India and France signed 20 MoUs and Agreements [ Current News (Concise) ]
India and France signed 20 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) and Agreements to give new impetus to bilateral co-operation between the two nations. These agreements are Defence and Nuclear Energy, Space, Economic relations, Railways, Energy, Tourism, Science and Technology, Skill Development and Ayurveda.
Agreement of Defence and Nuclear Energy –
MoU between L&T and AREVA- under this MoU aims at cost reduction by increasing localization, to improve the financial viability of Jaitapur project.
Pre-engineering agreements (PEA) between NPCIL and Arevat
Agreement of Space-MoU between on Megha Tropiques, MOU for Ka-band propagation experiment over Indian tropical region and Programme between ISRO and French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES).
Agreement of Sports-The MoU envisages cooperation and exchange of experiences in the fields of sports medicine, management and coordination of sports federations and establishment of National Institute of Sports in India based on French model of INSEP.
Agreement of Economic Relations- MoU on cooperation in the field of renewable energy and it cover as solar, wind, bio-energy, tidal and wave energy sectors.
Agreement of Railways- Railway protocol between Indian Ministry of Railways and French National Railways (SNCF).
MoU between National Skill Development Agency (NSDA), MoU on cooperation in the field of Science & Technology, MoU on Collaboration for establishment of a National Institute of Marine Biology and Biotechnology in India
- Published/Last Modified on: April 14, 2015