Completed M.Phil in Southeast Asian and Southwest Pacific Studies from Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. My M.Phil thesis titled "Lower Mekong River mainstream dams and its various implications 2000-2015" focussed on the dams being constructed on the Lower Mekong River and how that would impact the people inhabiting the region environmentally, economically, and socially. it also focussed on how the construction of these dams are a threat to the Lower Mekong Region's peace and security. Completed Masters in Politics with specialization in International Relations, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Completed B.A. Hons in Philosophy from Gargi College University of Delhi.

Contributions 
Extreme Weather Events: Time to Prioritize Global Responses to Climate Change Extreme weather events have been ravaging the world. From Europe to Asia, North America and Africa, all have been hit by devastating extreme natural disasters.1 The number of these extreme incidences that have occurred this year has raised...

Is Taiwan’s Ongoing Drought a Wake –Up Call for the Rest of the World? The increased frequency and severity of droughts across the globe is becoming a matter of huge concern. In 2018, the global media was flooded with the news of the capital city of Cape Town of South Africa running out of water as the city experienced ...

Book Published / Book Reviews 
VIF Briefs 
Cape Town Water Crisis of 2018: Lessons we can learn from it A serious water crisis plagued the city of Cape Town in early 2018 to the point that it was on the verge of becoming the first modern global city to run out of water. However, the city never reached to that point because of the strict measures introd...

Post Covid-19 World Order: An Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has been described to be the greatest challenge for the world since the Great Depression and the Second World War. No country and its people had anticipated that they would have to deal with a crisis of such a large scale. The c...

Climate Change in The Himalayas : Its Impact on India’s National Security Human-induced climate change has led to unprecedented changes in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Similarly, the Himalayan and its surrounding mountain ranges, also known as the ‘Third Pole’ is experiencing drastic changes due to global warming....

Event Reports 
Book Discussion on ‘Indus Basin Uninterrupted- A History of Territory and Politics from Alexander to Nehru’ By Uttam Kumar Sinha On 17th August, 2021, Vivekananda International Foundation organized a book discussion on ‘Indus Basin Uninterrupted- A History and Politics from Alexander to Nehru’ By Dr Uttam Kumar Sinha. The opening remarks were given by Dr Arvind Gupta, Dire...

A look at Sanskrit literature On 14th April, 2021, Vivekananda International Foundation organized a webinar titled ‘A Look at Sanskrit Literature’. Welcome and opening remarks were given by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, in which he welcomed the participants and introduce...

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