care professionals and facilities and attention paid towards a sounder mental and emotional health development of the youth and adults.

However, the palpitating question persists: how far along has India travelled on this tumultuous journey to achieve the definitive aspiration of securing stable mental health across the country for persons of every age group.

Through the means of this webinar, it will be an endeavor to find an answer to this question by delving into the mental healthcare laws in India [The Mental Health Act, 1987 and The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017] coupled with the understanding of international as well as constitutional aspects concerning mental health care laws.

This National Webinar aims towards discussing socio legal aspects of Mental health and issues and challenges related to it.

Objectives of the Webinar

  • To create awareness amongst students and academia regarding mental health, its relevance and to initiate a dialogue amongst various stakeholders.
  • To discuss the significance and legal issues concerning the significance of Mental Healthcare
  • To suggest policy measures and suggestions to develop strategies for strong implementation of existing legal framework on issues of Mental Health and healthcare.

Themes of the Conference

  • Developing positive Mental Health for teaching learning experience.
  • Human Rights and International Approach
  • Indian Constitution and Right to health
  • Mental Healthcare reforms in India
  • Mental Healthcare and Assisted Suicide
  • Mental Health of Prisoners
  • Any other related subject.

The above-mentioned themes are only indicative and a paper relevant to the main theme of the seminar may be submitted.


Any student or academician



Registration / Submission Procedure

Guidelines for Authors

  • Title- Font size-14, Times New Roman
  • Content- Size 12, Times New Roman 2000-3000 Words
  • Citation- SILC Footnoting System
  • Line Spacing- 1.5

Submit your papers by mailing them to For registration, click here.

Fee details

Charges for paper Publication:

  • Students of Modern Law College & Maharashtra Institute of Mental Health -Rs. 500/-
  • Professionals & Others – Rs. 1000/-

Details for e-Payment

Account Name: Progressive Education Society’s Modern Law College
Bank Name: IDBI Bank
Account No. 062104000055550
IFSC Code: IBKL0000062
MICR Code: 411259003

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Abstract Submission- 13/03/2022
  • Last Date of Paper Submission- 20/03/2022

Contact information

  • Asst. Prof. Shital Keskar +919067741089
    Faculty Incharge, Modern Law College
  • Asst. Prof. Neelam Dighe +919673731873
    Faculty Incharge, Modern Law College
  • Asst. Prof. Prajakta Bhagwat +919096590864
    Faculty Incharge, Modern Law College
  • Mr. Ritesh Patel +919049487137
    Student Coordinator, Modern Law College

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