Ministry of Defence

Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) Announces Winners of National Levelfield Marshal Manekshaw Essay Competition (FMMEC) 2020-21

Posted On: 26 APR 2021 12:49PM by PIB Delhi

The Field Marshal Manekshaw Essay Competition (FMMEC), which was initiated in 2018-19, by Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) under the patronage of Indian Army celebrates its third successive year (2020-21), with the objective to keep the young minds engaged in the most troubled times that the world is experiencing with the global pandemic – COVID-19.  CLAWS organises its flagship national level essay competition named after India’s grand strategist – Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw to inculcate strategic thinking amongst the youth especially among university students. The competition has two categories Manekshaw Papers (8000-10,000 words) and Issue Brief (3500-5000 words). With 104 registrations this year, following students from six different Colleges/Universities spread across the country, have won in the prestigious FMMEC 2020-21:

Winners in Manekshaw Paper Category

S No

Title

Name of Awardee

Name of College and University

Position

1.

Institutionalising Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) in India: An Analysis

AMIYA KRISHNA

 

Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla

FIRST

2.

Left Wing Extremism in India: A Governance Perspective

NAYAKARA VEERESHA

University Law College, Bangalore University

SECOND

 

3.

Ensuring National Security Through Island Territories: Islands as Unsinkable Aircraft Carriers

 

DS MURUGAN YADAV

Guru Nanak College (Autonomous),

Affiliated to Madras University

THIRD

 

Winners in Issue Brief Category

S No

Title

Name of Awardee

Name of College and University

Position

1.

Civil-Military Relations in India: Role of Military in National Security Decision Making

PARSHURAM SAHOO

Central University of Gujarat

 

 

FIRST

 

2.

Water Security: Imperative for National Security

SUMALATHA KC

O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat

 

SECOND

3.

Emerging Cyberattack on India’s Intellectual Property: Threat to National Security

 

AYASHA FIROZ

Aligarh Muslim University

 

THIRD

 

 

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