Dr. Relfi Paul

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Dr. Relfi Paul

Phone : 9911013374
relfipaul@gmail.com


EDUCATION
Ph.D - International Relations (2016), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
M.Phil - International Studies (2006), Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry
LLB - (2014) Magadh University, Bodh Gaya
MA - International Relations (2004), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
BA - Economics (2002), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala

 

CERTIFICATE COURSES
1. General course on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ (2017) World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland.
2. Certificate course on ‘Intellectual Property Rights and Information Technology in the Internet Age’ (2010), Indian Law Institute (ILI), New Delhi.
3. Certificate course on ‘International Law’ (2010), Centre for Research and Training, Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO), New Delhi.
TRAINING COURSES
1. ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme (February, 2017), Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram
2. Experiential Learning Tools (ELT) (24-28 October, 2017) at Institute of Management in Government (IMG), Thiruvananthapuram

 

PREVIOUS POSITIONS
Research Assistant, Indian Law Institute (ILI), New Delhi
Secretary to Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, New Delhi
Research Assistant, Central for Legislative Research and Advocacy (CLRA), North Avenue, New Delhi

 

PROJECTS 

1. Presently the Co-Project Director of the Project on Goods and Services Tax and Cooperative Federalism:Analysing Contours of a Forward-Looking Economy 2018-20
ICSSR, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi

2. Co-Principle Investigator of the project Asset Management in Local Governments: A case study of Panchayats in Kerala’ KLGSDP funded by World Bank

3. Principle Investigator of the project Resource Mobilisation from Stamp Duty and Registration Fee: A study with special reference to Fair Value Fixation of Flats in Kerala’Department of Registration, Govt. of Kerala
 
EDITORIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Editor: GST Monthly Review
GIFT has been publishing a “GST Monthly Review” (News Letter) since August 2018, which highlights news, legislative reforms, statutory changes, judicial pronouncements etc. related to GST.
2. Editor: Annual Review 2018
GIFT has been published three “Annual Review 2018” on significant Judicial Pronouncements on GST, important Advance Rulings on GST and selected decisions of National Anti-profiteering Authority.
3. Editorial Assistant: Kerala Tax Reporter (KTR)
GIFT has been bringing out a monthly law journal, Kerala Tax Reporter (KTR) since 1992, which has been reported significant Judgments of Hon’ble Supreme Court and High Courts on GST, Sales Tax, Value Added Tax, Agricultural Income Tax, Money Lenders Act, Luxury Tax etc., it also contains important Advance Rulings, Notifications, Circulars and Clarifications on the related subjects.

 

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS
1. Relfi Paul,(2017) “Resource Mobilisation from Stamp Duty and Registration Fee: A study with special reference to Fair Value Fixation of Flats in Kerala”, Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, (ISBN 978-81-935037-5-1).
2. Relfi Paul and Girish Kumar R, (2017) “Asset management in Local Governments: A case study of Grama Panchayats in Kerala” DAC, Govt. of Kerala (ISBN 978-81-935037-3-7).

ARTICLES
1. Relfi Paul, (2018) ‘Goods and Services Tax and Cooperative Federalism: An Evaluation of Parliamentary debates’ Journal of Parliamentary Studies, Vol-9, Issue -1, (ISSN 2231-0355), UGC-64124
2. Relfi Paul and Girish Kumar R, (2017) ‘Road Asset management in Local Governments: A case study of selected Grama Panchayats in Kerala’, ISDA Journal, (October-December) Vol- 27, No. 4. (ISSN 0971-2550), UGC-46456.
3. Relfi Paul, (2016) ‘Ascertain Resource Mobilisation to the State Exchequer: A study with special focus on Stamp Duty and Registration Fee’, Journal of Parliamentary Studies, Vol-8, Issue -1, pp107-118. (ISSN 2231-0355), UGC-64124.
4. Relfi Paul and Girish Kumar R, (2017) ‘Effective Management of Building Assets in Kerala: Need for Enhancing 'Own Source of Revenue' by Local Governments, KILA Journal of Local Governance, (January-June) Vol- 4, No. 1. (ISSN 2319-930X), UGC-48482.
5. Relfi Paul, (2017) ‘Globalization of broadcasting Industry in India: Effects of Technological Diffusion’, (ed) ‘Globalisation and India’s Innovation Systems: A Creative Destruction?’ Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. (ISBN 978-81-935037-3-7).
6. Relfi Paul, (2017) ‘Demonetization and its impact on Co-operative Banks in Kerala’, Journal of Management Science, Vol-3, pp23-28. (ISSN 2249-5088).
7. Relfi Paul (2017) ‘PPP not one-size-fits all solution’, Deccan Chronicle, 7th May 2017.Vol.6, No.255.
8. Relfi Paul (2017) ‘Rights of Broadcasting Organisations in India: Analysis of Legislative and Constitutional Frameworks’, Centre for Legislative Research and
Advocacy (CLRA), New Delhi, No.24, February – April, 2017.
9. Relfi Paul, Girish Kumar R, and Reinhart Philip (2016), ‘Drinking Water Asset Management Local Governments’ Journal of Political Economy & Fiscal Federalism, Mahatma Gandhi University, Vol-2, (ISSN 2395-6976)
10. Relfi Paul, (2016) ‘Asset Register in Local Governments: An evaluation of selected GramaPanchayats in Kerala’, Journal of Parliamentary Studies, Vol-8, Issue -1, pp107-118. (ISSN 2231-0355). UGC-64124.
11. Relfi Paul and Girish Kumar R, (2016) ‘Land asset management in Local Governments: A study on selected Panchayats in Kerala’, KILA Journal of Local Governance, Vol-3, pp 45-51. (ISSN 2319-930X), UGC-48482).
12. Relfi Paul, (2015) ‘Political Economy of Broadcasting Industry in India: A case study of Cricket’, International Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol.8, No.1. (ISSN 0974 – 2514), UGC-42676.
13. Relfi Paul and Girish Kumar, (2009) ‘Rights of Broadcasting Organisations: Do we need Legal reforms?’The Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Vol-2, pp87-101 (ISSN 0975-492X).UGC- 46965.
14. Relfi Paul, (2008) ‘WIPO Negotiations threaten exclusive “signal based” protection in Broadcasting’,October, IP-Watch, Geneva. (ISSN 1661-1747).
15. Relfi Paul, (2008) ‘Development Agenda in World Intellectual Property Organizations’, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), October-2008. (ISSN-15565068), (UGC-44294).
16. Relfi Paul, (2008) ‘Negotiations for WIPO Development Agenda: A Human Rights Perspective’ Social Science Research Network (SSRN), December-2008. (ISSN-15565068), (UGC-44294).

 

PAPER PRESENTATIONS
1. Presented a paper on ‘Asset Management in Local Governments: A Case Study of Grama Panchayats in Kerala’ at National Seminar on ‘Decentralised Governance and Service Delivery in Kerala’ jointly organised by Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, KLGSDP and World Bank on 5th April 2017.
2. Presented a paper on ‘Public Asset Management in Local Governments’ in National Seminar on ‘Evaluating the New Local Governance: The Problems and Prospects of Decentralisation in India’ organised by Department of Political Science, University of Kerala during 16-18, March 2017.
3. Presented a paper on “Demonetization and its impact on Co-operative Banks in Kerala’ at national conference on Management Innovations: Strategies for Global Business Excellence’ organised by Lourdes Matha College of Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram on 3rd February 2017.
4. Presented a paper on “Globalization of broadcasting industry in India: Effects of Technological Evolution” in international seminar on ‘Globalisation and India’s Innovation Systems: A creative Destruction?, organised by BIIC, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam on 4-6 February 2017.
5. Presented a paper on “Better Asset Management in Local Governments: Towards a Life Cycle Approach” in a national seminar on Kerala’s Development Oxymora: Revisiting Kerala Model of Development, March 18-20, 2016 at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.