Dr.Deepak Prakash Bhatt, is a Director at Nepal Center for Security Governance (NCSG) and holds a PhD, 2010, from the School of International Studies, JNU, New Delhi. He served as a member of Technical Committee formed under the Special Committee for Supervision, Integration and Rehabilitation of Maoist Army Combatants from March 2009 to September 2010 and member of Secretariat of the Special Committee from October 2010 to December 2012. He is a Visiting Faculty at the Master’s in International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD), Department of Conflict, Peace and Development Studies (DCPDS), Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu. He has participated in the Advanced Security Cooperation course at the Asia Pacific Center for Strategic Studies, Hawaii, Study of the United States Foreign Policy at Bard College, New York, HMG Security and Justice Course at University of Birmingham, UK and Advanced Level Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Course, Transition International, the Netherlands. He has also participated in many national and international seminars, workshops and conferences regarding Security Sector Reform (SSR), Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR), foreign policy, security cooperation and defense management. He has published several articles in books, journals, magazines and newspapers.