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Jayadeva Ranade, is President of the 'Centre for China Analysis and Strategy'. He is a former Additional Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India and was a Member of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB). He is also a Member of the Core Group on China of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA); Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi; and Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS), New Delhi.

Mr. Ranade retired as Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India in August 2008. He has specialized for over 35 years in the analysis of developments relating to, China and East Asia, and strategic issues relevant to India. He has prepared and finalized briefs, including political and risk analyses, on sensitive issues for the highest echelons in Government.

He earned a Diploma of Advanced Proficiency in Chinese after a 2-year study programme in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and completed an Intensive Introductory Course in Mandarin and a Diploma in Mandarin from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

In the course of his 35-year career, Mr. Jayadeva Ranade has been posted to Diplomatic Missions in areas strategically important for India, including Hong Kong, Beijing and Washington DC.

Mr. Jayadeva Ranade was conferred both the highest awards of the Organisation out of turn.

Mr. Ranade is the author of the book ‘China Unveiled: Insights into Chinese Strategic Thinking’, released in January 2013. He regularly contributes articles relating to China and East Asia in leading Indian newspapers and defence and strategic publications. He is often invited to speak at international conferences on national and international Television channels.

Mr. Jayadeva Ranade
President, CCAS
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