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  • Jayant Prasad

    Director General
    Email: 
    dg.idsa@nic.in
    Phone: 
    +91 11 26146831

    Jayant Prasad is Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. He was India's Ambassador to Afghanistan, Algeria, Nepal, and the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva. At headquarters, in the Ministry of External Affairs, he served as Special Secretary (Public Diplomacy), and Head of the Americas and the Multilateral Economic Relations Divisions. He was Rapporteur of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, Geneva (1986-87), Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University (1998-99), member of U.N. Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters (2005-07), and Visiting Scholar, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania (2014-15). Before his 37-year public service career, he was lecturer in history, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, after completing his studies at Modern School, St. Stephen’s College, and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

    Addresses / Remarks

    Welcome Remarks by Jayant Prasad, Director General, IDSA
    Vote of Thanks by Shri Jayant Prasad, Director General, IDSA (Delhi Dialogue 2016)

    Select Publications

    • Director General, IDSA, Shri Jayant Prasad’s commentary on South China Sea, titled ‘All at the South China Sea’ was published in the Op-Ed section of ‘The Hindu’ on August 1. 2016.

      August 01, 2016
      IDSA News
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