Moscow, October 7, 2015. — Alexey Kozyrev, Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications, and Shri Jagdish Deepak, Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the Republic of India carried out Russian-Indian roundtable discussion. Russian party was presented by Roskomnadzor, Rossvyaz, the FSUE Russian Post, the FSUE Scientific and Research Institute of Radio and ICT companies. Members of the meeting discussed collaboration in spheres of ICT and e-government.
Roundtable discussions replaced working group for infocommunication technologies. Such discussions enable collaboration at the governmental level, but also at the level of representatives of interested industries.
The parties exchanged data on development of ICT in both countries, discussed collaboration in spheres of IT and e-government, structure, mechanisms and instruments of state support of IT industry in Russia and India.
They also discussed researches and latest developments in spheres of high-performance computing, supercomputers and data processing centers. Indian delegation will get acquainted with operating of supercomputers in the Moscow State University.
The parties discussed collaboration in spheres of trust and safety technologies while using ICT and global management of Internet infrastructure.
“Mutual work will help to define further directions of collaboration in spheres of telecom and IT. There is no doubt that these sectors have great potential for development and have great perspectives for Russian-Indian collaboration,” said Alexey Kozyrev.
Russian-Indian collaboration in spheres of telecom and IT is being carried out within the memorandum on intent between Minsvyaz and Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of India. It was signed in December 2010.
This memorandum is aimed at growth of investments, creation of mutual enterprises, development of technologies and industry-specific markets.