Enhancing India-Central Asia Engagement: Prospects and Issues

Enhancing India-Central Asia Engagement: Prospects and Issues

by Nirmala Joshi (Editor)


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The Central Asian Nations have been undergoing the process of nation building for the last two decades. Within a short time they have made considerable progress in many areas of human endeavor. To take advantage of the rapidly globalizing world the Central Asian nations have been broadening their engagement with the Outside world. Indian engagement in with Central Asian countries is quiet desirable, India considers Central Asia as a part of its extended neighborhood. While security and stability in the region is of prime importance but economic engagement is the driving factor of the emerging relationship. This book is broadly built around the theme of security and stability enhancing economic engagement including the energy sector and increase connectivity to promote trade and commerce. This book contains many sub themes for widening the India-Central Asia engagement and the way ahead for Afghanistan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789384464325
Publisher: Vij Books India
Publication date: 05/07/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Professor Nirmala Joshi is Research Advisor at the USI. She is a former Head of the Department Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies at School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has been Director, India-Central Asia Foundation, New Delhi and has done various assignments related to Russia and Central Asian studies. She has edited scores of books on India and Central Asia.

Table of Contents

Regional Security Perspectives
Security Perspectives for Southwest Asia-Central Asian Region
Regional Security Perspective: The Role of Major Powers
Afghan Conundrum and Regional Approach
Afghanistan and Central Asia: Search for New Civilized Paradigm of Regional Cooperation
Turkmenistan’s Policy in the Region and the Afghan Issue
Regional Security of Central Asia: Problems and Prospects
Uzbek Perspectives on the Afghan Conundrum.
Economic Engagement: Reconnecting Central Asia with India
Enhancing India’s Economic Engagement with the CARs
Economic Cooperation between India and Kazakhstan: A Non Realized Partnership Potential
Economic Engagement: Reconnecting Central Asia with India
Kyrgyz-Indian Economic Relations

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