Maritime Policy

Tracks and analyses developments in the Indo-Pacific region covering India’s maritime strategy, Blue-economy, the Act East Policy, naval engagement in Asia and Africa, multilateral maritime governance architectures, Indian Ocean trade regimes, shipping and maritime infrastructure in Asia, SLOCs security and non-traditional security challenges.

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India and Japan: Reconnecting in the Bay of Bengal

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    K. Yhome

    K. Yhome is a Research Fellow with ORF's Neigbhourhood Regional Studies Initiative. His research interests include India’s regional diplomacy, regional and sub-regionalism in South and Southeast Asia, the Bay of Bengal region

    Vishal Nigam

    Vishal Nigam is a Delhi University graduate. He holds a postgraduate degree in International Business Strategy from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade; and a postgraduate degree in Personnel Management and Diploma in

    Vidisha Mishra

    Vidisha Mishra is a Junior Fellow at ORF. She works on tracking and facilitating India's progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly the targets related to reproductive, maternal, newborn and child

    Gaurav Sharma

    Gaurav Sharma is responsible for the business development and outreach activities of ORF. He coordinates and supervises the new initiatives, dialogues and workshops of the Foundation.

    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