Union Cabinet Apprised of MoU Between India and France in S&T and Innovation (Download PDF)

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Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of Cooperation. It aims to carry out activities related to exchange of best practices in field of Science & Technology.

MoU between India and France

MoU between India and France

MoU between India and France

Highlights

  • Agreement will ensure exchange of best practices and setting up of coordinated measures to foster technological exchanges in field of Science, Technology and Innovation between companies, organizations and institutions of France and India.
  • It aims to carry out activities related to exchange of best practices in field of Science & Technology through Technology Development Board and Bpifrance.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of Cooperation between TDB, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and Bpifrance, a Public Investment Bank, France.

About Technology Development Board (TDB)

Technology Development Board, dept. S&T

Technology Development Board, Dept. S&T

Technology Development Board, dept. S&T

  • Government constituted the TDB in September 1996.
  • It comes under Technology Development Board Act, 1995
  • It is to promote development and commercialization of indigenous technology and adaptation of imported technology for wider application.
  • The board consists of 11 Board members.
  • Government reconstituted the Board in March 2000.
  • TDB Provides equity capital or loans to industrial concerns and financial assistance to research and development institutions.
  • Loan carries a simple interest rate of 5 % per annum.
  • Dr. Bindu Dey is Secretary of TDB
Pro-active stance of TDB

Pro-active Stance of TDB

Pro-active stance of TDB

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART, TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT BOARD

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART, TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT BOARD

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART, TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT BOARD

About France

France location in world map, red color

France Location in World Map, Red Color

France location in world map, red color

  • Capital: Paris
  • Motto: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
  • President: Francois Hollande
  • Prime minister: Bernard Cazeneuve
  • Currencies: Euro, CFP franc
  • Official language and national language: French
  • Government: Unitary semi - presidential republic

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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