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IDSA renamed Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

IDSA to be named

after Manohar Parrikar

The Union government has decided to rename the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), a think tank, the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. “The decision has been taken to honour the commitment and legacy of the late Manohar Parrikar.” the Defence Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. Parrikar was the Defence Minister from November 9, 2014, to March 14, 2017 and initiated several reforms in the Ministry. The IDSA, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Defence, was established in New Delhi in 1965. It is dedicated to objective research and policy- relevant studies on all aspects of defence and security.

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