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ORF FACULTY
Dr. C. Raja Mohan
Head - Strategic
 Studies  &
 Distinguished Fellow
  Amb. H H S
 Viswanathan

Distinguished Fellow
         
Prof. K.V. Kesavan
Distinguished Fellow
  Mr. Manoj Joshi
Distinguished Fellow
         
Dr. Vivek Lall
Distinguished Fellow
  Mr. Ashok Dhar
Distinguished Fellow
         
Mr. Pinak R
 Chakravarty

Distinguished Fellow
  Dr. Sergey
 Kurginyan

Visiting Distinguished
 Fellow
         
Prof. Amitabh Mattoo
Visiting Distinguished
 Fellow
  Dr. Rajan Gupta
Visiting Distinguished
 Fellow
         
Amb. Talmiz Ahmad
Visiting Distinguished
 Fellow
  Mr. Nandan
 Unnikrishnan

Vice President
         
Mr. Wilson John
Vice President
  Mr. Ashok Malik
AII-ORF Chair
         
Ms. Lydia Powell
Head, Centre for
 Resources Management
  Mr. Rohit Bansal
Visiting Fellow
         
Dr. S. Paul Kapur
Visiting Fellow
  Dr Harsh V
 Pant

Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Ravi Joshi
Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Daniel A Porras
Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Krishan Varma
Honorary Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Srinath Sridharan
Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Peter Martin
Visiting Fellow
  Dr. Girish
 Chandrakant
 Gujar

Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Siddharth
 Sivaraman

Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Rajnish Wadehra
Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Manoj Kumar
Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Mahendra
 Kumawat

Distinguished Visitor
         
Mr. Uma Shankar
 Sharma

General Manager
  Ms. Jayshree
 Sengupta

Senior Fellow
         
Prof. Rakesh Basant
Senior Fellow
  Dr. Rajeswari
 Rajagoplan

Senior Fellow
         
Dr. Satish Misra
Senior Fellow
  Dr. Niranjan Sahoo
Senior Fellow
         
Dr. P K Ghosh
Senior Fellow
  Dr. Rumi Aijaz
Senior Fellow
         
Dr. Geethanjali
 Nataraj

Senior Fellow
  Mr. Thomas Elmar
 Schuppe

Senior Fellow
         
Mr. Jochen
 Mistelbacher

Senior Fellow
  Wg Cdr Vishal Nigam
Senior Fellow
         
Mr. Vikrom Mathur
Senior Fellow
  Dr. Siddharth
 Shanker
 Saxena

Visiting Senior Fellow
         
Brig Deepak Sinha
 (Retd)

Consultant
  Dr. K. Yhome
Fellow
         
Ms. Mahima Kaul
Head, Cyber and
  Media Initiative
  Dr. Joyeeta
 Bhattacharjee

Fellow
         
Dr. Uma
 Purushothaman

Fellow
  Mr. William Poff-
 Webster

Henry Luce Fellow
         
Mr. Rakesh Kumar
 Sinha

Associate Fellow
  Mr. Ashish Gupta
Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Siba Prasada
 Tripathy

Associate Fellow
  Ms. Rebecca Alison
 George

Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Aryaman
 Bhatnagar

Associate Fellow
  Mr. Abhijit Iyer
 Mitra

Programme Coordinator
         
Ms. Nishtha Gautam
Associate Fellow
  Mr. Prashant Kumar
Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Kaustav Dhar
 Chakrabarti

Associate Fellow
  Ms. Sonali Mittra
Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Akhilesh Sati
Program Manager
  Ms. Tanoubi
 Ngangom

Junior Fellow
         
Ms. Kanchi Gupta
Junior Fellow
  Ms. Sarah Hasan
Junior Fellow
 
 
 
    



  

  

 
Events
 

(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Talk on

"Iran deal & nuclear negotiations"
by Mr L V Krishnan (Nuclear Scientist)
Saturday, 18 April 2015
(11:00 AM To 1:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Chennai Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"Asia's Strategic Fault Lines"
Monday, 20 April 2015
(11:30 AM To 1:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Lecture discussion
on

"Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism: An Asian Experience"
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
(1:30 PM To 3:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Kolkata, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"Freedom of Expression in a Digital Age"
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
(11:00 AM To 6:30 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Seminar
on

"Supporting Climate Resilient Development in India"
Thursday, 23 April 2015
(3:00 PM To 5:00 PM)
Venue: Alliance Francaise du Bengale, Kolkata

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Book Release
on

"Maritime Security: A New Outlook"
Friday, 24 April 2015
(10:30 AM To 1:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

ORF-MEA Conference
on

"Transformation in West Asia"
Monday, 27 April 2015 (2:00 PM to 6:15 PM)
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 (10:00 AM to 5:15 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"US-India Think Tank Summit"
Monday, 27 April 2015 (7:00 PM to 9:00 PM)
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 (9:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Venue: The Oberoi, New Delhi

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"National Stakeholder Dialogue on INDCs: Aliging Climate Action with Development"
Friday, 1 May 2015
(9:30 AM To 5:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"Continental Strategy or Maritime Defence"
Saturday, 2 May 2015
(10:00 AM To 1:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Interaction with Tarek Fateh
on

"Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Relations"
Tuesday, 5 May 2015
(11:00 AM To 1:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Talk
by

"Rwandan High Commissioner"
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
(3:00 PM To 5:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"CYFY 2015"
14-16 October 2015
(10:00 AM To 6:00 PM)
Venue: New Delhi

 




  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 
Energy/Coal/Power
 
Local Pollution and the Politics of Outrage (part II)
14 April 2015
Lydia Powell & Akhilesh Sati

Drawing on the hypothesis of the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC), last week's column ended with a rather sceptical observation that the problem of local pollution in Delhi.

 
The German Energiewende turns around Industry's Business Models (Part IIIa)
03 April 2015
Thomas Elmar Schuppe

The ongoing Energiewende in Germany ("energy turnaround") is not only turning around the basic structure of the energy market and prices - particularly in the power generation sector.

 
Key Requirement for Setting up Coal Washeries on Coal Company's Land in India
14 April 2015
Ashish Gupta,

 
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International
Pakistan in the eye of the storm
15 April 2015
Manoj Joshi

The 12-point resolution approved by Pakistan's Parliament said that Islamabad must maintain "neutrality" in the Yemen conflict.

 
Canada cousins
14 April 2015
C Raja Mohan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Canada this week should help rejuvenate an important relationship that has long been neglected in New Delhi.

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National
Small steps for big change
16 April 2015
Shruti Gupta

While the launch of the MUDRA Bank is a laudable effort on the part of the government, there still persists ambiguity in the nature of the Bank's undertakings.

 
Land policy vital for Modi's manufacturing dream
13 April 2015
Geethanjali Nataraj and Richa Sekhani

The land amendment bill, brought in by the Modi government, represents a crucial plank of his government's economic agenda to turbocharge Indian growth.

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China
Developing towns and cities: China's Maotai case study
10 April 2015
Sriparna Pathak Raimedhi

The story of the Maotai town in the Guizhou province in South China is an interesting case study of developmental economics

 
Yemen evacuation
09 April 2015
C. Raja Mohan

While India continues to evacuate its citizens from Yemen, China was quick to complete its operation last week. China had barely 600 people in Yemen to rescue.

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Security & Intelligence
A time to lead
16 April 2015
Samir Saran and Abhijit Iyer Mitra

India must accept its own exceptionalism. It must thereafter understand how to establish it. India is in a position to shape cyberspace debates,

 
Does the Navy need separate platforms for each capability requirement?
15 April 2015
Pushan Das

Why is the Navy procuring three different helicopters to fulfil three ends of the same capability spectrum? The Navy would be better off with a single platform to leverage engine.

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