Tony Blair Institute for Global Change


Bibhu Prasad Routray

Mantraya, Director


Dr. Bibhu Prasad Routray is Director of Mantraya (, a New Delhi based think tank. He was previously a Deputy Director in India's National Security Council Secretariat. 

Prior to his official tenure, he was Director, Institute for Conflict Management (ICM), Guwahati, Assam, India and a Research Fellow at the ICM in New Delhi. He received his doctoral degree from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Routray specializes in counter-terrorism, force modernization, intelligence reforms, foreign policy, ethnicity, governance and dissent articulation issues in South and South East Asia. He writes extensively in various journals, print media and on the Internet. He can be followed on Twitter @BibhuRoutray.

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