Study in details the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

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SAARC stands for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. It is an organisation formed by a group of South Asian nations and was established in 1985. It basically aimed at promoting the economic, social and cultural development of each member nation along with the emphasis on self-reliance.

In India, the impact of SAARC was felt in both positive and negative ways. The following points highlight the positive impacts:

i. It helps in safeguarding the common interests by establishing a regional security. This is done as the various member nations work together in cooperation.

ii. It promotes trade among the nations which in turn helps them in becoming competitive regionally as well as globally.

iii. It helps in establishing peace and stability among the members nations that is conducive for growth and development.

Following are the negative impacts:

i. Due to the recent disturbances at LoC and various allegations on Pakistan for terrorist activities, India is apprehensive to make any kind of economic relation with Pakistan

ii. Naxalites of Nepal have also established contact with their associates in India and are encouraging illegal and anti-peace activities.

For more information regarding SAARC you can also refer to the below mentioned links.


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