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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
         
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
         
Mr. Manohar
 Thyagaraj

Visiting Fellow
  Dr Harsh V
 Pant

Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Ravi Joshi
Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Daniel A Porras
Visiting Fellow
         
Ms. Paula Hansaz
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
         
Dr. Siddharth
 Shanker
 Saxena

Visiting Senior Fellow
  Brig Deepak Sinha (Retd)
Consultant
         
Dr. K. Yhome
Fellow
  Ms. Mahima Kaul
Fellow
         
Dr. Joyeeta
 Bhattacharjee

Associate Fellow
  Mr. Rakesh Kumar
 Sinha

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

Associate Fellow
         
Ms. Rebecca Alison
 George

Associate Fellow
  Dr. Uma
 Purushothaman

Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Aryaman
 Bhatnagar

Associate Fellow
  Mr. Abhijit Iyer
 Mitra

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

Associate Fellow
         
Ms. Mallika Bhardwaj
Program Coordinator
  Mr. Akhilesh Sati
Program Manager
         
Ms. Tanoubi
 Ngangom

Junior Fellow
  Ms. Kanchi Gupta
Junior Fellow
         
Ms. Sarah Hasan
Junior Fellow
  Ms. Darshana M
 Baruah

Junior Fellow
         
Ms. Rishika Chauhan
Junior Fellow
  Mr. Manish Vaid
Junior Fellow
         
Mr. Arka Biswas
Junior Fellow
  Mr. Vinod Kumar
 Tomar

Assistant Manager - C R M
         
Mr. Dinesh
 Kumar Madhrey

Research Assistant
  Ms. Anahita Mathai
Research Assistant
         
Ms. Taruni Kumar
Research Assistant
  Ms. Garima Sahdev
Research Assistant
         
Ms. Niharika Betkerur
Research Assistant
  Mr. Sikandar Azam
Research Assistant
         
Ms. Richa Sekhani
Research Assistant
  Mr. Satish Kumar
 Tezaa

Data Analyst
         
Ms. Sruthi R
Research Intern
  Ms. Kaveri Ashok
Research Intern
         
Mr. Zhonghe Zhu
Research Intern
  Mr. Sanat Kapur
Research Intern
         
Ms. Bhavya Pandey
Research Intern
  Ms. Aarya Bhatnagar
Research Intern
         
Mr. Shrey Patnaik
Research Intern
  Ms. Flora Baillie
Research Intern
         
Mr. Avinash Tharoor
Research Intern
     
         
PUBLICATIONS
Ms. Anshu John
Editor
 
         
DEVELOPMENT OUTREACH AND COMMUNICATIONS
Mr. Samir Saran
Sr. Fellow &
 Vice President
  Mr. Vidyadharan
 M. P.

Additional Director -
 Communications
         
 
         
Ms. Britta Petersen
Senior Fellow
  Mr. Vivan Sharan
Associate Fellow
         
Ms. Antje Uhlig
Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Manmath Goel
Research Assistant
         
Mr. Vijay Seth
Assistant Manager
 Events
     
         
LIBRARY
Ms. Nisha Verma
Librarian
  Ms. Shubha Gupta
Audio Visual
 Documentation Officer
         
ORF - CHENNAI CHAPTER
Mr. N. Sathiyamoorthy
Director-Chennai Chapter
   
         
ORF - MUMBAI CHAPTER
Mr. Vivek P. Karandikar
Vice President - CRM
  Dr. R. Swaminathan
Visiting Fellow
         
Dr. Leena Chandran
 Wadia

Senior Fellow
  Ms. Radha
 Viswanathan

Fellow and Editor
         
Mr. Gautam Kirtane
Fellow
  Mr. Rammohan
 Shrikant
 Khanapurkar

Fellow
         
Ms. Maansi Parpiani
Fellow
  Ms. Shruti Mahajan
 Deorah

Fellow
         
Ms. Aparna Sivakumar
Fellow
  Mr. Rishi Aggarwal
Fellow
         
Mr. Priyam Gandhi
Fellow
  Ms. Prithvi Hirani
Fellow
         
Mr. Anay Joglekar
Associate Fellow
  Ms. Rachel D’Silva
Associate Fellow
         
Ms. Janki Nirmal
 Pandya

Associate Fellow
  Ms. Payal Tiwari
Associate Fellow
         
Ms. Karishma
 A Makeshwar

Associate Fellow
  Ms. Adithi Muralidhar
Associate Fellow
         
Ms. Shaheeda Kirtane
Associate Fellow
  Mr. Aditya Khandekar
Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Sumedh Madhav
 Kulkarni

Programme Coordinator
  Ms. Priya R
 Jadhav

Research Assistant
         
ORF - KOLKATA CHAPTER
Mr. Rakhahari
 Chatterji

Advisor
  Mr. Krishan Varma
Distinguished Fellow
         
Dr. Biswa Nath
 Bhattacharyay

Distinguished Fellow
  Ms. Anasua Basu
 Ray Chaudhury

Fellow
         
Ms. Sumita Ghosh
Associate Fellow
  Ms. Pratnashree Basu
Junior Fellow
         
Ms. Swagata Saha
Research Assistant
  Mr. Mihir Bhonsle
Research Assistant
         
Ms. Garima Sarkar
Research Intern
  Ms. Natasha Sharma
Research Intern
         
 
 
 
 



  

  
 
Events
 

(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Talk on

"India, Sri Lanka and the International Community"
by N Sathiya Moorthy (Director, ORF-Chennai)
Saturday, 26 July 2014
(11:00 AM To 1:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Chennai Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Seminar
on

"Rethinking Federalism in India" Wednesday, 30 July 2014
(10:00 AM to 1:30 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"Debating Indian Nuclear Doctrine"
Tuesday, 5 August 2014
(10:30 AM to 1:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Discussion
on

Book Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict.
Wednesday, 6 August 2014
(3:30 PM to 5:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

ORF-NBR Workshop on

"Mapping Pakistan's Internal Dynamics: Implications for State Stability and Regional Security"
Sunday, 10 August 2014
(6:30 PM To 10:00 PM)
11 August 2014
(10:00 AM To 6:00 PM)
Venue: The Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

The India Conference on

"Cyber Security and Cyber Governance"
16-17 October 2014
(10:00 AM To 6:00 PM)
Venue: The Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference on

"United States Foreign Policy in International Perspective"
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
(10:00 AM To 5:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

ORF-ZEIT Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius (Hamburg)

"4th Asian Forum on Global Governance"
26 October to 4 November 2014
(10:00 AM To 5:00 PM)
Venue: Hyatt Regency, New Delhi

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

International Conference on

"Regional Integration in the Indo-Pacific: Prospects and Challenges"
Monday, 24 November 2013
(6:00 PM To 8:00 PM)
Tuesday, 25 November 2013
(10:00 AM To 6:00 PM)
Venue: The Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi

 




  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 
Energy/Coal/Power
 
India's Solar Mission: Make it work for the economy class not just the business class
15 July 2014
Praveen Kumar Kulkarni

India has been doling out subsidies to the solar Industry that includes cheap land, infrastructure, capital subsidy, income tax holiday,

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National
Kashmir rail
2 July 2014
C. Raja Mohan

That China is now preparing to extend its railway into Pakistan Occupied Kashmir should stir PM Modi to

 
The #NaMo wave yet to translate into effective governance
1 July 2014
Samir Saran

In government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to disrupt the lethargy of the Lutyens communication machinery by

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International
Development of Northeast and Modi's policy with its neighbours
26 June 2014
Joyeeta Bhattacharjee

Along with proposing new measures and initiatives, the Narendra Modi government should focus on completing

 
Panchsheel blues
26 June 2014
C. Raja Mohan

While rhetoric is common in diplomacy, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari, when travelling to Beijing this week,

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Security
Indo-US cyber dialogue should include hardware security
03 July 2014
Jennifer McArdle

Much like the Indo-U.S. strategic partnership, Indo-U.S. cyber engagement appears to have plateaued and could benefit from a tailored reset.

 
Beyond net neutrality
02 July 2014
R. Swaminathan

Internet of Things ensures that all data cannot be treated as equal. The principle of net neutrality needs an overhaul

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Economy
Modi's energy literacy tested by challenges of introducing 'rainbow vision'
24 June 2014
Manish Vaid

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces a tough challenge in balancing cost-optimisation for ordinary people while mitigating environmental risks,

 
Rise of the Eurosceptics could hurt Indian interests
21 June 2014
Jayshree Sengupta

The recent European Parliamentary election shows the rise of the extreme right wing parties.

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