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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Chair in Policy Studies.

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Chair in Policy Studies was established in the department in cooperation with the Indian Army on 6th July 1994. The Chair is established to share knowledge of security and defence gain by senior officers in their career, with the academic community at university. The research work and academic studies are undertaken by chair professor to nurture- futuristic national interest and young mind- at the Department of Defence and Strategic Studies.


  1. To generate interest in national security and defence matters in general & role of the defence force in particular.
  2. To undertake research /studies in national defence related security-oriented issues of contemporary & futurities interest.
  3. To create general awareness about national security and defence among all segments of the population through organising seminars and workshops.

Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh Chair.








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