List of MoUs signed between India and other Nations 2017
1. India and Canada:
India and canada signed three MoUs on defence cooperation and these MoUs were signed by Canadian and Indian organizations at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar.
I. MoU between Kinectrics International Inc. (KII), Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) and Security Solution Business Integrator (SSBI ) to set up a first-of-its-kind conductor testing laboratory at GFSU. This high-end testing lab will allow India’s power-based industry partners to save time and money by accessing forensic lab facilities in India rather than in Canada.
II. MoU between Ultra Electronics Forensic Technology Inc. and Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) for the exchange of faculty and key technical personnel for joint lectures and research programs.
III. MoU between a Canadian Consortium of companies and the Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB) for the promotion and development of a Petroleum and Petrochemical complex with storage facilities.
2. India and US:
India and the US have signed an MoU the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-ln) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and the US Homeland Security Department on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security.
I. The MoU intends to promote closer co-operation and exchange of information pertaining to the Cyber Security in accordance with the relevant laws, rules and regulations and on the basis of equality, reCciprocity and mutual benefit.
3. India and Fiji:
(29/May/2017) India and Fiji signed an MoU on defence cooperation and this MoU was signed by The Minister of Defence and National Security of Fiji, Honourable Ratu Inoke Kubuabola and the Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley in Delhi.
I. MoU on defence cooperation envisaging several areas of cooperation including in defence industry, military training and humanitarian assistance & disaster management
4. India and Malaysia:
(1/April/2017) India and Malaysia signed seven MoUs when Najib Razak, PM of Malaysia met PM Modi in India at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.
I. Air Services Agreement between India and Malaysia- By Dato Sri Liow Tiong Lai,Minister of Transport Malaysia and EAM(External Affairs Minister)
II. Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the proposed development of a Urea and Ammonia Manufacturing Plant in Malaysia and offtake of exisiting surplus urea from Malaysia to India.
III. MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Sports
IV. MoU between the Malaysian Human Resource Fund (HRDF)/ Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB) and EDII, Ahmedabad for cooperation in training, etc.
V. MoU between Association of Indian Universities (AIU), India and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Malaysia on Mutual Recognition of the Educational Qualifications.
VI. The MoU between Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), India
VII. MoU between MIGHT Technology Malaysia and AP Economic Development Board on implementation of 4th Generation Technology Park in AP.
5. India and Bangladesh:
India and Australia signed twenty two MoUs when Sheikh Hasina, PM of Bangladesh met PM Modi in Delhi (the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat)
I. MoU on Defence Cooperation Framework between GoI and GoB
II. MoU between Defence Services Staff College, Wellington (Nilgiris), Tamil Nadu, India and Defence Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh for Enhancing Cooperation in the Field of Strategic and operational studies
III. MoU between National Defence College, Dhaka, Bangladesh and National Defence College, New Delhi, India for enhancing cooperation in the field of national security, development and strategic studies
IV. MoU between India and Bangladesh on Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
V. Agreement between India and Bangladesh on Cooperation in Peaceful uses of Nuclear Energy
VI. Arrangement between The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board(AERB), India and The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority(BAERA) of Bangladesh for the Exchange of Technical Information and Co-operation in the Regulation of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection
VII. Inter-Agency Agreement between Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP), Department of Atomic Energy, India and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission(BAEC), Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh on Cooperation regarding Nuclear Power Plant Projects in Bangladesh
VIII. MoU between the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) of India and Information and Communication Technology Division of Bangladesh on Co-operation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics
IX. MoU between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), India and Bangladesh Government Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-Gov CIRT), Bangladesh Computer Council of Information and Communication Technology division, Ministry of Post, Telecommunication and IT On Cooperation in the area of Cyber Security
X. MoU between India and Bangladesh on Establishing Border Haats Across the Border between India and Bangladesh
XI. MoU between India and Bangladesh on Bilateral Judicial Sector Cooperation
XII. MoU between the National Judicial Academy, India and the Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Training and Capacity Building Programme for Bangladeshi Judicial Officers in India
XIII. MoU between the Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships (DGLL), Ministry of Shipping, India and the Department of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Bangladesh Concerning Cooperation on Aids to Navigation
XIV. MoU between Geological Survey of India (GSI) and Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB) on Mutual Scientific Cooperation in the field of Earth Sciences for Research and Development
XV. MoU & SOPs on Passenger and Cruise Services on the Coastal and Protocol Route between Bangladesh and India
XVI. MoU on Development of Fairway from Sirajganj to Daikhowa and Ashuganj to Zakiganj on Indo- Bangladesh Protocol Route between the Ministry of Shipping of India and Ministry of Shipping of Bangladesh
XVII. MoU between India and Bangladesh on Cooperation in the Field of Mass Media
XVIII. Audio-visual Co-production Agreement between India and Bangladesh
XIX. MoU between GoI and GoB for extending Defence LOC of USD 500 million
XX. Agreement between Bangladesh And India for the Regulation of Motor Vehicle Passenger Traffic (Khulna-Kolkata route) and SOP of the Agreement
XXI. MoU between the GoI and GoB for Extending a 3rd Line of Credit (LoC) by GoI to GoB
XXII. Financing Agreement between GoI and GoB for the Construction of 36 Community Clinics in Bangladesh
6. India and Australia:
India and Australia signed six MoUs when Malcolm Turnbull, PM of Australia met PM Modi in Delhi (Hyderabad house)
I. MoU on Cooperation in Combating International Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime
II. MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Health and Medicine
III. MoU on Cooperation in Sports
IV. MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Environment, Climate and Wildlife
V. MoU for Promotion and Development of Cooperation in Civil Aviation Security
VI. Implementing Arrangements on Cooperation in Space Technology
7. India and south Korea
(21/April/2017) India and South korea signed by India’s Defence Production Secretary Ashok Kumar Gupta and South Korean Defence Acquisition and Programme Administration Minister Chang Myoung-Jin an MoU for defence industry cooperation in shipbuilding.
I. MoU for defence industry cooperation in shipbuilding
8. India and Palestine:
(15/May/2017) India and Palestine signed five MoUs when Mohmoud Abbas, president of Palestine met PM Modi in
I. MoU on Visa Exemption on Diplomatic and Official Passports
II. MoU on Cooperation in Youth Affairs and Sports
III. MoU on Agricultural Cooperation
IV. MoU on Cooperation in Health Sector
V. MoU on Information-Technology and Electronics
9. India and Spain:
(31/May/2017) India and Spain signed seven agreements, including on cyber security and technical cooperation in civil aviation, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the European country.
I. Agreement for Transfer of Sentenced Persons
II. MOU on Cooperation in organ transplantation between India’s Directorate General of Health Services and the National Transplant Organization of Spain.
III. MoU on Cooperation in Cyber Security.
IV. MoU on Cooperation in Renewable Energy.
V. MoU on Technical Cooperation in Civil Aviation.
VI. Agreement on visa waiver for holders of diplomatic passports.
VII. MoU between Foreign Service Institute and Diplomatic Academy of Spain
10. India and Russia:
(1/June/2017) India and Russia signed five MoUs between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin during the visit of Prime Minister Modi to Russia.
I. An agreement on cultural exchanges for a period of two years (2017-2019) has been signed between the two nations.
II. An agreement for the construction of the third stage of the Kudankulam NPP (KK5 & KK6) along with the Credit Protocol has been signed between NPCIL and ROSATOM.
III. An agreement between the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) and the Council of India on Scientific and Industrial Research has been signed to provide access to Rospatent experts to the Indian Digital Library of Traditional Knowledge (TKDL).
IV. Contract between JSC (Russian Railways) and the Ministry of Railways on the preparation of the justification for the implementation of the high-speed service at the Nagpur-Secunderabad section has been signed.
V. Memorandum of cooperation between ALROSA Joint Stock Company and the Council for the Promotion of the Export of Precious Stones and Jewellery of India has been signed.
MoUs Signed in 2016
|India signed MOU with||Purpose of the MOU|
|United States of America||to promote closer co-operation and exchange of information pertaining to the Cyber Security|
|Fiji||Defence cooperation, military training and humanitarian assistance & disaster management|
|Malaysia||Air Services Agreement, development of a Urea and Ammonia Manufacturing Plant in Malaysia, Cooperation in the field of Sports, Mutual Recognition of the Educational Qualifications,|
|Bangladesh||Defence Cooperation, Peaceful Use of Outer Space, Peaceful uses of Nuclear Energy, Establishing Border Haats Across the Border, Cooperation in the Field of Mass Media|
|Australia||Combating International Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime, Cooperation in the Field of Health and Medicine, Sports, in the Field of Environment, Climate and Wildlife, Cooperation in Civil Aviation Security,|
|Palestine||Visa Exemption on Diplomatic and Official Passports, Cooperation in the field of sports, Agricultural Cooperation, Health sector|
|Spain||cyber security and technical cooperation in civil aviation, Transfer of Sentenced Persons, Cooperation in organ transplantation, Cooperation in Renewable Energy, Visa waiver for holders of diplomatic passports.|
|Russia||cultural exchanges for a period of two years (2017-2019), for the construction of the third stage of the Kudankulam NPP (KK5 & KK6), implementation of the high-speed service at the Nagpur-Secunderabad section,|
|Saudi Arabia||Labour Cooperation for Recruitment of workers,
Executive Program for Cooperation in the field of Handicrafts,
Terrorism Financing and Related Crimes,
Framework for Investment Promotion Cooperation.
|Maldives||To avoid double taxation of income derived from international air transports. Exchange of information with respect to taxes. Orbit Frequency Coordination of “South Asia Satellite” at 48oE. In the area of conservation and restoration of ancient mosques and joint research and exploratory surveys in Maldives. Cooperation in the field of tourism. MoU for defence cooperation.|
|Oman||Defence Cooperation. Marine Crime Prevention at Sea. Cooperation in the field of Maritime Issues. Flight Safety Information Exchange.|
|Iran||Development of Chabahar Port in Iran. Cooperation in India-Iran-Afghanistan Trilateral Agreement Letter of Credit for Chabahar Port. Cooperation in the field of mines. cooperation in foreign trade and investment Extension of Cultural Exchange Program till 2019. Cooperation on Archival Matters.|
|Qatar||For the promotion of investments. Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters. Exchange of intelligence related to money laundering, terrorist financing and related crimes. Concerning the skilled workers. Cooperation in Tourism. Cooperation in the field of Health. Cooperation in the field of Youth and Sports.|
|Myanmar||cooperation in the Field of Renewable Energy Cooperation in the construction of 69 bridges. cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine Construction and up gradation of the Kalewa – Yagi Road Section.|
|Ghana||Visa waivers for holders of diplomatic passports. Setting up a Joint Commission between the two countries on various matters. Civil Nuclear Cooperation by India to Ghana.|
|Vietnam||Cooperation in the Exploration and Uses of Outer Space. Amending the Agreement on Avoiding Double Taxation Program of Cooperation in UN Peacekeeping Matters. Health Cooperation. Cooperation in Information Technology. Cooperation in the field of Social Sciences. cooperation in Cyber Security Establishing Centre of Excellence in Software Development and Training. Sharing of White Shipping Information. Contract for Offshore High-speed Patrol Boats.|
|Chile||extension of the existing MoU relating to India–Chile Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA),|
|Japan||Cooperation for Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. Manufacturing Skill Transformation Program Cooperation in the field of Outer Space. Collaboration in Marine, Earth Science and Technology. Field of Agriculture and Food Related Industries. Field of Cultural Exchange. Disaster Management and Environment Protection|
|Vietnam||Civil Nuclear Cooperation. Aviation links. Energy efficiency. Promotion of parliamentary cooperation.|
|Portugal||Defence Renewable Energy. Marine Research and Resources. Agriculture and Allied Sectors. Information Technology and Electronics. Establishment of an Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Chair of Indian Studies in University of Lisbon.|
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