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From 1 April 2019 till Date


The Association holds one meeting each month (Except during the months of June and July), when a scholar / expert is invited to speak on a subject of contemporary relevance.


The Association, with the co-operation of the Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of External Affairs and the family of Late Ambassador Bimal Sanyal, a distinguished member of the Service, also administers the award of Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Prize / Medal, for the Best IFS Officer Trainee each year and a Silver medal for the Best dissertation.


The years activities come to an end with the AGM and the Annual Dinner


Photo Gallery of Events

held in earlier years












2 May, 2019: General Bipin Rawat,, Chief of Army Staff was the Guest Speaker. He spoke on "India's Security environment'

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20191218a.jpg18 Dec 2019: Ambassador V. S.Seshadri spoke on 'India and RCEP: What Next?.


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16 May, 2019: Presentation of the Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Medal / Prize by Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Hon'ble Minister for External Affairs.

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20200115a.JPG15 Jan 2020: Dr. Swapan Dasgupta, Member of Parliament, spoke on "Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right".


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20190912c.JPG12 Sep, 2019: Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, VM, ADC spoke on `Role of Indian Air Force in National Security`.


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20200205a.jpg5 Feb 2020: Amb. K. Natwar Singh spoke on "India's Foreign Policy".


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20191105a1.JPG5 Nov, 2019.: Lt Gen (Retd) SL Narasimhan, Member of National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), Director General, Centre for Contemporary China Studies, and, Distinguished Fellow at Centre for Air Power Studies, spoke on "Wuhan Spirit to Chennai Connect".

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