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ABOUT US

Forum for Strategic and Security Studies is a well known think tank based in Delhi. The Forum for strategic & Security Studies, an Independent , non-profit making, a non-political institution is designed to provide a platform for research, analysis, option formulation and evaluation of national security policies of, and security relationships between, states, particularly those in South Asia and the Asia Pacific region.

The Forum was conceived and will remain dedicated to a better understanding of the multi dimensional relevance of security on national, regional as well as global issues.

The Forum undertakes rigorous research and analysis of national security policies and strategic issues of relevance to India with a view to providing constructive inputs for policy development and to increase general awareness on issues impinging on formulation and implementation of national security strategies and policies. The Forum accepts no foreign funding for its projects.


ACTIVITIES


In depth analysis of current strategic and security environment across the globe with special focus on South Asia. We discuss issues across the board with policy makers and present our views directly to those who make or influence policies. We interact with various think tanks in South Asia and publish our views regularly in the shape of occasional papers on current political and strategic issues drawing the attention of policy planners, parliamentarians and leaders of industry, initiating debate and promoting discussions with the national and international experts.

We pursue our objectives through:

  • Discussions, Seminars and Round Table Conferences.
  • Selective interaction with eminent personalities, thinkers and Policy makers and experts.
  • Studies and Research projects.
  • Interaction with Indian and foreign think tanks .
  • Publication of journals and Occasional Papers.

OUR OBJECTIVES

Its main objective is to create and harmonise the means to carry out a dedicated, rigorous and independent research and analysis of national security policies and strategic issues of relevance to India with a view to providing constructive inputs for policy development, promoting national security and strategic studies as an intellectual discipline, and to increase general awareness on issues impinging on formulation and implementation of national security strategies through the following instruments:

  • Provide an independent forum to assimilate strategic issues from a wide range of specialist fields and to synthesise comprehensive solutions for a stable security environment in the South Asia - Asia Pacific, and other selected regions from time to time.
  • Initiate, co-ordinate and promote studies related to national security and strategy and formulation of national security strategies.
  • Organise and facilitate the holding of seminars, symposia, lectures on national security policies and strategic issues concerning the region in general and India in particular.
  • Assist in the development of post graduate research and teaching on global strategic affairs and national security strategy related issues.
  • Promote awareness and informed public debate on strategic and national security issues.
  • Publish journals Agni and Aakrosh, occasional papers put together by members and associates of the Forum and independent intellectuals.
  • Provide constructive inputs for policy development to parliamentarians, ministries, public and private sector enterprises and academic institutions on strategic and national security related is issues.
 
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