The defanging of Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian Constitution has facilitated the applicability of many progressive laws to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir and this is contributing significantly to the socio-economic uplift of the people in the region.
India’s $2.4-bn assistance to Bangladesh railways and the initiative to link the NE via rivers and rail links through the neighbouring country are opening new frontiers in cooperation between the two countries.
Mukesh Ambani’s announcement that his Jio Platforms has developed in-house a 5G solution, his deal with Google to develop a new OS to power affordable smartphones, his JioMeet answer to the Zoom meeting app and several other initiatives promises to place India at the centre of global high technology innovation and offer the Axis of Democracies a new sourcing point for these products.
India’s investment in developing and connecting the country’s centres of Buddhist heritage has the potential to bring large parts of Southeast and East Asia within its pluralistic cultural embrace.
Ocean wave energy could provide a significant contribution towards India’s growing demand for clean energy and become a major economic opportunity for Indian energy and manufacturing companies.