SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region)
- The vision of SAGAR was enunciated by Prime Minister in March 2015. It is an articulation of India’s vision for the Indian Ocean.
- SAGAR has inter-related elements and underscores India’s engagement in the Indian Ocean. These are enhancing capacities to safeguard land and maritime territories & interests; deepening economic and security cooperation in the littoral; action to deal with natural disasters and maritime threats like piracy, terrorism.
- It also includes engaging with countries beyond our shores with the aim of building greater trust and promoting respect for maritime rules, norms and peaceful resolution of disputes