About us

What is SACRIR?

South Asian Center for Reintegration and Independent Research (SACRIR) was founded in Jan 2011 by scholars, professionals and free thinkers from the historic Northwest Arkansas area. It was later joined by many others of varied backgrounds from various corners of U.S, India and southern Asia.

The main objective of SACRIR is to encourage independent research studies on Indian subcontinent, from the river Kabul on the west to banks to the Irawaddy in east, from central Asian Silk Route to the Indian Ocean.

The current seven desks of studies are:

1) Macroeconomics

2) Geopolitics

3) Social Development

4) Legacy-Religion-Civilization

5) Agenda Bharat

6) Diaspora

7) Energy & Resources

Associate Members:

Ajoy Chatterjee |  South Asia Desk

One of our founding members and active participant from the Mid-west. Avid social-networker, a blend of centrist and old-school nationalist schools. Has scholarly interest and writes on Geopolitics, Social Development, Legacy-Religion-Civilization. Also an IT manager by profession. Follow him on Twitter: @AjoyChatterjee or his blogsite.

Keerthi Vasan | South Asia Desk

A thinker who has seen surge in Indian Nationalist movements from close quarters is also co-founder and patron of SACRIR. He is currently leading Macroeconomics, Agenda Bharat and Diaspora desks. He is a senior SAP professional and manager with one of the biggest global retailer. Keerthi is focused in his researches on Vedic economics.

Swarna Surjya Chakraborty | Defense Desk

Swarna is a thorough defense researcher and is a goldmine of South Asian military rivalry. He stays immersed in growing defense might of the new regional forces in Asia and Asia Pacific, that he calls as CHIVAS - China, Hindusthan (India), Israel, Vietnam, Australia and Saudi Arabia - REGAL ;-) 
Swarna is a seasoned technologist, works with a prominent IT company and started as the Defense Desk Lead of SACRIR in 2018.