After a distinguished career in the Indian Army Lt. Gen. (Retd.) V.R. Raghavan joined the Delhi Policy Group as the founding Director. He is also, President, Centre for Security Analysis, Chennai.
Gen. Raghavan is an Advisor to the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation & Disarmament. He was a Council Member, International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS), London and a Commissioner of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission chaired by Dr. Hans Blix; Visiting Fellow at CISAC, Stanford University and the Henry L. Stimson Centre. He is an elected member of the Council of United Services Institution of India. He was a member of the Committee to review the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.