The academician A.O. Gliko, director of the Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, and S.Y. Sukonkin, director of the Experimental Design Bureau of Oceanological Engineering, summed up the Centre’s results for the year 2010 and agreed a working plan for 2011.
March 15, 2011. Coordinator of the International Cooperation Division of Department of Science & Technology, the Government of India, Dr. Rajiv Sharma, accompanied by the Division scientist, Mr. Rajiv Kumar, and the Counsellor (Science & Technology) at the Embassy of India in Moscow, Mr. S.K. Varshney, visited the Centre.
From the Russian side the negotiations were held by General Director of RISTC, Mr. Sergey Sukonkin, Deputy General Director of RISTC, Mrs. Lyudmila Kornaukhova and the Centre staff.
The sides appointed the dates for inauguration of Moscow and Delhi units of RISTC; they also discussed the cooperative work plan for 2011 and signed the Minutes of meeting.
27.01.2011 General Director of RISTC, Mr. S. Sukonkin met with Deputy General Director of the Research-and-Development centre of electronic computer technology (NICEVT), Mr. N. Malyutin. They discussed the possibilities of cooperation on several innovative projects, particularly on a new project within the Integrated Long-Term Program of Cooperation (ILTP)
19-24 December, 2010. Deputy General Director of RISTC, Mrs. L. Konaukhova made a working trip to India.
20.12.2010. During the visit to the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai, the issues on cooperation between NIOT and RISTC were discussed. The Indian side was presented by the Director of NIOT, Dr. S. Atmanand.
22.12.2010. The discussions were proceeded at the office of the Deputy Minister of Earth Sciences, Dr. Shailesh Nayak. The Cooperation Agreement between NIOT and RISTC was approved.
23.12.2010. In the Department of Science & Technology there were talks held with the Counselor Coordinator of the International Cooperation Division, Dr. Rajiv Sharma, and the Division scientist, Mr. Rajiv Kumar. They discussed the details of the RISTC Delhi Unit creation.
24.12.2010 During the meeting with the Counsellor for Science and Technology at the Embassy of Russia, Mr. A. Shelukhin, the possibilities of the Government support for RISTC were discussed.
The visit of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev resulted in signing the Joint Statement: Celebrating a Decade of the India- Russian Federation Strategic Partnership and Looking Ahead.
6. The sides reviewed progress made in bilateral scientific and technological
cooperation. They expressed satisfaction at the extension of the Integrated Long
Term Program (ILTP) for scientific and technical cooperation for another decade
and its focus on identifying innovation-led technology programs. The creation of
new and innovative technologies would be at the heart of the respective economic
modernization programs in the two countries. Continuous efforts would be made to
identify programmes that would be built on the existing linkages between the
Indian and Russian scientific establishments. The new Indian-Russian S&T Centre
would facilitate such programs.
The Integrated Long-Term program of cooperation in Science & Technology and the
Joint Work Document for establishing a Russian-Indian technological centre was
also signed by the governments of two countries.
Joint Work Documentfor Establishing of the Russian - Indian Scientific
and Technological Centre between the Ministry of Education and Science of the
Russian Federation and the Department of Science & Technology, the Government of
the Republic ofIndia…
Parties feel it expedient to create an
institutional mechanism for strengthening cooperation in the field of science
and technology and taking its results to industry and with this objective have
reached the following understanding:
1.The Parties would establish the
Russian-Indian Scientific and Technological Centre (further - RJSTC) with its
offices in Moscow and New Delhi.
The main objective for RJSTC establishment is participation and provision
services in the sphere of fundamental and applied scientific researches and
technological developments, aimed at obtaining of practical results in various
spheres of science and technology with the purpose of their further
commercialization in Russia and India, and other countries. ILTP Projects would
have priority for RISTC.