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Vision

The Vision and Mission of School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies (SICMSS) is to become a leading nodal School of excellence in teaching, research, training and extension activities in the area of Coastal and Maritime Security studies and to:

  • To assist national security and intelligence agencies in coastal and maritime security studies.
  • To become a school of excellence in executive trainings in the areas of coastal security.
  • To become a National Think Tank by providing policy oriented research and filling up the gap of quality research on the contemporary issues.
Aims and objectives
  • To be equipped with knowledge on contemporary advanced issues and practices of coastal and maritime security related developments.
  • To identify legal, policy and governance issues interfacing the security issues in the areas of coastal security.
  • To acquire and disseminate sound understanding of roles and responsibilities of coast guard protection forces, blue water navies and marine police in the development of national coastal and maritime security industry.
About School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies (SICMSS)

India is exposed to multiple integrated coastal and maritime security challenges pursuant to its long coastline, geographical position and rising importance of coastal and maritime in the strategic theatre internationally. We at SICMSS seek to explore and assess the trajectory of law, policy and governance systems affecting this strategic space at national, regional and international level. SICMSS with its resources and experiences seeks to provide excellent academic, research, training and capacity building support to national agencies in ensuring national coastal and maritime security agencies and other stakeholders.

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PAST EVENTS
  • Certificate course on International Military Laws and Best Practices – Security Operations (1st & 2nd December 2021)
  • One Week Faculty Development Programme (22nd – 27th November 2021)
  • National Workshop on Coastal Security (30th July 2021)
  • Online Certificate Course on Maritime Security Operations contemporary challenges (12-07-2021 to 16-07-2021)
  • Online Faculty Development cum Professional Development Programme (FPDP) in International Maritime Security Law and Governance
  • Certificate Course on Underwater Domain Awareness (UDA) Framework for Effective Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR)
  • Webinar on Career in Armed Forces (Saturday, 20th February 2021).
  • Webinar on Importance of Psychoanalysis and Emotional Intelligence in Security (Thursday, 17th June 2021)
  • Webinar on Maritime Piracy and Legal Issues (Thursday, 17th June 2021)
  • Webinar on Maritime Security Threats in Gulf of Guinea: An Experience and State Practice of Ghana (Thursday, 24th June 2021)

OUR PARTNERS

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Academic Programmes

  • LLM (Coastal and Maritime Security Law and Governance) Know more
  • B.A. (International Legal and Security Studies) Know More
Academic and Research Activities

  • Executive training course on coastal surveillance and security, July 2020.
  • Online executive course on maritime security, July 2020 onwards.
  • National primer on maritime security of India, August 2020.
  • RRU International Maritime Security Academy (RIMSA), September 2020.
  • Capacity building programme on coastal surveillance and security, October 2020.
  • RRU International Academy on Air and Space Security(RIAASS), January 2021.
  • Research activities on cutting edge issue in the area of maritime, air and space security studies.
Research Internship Opportunity:

Students undergoing any degree course and having research interest in the areas of national maritime, air and space security issues and various developments may apply for internship with RRU School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies (SICMMS) by sending an email (smass@rru.ac.in) along with brief curriculum vitae, statement of motivation and area of research interest. Student intern may be offered the slots of internship purely on the basis of availability, needs and selection by Dean (SICMMS).

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RESEARCH PROJECTS
Ongoing Research Projects:
  • Book on Law of the Sea (basic student edition project)
  • Maritime Security Cooperation of India with neighbouring countries
  • Maritime Security Cooperation of India with global maritime powers
  • Maritime Security Cooperation of India in South East and South West Asia
  • Counter Terrorism laws in India and Abroad: an analytical assessment of its efficacy
  • Compendium on Right to Information Act, 2005
SPECIAL PROJECTS

Certificate course on International Military Laws and Best Practices – Security Operations

Date: 1st & 2nd December 2021


One Week Faculty Development Programme

Date: 22nd – 27th November 2021


Coastal Security Workshop at Naliya, Kutch Gujarat

Date: 5th & 6th September 2021


Professional Development Programme (Skill Upgradation) for Gujarat Police (CID Crime Officers)

Date: 7th to 9th September 2021


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Professional Development Programme for Security Personnel

The Professional Development Programme was specifically designed in sssociation with Tourism Corporation of Gujarat keeping in view the needs of various security forces and their requirements on the skill development specifically destination awareness (place of deployment) for providing better security cover to tourists. The course also focuses on continuing skill up-gradation and enhancement of our security personnel’s throughout their services. The Programme was conducted in three batches for Gujarat Police, Rapid Action Force and Central Reserve Police Force.


Gujarat Police

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Participants: 50 Police Officers of Inspector and Sub-Inspector rank from 22 districts of Gujarat

Dates: 17th -19th August 2020.

Venue: Rashtriya Raksha University, Lavad, Dehgam, Gandhinagar.


Rapid Action Force

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Participants: 84 Officers of various ranks from Rapid Action Force 100th Battalion

Venue: RAF, 100th Battalion, Vastral Ahmedabad

Date: 20th-22nd August, 2020.


Central Reserve Police Force

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Participants: 52 Officers of various ranks from Central Reserve Police Force

Venue: CRPF Group Centre, Gandhinagar.

Date: 24th -26th August, 2020.

STUDENTS @ SICMSS

At SICMSS, Students enrolled in various programmes enjoy world-class academic and research exposure. Students at SICMSS are introduced and exhibited to a dynamic environment with multi-dimensional development including practical insights of the industry from renowned industry experts along with theoretical knowledge that can help them during the practical implementation when working with the industry. All the programmes of SICMSS are of global standards


TRAINING AND EXTENSION PROGRAMMES
  • Executive Training course on Coastal Surveillance and Security.
  • Online Faculty Development cum Professional Development Programme in International Maritime Security Law and Governance
  • National Primer on Maritime Security of India.
  • Capacity building programme on coastal surveillance and security.
  • RRU International Maritime Security Academy (RIMSA).
  • RRU International Academy on Air and Space Security (RIAASS).
  • Professional Development Programme (Skill Upgradation) for Gujarat Police (CID Crime officers) jointly organised with Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd
  • School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies (SICMSS) Visit to Coast Guard Station, Jakhau
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Professor (Dr.) Bimal N. Patel

Director, School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies

Rashtriya Raksha University,

Lavad, Dahegam, Gandhinagar – 382305

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Dr. Jasleen Kaur

Acting Director, School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies
Director, Office of the Vice Chancellor

Rashtriya Raksha University,

Lavad, Dahegam, Gandhinagar – 382305

Phone No. – 9888065891, 7889021458

Email – jasleen.kaur@rru.ac.in

Prof. (Dr.) Bimal N. Patel

Director, School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies

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