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Rohan Malhotra

Rohan Malhotra

Research Analyst

Rohan joined The Council as a Research Analyst (Critical Mineral Resources) in the Technology Futures team. Rohan research interests include studying strategic technologies from the perspective of geopolitical scenarios. Rohan is aligned to find the intersection of emerging technologies into the areas that hold strategic importance for India, the technologies of the future that will help India reorient its strategic posture. Further, the interests include focusing on how India's diplomatic conduct will be reshaped using Science as a tool with a solution-oriented practice in key strategic sectors.

Rohan formerly worked as a Programme Officer at the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in their sustainable mobility unit. Prior to CSE, Rohan worked as a Young Science Policy Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and was hosted at the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Rohan worked at the intersection of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy and was a member of the national science policy secretariat, developing key policy briefs and white papers for the Indian Government.

Rohan completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Chandigarh Engineering College and further pursued Masters in International Studies from Symbiosis School of International Studies, Pune. After that, Rohan worked with Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA) in the Strategic Technologies Centre as a Research Intern, studying the various aspects of Military Technologies.

Going ahead, Rohan wants to look forward to working on the strategic importance of critical mineral resources and how the current geopolitical dynamics are centred around these strategic mineral resources with India’s approach to Atma Nirbharta.

  • 18+States travelled so far
  • 30+Events organised
  • 8+Times tried for forces
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    "The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war"

    - Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf