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  • Chamber for Indo Russo Technology Collaboration

    Chamber for bilateral technology collaboration, innovation, and promotion of common areas of Interest. 

Who We Are

The Chamber for Indo Russo Technology Collaboration (CIRTC), in collaboration with the Russian Association of Software Companies (RUSSOFT) and the Technology Sovereignty Exports Association of Russia (TSEA), is promoting bilateral business, research, academics, and cultural collaboration between India and Russia under the initiative Russia India Special Interest Group (RISING).

Why Us

Russia has strengths in the technological elementary base, and India has strengths in the technological application base. A union of strengths will bring forth a significant impact in the geopolitical and technological arena. 

Our Mission

"We are kept from our goal not by obstacles, but by a clear path to a lesser goal,"

– Bhagavad Gita

We aim to strengthen our joint capabilities and knowledge by combining our technology strengths, complementing our weaknesses, and creating innovative solutions for India, Russia, and the Global South.

Promote bilateral business collaboration

Promote academic collaboration between universities and students
Promote research collaboration to develop joint technological capabilities and standards 
Promote culture and language collaboration for better integration and partnerships

Our Team

Commander V.K. Jaitly

CO-CHAIRMAN

Commander V.K. Jaitly is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, with 20+ years of decorated experience in the Indian Navy, followed by another 20+ years of experience in technology and defense consulting, entrepreneurial and leadership development.


Valentin Marakov

CHIEF ADVISOR & MENTOR

Valentin is an alumnus of Leningrad Aircraft Instrumentation Institute with 20+ years of experience as the President of the largest Russian IT Association, RUSSOFT. He has great experience in IT and innovation technologies, defence industry, international relations, and GR. He is also a board member of a number of Apex IT institutions and associations.

Subham Sarkar

DIRECTOR (HON.)

Subham is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur with more than 20 years of experience in global consulting on strategy, technology, and policy.

Debjit Chakraborty

DIRECTOR (HON.)

Debjit is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in consulting and IT.

Evgeny Fridland

DIRECTOR (HON.)

Evgeny is an alumnus of Kazan State University with 20 years of experience in technology and sales in Russia and globally.

Commander Anurag Vibhuti

ADVISOR (ICT & TELECOM)

Commander Vibhuti is an Electrical Engineer and an MBA with 30 years of experience in technology innovations & management in ICT. He is the Deputy Director at Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE) India. He is also part of DoT for 'Making India 5G ready', policy advocator for Start-up/SMEs, and steering committee of VC funded program I-MADE.

Prashant Singh

ADVISOR (RESEARCH & INNOVATION)

Prashant is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and an MBA from IIM Bangalore. He has 30 years of experience in technology, consulting, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He is Director at ISAARC and member of World Hindu Economic Forum. 


Commodore (Dr.) Prem Chand

ADVISOR (CYBER SECURITY)

Dr. Prem is a decorated Navy Officer who completed his B.Sc from Punjab University, M.Tech from IIT Madras, and Ph.D from BITS Pilani. He is a visionary with over 45 years of experience in defense, aerospace, and ICT Industry. 

Kavindra Taliyan

ADVISOR (POLICY & STRATEGY)

Kavindra is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and an MBA for UK. He was the Ex-CEO of Atal Incubation Center - NITI AAYOG, and Ex-Associate Partner at McKinsey & Co.

Abhinav Mukherjee

ADVISOR (OIL & GAS)

Abhinav is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and an MBA from ISB Hyderabad. He is Ex-Schlumberger with 14 years of experience in energy consulting and deep expertise in the Oil and Gas domain. 

Avinash Velhal

ADVISOR (TECHNOLOGY)

Avinash is a respected industry veteran and a certified Corporate Director. He is a visionary Business Technologist with 34+ years of cross functional experience in IT across wide gamut of areas. He also serves as advisor to Indian industry associations and startups.


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