Manpreet Sethi

Dr Manpreet Sethi is an ICSSR Senior Fellow affiliated to the Centre for Air Power Studies, New Delhi. She is an expert on the entire range of nuclear issues with over 70 papers in academic journals of repute to her credit. Over the last 17 years she has been researching and writing on subjects related to nuclear energy, strategy, non-proliferation, disarmament, arms control and ballistic missile defence. She has successfully undertaken projects for the DRDO and SFC on BMD and tactical nuclear weapons. Sethi is author of books Nuclear Strategy: India’s March towards Credible Deterrence (2009) and Argentina’s Nuclear Policy (1999); co-author of India's Sentinel (2014) and Nuclear Deterrence and Diplomacy (2004) and editor of Towards a Nuclear Weapons Free World (2009), Global Nuclear Challenges (2009) and Nuclear Power: In the Wake of Fukushima (2012). She lectures regularly at leading establishments of Indian Armed Forces, Police and Foreign Services. Member of Prime Minister’s Informal Group on Disarmament in 2012, she has been part of country’s Track II initiatives. She is Member of the Executive Board of the Indian Pugwash Society and a Consultant with the Nuclear Abolition Forum. She is recipient of the prestigious K Subrahmnayam award (2014), a national honour conferred by the IDSA on a scholar for excellence in strategic and security studies.