New Delhi, September 27, 2023 - The University of Delhi proudly announces the appointment of Prof. (Dr.) Anju Vali Tikoo as the Head and Dean of its esteemed Faculty of Law.

In a significant development, Prof. (Dr.) Anju Vali Tikoo has been entrusted with the responsibilities of Head and Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Delhi. This appointment underscores her exceptional dedication and expertise, positioning her as a key figure in shaping the future of legal education and research.

An Impressive Journey of Educational Excellence and Legal Expertise

Prof. Tikoo's journey in academia and law has been nothing short of exemplary. She earned her Ph.D. in Law from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, in 2003, with a thesis focusing on "Organ Transplant in India: A Socio-Legal Study." Her deep-rooted passion for the subject has driven her to become a prominent figure in the field.

With over three decades of teaching experience, including positions at the University of Delhi's Faculty of Law and the National Law University Delhi, Prof. Tikoo has consistently demonstrated her commitment to nurturing the legal minds of tomorrow.

Prof. Tikoo's Contributions Extend Beyond the Classroom

Prof. Tikoo's influence extends far beyond the classroom. Her work as a visiting faculty member at esteemed institutions such as the Indian Law Institute, Jamia Millia Islamia University, LNJN Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science, and the Delhi Judicial Academy has enriched legal education across the nation.

Moreover, she played a pivotal role in assisting the Hon'ble High Court of Delhi in formulating guidelines under the Transplantation of Human Organs Act in August 2007. Her expertise also led to her invitation as a resource person to discuss the National Draft Policy on the Criminal Justice System in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs in February 2007.

Congratulations Pour in as She Takes the Helm

Prof. Anju Tikoo's appointment has garnered widespread congratulatory messages from peers, students, and the legal community at large. Her membership in esteemed organizations like the Indian Society of Criminology, Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies, Indian Society of International Law, and the All India Law Teachers Congress highlights her dedication to advancing legal scholarship.

She is also a valued member of the Delhi Legal Services Authority, contributing to the cause of justice in the region.

Amid an atmosphere of celebration within the law faculty, Prof. Vikesh Tripathi, when approached by our correspondent, voiced his optimism regarding the transformative impact anticipated under Prof. Anju Tikoo's leadership, while warmly congratulating her on the appointment.

As Prof. Tikoo embarks on this new journey as the Head and Dean of the Faculty of the University of Delhi, we extend our warmest congratulations and wish her every success in her continued endeavours to shape the future of legal education and research.

Updated On 27 Sep 2023 3:43 PM GMT
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