The Institiute for Conflict Management - An Introduction
The Institute for Conflict Management is a non-Profit Society set up in 1997 in New Delhi, and is committed to the continuous evaluation and resolution of problems of internal security in South Asia. The Institute was set up on the initiative of, and is presently headed by, its President, Mr. K.P.S. Gill, IPS (Retd).
The core areas of research on which the Institute focuses include: Continuous appraisal of internal security and the state’s responses in all areas of existing or emerging conflict in South Asia; Planning for Development and Security in India’s Northeast; Administrative Reforms for Restoration of Effective Civil Governance in Terrorism Affected Areas; Emerging Internal Security Challenges in South Asia; Judicial, Legal and Legislative Reforms in Terrorism Affected Areas and areas of widespread civil disorders; Evolution and Dynamics of the Underground Terrorist Economy and its Disruption; Identification and Evaluation of the Impact of Emerging Technologies for Terrorism and Counterterrorism; Emergency Response Codes and Protocols in Terrorism Affected Areas, Security Parameters and Procedures for Installations and Establishments Under Threat of Terrorist Attack, the ‘Peace Dividend’ and the Reconstruction of Societies affected by widespread collective violence, Impact of Terrorism on Child Victims, etc.
The Institute is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organisation supported by voluntry contributions and project aid. Current Projects are supported by, among others, the Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and the Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D).
The Institute has provided consultancy services on terrorism & internal security to a number of governments within India and abroad.
PRIMARY ACTIVITIES OF THE INSTITUTE
THE GOVERNING COUNCIL
K.P.S. Gill, IPS (Retd.), former Director General of Police.
H.S. Kharbanda, businessman
Dr. Ajai Sahni, research scholar and media professional
Prof. M.L. Sondhi
Mrs. Rani Bloeria
SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
The Institute has conducted several seminars, workshops and contact programmes to create awareness on terrorism, low intensity warfare and other patterns of internal conflict and resolution in the Indian sub-continent are organised/undertaken by the Institute from time to time. Recent and prominent projects in this category include: