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Cabinet apprised of India-France MoU on energy conservation

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The chaired by has been apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between and in the field of energy efficiency/which was signed on October 17 this year.

The MoU is a Science and Technology agreement which involves knowledge exchange and cooperation in the nature of technical assistance only.

The agreement is expected to take on policies, programmes, and technologies relating to enhanced and

The MoU will lead to awareness creation on energy efficiency, development of tools for collection, use, and analysis of CO2 emissions and GHG data for tracking global emissions for INDC.

Furthermore, it will promote Research and Development, and demonstration of and development of sustainable mobility with a specific focus on electric transport. (ANI)

The Cabinet was also apprised of an MoU between and on peaceful use of for development, which was signed on October 8 this year during Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Dushanbe,

This MoU shall enable pursuing potential interest areas of cooperation such as of the earth; and satellite-based navigation; space science and planetary exploration; use of spacecraft and and ground system; and application of

The MoU would lead to set up a joint working group, drawing members from DOS/and the State Committee of Land Management and Geodesy of Republic of Tajikistan, which will further work out the plan of action including the time-frame and the means of implementing this MoU.

The signed MoU will provide impetus to explore newer research activities and application possibilities in the field of of the earth, satellite navigation, space science and exploration of outer space.

The MoU would lead to the development of joint activity in the field of application of for the benefit of humanity. It will lead to setting up of a Joint Working Group, which will further work out the plan of action including the time-frame and the means of implementing the provisions of this agreement.

On reviewing the proposal for Space with Tajikistan, side has expressed interest in availing customized training programme for its officials on Land resources management/Agricultural and Disaster management support.

Accordingly, (MRS) has offered short-term training courses for 60 officials (three batches) from Tajikistan under MEA's ITEC programme during July -December 2017.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 06:01 IST