Aims & Objectives


  • To provide a platform to academia and concerned citizens of the state of Jammu and Kashmir for an exchange of thoughts, sharing of knowledge and dissemination of research work on the issues of national and international interests in general and Kashmir in particular
  • To engage key stakeholders on the issue of Kashmir in a constructive and result-oriented dialogue for the peaceful settlement of the dispute
  • To develop a strong liaison with national and international think tanks, research and academic institutes, including universities, and civil society organizations to promote research and informed discussion on the issues of development, reconciliation and conflict management and resolution
  • To provide recommendations to concerned government circles on policy issues
  • To closely monitor government policies and decisions on key national issues and respond to them, accordingly
  • To promote an informed debate on socio-political and religious issues to weed out fanaticism and bigotry from the society