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Abhay Rathore 23 Jan 2:05 pm
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1. Why am I here?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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India has a backlog of 2.8 crore cases. According to Delhi High Court, it will take us 464 years to clear this backlog. An average case in India takes 3-4 years with every hearing costing Rs 518. 0.4 percent of Indian GDP goes on litigation.
The state of access to justice in India is extremely poor with litigation being a costly, time consuming and harrowing process.
You can help us change that.
Manjari Rathore 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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2. How can I help?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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By being a student ambassador of Indian Mediation Week, you can help in creating awareness about mediation and improving the state of access to justice in your city.
Aryan Mohindroo 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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3. What is mediation?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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Mediation, is an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism, which helps people find solutions to their disputes in an amicable manner. It can save you time and money, and also preserve relationships. It remains strictly confidential and only those directly involved in the mediation will know what is discussed, disclosed or agreed in the meetings. Most mediation sessions are just a few hours and low cost. Most importantly, mediation gives you control over the outcome as it is completely voluntary.
Anshuman Panigarhi 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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4. If the process if so effective, why don't people use it?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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They don't know about it. Awareness is a huge challenge with more than 54 percent of the people in India not being aware of mediation services. Some confuse it with medi't'ation or think it is the same as arbitration.
In order to combat this challenge, we organize the Indian Mediation Week (IMW).
Apoorva Singh 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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5. What is the Indian Mediation Week?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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IMW is a pan-India awareness campaign run by ODRways in collaboration with National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata with support from Union Ministry of Law and Justice and Supreme Court Mediation and Conciliation Project Committee. The second edition of Indian Mediation Week will be held from 10th-16th December, 2018.
Find more details about the first edition here.
Rohit Sharma 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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6. How can I become a student ambassador of Indian Mediation Week in my city?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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We are looking for students who are passionate about mediation and improving access to justice in India. The primary responsibility of the student ambassadors is to organize mediation awareness activities in their respective cities primarily mediation awareness drives and creative events to promote mediation.
Aastha Sharma 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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7. What is a mediation awareness drive?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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In a mediation awareness drive, you along with your group of volunteers directly engage with the general public and tell him/her about the process of mediation. These group of volunteers are generally students from your college who will help in conducting these drives. Till now, we have conducted 141 mediation awareness drives till now, sensitized around 11000 people about mediation and have received around 731 disputes/legal issues.
Rashika Narain 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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8. How should a mediation awareness drive be conducted?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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Please download the following documents from the resources sections- Mediation Awareness Driver-Steps, Guidelines, Mediation Pamphlets.
A student ambassador is supposed to conduct a minimum of 20 mediation drives in the period of 5 months from 15th June-15th November,2018.
Shaishir Divatia 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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9. How is my position calculated on the leaderboard?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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The scoring works in the following manner:
1) Mediation Awareness Drive- 5 Points
2) Case Received- 1 Point
3) Creative events will be scored out of 20 points and is dependent on the quality of engagement.
This is a subjective parameter and will be decided by the Organizing Faculty. The points for the creative event will be addded at the end of every month.
Pranvi Manglick 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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10. Can you give me an example of scoring of a creative event?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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For example, you organize a street play on mediation in your locality, and some 100 people will watch it.
The quality of engagement will be judged on number of people who saw the seminar, the manner in which the play was conducted, the relevance of the target audience, impact of the event etc.
You would have get more marks if the same street play was in a court premises as compared to your locality because the target audience of a court is more relevant.
Senu Nizar 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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11. What are mediation creative events?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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Creative events to promote mediation can include flash-mob, street plays, musical performances, mediation awareness seminars for start-ups, rotary clubs etc. Some of the events from last year are available at the IMW YouTube channel.
You can come up with any idea for a creative event to promote mediation, discuss it with us, and then we can make it happen.
Ateesh Nandi 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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12. What will I get in return?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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It is a lot of hard work and takes a lot of courage to go to the streets and promote access to justice. But when you directly interact with the people, hear their problems and help them find a solution, it is indeed satisfying.
The top 5 Student ambassadors will be felicitated in the closing ceremony of IMW which will be held on 16th December, 2018 in Delhi. Their travel and stay will be sponsored by team IMW. They will be given a certificate of achievement, trophy and an ADR internship. In addition to all these benefits, the top 3 student ambassadors will be given a cash prize of INR 10,000.
All the volunteers will be given a certificate of participation from Indian Mediation Week and National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata.
Aparimita Partap 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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13. How can I apply?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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Interested students can send their applications at info@indianmediationweek.com. It shold contain the following:
a. Resume
b. Bio (less than 250 words)- Your bio should include your introduction and your tentative plan of action to promote mediation in your city (the areas you plan to conduct a mediation awareness drive in, other mediation related activities). This will be used for your social media introduction.
c. Photograph- For social media purposes.
Final deadline is 5th June, 2018.
Isha Choudhary 23 Jan 6:10 pm
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14. I have some queries. Whom should I contact?
Indian Mediation Week 23 Jan 5:37 pm
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Feel free to get in touch with the coordinators of Indian Mediation Week, via phone/whatsapp: Akshetha Ashok +91-9620606424 , Pranjal Sinha +91-8337030883 and Rohit Sharma (+91-8697581888). We are available at your service 24x7.

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6. Aman Dandotia
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7. Atish Chakraborty
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8. Rajesh Peddibotla
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9. Vishwa Mukhtyar
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10. Hiranshi Shah
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11. Prashant Yadav
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12. Shiva Vishnoi
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14. Akanksha Malaiya
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15. Smritika Isaac
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18. Shireesh Tyagi
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21. Ravi Sharma
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22. Jayati Garg
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23. Rohit Rao
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24. Mansi Malik
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25. Anushka Misra
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26. Satish Kumar
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Resources

  • Guidelines Must know facts about mediation before you go for your first drive!
  • Steps to follow Follow these steps to organize a mediation awareness drive.
  • Pamphlets Mediation Pamphlets which can be distributed to the general public.
  • Drive Data How to collect data from a mediation awareness drives?