Border studies, border management, coastal security, drug trafficking, migration, India’s Northeast
PhD, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
India’s Border Management and Coastal Security
Dr. Pushpita holds a Doctorate degree from the Jawaharlal Nehru University. At IDSA she has been studying India’s approach towards the management of its international borders. She has been co-opted as an expert by the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) on a project on Coastal Security. Dr. Das has written extensively on her areas of research and has delivered lectures at a number of training institutes including the Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration in Mussoorrie and the Sadar Patel Institute for Public Administration, Ahemdabad. Prior to joining IDSA, she worked as Research Associate in Observer Research Foundation on two projects: "India's Neighbourhood Policy" focusing on Nepal, and "India-US-China Triangular Relations" focusing on India-China relations from 2000 to 2005.