ABOUT – CONCEPT AND DOMAINS COVERED
VIF Database is designed to access primary source resources on subjects of India’s strategic interest. Presently Internal Security and Foreign Policy domains have been covered while other subjects are planned to be included such as Defence Capability Building, Cyber Security and so on and are under compilation. The resources are as provided by the primary source indicated without any modification to ensure fidelity of the data compilation. VIF articles on the relevant subjects have also been included in the Database. Guidelines on usage of respective Database are as given below.
HOW TO USE INTERNAL SECURITY DATABASE
Using Internal Security Database – VIF Internal Security Database is designed to give direct access to key primary source data, information and documents that includes, Key Personnel- Who’s Who, Organisations, Central Armed Police and Police, Acts, Policy, Budget, Parliament Committee Reports, Debate, Question and Answers, Border Management, Jammu and Kashmir, Left Wing Extremism, Northeast, Hinterland Terrorism, International Cooperation, Cyber Security, Counter Radicalisation, Disaster Management, Major Crimes an Narcotics and Major Law and Order.
To source information you can CLICK on the subjects indicated above or go to the drop down menu and access the given link.
For Example – For sourcing Unlawful Activities Prevent Amendment Act 2002, go to Drop Down Menu of Internal Security and Check on Acts and subhead Specific Acts. All Acts have been placed in alphabetical order. Go down and you will find the Act.
Alternatively you can use the search engine box and type Unlawful Activities act 2002 and access the results.
HOW TO USE FOREIGN POLICY DATABASE
The Foreign Policy Database has been suitably divided geographically region wise to include Major Powers (P5 + Japan & European Union), Neighbourhood, Indo Pacific to include South East Asia, West Asia, Africa and so on. All major countries have been covered in these regional complex. Aspects covered include Overview (For Each Power), Key Speeches, Joint Statements, Treaties, Agreements, MOUs, Working Groups, Trade, Defence Cooperation [Link To Defence Database under compilation], Parliamentary Questions, VIF Articles.
To source information you can CLICK on the Region/Country of interest and go to the drop down menu and access the given link.
For Example – For sourcing India US Trade go to the link Major Powers and access the sub link Trade
Alternatively you can use the search engine box and type the relevant subject and access the results.