India’s sincere efforts in maintaining peace in the sub-continent have been reflected several times through its relations with neighbouring countries. In this regard, a special mention of the India-Pakistan Declarations from time to time highlighted the peace and understanding between the two countries. Simla Agreement was another effort of settling disputes in peaceful manner. As a member of SAARC, India has embarked on a programme of comprehensive economic cooperation through the dynamic South Asian countries.

The Constitution of India through the directive principles of state policy directs the government to promote International peace and seek peaceful settlement of International disputes. India has been playing significant role in promoting world peace through the United Nations. Indian armed forces helped in the maintenance of peace in Korea, Egypt and Congo. It has been participating in the activities of the UN agencies, like ILO, UNESCO, and UNCATD.