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The Indian Equality Programme was established by Associate Professor Tarun Khaitan in late 2018. It is funded by the Letten Prize, and encourages capacity-building to support early academics with an interest in Indian equality, anti-discrimination law and/or comparative law.

About the Indian Equality Law Programme

The Indian Equality Law Programme was created by Associate Professor Tarunabh Khaitan. The Programme is funded by the Letten Prize awarded to Associate Professor Khaitan in 2018. The Indian Equality Law Programme encourages capacity-building to support early academics with an interest in Indian equality, anti-discrimination law and/or comparative law. It particularly encourages participants from traditionally under-represented groups in legal academy. The Programme supports both a PhD Scholarship and a Visiting Fellowship.

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About the Letten Prize

The Letten Prize was established by the joint efforts of the Letten Foundation, the Young Academy of Norway and the Centre for Development and the Environment. The Prize is of 2 million Norwegian Krone and is awarded annually. The purpose of the Letten Prize is to recognise young researchers’ contributions to health, development, environment and equality in various aspects of human life. It praises and encourages public awareness of how research can find solutions to global human development issues. In 2018, the Letten Prize was awarded to Associate Professor Tarunabh Khaitan for his ground-breaking and interdisciplinary research into comparative discrimination law.  Associate Professor Khaitan’s work combines scholarly excellence with authentic social engagement which exemplifies the Letten Prize’s ambition.