The Study Region of Centre of Central Asian Studies comprises on Central Asian states viz. Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan & Tajikistan; Chinese Central Asia. Xinjiang & Tibet; Mongolia; Indian part of Central Asia like Kashmir & Ladakh; Afghanistan; North Western Province of Pakistan; Iran and Azerbaijan.
To explore the possibilities for reviving and improving the age-old relations between India & Central Asia and strengthen regional cooperation for our mutual benefits.
To provide a platform for creating and enhancing intellectual space for inter-disciplinary research and inter-faith dialogue in order to promote better understanding between India and Central Asia.
The core components of our mission are:
· To reap Central Asian past for its future development.
· To provide a platform which can attract Centres of Excellence and Academics of
Repute to contribute towards the pursuit of socially relevant research.
· To address the contemporary problems and emerging regional issues.
· To consolidate periodically our research output and necessary policy inputs for
submission to Ministry of External Affairs, GOI and other relevant agencies.
a. Silk Route Revival.
b. Resource Management.
c. History and Culture.
d. Regional Cooperation.
e. International Relations.
f. Socio-economic Transformation.
g. Environmental Degradation.
i. Religious Revivalism.