One of our goals is to facilitate the entry of Russian businesses into the Indian markets, and we are ready to support Indian companies in Russia too. Our ability to work as a bank in both countries allows us to support all these projects — Kirill Tsarev, Vice President, Director of Engineering Customers Department, Sberbank.
In 2017, we created a special group called Russia+ to coordinate any investments that come from Russia to India, and vice versa. We deal with 47 requests from Russia in 18 sectors; previously we cooperated in 8 or 9 sectors — Shri Deepak Bagla, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Invest India.
We expect the launch of the Russia–India innovation bridge, which will help bring the start-ups from Russia and India together. Start-ups will submit their applications, and the winners will work together to transform them into real business opportunities — Shri Deepak Bagla, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Invest India.
We are working with Skolkovo, helping Russian companies enter Indian markets. As a start-up platform, we are creating an incubator for 96 companies, and we provide the platform for Russian start-ups who want to take their place in the Indian market — Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, Indian School of Business.
We have already discussed the topics of socially significant infrastructure. We talked about cluster thinking, about the exchange of specialists between regions, in medicine, in particular. Without consolidation of shareholders from various regions and industries, without the support of the authorities, this would not have been possible — Sunil Kanoria, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited.