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The Center for Human Security Studies is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit, mobile Think Tank with Human Security as its overall focus and National Security & External Affairs of India at the core of its interest. More>>

Credible Research for Reliable Policy inputs

There is a need for timely and concise information and analysis that is in the right form in the right hands at the right time. CHSS contribution encompasses various aspects relating to human life. More>>

Nurturing and Inspiring the young minds

Center for Human Security Studies continued its knowledge sharing and capacity building initiatives through its online distinguished lecture series through eminent scholars and experts   More>>


15 - 17 March, Dakshina Chitra Heritage Museum, Chennai

IIT Bombay and CHSS enter in to Memorandum of Understanding

IITB, Bombay, recognized as Institute of Eminence, by the Government of India, is known worldwide for the high-quality education that it imparts and for undertaking cutting-edge research in various areas of science, engineering, design, management and humanities. CHSS has actively partnered with the Government of India, Indian Navy & Coast guard, National & State Police Departments, non-profit organisations, and various universities across India and beyond on different and diverse subjects related to India’s Security. CHSS has delivered several major projects ranging from Counter-terrorism, International Relations, Mapping India's National Security Challenges, National Coastal Security Management, Decoding Violent Non-State Actors (VNSA's), Mission 974 Km's – Safety & Security of Critical Infrastructure Installations of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Evolving Strategies to contain Red Sanders smuggling, to name a few.

The scope of activities intended by the IITB through NCETIS and CHSS two institutes under this MoU shall consist of:

Internships and Fellowships as per institutional norms, Researcher mobility programmes, Joint research and exchange of knowledge resources (faculty, e-resources, etc.)
Joint workshop series for National Center of Excellence in Technology for Internal Security students, Collaborative seminar series, Visiting lectures, Collaborative executive education courses (Executive Certificate Programs), Resident Fellowships and Non-Resident Fellowships and more.

CHSS will be designing and implementing a recurring 2 day Executive Management workshop in 'Port Security' for Indian Maritime University. 
Dr. Ramesh Kanneganti had a meeting in this regard with Dr. Malini V Shankar IAS (Retd) VC IMU Chennai

CHSS has conducted capacity development workshop for CISF Southern Command senior cadre at Chennai in the presence of IG CISF Chennai Southern sector Sri Saravanan IPS 

RESIDENTIAL RESEARCH INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME for 100 Students Pursuing Undergraduate Degree level 2nd years

Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Degree Colleges (TTWRDC) (50 Students)
Telangana Social Welfare Residential Degree Colleges (TSWRDC) (50 Students)


Australian Ambassador official visit to Center for Human Security Studies at Dr.MCRHRDI

Mr. Andrew Collister, Vice Consul at the Australian Consulate-General, Chennai and Ms. Mish Khan,Third secretary, Australian High Commission,New Delhi visited the MCRHRDI campus. Sri Harpreet Singh, IAS (Spl.Chief Secretary to the Govt of Telangana State) & Director General of MCRHRDI graciously hosted the Australian team and gave his opening remarks about the present status of India-Australia bilateral ties.

Mr Andrew Collister, Vice Consul  interacted with Team - CHSS  about its activities in the recent past and placed his appreciation on record for the commendable work undertaken by CHSS especially during the pandemic times (Jan 2020-Aug 2021). He appreciated the recent launch of Centre of Excellence/CoE  on AI for Human Security and its nation-wide academic and professional engagements and has shown keen interest in tying up with Australian counterparts.

VIT AP School of Law signs MoU with CHSS
CHSS Interaction with Dr. Sanjeev Chopra IAS, Director at LBSNAA, Mussoorie
CHSS - Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI) Meet 

Despite of the challenges posed by the Pandemic,
CHSS is committed to its cause and has been
delivering consistent value to its Stakeholders
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CHSS and NALSAR University of Law sign a 5 years MoU
for Academic and Research activities
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Center for Human Security Studies (CHSS) Signed MoU with Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) to collaborate in Research, Capacity Building and Academic Initiatives. in the presence of Padmabhushan Awardee Sri K.Padmanabhaiah IAS (Retd) former Union Home Secretary & Currently Chairman ASCI


The only Human Security Think Tank in India
India's First Mobile Think Tank on Internal Security and External Affairs.

Headquartered in a strategic location in Hyderabad, Telangana, CHSS is the only Human Security think tank in  India. Major and critical infrastructure of national importance are established in Hyderabad.

Many major and minor ports line up the vulnerable coastline of southern states of India, directly exposed to the Indian Ocean which is today the most critical geopolitical region in the world.



CHSS Trains girl students from TSWREIS Colleges
Dr. Sanjeev Chopra IAS, Director at LBSNAA, Mussoorie visits CHSS
Ambassador of Saudi Arabia HE Dr. Saud bin Mohammed Al Sati at CHSS


Shri K. Padmanabhaiah - IAS (Retd)
Former Union Home Secretary, Padmabhushan Awardee, Honorary Director of CHSS

Dr. Mohan Kanda - IAS (Retd)
Former Chief Secretary (AP), Distinguished Fellow - CHSS

Mr. M.V Krishna Rao - IPS (Retd)
Former Director General of SSB
Distinguished Fellow - CHSS

Mr. B. Prasada Rao - IPS (Retd)
Former Director General of Police (AP)
Distinguished Fellow - CHSS



India and the US - Iran escalations

Iran has every incentive to retaliate, experts says, using its proxies to target US commercial interests in the Middle East, American allies, or even American troops and diplomats hunkered down in regional bases and embassies. More>>

Violent Non-State Actors and Internal Security of India

Transnational organized crimes, drug trafficking and international terrorism, are labelled as “non-state actors”. These are, today, major challenges for internal and international security and strength. More>>


Need for a Stronger Coastal Security Strategy

The ICG has promulgated Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for ensuring coordination and cohesion amongst various agencies involved in Coastal Security. Regular exercises are conducted to validate these SOPs.  More>>