The Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi is an autonomous think-tank dealing with national security and conceptual aspects of land warfare, including conventional, sub-conventional conflict and terrorism. CLAWS conducts research that is futuristic in outlook and policy oriented in approach.
The vision of the CLAWS is to develop a ‘strategic culture’ to bring about synergy in decision making both at national and operational levels. Since its inception, CLAWS has established itself as one of the leading ‘think tanks’ in the country. To achieve its vision, CLAWS conducts seminars (at Delhi and with commands), round table discussions and meetings with academia and intellectuals of strategic community both from India and abroad. CLAWS also comes out with a number of publications pertaining to national and regional security and various issues of land warfare.
Members are invited to all CLAWS seminars/round table discussions (Details regarding impending events are communicated to all members through e–mail. Info is also available on our website, http://claws.in). For the benefit of members, who cannot attend various events, reports are forwarded through e-mail. Members are also given library membership and are sent copies of the bi-annual CLAWS Journal. Life members are also sent Issue Briefs and Occasional (Manekshaw) Papers.
All members can also order CLAWS sponsored/commissioned books at special discount of 25% from the cover price.
Individuals: All serving and retired defence officers.
Institutional: All formations, units and establishments of the Armed Forces.
Individuals: Yearly - Rs 1,000/- Life - Rs 5,000/-
Formations/Units and Establishments
Life Membership - Rs 15,000/-
Membership Forms are appended below.