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Member Secretary


Member Secretary

Shri Gyanendra Kumar Sharma Was born on 1st July, 1962 in Village Govindpuri, District-Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. He did his Law Graduation from Meerut. Passed LL.M. in the year, 2010. Joined Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services in year 1986. On bifurcation of State of Uttar Pradesh opted for the newly created Uttarakhand State in 2000. Had served in different positions like Law Draftsman, State Law Commission, Uttar Pradesh, Registrar, Public Service Tribunal, Member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority, Uttarakhand, Additional Director, Uttarakhand Judicial & Legal Academy, Presiding Officer, Central Government Industrial Tribunal-cum-Labour Court, Chandigarh, Chairman, State Transport Appellate Tribunal, Uttarakhand, Secretary, Lokayukta, Uttarakhand & Legal Advisor to His Excellency, Governor, Uttarakhand. He also worked as Director, Uttarakhand Judicial and Legal Academy and District Judge- Almora. Apart from the above assignments has also worked as Special Judge (Anti-Corruption); Special Judge (Gangster Act); Special Judge (SC/ST Act) and Principal Judge, Family Court.

Shri Gyanendra Kumar Sharma did his research in Law (Ph.D.) from Punjab University, Chandigarh on the topic "Evolving the Principles for Ensuring Social, Political and Economic Justice to Women; a Study". He is currently Pursuing Post Doctoral research from Rajeev Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Punjab, India, on "Protection of Rights and Rehabilitation of Transsexual Persons in India and the World Community". He has as written five books namely “Reconciliation and other Proceedings before Family Courts in India”, “Quest for Justice at its Threshold”, “ Jeevan Sar (Rules for Human Life)” and Evolving the Principles for Ensuring Social, Economic and Political Justice to Women: A Study and “Feminist Jurisprudence in Patriarchal Society”. He has contributed number of articles on different Socio-Legal issues.

He took over charge as Member Secretary, Uttarakhand State Legal Services Authority on 29th June, 2019 in addition to his present duties as Director, Uttarakhand Judicial and Legal Academy.

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