Yugal Jain



Displaying 11882357_876699902415864_5386002939438280356_o.jpgYugal Jain is a visually impaired student from Jaipur (Rajasthan). He comes from a family of six with his father, a general store owner being the sole breadwinner having an Yugal Jain Nalsarannual income of less than Rs. 1.5 Lakh. He started suffering from deteriorating vision when he was in the fifth standard. Having lost his eyesight, he had to start over at the Nethraheen Kalyan Sang in Jaipur, where he acquired a basic knowledge of Braille. His family’s humble financial background compelled him to complete his education from the Nethraheen Vikas Sansthan , Jodhpur [ a non-profit government aided institution], from where he graduated with 75% marks in his Class XII Board Examination.

He has always been interested in debating and elocution competitions since his school days, and has always closely followed the various socio-economic issues plaguing the society. He believe this is where his interest towards a career in law came from. He is currently a fourth year student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. He was chosen as an IDIA scholar in 2012, and He presently also serves as the IDIA Team Leader of the Hyderabad Chapter.

He likes to work with people from diverse backgrounds and firmly believes in team work. In law school, he has developed a keen interest in a host of extra-curricular activities such as moot court, ‘Alternate Dispute Resolution’, client counselling etc. He tends to be driven by opportunities that require him to push the boundaries of his comfort zone, and deal with new challenges. Yugal’s areas of interest includes commercial law, constitutional Law, international taxation, jurisprudence and public policy. In the future, he would like to see himself as a corporate lawyer, with interests in fields other than the law also.

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