email: office@mantraya.org

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Welcome to Mantraya


 

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Mantraya is an independent research forum that seeks to make constructive contributions in the realm of strategy, innovation and alternatives. It aims to:

 

  • Inform public debate through regular publications on subjects of national and international importance ;
  • Produce cutting edge research and provide alternatives by employing qualitative and quantitative methodology, primarily field based studies;
  • Serve as a platform for exchange of ideas and strategy involving scholars, researchers, academia, media, governmental and non-governmental personnel/institutions.
  • Provide advisory and consultancy services.
  • Outreach and partnerships with likeminded institutions/ individuals.

 

Mantraya’s research areas include:

 

  • Non-traditional security challenges in South Asia
  • Reconstruction, Governance and Institution building in transitional societies
  • Challenges to Policy making in fragile states
  • State and Peace building in post conflict societies
  • Politics of Aid, Development, Gender and Security in South Asia
  • Water, Climate change, Borders, Diaspora, Energy, Nuclear and Cyber Security
  • Security Sector Reform and Civil-Military Relations
  • Insurgencies, Terrorism and Strategies in Counter terrorism
  • Non State Armed Groups, Illicit Networks, Organised crime and Conflict Economy
  • Countering violent extremism (CVE), counter terrorist financing and anti-money laundering
  • Women in CVE, Conflict Resolution, and Strengthening Civil Society
  • Rule of law, Political systems, Electoral and Constitutional Reform in South Asia
  • Strategic Communications and Role of Media
  • Role of Dialogue, Negotiations, Reconciliation, Mediation, Confidence-building measures and Track II initiatives
  • Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution
  • Great Power Politics, Global governance and Emerging Powers
  • Regional Cooperation in South Asia and South East Asia
  • India’s foreign, aid and security policy

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