University Profile

Dr. Mridul Srivastava
Ph.D., FISC, D.Litt.
Assistant Registrar
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National law University, Lucknow




Academic Qualifications

B.Sc, M.A. (Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration), Diploma in Human Resource Development, P.G. Diploma in Environment Protection Law, Ph.D. (Criminology from Lucknow University), D.Lit. (Public Administration from Lucknow University), UGC-NET with Junior Research Fellowship

He has been awarded with so many scholarships like Janpad, Awasiya and Akikrit at school level and Junior and Senior Research Fellowship from University Grants Commission for Ph.D. In his career he possesses throughout first division right from the beginning till end.

His Ph.D. work on "Social Work Intervention on Treatment and Rehabilitation of Convicts" has been appreciated not only national experts but more than 300 experts from 27 countries has given their valuable suggestion and out of these 50 experts form different countries like USA, U.K., Australia, Germany, Tasmania, Israel etc. has given their positive comments before submission of thesis. Prof. K. Minor of University of Maryland, USA has given a title "New Feather" to his Ph.D. research. His D.Litt. was on the topic "Impact of Reformation and Rehabilitation Schemes on the treatment of Offenders. His D.Litt. work was also praised by some international scholars.

He has presented and published number of articles in various seminars, workshops and conferences. Till now he has participated in more than 50 seminars, conferences and workshops and in more than 35 souvenir, journals of national repute his papers have been published. He is also the author of two books. His one book "World Directory of Social Science Institutes" published in March 2005 and another book which is an outcome of his Ph.D. research titled "Interventions for Prison Reforms" has been published in October, 2006. He also wrote two chapters in a book "Facets of Empowerment: Policies, Programmes and Perspective" and he co-authored a book titled "An Introduction to Social Research Methods". He also prepared a Workbook on Objective Questions for the UGC-NET examination in Criminology". Recently two books (i) Criminological Theories in a Nutshell and(ii) A Unique Combination of Glossary, Maxims and Quotations of Crime and Criminology published in 2010. His other Books like Reformation and Rehabilitation of Prisoners, Human Resource Planning of Prisoners, Manpower Planning of Prisoners, Pre-Mature Release of Prisoners, Socio-Legal Exposition of Crime Against Women, Criminology for Competition are few of the internationally accepted work and are available on academia and other platforms. Almost people of 30 countries in a week download his books.

He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Research Journal of Philosophy and Social Sciences Journal and Executive Editor of the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Journal, Editor of Socio-Economics perspective Journal, Executive Editor of International Journal of Social Studies also. He is a member of International Crime Science Network, Indian Society of Criminology, Western Society of Criminology, Indian Networks of NGOs on HIV/AIDS, Amnesty International and The Indian Social Science Association.

He has more than 24 years combined experience of Teaching, Research, Consultancy, Project Implementation and Training with Central and State Govt. Organizations, Private Organizations of national repute. He has completed 20 projects related to Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Tenure and Housing Rights, Prison Reforms, Organizational Climate, Customer satisfaction, Cost Effectiveness, Manpower Needs Assessment. GVT-DFID supported project on "Inter-state Migrant Labour", UNDP supported project on "Examining the Informal Justice Systems in Madhya Pradesh" and "Access to Justice for Poor and Disadvantaged Groups" sponsored by High Court of Madhya Pradesh, prosecution System in the State of Uttar Pradesh sponsored by Government of Uttar Pradesh, manpower Planning for Convicts and Undertrials in Correctional Institutions of Uttar Pradesh sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi etc.

During his working in the social development sector for such a long period he developed his interest in teaching, research, project formulation and implementation, training, reporting in various fields like livelihood, HIV/AIDS, Prison Reforms, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Gender Issues, Education and Health, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manpower Planning etc. His teaching and research interests include Criminology, Penology, Juvenile Justice, Socio Economic Offences, Clinical Legal Education, Women and Children related issues, Conjugal Rights of Prisoners etc. presently he is working on his dream project to study the Indian crime and punishment system, police, and prison administration before and during the British Period.

Besides that, he is Ph.D. examiner of University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa and in 2018 he visited University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa to review the criminology course in the capacity of International Expert. He has got opportunity to interact with the scholars of criminology in Dubai and Thailand many times. His books are there in the libraries of South Africa, Dubai Public Library and the Library of Australian Institute of Criminology. He also widely traveled India Resource person of many training programmes and seminars. He is in the panel of UGC Staff College and jail Training Institute. He is also member of several committees of the university and other institutions.