The South Asian Nuclear security situation is different from that in other regions of the world. The credibility of the international nuclear non-proliferation regime is under severe scrutiny. Nuclear non-proliferation is an integrated network of treaties and other standard-setting arrangements that provide a comprehensive framework for the behaviour of states, international organisations and other actors in the nuclear power realm. This brief illumination on the subject gives a comprehensive understanding of what the nuclear non-proliferation regime has to do with the situation on the ground. In this sphere, efforts to bring India to the forefront as a member nuclear supplier state simply distorts the image and meaning of all the standards put in place.