Counter Terrorism

Counter Terrorism Conference : Analysing  26/11 MUMBAI ATTACK, Date 26th November 2017

On 9th Anniversary of Mumbai terror a ack GCTC successfully organised one day “Counter Terrorism Conference ” in association with ICMEI (International Chamber of Media & Entertainment Industry) on 26th November 2017. Sandeep Marwah Chairman ICMEI welcomed all the dignitaries & conference delegates . To pay homage to the Mumbai terror a ack martyrs , 2 minute silence was observed during the start of the Conference . Key note about the conference was presented by Lt General Philip Campos Former Vice COAS . Conference was inaugurated by His Excellency Shaida Mohamad Abdali Ambassdor of Afghanistan.

Main topic of the session 1 , was “Global & Regional response to Terrorism”

Following Speakers made their presentation on during session 1

  1. Session Chair :Shashank ,former foreign secretary .
  2. Shaida Mohammad Abdali Ambassdar of Afganistan in India.
  3. Asaduddin Owaisi Member Parliament Loksabha & Chairman AIMIM.
  4. Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma ,former Adjutant General.
  5. Prof Rajesh Rajagopalan SIS,JNU.
  6. Capt Alok Bansal ,Director India Foundavon.
  7. Dr Prabha Rao ,Senior Fellow IDSA
  8. Ms Simi Anderson ,Execu ve Vice Chairperson IHRO.
“Combating Terrorism : Analysing the response”   Session 2 topic :”Comba ng Terrorism: Analysing the response”.
Session Chair :Prakash Singh Former DGP BSF, UP ,Assam police.
Other Speakers:
  1. Vice Admiral Pradeep Kaushiva ,former Director Mari me Foundavon.
  2. Air Marshal Ramesh Rai , former Commander in Chief Training Command.
  3. Maulana Mahmood Madani , former Member Parliament & General Secretary Jamiat Ulama I Hind.
  4. Dr J S Sodhi Vice President & CIO Amity Educa on Group.
  5. Dr Pankaj Gupta E D ‐ OP Jindal Global UniversitySession‐3, Dated 26/11Topic for delibera ons during Session ‐3 was :‐ “Terrorism, Media & Governance”
Session Chair : Salman Haider former Foreign Secretary MEA.
Following Speakers made their presentation :
  1. Prakash Singh former DGP.
  2. Col D P K Pillay Research Fellow IDSA.
  3. Gaurav Sawant Execu ve Editor India Today Group.

Conference audience /delegates comprised of diplomats from Embassies of Iraq & Afganistan , Commandments from CISF, BSF,ITBP,CRPF, research scholars from IDSA, ORF, USI,JNU,NHRC, Senior o cers from MEA,MOD,MHA, SrJournalists from media ac tively participated in the conference . All speakers appreciated the role of GCTC as a platform by involving quality speakers & in‐depth discussion level as well as response from the conference delegates , a unique combination of university students,scholars from security studies,senior defence experts,diplomats etc who in their recent past were shouldering the responsibilies of framing policies for government of India.