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.
Full text of Joint Statement (pdf)
An abstract of the Joint Statement:
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.
Full text of JWD (pdf)
An abstract of the Joint Work Document:
Joint Work Document
for 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 of India…
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.