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Chairman

Mr. A.P. Venkateshwaran  Former Foreign Secretary


Vice Chairman

Mr. Peter Sinai IFS (retd)


Director      

Lt. Gen (Retd.) Ravi Eipe


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Seminar                         Summary Reports   


Indo-Iran              
Complexities of the situation of Iran: India's strategic interests and options

"A Historical Perceptive" by           Amb. Akbar Mirza Khaleeli                          "A Strategic perspective" by           Vice Admiral (Retd)         P J Jacob                            "A Media perspective" by Shri Kesava Menon. 

Indo-Myanmar     
Indo-Myanmar security relations: Measures to improve trade and economic ties

Presentations by:

Col. R Hariharan (Retd),  

Dr Sayed Ali Mujtaba,  

Shri T P Sreenivasan,  

Indo-Nepal              
Developments in Nepal: impact on India

Presentations by:

  "A Security Assessment" by            B. Raman

  "The Current Scenario" by               Shri K V Rajan, IFS (Retd)

  "Implications for India" by Maj. Gen (Retd. Ashok K. Mehta  

  "Current Situation and its import" by     Shri Gururaj Rao


Recent developments in Nepal and their impact on India's security

Presentations by:

  "The Political Scenario" by Dr. Arvind Kumar

  "Analysis of Political events" by Dr. Smruti Pattanaik 

  "Implications for India" by Maj. Gen (Retd.) Dipankar Banerjee

  "Strategic Analysis and Opinions "by Maj. Gen (Retd.) Ashok K. Mehta

Indo-Russia             

India-Russia strategic relations in the new world order 

     

" Vision and Realityby Ambassador Shri Rajiv Sikri  (Retd)

" Historical Perceptive and Current Realities"

by Amb. A Madhavan, IFS (Retd)

"Defence Cooperation Aspectsby

Air Marshal N Menon (Retd)

Indo-US        
Changing contours of Indo-US relations: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities

Presentations by:

"A strategic review"  by Dr. Brahma Chellaney

" A historic perspective"

by Amb. Krishnan, IFS (Retd)

"India's options in the global senario" by

Lt Gen S. S Mehta

"Indo-US core interests" by

Shri Aravind Sitaraman

 

Look East Policy  

Impediments to India's Look-East policy’: suggested remedies

" India's Look-East Policy: Vision and Reality"  by Ambassador Shri C.V Ranganathan (Retd)

 

" Impediments to India’s Look-East Policy – China’s Reservations and Suggested Remedies Realities"

by Shri. D.S. Rajan  

 

"Maritime Aspects of our Look-East Policyby

Vice Admiral (Retd)   P J Jacob   

 

Governing Board

 

 

Sl.No.

 Asia Centre Designation 

Name and Address

  Occupation

1

 Chairman

Mr. A.P.Venkateswaran, IFS (Retd.)

# 35, 20th Main 1st Cross, 

BTM Layout, 1st Stage,

Bangalore – 560 068  

Former Foreign Secretary

2

Vice-Chairman

Ambassador Peter Sinai, IFS (Retd.)

305 "Four Seasons"

16, Brunton Road

Bangalore 560 025

 

Former Ambassador of India  

3

Director

Lt. Gen.  Ravi Eipe (Retd)

# 532, 16th Main ,

3rd Block, Koramangala,

Bangalore – 560 034      

Retired  GOC-in-C 

Eastern Command

4

Member

Ambassador. A. Madhavan , IFS (Retd.)

1027, Panchamantra Road,

Kuvempunagar ,

Mysore – 570 023

Former Ambassador of India

Former Director, India International Center, New Delhi

5

Member

Mr. P.C. Nayak, IAS (Retd.)

‘Meghdoot’,

119, Jayamahal Extension,

Bangalore – 560 046

Retired IAS Officer and 

Former Director, Syndicate Bank

6

Member

Dr. P.V. Shenoi, IAS (Retd.)

“Shanti Prem”, 20 C, 1st Main ,

RMV Extension 2nd Stage, 2nd Block

Bangalore – 560 094

Former FInance Secy. Govt of W. Bengal; 

Former Director of Institute for Social and Economic Change

7

Member

Mr. C.G. Somiah, IAS (Retd.)

# 115, 4th Main , 2nd cross,

HAL Extension 3rd Stage, 

Indiranagar

Bangalore – 560 075          

Former Comptroller & Auditor General of India  

Former Home Secretary, GOI

8

Member

Ambassador Akbar M Khaleeli, IFS (Retd.)

# 36/2, Sankey Road

Bangalore – 560 052

Former Ambassador of India

9

Member

Vice Adm. P.J. Jacob, PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.)

Director, DUA Consulting

130/1, Ulsoor Road

Bangalore – 560 042

Former Vice Chief of Naval Staff  

Former member of National Security Advisory Board.


ASIA CENTRE is registered as a Society under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960. 

The former Governor of Karnataka, Shri T N Chaturvedi is its Chief Patron.
 

 

ASIA CENTRE is a registered 80G tax exempt non-profit organisation.