#BRICS2016

As India assumes presidency of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa grouping this year, ORF continues conversation on the raison d’être of BRICS by engaging in dialogue on areas of political, economic and strategic relevance.

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Jayshree Sengupta

Jayshree Sengupta is a Senior Fellow working with ORF's Economy and Development Programme. Her work focuses on the Indian economy and development, regional cooperation related to the SAARC, BRICS, ASEAN and EU

Falguni Sen

Ph.d from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Awarded the Gladys and Henry Crown award for excellence in teaching. Consulted with firms in the U.S., India, Switzerland and Ireland. Expert in semiconductor, computer and

Satish Kumar Tezaa

Satish Tezaa is a Data Analyst at ORF. He works on energy and infrastructure, and offers assistance for the Energy News Monitor, collects and tabulates information, and helps organise roundtables, seminars and

Jayanta Bandyopadhyay

Jayanta Bandyopadhyay is a Visiting Distinguished Fellow. He is a researcher and author on science and the natural environment. He received his Ph. D. in engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1975. He

Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty

Pinak Chakravarty is a Distinguished Fellow with ORF's Regional Studies Initiative, where he oversees the West Asia Initiative, Bangladesh and selected ASEAN-related issues. He joined the ORF in October 2014.