General Studies Paper 2 (International Relations)
Question:- 84. Discuss the geo-strategic relevance of ASEAN for India. Enumerate the challenges faced by India in achieving full potential in cooperation with the ASEAN region. Answer in 250 words.
Oct 06, 2022
Answer:-

INTRODUCTION:

Association of Southeast Asian Nations is a regional organization which was established to promote political and social stability amid rising tensions among the Asia-Pacific’s post- colonial states.

BODY PARAGRAPH 

Relevance of ASEAN:
1. Trade
2. Investments
3. Resources of Indo-Pacific
4. Geo-Strategic Location
5. rules-based security architecture in the Indo-Pacific
6. North East development
7. Realise Act East Policy

CONCLUSION

India needs to appropriately utilise the potential of this region with a focus on 3 C’s: culture, commerce and connectivity.