Vimarsh by Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Admiral R Hari Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC on National Security Challenges in the Maritime Domain

Over the years Vimarsh has emerged as a leading platform to facilitate interaction between the eminent people and the general public. The VIF is guided by the life and message of Swami Vivekananda who had a deep and abiding faith in Indian civilizati

Interaction with the Visiting US delegation

On 14 December a delegation from the US Department of State interacted with VIF scholars VIF representatives, Dr Arvind Gupta (Director), Lt Gen R K Sawhney (Retd),Gp Capt Naval Jagota (Retd),Sweta Kumari(Associate Fellow), Anurag Sharma (Snr Researc

MoU Signed between VIF and DRDO

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) agreed to establish mutual cooperation with the objective to enhance understanding of the role of technology in strengthening national security of

Quad Plus Dialogue

The latest edition of the Quad Plus dialogue at the think tanks level was held on 20th September 2022 virtually. The topics discussed were a review of recent developments with the Quad, role of multi-lateral organisations in identifying opportunities

Interaction with Dr. Daniel Markey at VIF

Dr. Daniel Markey is a senior advisor on South Asia at the United States Institute of Peace. He is also a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Foreign Policy Institute. VIF experts and

Talk by Shri Atul D. Rane, Scientist ‘H’, Outstanding Scientist and DG BrahMos, DRDO

Vivekananda International Foundation and DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) together have interactions in which eminent and distinguished speakers from DRDO have given presentations to the think tanks, industry, startups, military,

Interaction with Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt. Gen BS Raju, UYSM, AVASM

VIF organisned a talk and interaction with Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt. Gen BS Raju, UYSM, AVASM on "Measures Being Adopted to Enhance the Combat Potential of Indian Army including the Agniveers" on 21 July 2022 from 1100 to 1230 hours at th

Ease of Doing Business with DRDO - New Initiatives

On 19th September 2022, Vivekananda International Foundation and DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) held the fourth edition of the talks by eminent persons from DRDO. In this edition the speaker presenting was Shri Sangam Sinha, O/S

A brief for the Web page on the roundtable discussion on "Geostrategic & Economic Fall Out of Ukraine Conflict"

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Brainstorming Session on "Geostrategic & Economic Fall Out of Ukraine Conflict" at the VIF on 11 July 2022. The welcome remarks were given by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF and the participants w

Talk by Shri Hari Babu Srivastava, DRDO

VIF organized an interaction among DRDO, Indian defense industry and the strategic community on 8th June 2022 for brainstorming on synergizing the Defense R&D ecosystem in India. Mr Hari Babu Srivastava, Director General Technology Management, DRDO a

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