Authorities of the University:


Chancellor
Hon'ble Mrs. Justice R. Banumathi
Judge, Supreme Court of India
New Delhi

Hon’ble Mrs. Justice R. Banumathi, Born on 20.07.1955. Enrolled on 07.01.1981. Practised in Mofussil Courts at Tirupattur, Krishnagiri and Harur, State of Tamilnadu. Entered Tamilnadu Higher Judicial Service as a direct recruit District Judge in 1988 and worked as District and Sessions Judge in various Districts of the State. Elevated as a Judge of High Court of Madras on 03.04.2003.

As a Member of Board of Governors and as President of Board of Governors in State Judicial Academy, played a key role in organising systematic Training Programmes for judicial officers and staff members. Authored the Book "Hand Book of Civil and Criminal Courts Management and Use of Computers" for guidance of District Judiciary and published Hand Books for the guidance of Judicial Ministerial Staff. Executive Chairman of the Tamilnadu State Legal Services with effect from 15.07.2013. Chairman of Madras High Court Legal Services Committee from 21.02.2011 to 20.01.2012 and actively involved in Legal Services and organizing Lok Adalats.

Sworn as the Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court on 16.11.2013. Instrumental in improving the infrastructure of the District Judiciary, recruitment and filling up vacancies of Ministerial Staff. Published Hand Books for guidance of judicial officers and staff members.


Pro-Chancellor
Hon’ble Shri. Pradeep Nandrajog
Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court

Hon’ble the Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog was born on 24th February 1958. After graduating from Delhi University in the year 1978, he obtained Bachelor's Degree in Law from Delhi University in the year 1981 and was enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in the year 1981. His practice of Law included Arbitration, Commercial, Service, Election, Land Revenue, Company and Miscellaneous Writ Matters. He was a Counsel for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi for about 6 years and was the nominated Counsel for the Election Commission of the Government of NCT Delhi over about 2 years.

He was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on 20th December 2002 and became a Permanent Judge on 16th April 2004.Elevated as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court w.e.f. 02.04.2017.Assumed the office of Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court on 7th April, 2019.


Vice-Chancellor In-Charge
Prof. (Dr.) Kondaiah Jonnalagadda

Dr. Kondaiah has more than Seventeen years of teaching and research experience. He joined as Professor of Law at MNLU-A (From July, 2018).Previously, he worked as Associate Professor of Law at National Law University, Odisha. He was also Director, Distance Education, NLUO, Swayam Coordinator, Convenor, PG Studies, Convenor Research and Development Committee at NLUO. He was also member of Academic Council, NLUO (2016-2018). He was also associated with National Law Institute University, Bhopal (M.P.) as Assistant Professor of Law (September, 2006-April, 2016). He also has association with the Dept. of Legal Studies, University of Madras as Student, University Research Fellow (2002-05), and Project Assistant in Chair in IPR, MHRD, GOI (2005-06,) and has also been Resource Person to the Institute of Distance Education, Madras University (2002-06) to deliver lectures on PCP programmes relating to Diploma in Law. Besides these academic and research endeavours, he has been participating in extra-academic activities. He has been the Visiting Faculty to Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (2009), RMNLU, Lucknow(2009), KIIT, Odisha (2014), and the Institute of Company Secretaries Institute, Chennai (2005-06).

His Areas of interest include, Private International Law, Corporate Law, Securities Law, International Law and Competition Law.


ADMINISTRATION


Registrar In-Charge
Dr. Ashok Panditrao Wadje

Dr. Ashok Wadje is Asst. Professor of Law at MNLU, Aurangabad. He has done his Ph.D. degree in Cyber Crime Law from Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune and has cleared National Eligibility Test (N.E.T.) in Law subject. He has completed his LL.M. from Symbiosis International University, Pune specialising in Business & Cyber Laws. He is having more than 7 years of teaching experience in law field. Before joining MNLU, Aurangabad he was working as Asst. Professor of Law in National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU-Jodhpur). Besides academic accomplishments and achievements, he has published many research papers & articles in Journals and Books of national as well as international repute.

He was also invited as Resource Person and Panelists in various Conferences and Seminars in India. He has participated in various Training Programmes organized for Law Teachers in National Law Universities. He has also participated in several Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, Refresher Courses and Faculty Development Programmes. He has also been actively involved in number of Community Lawyering Programmes and Legal Aid, Services and Pro-Bono activities. Activities such as research work on Geographic Indications (GI) for the GI Stakeholders, Indo-American Project on Legal Aid and Legal Services in collaboration with City University New York, New York Law School, on the Rights of Sex Workers. As a part of the community lawyering he has also worked in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, District & Sessions Court, on several projects of Legal Aid and Legal Services, in the Marathwada region. Also, he was called upon to impart the training to practicing Advocates on various aspects of Cyber Law and Cyber Crimes through Continuous Legal Education Programme for the Lawyers by Bar Council of India. His areas of interest and research are Cyber Laws, Family Laws, Jurisprudence ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Mechanisms and Legal Aid and Legal Services activities (Pro-Bono legal aid & services activities).

At MNLU, Aurangabad, currently he is holding various responsibilities apart from Teaching such as, Registrar In-Charge, ADR Cell, Legal Aid & Legal Awareness Committee, Wardenship for Boys Hostel, and is also Editorial Member of Republic Law Review, a flagship Journal of MNLU, Aurangabad.



Dr. Tanaya Tarai
OSD (Academics & Publications)

Dr. Tanaya Tarai is the Officer on Special Duty for academics at MNLU-Aurangabad. She has more than Seventeen years of teaching experience. Previously, she served as the Vice-Principal of Ganjam Law College. She has done her Ph.D. in Law from Berhampur University, Odisha. She has taught courses like Contracts, Administrative Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law, etc. She has a number of publications in reputed law journals on topics like Copy Right to Computer Software a Legal Studies, Rights or Curse in Disguise, Abuse of Position and Rights of Girl Child, Protection of Rights of Migrant Labours- With reference to Odisha, The National and International Norms and Treaties for Old age Protection, Identifying Common Strength for Legal Aid and Legal Empowerment to strengthen Access to Justice in India, Supreme Court rules over cooling period for divorce under Hindu Marriage Act, Free legal Aid in India & Role of Judiciary, Martal Rape:A Comparative International Legal Studies, Advantage of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility): A Case Study on Development programme in Tribal Areas of Odisha and Jharkhand and also authored several books dealing with the issues of women, children, and South Asian Trade Laws & Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade to her credit. She was also working as Legal Officer in a Sri Lanka bassed company, served as Social Worker for the Lok-Adalat cases and associated with the District Legal Services Authority as a Trainer to the PLVs.



Dr. Prakash S. Bansod
Librarian

Dr. Prakash S. Bansod completed his M.A. Sociology in 1979 from Dr. BAMU, Aurangabad with First Class. He also completed his M. Lib. ISC in 1989 Dr. BAMU, Aurangabad with First Class.He obtained Ph. D. in Library and Information Science from Dr. BAMU, Aurangabad in the year 2013. He has written 2 books and published various papers in research journals and conferences. Before joining Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad, he worked with the Govt. College of Education, IASE, Aurangabad. He has 33 years of experience in rendering active library services. .



Milind Vithal Mahajan
Finance & Accounts Officer(Contract Basis)

Milind Vithal Mahajan completed his PG Diploma in Finance & Tax Management from Barkatullah University, Bhopal (MP) in the year 1998. He completed his B. Com. in the year 1997 and M. Com. in the year 2000 from Barkatullah University, Bhopal (MP). Before joining the Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad, he has worked with the National Law Institute University, Bhopal as Accountant later as Manager Accounts with the M/S Kumar Infratech & Construction P. Ltd. Bhopal and then has worked with M/S. UPL- Gharpure Engineering & Constructions Pvt. Ltd. as Sr. Manager Accounts (HOD Accounts) at Chinchwad, Pune (Maharashtra) Head Office. .


GENERAL COUNCIL

  • Hon’ble Mrs. Justice R. Banumathi, Judge, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi. (Chairman)
  • Shri. Mukul Rohatgi, Attorney General for India, New Delhi.
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice N. V. Ramana, Judge, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi.
  • Shri. Vinod Tawde, Minster for Higher and Technical Education, State of Maharashtra.
  • Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minster and Law Minster, State of Maharashtra.
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice S. V. Gangapurwala, Judge, Bombay High Court bench at Aurangabad.
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. M. Borde, Judge, Bombay High Court bench at Aurangabad.
  • Shri. Rohit Baban Deo, Advocate General State Maharashtra, Mumbai
  • Chairman, University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
  • Shri. Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman, Bar Council of India, New Delhi.
  • Shri. Rohit Baban Deo, Chairman, Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, Mumbai.
  • Shri. Sitaram Kunte, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
  • Prof. (Dr.) G. S. Bajpai, Registrar, Delhi National Law University, New Delhi.
  • Prof. (Dr.) U. P. Singh, National Law Institute University Campus, Bhopal.
  • Prof. (Dr.) B. P. Panda, Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai.
  • Shri R. N. Ladda, Principal Secretary, Law and Judiciary Department, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
  • Shri. Rajiv Jalota, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department (Expenditure), Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
  • Prof. (Dr.) Kondaiah Jonnalagadda, Vice Chancellor Incharge & Secretary, MNLU, Aurangabad.

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
  • Prof. (Dr.) Kondaiah Jonnalagadda, Vice Chancellor Incharge, MNLU, Aurangabad. (Chairman)
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. M. Borde, Judge, Bombay High Court bench at Aurangabad.
  • Shri. Saurabh Vijay, Secretary, Department of Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
  • Shri. Shri. Rajiv Jalota,, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department (Expenditure), Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai – 400 032.
  • Shri R. N. Ladda, Principal Secretary, Law and Judiciary Department, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
  • Prof. (Dr.) B. P. Panda, Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai.

Special Invitees:
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice B. N. Deshmukh, Judge (Retd.), Bombay High Court, Aurangabad.
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice N.P. Chapalgaonkar, Judge (Retd.), Bombay High court, Aurangabad.
  • Prof. (Dr.) C. Rajkumar, Vice Chancellor, Jindal Global University, Haryana.
  • Prof. (Dr.) V. Nagraj, NLSIU, Bengaluru.
  • Prof. (Dr.) K.V.S. Sarma, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.

ACADEMIC COUNCIL
  • Prof. (Dr.) Kondaiah Jonnalagadda, Vice Chancellor Incharge, MNLU, Aurangabad. (Chairman)
  • Prof. (Dr.) V. Kesava Rao, Vice Chancellor, D. S. National Law University, Vishakhapatnam, (AP)
  • Prof. (Dr.) T. S. N. Sastry, P. G. Dept. of Law, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.
  • Dr.Vishnupriya Yadlapalli, Dean Faculty of Law, College of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana State.
  • Shri. Saurabh Vijay, Secretary, Department of Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
  • Shri. Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman, Bar Council of India, New Delhi.
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice B. N. Deshmukh, Judge (Retd.), Bombay High Court.
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice N.P. Chapalgaonkar, Judge (Retd.), Bombay High court.

Special Invitees
  • Prof. (Dr.) C. Rajkumar, Vice Chancellor, Jindal Global University
  • Prof. (Dr.) V. Nagraj, NLSIU, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru.
  • Prof. (Dr.) K.V. S. Sarma, NALSAR, Hyderabad.
  • Prof. Mehrajuddin Mir, Vice Chancellor, Central University Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Dr. Durgesh Nandini, IGNOU, New Delhi.
  • Prof. (Dr.) R. S. Deogaonkar, Former Dean, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.
  • Prof. (Dr.) Sadhana Pandey, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.
  • Dr. C. M. Rao, Principal, M. P. Law College, Aurangabad.

Infrastructure Development Monitoring Committee
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.M. Borde, Judge, High Court of Judicature of Bombay, bench at Aurangabad (Chairman)
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.V. Gangapurwala, Judge, High Court of Judicature of Bombay Bench at Aurangabad.
  • Chief Architect, State of Maharashtra.
  • Principal Secretary of the Public Works Department, State of Maharashtra.
  • Shri. Amarsingh B. Girase, Chief Government Pleader, High Court of Bombay Bench at Aurangabad.
  • Shri. Purshottam Bhapkar, Divisional Commissioner Aurangabad.
  • Chief Engineer, Public Works Department, Aurangabad.
  • Director of Higher Education, M.S. Pune/Joint Director Higher Education, Aurangabad Region, Aurangabad.
  • Vice-Chancellor, MNLU, Aurangabad.
  • Finance/Accounts Officer, MNLU, Aurangabad.
  • O.S.D./Registrar.