Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW)
The Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) is India's foreign intelligence agency. Its main role is to gather foreign intelligence, counter-terrorism, and counter-proliferation. The R&AW also gives advice to Indian policymakers and works on moving India's foreign strategic interests forward. It is also a part of ensuring the safety of India's nuclear program.
The in-charge of R&AW is a designated secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat. They are under the direct charge of the Prime Minister and report to the National Security Advisor of India on administrative affairs.