From 2 to 11 December, 2018, Alexander Kormishin, Chairman of BRICS YEA took part  in the Indian youth forum held in Delhi and the state of Goa, India.

The Russian-Indian youth forum is a Part of the program of bilateral cultural, educational visits of young representatives of political, public, scientific, business and cultural circles to the Republic of India. The forum is organized by the Federal Agency for youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh) and the Ministry of youth and sports of India. The main objectives of the Forum are the development of youth dialogue between Russia and India in the field of culture and education, as well as the harmonization of intercivilizational youth cooperation and humanitarian cooperation. The delegation of the Russian Federation was represented by students, postgraduates, graduates of Russian universities, representatives of youth public organizations, young journalists and experts aged 18 to 35 years, who passed the appropriate competitive selection.

During the forum, the Russian delegation visited a number of leading educational and research institutions in Delhi and Goa, including the College of Djanki Devi, the national theatre school, the Noida business incubator and the Goa Institute of hospitality.

For the Russian delegation, the host country organized a cultural programme with visits to historical monuments, including the Taj Mahal mausoleum, the Red Fort, the Akshardham temple complex and the Qutb Minar minaret.

the Governor of Goa Mridula Singh met the Russian youth delegation in his residence Raj Bhavan.

As part of the program of acquaintance with the industry of Goa, the Russian delegation visited the fishing workshop and the shipbuilding company Goa Shipyard limited.

On the sidelines of the forum, Alexander Kormishin presented to his colleagues from India the projects of the BRICS Youth Energy Agency scheduled for 2019, including the BRICS YEA Summit within the Framework of the International forum “Russian energy week” and the international energy efficiency Festival #TOGETHERBRIGHTER. He also invited young researchers from India to take part in the development of a Global technological forecast of the BRICS countries.