Ever since Narendra Modi has become the Prime minister of India, his vision was focused towards a longterm sustainable development of the country. Within months of assuming his office, he has initiated the process of India’s entry in NSG (Nuclear Suppliers Group).
To begin with role of NSG and India’s need to join NSG. Let’s go back to recall the history. United Nations was formed after the tragic incident of nuclear bomb in japan. Since then UN has been working for the global peace and stability. In 1968, an effort was made for NPT( Non Proliferation Treaty) by maintaining a set principles. It states that, a country which is signatory to NPT must: Not expand its nuclear weapons, Eliminate the existing nuclear weapons in phased time and use nuclear Technology only for peaceful purpose. Nearly 190 countries singed the NPT. However, India did not sign it.
A seriousness was built by then leading global powers when INDIA tested a nuclear weapon in 1974 under the leadership of then PM Mrs. Indira Gandhi. In fact it was dramatized into a global fear. Most countries were unable to digest the fact and few began investigating to know which country gave INDIA the access to a nuclear weapon technology. Within less time, global powers in possession of nuclear technology have formed NSG. The objective of this group is to restrict the transfer of nuclear technology (military or peaceful) to a non-NSG country. Everyone would wonder why is India pushing for the membership in NSG, when actually the