Lt. Gen Dr. S.L. Narasimhan

Member, National Security Advisory Board, Govt of India and DG, China Centre for Contemporary Studies, Ministry of External Affairs
Emeritus Resource Faculty, School of International Cooperation, Security and Strategic Languages (SICSSL).


Lt. Gen. Dr. SL Narasimhan, PVSM, AVSM*, VSM is Member, National Security Advisory Board, India and Director General, Centre for Contemporary China Studies, MEA. He is an Infantry Officer commissioned in 1977. Dr. Narasimhan served as the Defence Attaché in the Embassy of India in China for three years. Lt. Gen Narasimhan has been awarded four times for his outstanding contribution to the Indian Army by the President of India.

Lt. Gen Narasimhan has a Graduate degree in Mathematics, Post-Graduate degree in Defence Studies and a PhD in India-China Relations. He is qualified in Chinese language and has been a keen observer of China for the past 18 years. His expertise spans international relations and internal issues, economy and defence related subjects of China. He has taken part in many Track 2 dialogues both in India and abroad. Lt. Gen. SL Narasimhan has also authored many articles in various journals and magazines.