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HIRDAY NATH KUNZRU
N. G. Goray, M.P.
Shri S. M. Joshi
Dr. G.S. Mahajani
Shri P.V. R. Rao, I.C.S. (Retd.)
Maj. Gen. Y. S. Paranjpe (Retd.)
Prof. V. M. Dandekar
Shri I. T. Mirchandani
Shri V. S. Vaidya
Brig. S. A. Moray
Dr. R. G. Kakade
Lt. Col. M. G. ABHYANKAR - Founder Director
member and Honorary Director of the Centre.
Colonel in the Indian Army.
Professor and Head of the Centre of Defence Studies,
Research on Defence Studies at this Centre.
at the Rajputana Rifles and severely wounded while fighting
at the battle of Rathedaung in February 1943 in the
Arakan Sector of Burma.
in the Front Line during the Jammu and Kashmir Operations
in 1947-48 and the Indo-PAk wars in 1965 and 1971.
in the military wing of the United Nations Peace-Keeping
Operations in the Congo, Zaire.
Doctorate from the University of Arizona (1988) for
his publication on the United Nations Operations in
the Congo 1961 called Battlefield of Peace
Some of his Publications:
History of the Rajputana Rifles - Orient Longmans 1958
History of the Maratha Light Infantry - Orient Longmans
and After on the Normandy Campaign in World War II
on the Burma Campaign
and Last Round on the Malaya Campaign
Campaign strategy and tactics (in Marathi)
Organisations and Principles (in English and Marathi)
of Peace on the United Nations Operations in the Congo
here for complete list
Kunzru Centre has a provision
for 3 Trustees one of which is the chairman.
The Executive Committee of 9 members is responsible for the running
of the centre.
Commodore S.M.Abhyankar, Indian
is the Executive Director.
S.M.Abhyankar - Profile
Academic Qualification: M.Sc (Defence Studies) Madras Professional:
Graduate of NDA;
Naval Career: May 1966 - May 1997. Retired in rank of Commodore
Work with Kunzru Centre: Assistant Director Kunzru Centre from 1993
and assisted in conduct of Training Courses for Ex Servicemen at
West Asia 1979
Conversion of small craft of Indian Navy to Hydrofoil mode for commercial
Sea Power for peace - 1990
India's progress - Way Ahead 1990
Presently: Master Mariner with an Indian Shipping Company
The centre offers 3 categories of
Kunzru Centre Building:
The Kunzru Centre
is currently located at Narmada, 11th Lane Prabhat Road, Pune
411004 India. The new Site Address is Plot No. 7+8 and 10&15,
Ramnagar Housing Colony, Baudhan Khurd, Pune
Maharashtra, India. Tel : 91-020-5461741
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