CMHCS CHAIRS OF EXCELLENCE

  1. CHATRAPATI SHIVAJI CHAIR Upon the establishment of the Centre for Military History and Conflict Studies and according to its charter, Chhatrapati Shivaji fellowship chair was established. The vision for the establishment of the Chair of Excellence was to further the goals of CMHCS in the field of research of military history while fulfilling the vision for the future as stated in the charter.

Year

Chair of Excellence Awarded to

Research/Publication

2001-02

Lt Gen Gurbir Mansingh (Retd)

‘French Military Influence in India’

2002-03

Air Cmde A K Tiwary, VSM

‘Operational History of the Indian Air Force’

2006-07

 

Maj Gen VK Singh (Retd)

‘Contribution of the Armed Forces to the Freedom Movement in India’

2008-09

Col AA Athale

‘In-depth Comparative study of Insurgencies and Peace Processes’

2009-10

Brig SP Sinha, VSM (Retd)

‘Customs and Traditions of the Indian Armed Forces’

2013-14

Dr. Amit Pathak

                      

‘Alha-Udal Ballad Rendition of Western UP’

2014-15

 

Air Mshl Bharat Kumar, PVSM, AVSM (Retd)           

‘Air Power in Support of Operation Pawan’          

2015-16

Maj Gen Ian Cardozo, AVSM, SM (Retd)   

 

‘India in World War I’

2019-20

 Col Mandeep Singh (Retd) 

 

“History of Indian Air Defence Artillery 1940-45’ 

 

2020-21

 Maj Gen Ardaman Jit Singh Sandhu, VSM (Retd) 

 

“Military Biography of the Late Lt Gen Jaswant Singh, PVSM, AVSM**”

 

  1. MAHARANA PRATAP CHAIR OF EXCELLENCE

Year

Chair of Excellence Awarded to

Research/Publication

2001-02

Brig C B Khanduri (Retd)

‘Thimayya - An Amazing Life’.

2002-03

Maj Vivek Chadha

‘History of Low Intensity Conflicts in India’

2012-13

 

Air Cmde Vikram Singh, VSM

‘Spitfires in the IAF 1942-57’

 

2013-14

Maj Gen AJS Sandhu, VSM (Retd)

 

‘Battle of Chhamb, 1971’

2014-15

 

Prof Kaushik Roy

 

‘Memoirs of Capt Kalyan Kumar ‘ Mukhopadhyay, IMS’

2015-16

 

Air Mshl Vikram Singh,PVSM, AVSM VSM (Retd)

 

‘Indo-Pak Air War of Dec 1971’

2018-19

 

Maj Gen Hemant  Kr Singh (Retd)

“Remembrance, Memorialisation, Commemoration and War Memorial in Post-Independence India

2020-21

 

Col Mandeep Singh (Retd)

“History of Hong Kong Singapore Royal Artillery

2022-23

Col PK Gautam (Retd)

“The Sukraniti : Statecraft, War Craft and Diplomacy”

2023-24

 Mr Tony McClenaghan (Funded by MPSS )

“Mewar State Forces and the Medals and Decorations of Udaipur”

 

  1. USI-WWF CHAIR OF EXCELLENCE The War Wounded Corporation was incorporated in Aug 2002 for creating long term avenues for   the financial independence of all war disabled personnel of the Armed Forces.USI and War Wounded Foundation has undertaken joint activities to further the aims and objectives of WWF by conducting research in diverse aspects of rehabilitation of war disabled personnel of the Armed Forces

Year

Chair of Excellence Awarded to

Research/Publication

2020-21

Mrs. Meghna Girish

‘War Wounded Personnel of the Indian Army : A Study’     

2022-23

Mrs. Meghna Girish

‘War Wounded Personnel of the Indian Army : A Study’     

 

Link ; https://www.usiofindia.org/images/cs3_guidelines/Guidelines-for-Research-and-CAFHR-Style-Guide.pdf