By most accounts, Prime Minister Modi’s government has notched up a good year in the foreign policy realm, with Modi himself being the principal planner and implementer of the most significant initiatives.
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India has been active in information and framing the post-2015 development agenda, in particular emphasizing the need to maintain a strong focus on eradicating extreme poverty and the importance of clarity regarding the mans of implementation if the new global development agenda is to be legitimate and effective.
Buried under the din of the changing electoral climate, India took an important step in its fight against climate change this summer. The 'Expert Group on Low Carbon Strategies for Inclusive Growth' submitted a report laying out the roadmap for India to take on climate change proactively. Given the renewed interest in the so-called "environment vs growth" debate, this is of particular significance.