Singh will have bilateral meetings with the Russian leadership and discuss how to strengthen cooperation in tackling organised crime, smuggling of narcotics, fake currency notes and cyber crime, a home ministry official said.
It is also Russia's single-largest foreign investment made anywhere in the world. The deal includes acquisition of Essar Oil's (EOL) 20 million tonne Vadinar refinery in Gujarat and its retail outlets, as well as the Vadinar Port at an additional $2 billion.
In recent years India's defence ties with the US and Israel have deepened. Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first Indian premier to visit Israel last month. The US designated India a major defence partner last year.