The Law Vertical is the Point of Contact in the NITI Aayog for the Ministry of Law and Justice. The vertical undertakes reviews of Cabinet Notes and new law drafts for legal scrutiny and generating opinions from a Law and Justice Perspective for the subject matters raised. Working towards legal and regulatory reforms in the Judicial and other industrial sectors where regulations are involved are also a focus area.

Core Functions
  1. Litigation related work, drafting and vetting of pleadings/responses/affidavits on behalf of NITI Aayog.

  2. Drafting and vetting of legal documents.

  3. Vetting and legal evaluation of guidelines/ policy.

  4. Appraisal of Programmes or projects requiring legal scrutiny.

  5. Examining proposals referred by Ministry of Law & Justice.

  6. Drafting support and review of legislations and rules.

  1. Department of Personnel and Training

Line Ministries
  1. Ministry of Law and Justice (ML&J)

Who’s Who
Name Designation Contact
Major General K Narayanan,AVSM**, SM (Retd) Programme Director knarayanan[dot]178x[at]gov[dot]in
Dr (Ms.) Banusri Velpandian Senior Specialist (Law) banusri[dot]v[at]gov[dot]in
Shri B Varun Kumar Young Professional b[dot]varunkumar[at]niti[dot]gov[dot]in
Shri Akshat Srivastava Young Professional srivastava[dot]akshat[at]niti[dot]gov[dot]in
Ms Sanjana Choudhary Stenographer Sanjana[dot]choudhary[at]niti[dot]gov[dot]in