Student, National Law School of India University, Bangalor
Chetna Kumar is a penultimate year law student from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. She finished her secondary schooling in the commerce and mathematics stream and finds herself particularly interested in International Trade, Business and Economic Law. She previously served as an Editor of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law.
As a member of the University’s Legal Services Clinic, in her first year, she helped organize legal literacy programmes in schools and provided legal assistance to the economically-disadvantaged in coordination with the State Legal Services Authority. Chetna has been involved with the Right to Information Movement in India and has worked the Central Information Commission at New Delhi. She worked with criminal lawyers at the Delhi High Court in her third year and at AMSS & Co, Bangalore in her fourth year. Currently, Chetna leads a team dedicated to preparing training materials for Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) – a pan India student movement aimed at making Law Schools more accessible to economically and socially less privileged students.
This year Chetna is an Editor of the National Law School’s Socio-Legal Review.