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  • Om Prakash Das

    Research Fellow
    +91 11 2671 7983

    Om Prakash Das is a Research Fellow with the Southeast Asia & Oceania Centre in the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), New Delhi.

    He has done his M.Phil. on 'Making of the Television News in India: Aspects of Organization, Process, and Technology' from the Centre for Media Studies (CMS) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and pursuing Ph.D. from the same centre in JNU, New Delhi. He has authored a number of Research Papers published in UGC – Care list journals, International journals, and Peer Review journals. He has also done the 'Defence Correspondent Course by the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India (2015)' and produced many Defence-related television documentaries and television programs/shows.

    Previously, Om Prakash was a Broadcast Journalist, News Anchor, and Senior Correspondent with India's Public Broadcaster Doordarshan News, Lok Sabha television, and other private television channels for almost 18 years. He has been covering Defence affairs & policies, International affairs, and National security. He has covered a few crucial assignments abroad, like the Prime Minister's visit to England, Australia, Russia, Myanmar, Fiji, etc. In addition, he has reported from Japan, South Korea (RoK), Mongolia, and Myanmar election 2012, and coverage of the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon, Syria, and Israel for Doordarshan News.

    He has been contributing columns/op-eds/blogs to leading national publications on matters of Media trends, Media Technology, and the Economy. He has been honoured with the 'News and Television' award 2014 for the best Hindi documentary series, the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association award for 'Best Research Paper' 2020, etc.

    Publications at MP-IDSA [+]