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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    Shaheli Das

    Shaheli Das is a Junior Fellow at ORF's Institute of Strategic Studies in the East Asia Program. Her research focuses on the rise of China, the strategic priorities in China's foreign policy

    Preety Bhogal

    Preety works as a Junior Fellow in the Economy and Development Programme at ORF. Presently, she is working on projects relating to agriculture and international trade. Her areas of research pertain to

    Shaheli Das

    Shaheli Das is a Junior Fellow at ORF's Institute of Strategic Studies in the East Asia Program. Her research focuses on the rise of China, the strategic priorities in China's foreign policy

    Malancha Chakrabarty

    Ms Malancha Chakrabarty is an Associate Fellow in ORF. Prior to joining ORF, she was working as an Associate Fellow in The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). In TERI, she worked on

    Vidisha Mishra

    Vidisha Mishra is a Junior Fellow at ORF. As a technical expert on gender, her primary responsibilities include mainstreaming gender dimensions across ORF's programmes on G20, BRICS and their place