S. L. Narasimhan
Lt Gen S. L. Narasimhan, PVSM, AVSM*, VSM is an Infantry Officer commissioned in 1977. He has done graduation in Mathematics, Post-Graduation in Defence Studies and PhD in India China Relations.
Narasimhan has seen action in OP PAWAN in 1987 in Sri Lanka and has a vast experience in Counter Insurgency Operations, Line of Actual Control and High Altitude Area environment. He has been awarded four times for his outstanding contribution to the Indian Army by the President of India.
General Narasimhan has a wide ranging experience of various high profile command, staff and instructional appointments in the Indian Army and has been an instructor in the Indian Military Training Team in Bhutan. He has been an avid China watcher for the last 18 years. Narasimhan served as the Defence Attaché in the Embassy of India in China for three years. He is qualified in Chinese language. His expertise spans international relations and internal issues, economy and defence related subjects of China. Narasimhan has taken part in many Track 2 dialogues both in India and abroad.
Lt Gen S. L. Narasimhan has authored many articles in various journals and magazines. He is, presently, Member of the National Security Advisory Board, India and Director General, Centre for Contemporary China Studies. He is also a Distinguished Fellow with Centre for Air Power Studies, India.