01 March 2017
Soft Power, Cultural Diplomacy, India- Pakistan Relations, Civil society Initiatives vis-a-vis India-Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir (special focus on Ladakh).
Post graduate in Mass communication and Journalism from the University of Kashmir, 2008. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.): Topic- “Role of Media in Indo-Pak Conflict: A Study of Post Kargil Kashmir Conflict”, Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2011.
Ph.D. Topic: "Role of Culture in International Relations: A Study of Cultural Diplomacy between India and Pakistan”. Centre for International Politics, Organization, and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2016 (Submitted).
She is a former research officer with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) and has worked with the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) as a research associate. She also worked with India Institute as a researcher. She has interned with the Hindustan times and has been awarded the Ladakh Women Writers Award for the year 2008 by Charkha, a Delhi-based NGO.