India became the 35th member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) on 27 June 2016. The MTCR is an informal and voluntary association of suppliers of ballistic and cruise missiles capable of delivering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), and other unmanned aerial vehicles. It was established in 1987 with merely seven countries. Though the… Read more »
Dr Rajiv Nayan is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. He has been working with IDSA since 1993, where he specializes in export control, non-proliferation, and arms control. At IDSA, Dr Nayan leads the Center for Nuclear and Arms Control , dedicated to advancing research on strategic nuclear issues. The Centre is engaged in projects that seek to provide answers to relevant policy questions relating to global nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation and anti-proliferation, nuclear energy, global nuclear governance, regional nuclear dynamics, and multilateral treaties such as the Arms Trade Treaty and the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions. Under the IDSA-PRIO institutional cooperation, Dr Nayan is the lead researcher on the subproject on Nuclear Governance under the INDWORLD project. Rajiv Nayan is currently a guest researcher at PRIO.