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Dr.Gigi P V


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School of Indian Legal Thought

Mahatma Gandhi University


Dr.Gigi P.V is working as Associate Professor in School of Indian Legal Thought, M.G University, Kottayam. She did her LL.M from School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi  with specialization of Criminal Law and Administrative Law. Awarded Ph.D. by Mahatma Gandhi University in the topic Law and Medical Negligence in 2012. She is actively involved in teaching since 1997 and joined the School as permanent faculty member in 2001.Her areas of interest are Environmental Law, Law of Local Self Government, Health Care Law and Consumer Law . She is the visiting faculty of Kerala Institute of Local Authority and also the member of Sthree Jagratha Samathi which is the basic body of  Kerala Women’s Commission.  She is the author of two books.  She has 18 research publications in reputed Journals.  She has presented 30 papers in various national and international seminars and also participated as an invited speaker in 15 training and orientation programme.

Major Publications of Articles in National Journals

  1. “Protection of Rights of Children under Local Self Government Legislations” Journal of Indian Legal Thought, ISSN 2249 in Vol.9, p.103-114,2011
  2. “Right to Private Defence: Need for Reconstruction of Law”, Journal of Indian Legal Thought – Published in 15th December 2011, ISSN2249-9989
  3. “The Right to Education and the Poor,“ Journal of CMS College, Kottayam.ISBN978-81-925991-37,p.148-162, 2014
  4. “Medical Liability under Consumer Law”, Journal of Indian Legal Thought, ISSN Vol.10,p.139-160, 2015
  5. “ Access to Justice and Legal Barriers”, Kerala University Journal of Legal Studies, Vol.IX, 2016 ISSN 2278-2702
  6.  “Constitutional and Human Rights Protection of right to Health Care”, Journal of Indian Legal Thought,Volume-11,March 2017,p.95-111, ISSN No.2249-9989
  7. “Migrant Laboures- Need for protection from health hazards”, The Director of Public Relations & Publication of the School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology in association with UGC, February,2017,p.61-64, ISBN 978-93-80095-89-9
  8. “Senior Citizen Act 2007-an overview-need for changing dimension of law”, Publication of School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies,  M.GUniversity,Kottayam,2017,p.349 -354, ISBN978-81-86660-30-0
  9. “ Hospital Waste Disposal and Environmental Sustainability-Need for strict implementation of Law in India”, Journal of Indian Legal Thought,Vol-12,August2018,p.58-77, ISSN No.2249-9989
  10. “ Access to Medical Records and Patients Right to Privacy,” Kerala University Journal of Legal Studies,Vol.IX,Feb.2019,p.127-141, ISSN-2278-2702
  11. Climate Change Impact on Human Rights, Publication of Department of Law Central University of Kerala. 2019,p.441, ISBN 978-93-5346-708-1

Publication of Articles in International Journals

  1.  “Right to Access to Patentable Medicine- A Human Rights Violation”, Publication of International Conference of Baselios Poulose II Catholicos College in association with International Human Rights Council, December 2018, p.23-31, ISBN 978-93-8786-45-6

Invited Lectures

  1. Invited Lecture in connection with the training programme of selected members of Vakathanam Panachayat, Kottayam on 12-3-2013
  2. Counseling Skills in Domestic Violence in the Conference of Police Officers, Legal Counsellors, Social Justice Department Officers  in Prevention of Domestic Violence Act 2005, Organized by Social Justice Department Government of Kerala, in Kottayam on 23-03-2013 
  3. Invited Lecture in the training programme of elected representative of Kottayam District Panchayat  in Kottayamon on 22-4-2013
  4. Invited Lecture in connection with the training programme of Kudumbasree memebres of Vakathanam Panchayat in Vakathanam on 26-8-2014
  5. In the training programme of elected women representative of Kottayam Distict Panchayat in Kottayam on 12-8-2014 
  6. In the training programme for the members of Kudumbasree in Vakathanam Grama Panchayat in Vakathanam on 22-9-2014
  7. Conducted invited lectures in the training programme of    Bar Council of Kerala  for the Junior Lawyers on 12-5-2015  
  8. In the training programme of employees in India Gateway Terminal Pvt.Ltd (IGTPL) Cochin on Work Place Harassment Policies/Procedure in Cochin on 20-01-2017.
  9. Invited lecture on Waste  Management organised by Planet Earth and Apollo Tyres Ltd on 13th March 2018

Course Offered

 Offered a Certificate Course on Disaster Management Law  in School of Indian Legal Thought, M.G University, Kottayam on 3rd December 2018

Acted as Judge in Moot Couts

  1. Acted as Judge in the National CLEA Moot Court Competition organised by CSI College for Legal Studies, Kanakkary, Kottayam on 11th to 13th 2019

Acted as Judge in the National Alternative Dispute Resolution Moot Court Competition in the Semi Final Round organized by Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram on 13th to 15th October 2022.

Project Study 

     Doing project on the topic “Need for Legal Regulation in the proper disposal of Plastic in Kerala” This project is sponsored by Haritha Kerala Mission, Government of Kerala in the interest of Social Welfare Scheme. This study covered all the Panchayati Raj Institutions in Kerala   

Books Published 

  1. Negligence of Doctors & Hospitals Ethics and Law, Media House, Delhi. 2019 . ISBN 978-93-87298-68-2
  2. Medico-Legal Issues in Clinical Practice International Perspective, Media House Delhi.2019, ISBN 978-93-87298-68-2

Other Occupations

  1. Visiting Faculty of Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), Thrissur
  2. Nominated as Chair Person of “Jagratha Samithi,” a quasi-judicial body constituted by Vakathanam Grama Panchayat on 26-3-2016 for settling the dispute relating to harassment against women within the area of Panchayat, which is the basic body of Kerala Women’s Commission.
  3. Member of Planning Board Vakathanam  Grama Panchayat, Kottayam in 2015