During the period between April 2016 and March 2017, the Government of India continued its active diplomacy focused on enhancing India’s security, strengthening our partnerships, building influence in global forums and promoting and facilitating India’s economic transformation. The basic underpinnings of the strategy outlined by the government in the first few months in office were pursued with renewed energy and vigour, building upon the gains accomplished in previous years and creating new directions for the growth and expansion of India’s foreign policy.