BRICS: Know about ‘Das Kadam: 10 steps for the future’ proposal by PM Modi 

Ufa (Russia): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday proposed a slew of steps, including a film festival, a trade fair and a football event, to boost cooperation among the five BRICS countries.

Addressing the BRICS plenary at the 7th BRICS summit here, Modi proposed "Das Kadam: 10 steps for the future".

The Prime Minister also said that BRICS can be a pillar of hope in a world facing many challenges -its initiatives are not just for itself but for the world.

The 10 proposed initiatives for the BRICS include:

1. Trade fair

2. Railway Research Centre

3. Cooperation among supreme audit institutions

4. Digital Initiative 

5. Agricultural Research Centre

6. State/Local Government's Forum

7. Cooperation amongst cities in field of Urbanisation

8. BRICS Sports Council 

9. Annual Sports Meet

10. BRICS film festival and film awards 

India will host the BRICS summit in 2016.

Manish Sinha