India and Russia sign joint declaration

India and Russia sign joint declaration

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, have signed a joint declaration to stimulate cooperation in the field of promoting innovation ecosystem between the two countries.

The declaration was signed on the sidelines of the Global R&D Summit 2017 organised by the DST and Ficci. Stating that India and Russia are natural partners on innovation, Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, DST said, “With increased people to people contact we will take the relations to new heights through this joint declaration.”

The National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board of the DST will be responsible for the implementation of the joint declaration from the Indian side, according to officials.