Tyumen Region Strengthens Relations with India
7 June 2017
The Tyumen region will continue mutually beneficial cooperation with India. This was discussed on Tuesday, June 6, at the meeting of Governor Vladimir Yakushev with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Russia Pankaj Saran. This is the first visit of an Indian diplomat to the region.
Vladimir Yakushev presented the investment potential of the Tyumen region and noted that this year 21 new projects are being opened in the region, and another 17 are being launched. In addition, the Tyumen region seeks to develop cooperation with the regions of India in the economic sphere, scientific, educational, social, cultural, tourism and sports. "In particular, since 2015, in our subject, with the support of the Indian Embassy in Russia, events dedicated to the International Yoga Day are held. This year, we will continue this tradition and on June 18, Tyumen will also host the International Yoga Day, in addition, the festival of Indian culture is planned in July, "Vladimir Yakushev emphasized.
The Governor listed promising industries and projects for possible cooperation with the Indian business in the Tyumen region: shipbuilding, polymer molding and non-woven fabric production, construction of a grain hub in the agroindustrial park, creation of woodworking production, cooperation in the field of information technology. In addition, joint projects in the field of health, establishment of scientific and educational exchanges can become mutually beneficial.
"In 2015, the company" Pharmasintez "and its president Vikram Singh Punia with the support of the government of the Tyumen region opened a production unit -" Pharmasintez-Tyumen. " At the pharmaceutical enterprise production of infusion solutions has been established, in the future it is planned to produce hormonal preparations. The volume of production by 2018 will be 5 billion rubles a year, "- he cited an example of successful implementation of the investment project by the governor.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to the Russian Federation Pankaj Saran noted the need for cooperation in oil and gas, woodworking, agriculture, metallurgy: "We need to outline the possibilities for direct interaction between our importers and exporters, create a system for informing the opportunities of the Tyumen region and the regions of India, and discuss Prospects for the creation of joint ventures ". The Indian Ambassador paid special attention to the prospects for cooperation in higher education, student exchange and cooperation in the creation of projects in the field of information technology.