Constitutional Morality is not a natural sentiment. It has to be cultivated. We must realise that our people have yet to learn it. Democracy in India is only a top-dressing on an Indian soil which is essentially undemocratic.
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar



Justice Sanjib Banerjee is a highly respected legal personality in India, who currently serves as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya and Chancellor of National Law University, Meghalaya. He was born on November 2, 1961, and attended St. Xavier's Collegiate School in Calcutta and St. Paul's School in Darjeeling.

Justice Banerjee completed his Bachelor of Science with Honours in Economics and LL.B. from the prestigious University of Calcutta in 1983 and 1986-87, respectively. He started practicing law as an advocate on November 21, 1990.

Throughout his career, Justice Banerjee has acquired significant experience in a variety of legal areas, including Civil, Company, Arbitration, Constitutional Law, and Corporate and Intellectual Property Law. He primarily practiced law in the High Court at Calcutta and other High Courts and Tribunals in India.

He was appointed as a permanent Judge in the High Court of Calcutta on June 22, 2006, and has delivered judgements in a variety of public interest litigations and almost all legal disciplines. Later, on January 4, 2021, he was named Chief Justice of the Madras High Court, and on November 24, 2021, he took oath as Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya.

Justice Banerjee, as Chancellor of the National Law University, Meghalaya, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will surely shape the future of legal education in the region. He is a legal luminary with a strong commitment to justice, and his services to the legal community are noteworthy.



Prof Indrajit Dube was a legal practitioner, executive, and educator. He has taught corporate laws and governance, at various law and management schools and universities in India and overseas for over more than two decades. Before holding the present assignment, he was serving as a Professor at Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellcetual Proprerty Law, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP), India

Prof Dube has several publications in reputed journals, focusing on directors' liability, integrated reporting, corporate social responsibility, environmental governance, AI and corporate governance. He has authored a number of books which are referred to by distinct national and international institutes.

Prof Dube has also led several projects funded by national and international agencies, including the institutional framework of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, New Delhi, and the National Mission Project on Ganga River Basin Management River Basin Management. He has also offered consultancies to various regulatory bodies, business houses, and organisations and has designed online course modules for the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.

Prof Dube's expertise has earned him global recognition, with invitations to participate in consultations, special lectures, expert talks in different forums and institutions within the country and overseas and also served as visiting faculty at prestigious universities in Canada, Australia and other jurisdictions .

As the founding Vice Chancellor of National Law University, Meghalaya, Prof Dube is in pursuit to develop a futuristic university with an educational ecosystem which will promote research, personalized learning and community engagement.


Smt. Kerpa Meida Lyngdoh Nongbri
Smt. Kerpa Meida Lyngdoh Nongbri, MHJS has been appointed as the first Registrar of the National Law University of Meghalaya. She is also serving as the Director of the Meghalaya State Judicial Academy. She has years of experience in the fields of law and the judiciary handling the administrative work of the Judicial Academy as well as providing quality legal education to Judicial officers, advocates, law students, and various other stakeholders. Her experience in the District Courts as Judicial Officer presiding over different courts is insightful and is an enabling factor to her role as Registrar of the University.

Finance and Accounts

Uttam Rai

Uttam Rai joined Service as Assistant Auditor in 1985. Promoted to Audit Officer in 1996. Joined Meghalaya Finance Service (MFS) in 1999 and posted as Treasury Officer, West Garo Hills, Tura. Promoted as Financial Advisor to the Government of Meghalaya in 2007 also functioned as Deputy Examiner of Local Fund Audit, Government of Meghalaya. Promoted to the post of Joint Director of Local Fund Audit in the year 2013 and finally promoted to the post of Director of Local Fund Audit in the year 2016 and functioned as Joint Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Finance Department.

He has retired from service w.e.f 31.03.2021 and appointed as Officer on Special Duty (Finance) in the High court of Meghalaya on Contractual basis w.e.f 01.04.2021.