From Editor-in-Chief Desk

Dr. Sanjay Kumar

I am happy to acknowledge that the research journal Suraksha Chintan published by the Advance Research Institute for Defence and Security Studies under the auspices of Department of Defence Studies, Meerut College, Meerut, is funded by Publication Grant of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi from January 2013 onwards. ICSSR provides financial assistance to research journals at national level under this plan. It is a welcome step by ICSSR, which reinforces the quality of journals. I extend my heartiest gratitude to ICSSR, New Delhi for this cooperation and especially to Professor V.K. Malhotra, Member Secretary, ICSSR, and Dr Ajay Kumar Gupta, Director, ICSSR, New Delhi. I, on behalf of the editorial board, assure you that we will try our best to maintain high quality of research publication through this journal.