Prof. Matoo assumes charge of advisor to JK CM

Amitabh Matoo Appointed Advisor to J&K CM

Prof Amitabh Mattoo today assumed office as Advisor to the J&K Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.Born on 26 June 1962 in Srinagar, Prof Mattoo is one of India’s leading thinkers and writers on international relations.He has been the Chief Executive Officer and inaugural Director of the Australia India Institute and Professor of International Relations at the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

He has also served as the Vice-Chancellor of Jammu University and Professor of Disarmament Studies at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.Mattoo has been a Member of the National Knowledge Commission, a high-level advisory group to the Prime Minister.Professor Matoo is also president of Indian association of  International studies.