Dr Manpreet Sethi                                                       Distinguished Fellow

Dr Manpreet Sethi is Distinguished Fellow at Centre for Air Power Studies, New Delhi, where she heads its programme on nuclear issues. She is also Senior Research Adviser Asia Pacific Leadership Network.

She received her doctorate in 1997 and has since worked on nuclear issues ranging from nuclear energy to strategy, arms control and disarmament. She is author/co-author/editor of nine books and over 130 academic papers. Her book Nuclear Strategy: India’s March towards Credible Deterrence (2009) is deemed essential reading at many war colleges. She lectures regularly at the National Defence College and other leading establishments of Indian Armed Forces, Police and Foreign Services, and Universities.

Sethi is regular participant in flagship nuclear policy conferences and in Track II initiatives. She has contributed to United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, was Member of Prime Minister’s Informal Group on Disarmament in 2012, and member, Executive Board of the Indian Pugwash Society, Board member, APLN and is Co-chair, Women in Nuclear – India (WiN-India).

Recipient of K Subrahmanyam award (2014) for excellence in strategic and security studies. Commended by the Chief of the Air Staff (2020) and the Commander-in-Chief of Strategic Forces Command (2022) for her dedication and professional ability. She is member of the International Group of Eminent Persons instituted by Prime Minister Kishida of Japan in December 2022.








December 26, 2021 | Caps India


December 26, 2021 | Caps India