Dr. Anil Rawat is a well known academician, an ace institution builder and an edupreneur. He has been associated with the founding of various academic institutions in Delhi and Bengaluru. Currently he is mentoring few organisations under the Make in India, Skill India and Digital India programmes. He earned his M. Phil & Ph. D from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, (Japanese Studies, Centre for East Asian Studies) New Delhi. As researcher he spent several years in Japan at the University of Tokyo and subsequently as Senior Fellow on Japan Foundation Fellowship at the Yokohama National University. He speaks Japanese. Along with Japanese studies he also underwent training in Management of Technology from the University of Sussex and University of Brighton under the World Bank sponsored programme. He has contributed a number of research papers on Technology, Innovation and sustainability. He has remained active in the International Association for Management of Technology since 1998. Recipient of Rajasthan State Merit Scholarship for Higher Studies, Japan Foundation Professional Fellowship, UNESCO Fellowship for Future Studies, Karnataka Kala Samskruti Vedike award for Excellence in Education, Indira Priyadarshini Award for Social Service, and Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Award for Institution Building, Kannada Rajyotsava Rathna 2012 for Education Innovation to Promote Gandhian Values for Sustainability & Corporate Governance. Currently he is leading two research projects “Japanese Perceptions of India Through the Ages: A Civilisational Journey” “Gandhian Values: Sustainability and Corporate Governance”

Contributions 
Fumio Kishida’s Priorities and India-Japan Relations On 29th September 2021 when Fumio Kishida emerged as the winner in a struggle for party leadership the issue of next Prime Ministership of Japan was unequivocally settled. The election was necessitated by Yoshihide Suga’s announcement to step down ...

War, Nationalism and Yasukuni Shrine Yasukuni Jinja1, as the famous Shinto shrine is known is a quiet, serene and idyllic place in the middle of Tokyo’s Chiyoda-Ku. Local neighbouring residents, school children, young and elderly visit every day some time to pray and someti...

युद्ध, ओलंपिक और राष्ट्रवाद अंततः टोक्यो ओलंपिक 2020 के भव्य समारोह का शुभ आरंभ हो ही गया। तीन घंटे का यह शुरुआती समारोह इस पृथ...

War, Olympics and Nationalism Finally the Tokyo Olympics 2020 are off to a grand start with a spectacular show of opening ceremony that lasted for three hours as the grandest show on earth that the human history has ever seen. Since then the event has been a centerpiece of televi...

Why it is Important for Japan to hold Olympic Games 2021 Had it not been for the COVID-19 and Abe Shizo’s ill health, Tokyo Olympic 20201 would have been a crowning glory on the political career of modern Japan’s most consequential Prime Minister. Alas! That was not to be. Showcasing Japan a...

VIF Papers 
India-Japan in the Indo-Pacific: A Strategic Convergence for Peace, Progress and Prosperity Over the last three decades, with the economic rise of India, Japan, China, Korea, ASEAN combined with Australia and New Zealand, Indo-Pacific has surely emerged as the new theatre of Great Power contest. The idea of Indo-Pacific and its coordinates ...

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