Areas of Resaerch
- Maritime Connectivity
- Port Development, particularly on the western coast of India
- Prior to working at the NMF, Chitali Kohli assumed the role of a Research
Intern at various think tanks, including the Observer Research Foundation, the
Defence Research and Studies, the Association of Asia Scholars, the Kootneeti and the National Maritime Foundation.
- She also worked with Greenpeace India during the years 2017-2021. In
addition, she interned with the M/o Human Resource and Development under
the Summer Internship programme.
- She was awarded the Pathfinder Award 2018 for her Media Constructed
Humour Among Youth research project.
- MA (Political Science), Indira Gandhi National Open University (2022)
- BA (Economics and Political Science), Gargi College, University of Delhi
- India’s Peacekeeping Missions: Catalyst towards Military Diplomacy.
- Role of Strategic Communication and Leadership in UN Peacekeeping
- She presented a paper titled “The Changing Economic Imperatives in the Indo-
Pacific Region” on the National Maritime Day, organized by Praghna Research
- She presented a paper titled “A paradigm shift in India’s Southeast Asia Policy:
Convergences and Divergences” at the International Conference organized by
the Association of Asia Scholars in collaboration with the M/o External