Indian Ocean


CASS-India has been focusing on Indian Ocean region with a dedicated team of researchers for last 10 years. The Centre has organized numerous public debates and generated research papers on the subject as how this Ocean is going to be the life line of global trade and commerce and change global order.

The Centre is focusing on few critical issues involving Indian Ocean region:

A) Indian Ocean power rivalry
B) Rise of Indian naval power
C) Resource hunting in Indian Ocean
D) Future of Indian Ocean islands and climate change impact
E) Piracy problems
F) Sea borne smuggling and terrorism
G) Growing militarization in Indian Ocean
H) Strategic competition and regional grouping
I) Prospect of IOR-ARC
J) Role of Australia in Indian Ocean
K) Sea warfare and maritime surveillance
L) Securing energy lanes and promoting global trade