Inauguration of the Think Tank-Center for Human Security Studies on 21 March, 2013.

 

It was well attended by academics, civil servants, public intellectuals and students from Hyderabad Central University. It was inaugurated by Honorable Justice S Govindarajulu, High Court Judge, Andhra Pradesh. Guests of Honor include Dr. Srikar Reddy, IFS., Mr. MV Krishna Rao, IPS., Mr. T. Muralikrishna, IPS., Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Honorable Vice Chancellor, Hyderabad Central University, Her Excellency, Ms. Katherine Dhanani, US Consul General, Hyderabad.

 

Orientation Programme on National and International Fellowships and public lecture on “Role of Cyber Security in India’s National Security” was organized on 24 April, 2013, in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. It was very well attended by students from three districts, namely- Guntur, Prakasham, Nellore. Honorable Chairman Mr. Tulasi Ramachandra Prabhu has generously donated Rupees 15 lakhs worth of scholarships to the meritorious and needy students to students from different sections of the society. Mr. Ravi Gupta, IPS., IG, Guntur Range has delivered a key note address on “The Role of Cyber Security in India’s National Security.”

 

Inauguration of Summer Internship Programme on 10 May, 2013 in Hyderabad Central University.

 

It was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister for Information and Technology, Mr. P. Laxmaiah and has delivered the key note address on the importance of cyber security in the 21st century. Other guests of honor include Mr. Dwarka Tirumal Rao, IPS., Commissoner of Police, Cyberabad, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Hyderabad Central University, Mr. Ramkrishna Ramaswamy, Mr. Anjan Kumar Sinha, IPS., Mr. Gita Krishna, renowned film director, Mr. Tulasi Krishna Chaitanya, MD, Tulasi News Channel, Prof. Emeritus B. Ramesh Babu. It was a three week internship programme focusing on areas like Cyber Security, Internal Security, Food Security, International Relations and Maritime Security. Students from Hyderabad Central University, Maulana Azad National Urdu University and Osmania University have interned and benefitted.

 

Signing of MoU with Hinckley Institute of Politics (HIP), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA.

 

Students from HIP are eligible to apply for internships with CHSS.

 

Public lecture on “Regionalism in Colonial India”, was delivered by Prof. Benjamin Cohen, University of Utah, on 5 August 2013, at English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. It was well attended by students from English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad Central University and Osmania University.

 

Public lecture on Sino-Indian bilateral relations titled “Chasing the Dragon” by Mr. Mohan Guruswamy, Chairman, Centre for Policy Alternatives, Delhi. It was jointly organized by Dept. of Political Science, Hyderabad Central University and CHSS on 5 September, 2013.

 

Public Lecture on “Internal Security of India” by Sri K. Padmanabhaiah, Former Union Home Secy, Government of India. It was jointly organized by Centre for Human Rights, Hyderabad Central University and CHSS, on 20 September, 2013.

 

A three-day National Workshop on Counter-Terrorism, from 5-7 December, 2013.

 

It was jointly organized by the RBVRR Andhra Pradesh Police Academy and CHSS, supported by Andhra Pradesh Private Security Association (APPSA). It was well attended by eminent professors like, Prof. RVR Chandrashekhar Rao ( Former Vice- Chancellor, Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University & Former Dean, University of Hyderabad), Prof. Emeritus Hargopal, Raman Magsasay Awardee & Founder of MV Foundation- Prof. Shanta Sinha, Hyderabad Central University; senior police officers, Dr. M.Malakondaiah, IPS., Director, AP Police Academy, Mr. H J Dora, IPS.,ex-DGP, Andhra Pradesh, Mr. Subramaniam, IPS., ex-Director, National Police Academy, Mr. MV Krishna Rao,IPS., ex-DG, SSB, Mr. KC Reddy, IPS., ex-DGP, Mr. Shivshankar, IPS., ex-DGP, Mr. AK Khan, IPS., DG, Anti-Corruption Bureau, Mr. CV Anand, IPS., Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad, Mr. Dwarka Tirumal Rao, IPS., IGP, Mr. Swaranjit Sen, IPS., ex-DGP, Mr.Shivanandan, ex-DGP, Maharashtra.

 

Symposium on Sino-Indian Relations, on 16 December, 2013, at Osmania University Centre for International Programs (OUCIP), Osmania University.

 

It was jointly organized by CHSS, OUCIP and Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi. Scholars from Academy for World Watch, Shanghai, China have participated along with scholars from Osmania University and Hyderabad Central University.

 

Public lecture on “Medical Negligence and Justice for Victims” organized in collaboration with People for Better Treatment, at Basheerbagh Press Club, Hyderabad, on 23 December, 2013.

 

Public lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Water and Human Security” by Dr. Ancha Srinivasan, Principal Scientist on Climate Change, Asian Development Bank, Manila, on 8 January, 2014. It was jointly organized by CHSS and Hyderabad Central University.

 

January(2014): A talk by Mr. KC Reddy, IPS., ex-DGP, UN Security Advisor, on “Syrian Conundrum: Human Security Concerns”. Venue: Dept. of Political Science, Hyderabad Central University.

 

27 January,2014: Public lecture on Middle East, India and Israel, by Prof. Efraim Inbar, Director, BESA Centre for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. To be presided over by Mr. Ajit Kumar Doval, IPS., Director, Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi.

 

10th,February: A talk by Mr. MV Krishna Rao, IPS., ex-DG, SSB, on “Demystifying LOC: An Indian Perspective”. Venue: University of Hyderabad.

 

18th,February: Roundtable on a theme "Ethnic Hostility:A Threat to Social Inclusion" at Sir C.V.Raman Auditorium , University of HYderabad.

 

Summer Internships Program(March-April-May-June-2014)

 

14th, July: Center for Human Security Studies in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies organised an Orientation Program on International Fellowships and Civil Services Preparation Tips to about 1000 Students at RGUKT -AP IIIT campus, Nuzivide, Krishna Dist of Andhra Pradesh, India.