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Change Management in Societal Transformation: The Case of Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’
International Affairs Jul 25, 2022

Change Management in Societal Transformation: The Case of Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’

A transformation is sweeping Saudi Arabia, and certain elements of it can be attributed to ‘Vision 2030’, a strategic plan launched in 2016. The vision—framed by a paradigm shift in the country’s economic, social, and cultural landscape—will have implications beyond Saudi Arabia itself, given the ...

India’s Nuclear Security Regime: Physical Protection and Crisis Management Measures
Nuclear Security Jul 19, 2022

India’s Nuclear Security Regime: Physical Protection and Crisis Management Measures

The security of nuclear and radiological materials is a critical global issue due to the growing number of existing and emerging threats in the nuclear domain. Within the broad domain of nuclear security, several challenges and threats—such as the physical protection of nuclear materials, insider ...

Rare Diseases in India: ‘Orphan’ No More?
Healthcare Jul 14, 2022

Rare Diseases in India: ‘Orphan’ No More?

Of all cases of rare diseases across the globe, around one-third occur in India. Yet, these diseases—‘rare’ because they affect a relatively small number of people—are hardly given attention in the country. With its resource constraints, India continues to lag in awareness, diagnosis, and drug ...

The Future of Food: Reimagining Climate-Resilient Food Systems in the Post-Pandemic World
Healthcare Jul 03, 2022

The Future of Food: Reimagining Climate-Resilient Food Systems in the Post-Pandemic World

Thinking about the future of global food systems has now become more critical than ever. Climate change impacts—among them, shifts in soil quality, precipitation, pest regimes, seasonal growth patterns, along with land degradation and reduction in biodiversity—have impacted agricultural and aquatic food production systems across ...

Bringing the Covid-19 Vaccine to Every Hamlet: The Story of Raigarh
Healthcare Jun 27, 2022

Bringing the Covid-19 Vaccine to Every Hamlet: The Story of Raigarh

India has achieved better Covid-19 vaccine coverage than most other countries in its income class, aided mainly by domestic production capacity and the government’s decision to offer the vaccines to the adult population for free. There are stark sub-national differences, however, in the pace and ...

Jammu and Kashmir: On the Cusp of Change, But Challenges Remain
Domestic Politics and Governance | Terrorism | Internal Security Jun 17, 2022

Jammu and Kashmir: On the Cusp of Change, But Challenges Remain

The recent killings of minorities, migrant workers, and local police officers in the Kashmir Valley have led to an impression that the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is once again becoming uncontrollable. On ground, however, the situation is said to be firmly under the ...

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Nikhila Natarajan

Nikhila Natarajan

Nikhila Natarajan is Senior Programme Manager for Media and Digital Content with ORF America. Her work focuses on the future of jobs current research in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence digital innovation and strategy. Nikhila also tracks ...

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Premesha Saha

Premesha Saha is a Fellow with ORF’s Strategic Studies Programme. Her research focuses on Southeast Asia, East Asia, Oceania and the emerging dynamics of the Indo-Pacific region. Premesha’s other research interests include: Indonesia’s maritime strategy, India and Southeast Asia, India’s ...

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