India, Japan sign 15 agreements for enhancing bilateral cooperation

Sep 15, 2017 12:56 IST
India, Japan sign 15 agreements

India and Japan on 14 September 2017 signed 15 agreements for enhancing bilateral cooperation in key areas including civil aviation, trade, science and technology, and skill development.

Among various agreements, both the sides exchanged RoD (Record of Discussions) on civil aviation cooperation with respect to open sky. With this agreement, Indian and Japanese carriers can now undertake unlimited number of flights to the selected cities of each other's countries.

The agreements were signed during the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to India.

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Here is the list of agreements:

S. No.

Memorandums

Description

1

MOC between the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Cabinet Office of Japan

It aims to cooperate and collaborate in the field of disaster risk reduction and to share the experiences, knowledge and policies on disaster prevention.

2

MoC in the field of Japanese Language Education in India

It calls for strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation in the field of Japanese language education in India.

3

India Japan Act East Forum

It aims to enhance connectivity and promote developmental projects in the North Eastern Region of India in an efficient and effective manner.

4

Arrangement between India Post and Japan Post for the Implementation of Cool EMS service

It calls for implementing the commercial arrangement of "Cool EMS” service through which fresh food can be sent from Japan to India in cool boxes for the Japanese expatriates in India.

5

India-Japan Investment Promotion Road map between DIPP and METI

It facilitates and accelerates the Japanese investments in India.

6

MOC between METI and Gujarat on ‘Japan-India special programme for Make In India’

It calls for cooperation in infrastructure development programmes in the Mandal Bechraj-Khoraj region.

7

Exchange of RoD on Civil Aviation Cooperation (Open Sky)

It opens skies between India and Japan i.e. Indian and Japanese carriers can mount now unlimited number of flights to the selected cities of each other’s countries.

8

Agreement for International joint exchange programme between interdisciplinary theoretical and mathematical sciences programme (iTHEMS), RIKEN and National Centres for Biological Sciences (Simons-NCBS)

It aims to establish a Joint Exchange Program to identify and foster talented young scientists from both the countries to collaborate in the field of theoretical biology.

9

Joint Research Contract between National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology of Japan and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of India

It calls for conducting joint research and to establish an
International Centre named as "DBT-AIST International Centre for Translational & Environmental Research (DAICENTER) at AIST, Japan.

10

MOU Between DBT and National Institute of Advanced Science & Technology (AIST)

It aims to promote research collaboration between DBT Research Institutes and AIST in the field of Life Science and Biotechnology

11

MoU on International Academic and Sports Exchange between Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education and Nippon Sports Science University, Japan (NSSU)

It will facilitate and deepen international education cooperation and exchanges between both the institutions.

12

MoU on International Academic and Sports Exchange between Sports Authority of India and Nippon Sports Science University, Japan (NSSU)

It will facilitate and deepen international education cooperation and exchanges between both Sports Authority of India and Nippon Sport Science University , Japan.

13

LETTER OF INTENT between Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE) and University of Tsukuba, Japan

It will strengthen strategic collaboration, joint research programme and exchanges between Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, India and University of Tsukuba, Japan

14

LETTER OF INTENT between Sports Authority of India and University of Tsukuba, Japan

It will strengthen strategic collaboration, joint research programme and exchanges between University of Tsukuba, Japan and Sports Authority of India

15

MoU between RIS and IDE-JETRO for promotion of Cooperation in Research Related Activities

It will promote institutional cooperation between RIS and IDE-JETRO to strengthen the capacity of research and effectiveness of dissemination of research findings

 

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