Event Start Date:
October 15, 2019
Event End Date:
October 15, 2019
Event Venue:
Bharat Tourist Home, Durbar Hall Rd, Near Gandhi Square, Pallimukku, Ernakulam, Kerala 682016

CPPR is hosting the 16th edition of its Quarterly Lecture Series on October 15, 2019. This time we host Admiral Arun Prakash, PVSM, AVSM, VrC, VSM (Retd) on India’s Security Challenges with special focus on the Indian Ocean Region.

Admiral Arun Prakash retired as India’s 20th Naval Chief and Chairman Chiefs of Staff in end-2006. An aviator by specialisation, during his 40 year career, he commanded a carrier-borne fighter-squadron, a naval air station and four warships; including the aircraft-carrier INS Viraat.

In flag rank he commanded India’s Eastern Fleet, the Andaman & Nicobar Joint Command, the Western Naval Command and the National Defence Academy. On staff, he served as the head of the Aviation and Personnel Branches and as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff. He is a graduate of the IAF Test Pilots School, Defence Services Staff College and the US Naval War College.

Post-retirement, he served two terms as a member of the National Security Advisory Board and was Chairman of the National Maritime Foundation. Currently, he holds a Distinguished Chair in India’s Naval War College in Goa. He writes and speaks on strategic and security related topics.

Venue: Bharat Tourist Home, Durbar Hall Rd, Kochi
Time: 4: 30 pm- 6: 30 pm  on 15-10-2019
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