Events | Talks | People


The Presidential Order on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and the bifurcation of the state into two union territories generated considerable debate in the recent past.

Sanjay Pulipaka, Senior Fellow at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and Rakshit Mohan, Research Associate at VIF write on ‘Article 370, Federalism And Reorganisation Of States’ for Strategic News International

 If the Indian government plans succeed, in the next 5 or 10 years we can plug Kashmir deeper into the Indian economy and also can create more broad-based stakeholders in Kashmir valley who will benefit from greater economic interactions with the rest of India.

Sanjay Pulipaka, Senior Fellow at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and Paras Ratna, Research Associate at VIF write on the ‘Space for Manoeuvre: Kashmir and International Politics’ for The Economic Times


World Governance Expedition

Learn from the success story of development and governance in Singapore. Join the World Governance Expedition to Singapore and represent India on a global platform
11-16 Nov 2019

Good Governance Yatra

This December understand the nuts and bolts of India’s best-performing governance models in a 9-day immersive tour  on a 2500 km journey:
15th-23th December 2019 | Delhi – Haryana – Gujarat – Rajasthan

Conference on Western Indo-Pac

A conference to discuss about Prospects and Challenges of Engagement with the Western Indo-Pacific Nation on Monday, 2nd September 2019,1400-1800 hours at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


Guest Talk on Vidura Niti

Prof K Ramasubramanian, of IIT Bombay, delivered a splendid lecture on the Vidura Neeti on 25th August. Vidura Niti contains timeless wisdom, arranged and described in a way that is easy to understand.

Fellowship Graduation

The first graduation ceremony of the fellowship programme was conducted on 08-Aug in Mumbai. The graduated fellows were awarded certificates. Watch a short video about the VIF fellowship programme.

Zonal Alumni Meetups

Friends and alumni of  VIF met in different cities for networking and learning more about what’s happening in town. Meets arranged in Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Vijaywada


Lt. Vaibhav Garg

Vaibhav is a graduate of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala. In his pursuit of law, he also interned with the Supreme Court of India. For him, safety, honour, and welfare of the country come first, always and every time. Hence, to serve the nation in the most honourable way he worked hard to join the prestigious Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He now serves Indian Armed forces as Lieutenant.

VIF program attended: Policy Boot Camp 2015

At VIF we continue to maintain our focus on building the future leaders of our country – young change agents who are sincere and committed to nation-building. We will keep you posted about the happenings from our end. Thank you for the continued support.