The above study looks into number of strategic issues
between India and China ranging from bilateral missiles
and weapons reduction treaty to cooperating in the field
of outer space and high technology R&D.
L-R: Brig Arun Sahgal, Cdr K K Agnihotri,
Maj Gen Dipankar Banerjee & Srikanth Kondapalli
As a part of the study, the institute organized a
conference in Beijing looking into the following issues:
Border issues, maritime patrolling, strategic linkages with
other Asian countries and trade between the two nations
were other important aspects that were discussed during
the conference. The above study is likely to be published
in 2012 by Routledge India.
Economic Activity along the Sino-Indian Border Area
This study looks into the issues of current restrictions on
goods traded through land customs stations imposed
by respective governments and traditional and possible
routes for informal and formal trade.
L-R: Vijaylakshmi Brara & a Chinese Observer
As a part of the study, IPCS organized a conference in
Chengdu, taking into account how local communities
can be involved in the process of opening up to formal