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Major General PK Chakravorty (Retired)

Major General PK Chakravorty (Retired)

Winner of the Silver Gun in his Young Officers Course, he tenanted prestigious appointments in the India Army, serving also as the Defence Attaché to Vietnam where he developed his interests in the Asia- Pacific region.

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5 Comments

  1. Sukrit Joshi

    Loved the article, sir! I hope we are able to achieve much needed strategic influence- both economically and militarily, in the area.

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  2. अखंड भारत

    I don’t really care much about defense, military and strategic requirements but I know that Indian traders and businesses have a lot of money and market share due to Pakistan’s refusal to allow India to send its goods to Afghanistan and then on to Central Asia.
    I really hope it is because Iran tries so hard to upset the western countries by repeated violation of the conditions set by the sanctions. So when the port is developed India can finally start selling goods to Afghanistan and Central Asia. This would give our Indian businesses a new market. So whether its Indian tea, spices, fisheries, agricultural produce, meat, leather, handicrafts, rugs, raw materials, steel, construction materials, automobiles, automobile parts, electronics, smart phones, textiles, shoes and other things. There are so many things India can start selling and buying from Afghanistan and Central Asia. Afghanistan has always been famous for Lapis Lazuli and India can be a big market for Lapis Lazuli related sculptures, gemstones, iron ore, minerals, the list goes on. Kygyzstan is the Switzerland for Central Asia, imagine Indians can have a feel of Switzerland without going to Europe, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are rich in natural gas which can satisfy India’s growing needs for hydrocarbons. Kazakhstan is rich in oil, ferrous metals and chemicals especially uranium which can help in India’s quest for nuclear energy.
    We have expertise in services like IT, BPO, space program, health care, education, infrastructure development, renewable energy. As Modi’s ‘Make in India’ takes shape we can start exporting more value added capital goods to Afghanistan and other land locked Central Asian countries and have access to their natural resources. The potential is immense but I really hope it all works out and countries like China, USA, Pakistan and Iran see that beyond all the violence and hatred lies something more amazing and that’s MONEY

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  3. KIRAN

    THE PAKI ISI HAVE ALREADY CLOSED THE ROUTE FROM ZARANJ TO KABUL . TALIBAN

    HAVE ALREADY TAKE THE PROVINCE OF HELMAND . THE ROAD PASSES THROUGH .

    THAT MEANS WE CANONT SEND OUR GOODS TO KABUL

    HELMAND PROVINCE . WHEN MODI WAS SIGNING THE AGREEMENT IN IRAN THE

    TALIBAN LAUNCHED A FULL ASSUALT ON HELMAND 95% OF PROVINCE IS LOST. BEFORE

    INDIA MADE A MOVE PAKIS HAVE ALREADY MADE THEIRS.

    OUR STRATEGIC PLANNERS HAVE FAILED AGAIN.

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  4. dp.badsra@gmail.com

    Inter and intra linkages are yet to be decided like rail, industry, and other support mechanism. Work is slow some where in the chain as follows from their ambassador side. May be improved in future.

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  5. shan

    Really!!! a very insightful and well presented article. kudos to Maj Gen sir… keep it up. Atleast we aware civilians should know how and where the priorities of this govt. and defence is.

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