Development and Society

Audits and ideates mechanisms for implementing, monitoring financing sustainable development in the post-2015 global order focussing on poverty eradication, healthcare, education, food security, urbanisation and inclusive growth among others.

Past Events

Diplomacy, politics and Nepal’s forthcoming elections

Tackling corruption: What democracies can learn from each other

Book launch | Neighbours in Arms

Book discussion | How India sees the World: Kautilya to the 21st Century

Book discussion | How BJP Wins: Inside India’s Most Powerful Election Machine

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Sandeep Bamzai

Sandeep Bamzai is Visiting Fellow at ORF. He is a media professional having held editorial leadership positions through his 32 year career.

Akhilesh Sati

Akhilesh is a Programme Manager for the ORF Energy Initiative. He provides and interprets data on energy, and is involved in organisational work for the intiaitive.

Vidya Sagar Reddy Avuthu

Vidya Sagar Reddy is a Junior Fellow with ORF's Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative. His research interests are technological capabilities of major space-faring nations, civilian and military applications of space assets, human

Vijay Latha Reddy

Vijay Latha Reddy served in the Indian Foreign Service from 1975 to 2011. During her diplomatic career she served in Lisbon, Washington DC, Kathmandu, Brasilia, Durban, Vienna and Bangkok. She served as

Rohit Bansal

Rohit is an alum of Harvard Business School and St Stephen’s College. He is a British Chevening scholar and has undertaken short professional programmes at University of Westminster, The Times Centre for