Ritika V Kapoor is a researcher of international relations and public policy. She closely monitors India’s relations with Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives. Previously, she worked as a Research Associate at the National Maritime Foundation (NMF) in New Delhi, where she focused her research on bilateral and multilateral maritime-constructs involving India and the Indian Ocean Region. She has also been an intern at the Observer Research Foundation (New Delhi and Mumbai) and ActionAid India. She graduated with a Master of Public Policy degree from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai. She undertook a study on the India-Sri Lanka international maritime boundary line (IMBL) agreements and the fisheries dispute in the Palk Bay Region, as part of her master’s dissertation. Her works have been published by various institutions including ORF, NMF, Indian Naval Academy, The Geopolitics, Foreign Policy Research Centre, Geography and You, etc. Currently, Ritika is working on a book project concerning India’s vision of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region).