Panel Discussion on Act East Policy and the Importance of Myanmar & Northeast India @ O.P. Jindal Global University [Sep 27, Haryana]: Registrations Open

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) Jindal School of International Affairs cordially invites you to a Panel Discussion on Act East Policy and the Importance of Myanmar and Northeast India

Date & Time 

September 27
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


T3, 220-Seater Auditorium O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat Narela Road Sonipat 131001, Haryana (Delhi NCR)

Programme Schedule

2:00 pm – 2:05 pm Welcome Address-
Ms. Shagun Nayar, Research Assistant, CSEAS

Panel Discussion
Chair Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen, Associate Professor and Executive Director of CSEAS, Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University

2:05 pm – 2:22 pm    Why Myanmar is Key to the Success of Act East Policy
Vikram Doraiswami, Joint Secretary (Ministry of External Affairs) for Myanmar and Bangladesh

2:22 pm – 2:39 pm      From Look East to Act East Policy: Developments & Challenges
Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Programme at Gateway House, and Former Indian Ambassador to Myanmar (2002–2005)

2:39 pm – 2:56 pm Act East Policy and Southeast Asia
Dr. G. Vijayachandra Naidu, Professor, Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
2:56 pm – 3:13 pm The Importance of Northeast Region in Act East Policy
Dr. Temjenmeren Ao, Research Fellow on Southeast Asia at the Indian Council of World Affairs
3:13 pm – 3:30 pm Future Prospects of Act East Policy: Policy Recommendations
Gautam Mukhopadhaya, Former Indian Ambassador to Myanmar (Jun 2013-May 2016)
3:30 pm – 4:05 pm Questions & Answers
4:05 pm – 4:10 pm Concluding Remarks
Dr. Sreeram Chaulia, Professor and Dean, Jindal School of International Affairs
4:10 pm – 4:15 pm Vote of Thanks
Ms. Megha Gupta, Research Assistant, CSEAS


Ankit Malhotra: Intern, CSEAS, +91 9463999209, [email protected]
Anuradha Basu: Intern, CSEAS, +91 8816822419, [email protected]

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