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2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue

Current context: The 2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED) was held in New Delhi on 10th July 2019
2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue
  • IRSED was held under the chairmanship of Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice-Chairman NITI Aayog and Mr Timur Maksimov, of the Economic Development of the Russian Federation
  • The meeting focused on 6 core areas covering Agriculture, Digital Technologies, Transport, Small and Medium Business, Tourism & Connectivity and Finance
  • Digital transformation discussions held on the joint Startup ecosystem, payments platform, digital technology use in various areas such as education, construction and skilling
  • Transport Infrastructure and Technologies discussion on railways speed upgradation, shipbuilding and river navigation, twin ports creation between India and Russia, etc.

About IRSED:

  • IRSED: India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue
  • The IRSED was established at the Annual India-Russia Bilateral Summit, held on October 5, 2018, in New Delhi
  • A bilateral MoU was signed between NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation at the Annual India-Russia Bilateral Summit
  • The first IRSED was held on November 25-26, 2018

Question:

Q.1 Which edition of India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED) was recently held in New Delhi?
a. 1st
b. 2nd
c. 3rd
d. 4th

Q.2 India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED), held under the chairmanship of which department of the government of India?
a. Ministry of Finance
b. AYUSH
c. NITI Aayog
d. Ministry of external affairs
2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue 2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue Reviewed by Neha Verma on July 11, 2019 Rating: 5

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