In New Delhi, the annual action "Meeting - 2018" was held - a solemn evening in honor of students admitted to study in Russian universities. The event was organized by the Russian-Indian company Rus Education together with the Rossotrudnichestvo office in India.

The honorary guests of the evening were: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in India Nikolai Kudashev, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of India Vijay Kumar Singh, President of the Delhi branch of the ruling party Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) - (Indian People's Party - BJP) Manoj Tiwari, Secretary of the Medical Council India Rina Nayyar, Head of Indian Army Medical Service Lieutenant-General Rajvir Singh, Head of the Rossotrudnichestvo in India Fyodor Rozovsky, Founder and Director of Rus Educatio n Professor of the Tver State Medical University Syed Kamruzaman and others.

Congratulating the Indian students, Vijay Kumar Singh wished the entrants good luck in achieving new heights in life and career, and also urged them to work hard to maintain the authority of their native country in Russia. Especially the minister stressed the need to study the Russian language, which, in his opinion, will help to better master the future profession.

In his speech, the Russian Ambassador to India Nikolai Kudashev noted that Russian universities unite fundamental education and innovative approach, provide the necessary conditions for education and living, and annually occupy leading positions in internationally recognized international rankings. He added that in addition to professional skills and knowledge, training in Russia will enable Indian students to get acquainted with the unique cultural and historical heritage of the country, with its rich traditions, to see its spectacular landscapes and architecture. He congratulated the students and organizers of the event and wished them good luck.

In his address to the students, the well-known actor, singer and prominent political figure Manoj Tiwari urged the entrants to strengthen the historically friendly relations between India and Russia and promote the rapprochement of the peoples of the two countries. He also noted that by combining their efforts in the field of scientific research, our countries will be able to achieve significant success.

Addressing the students and their parents, Fedor Rozovsky stressed that education in Russia will help young Indians not only gain invaluable life experience and knowledge, but at the end of the program become a real support for their family and country. The director of the RCSC in New Delhi also noted that this year 100 Indian citizens were selected in the framework of quotas for the training of foreign citizens in Russia and will be able to get education in the leading universities of the country completely free of charge.

Within the framework of the event, the best students were awarded personal scholarships established by Rus Education company and dedicated to the former President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam, the Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin, the former Prime Minister of India Atalu Bihari Vajpayee.