From Editor-in-Chief Desk

Dr. Sanjay Kumar

We are happy to acknowledge that the research journal "Suraksha Chintan" published by ARIDSS under the auspices of Department of Defence Studies, Meerut College, Meerut, is funded by ‘Publication Grant’ of 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. We extend our heartiest gratitude to ICSSR, New Delhi for this cooperation and especially to Prof. V.K. Malhotra, Member Secretary, ICSSR, Dr. Ajay Kumar Gupta, Director, ICSSR, New Delhi. We on behalf of the editorial board assure you that we will try our best to maintain high quality of research publication through this journal.

We avail this occasion to thank our referred panel, advisory board and editorial board, whose guidance, suggestions and cooperation invigorates the quality of advanced research in Defence Studies.

We are also thankful to Dr. Yudhvir Singh, Principal & Chief Patron, under whose leadership this journal is attaining unparalleled heights with every new edition. Last but not the least, we invite suggestions from our readers and subscribers so that the shortcoming may be sorted out and removed in coming editions of this journal.

Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Dr. Dhirendra Dwivedi
Editors-in- Chief