Cabinet approves MoU between India and Bahrain in the field of healthcare

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bahrain on cooperation in the field of Healthcare. The MoU covers the following areas of cooperation:- i. Exchange of information including publications and research outcomes; ii. Exchanging visits by governmental officials, academic staff, scholars, teachers, experts and students; iii. Participating in workshops and training courses; iv. Encouraging health and medical research activities at both the private-sector and the academic level; and v. Any other forms of cooperation as may be mutually decided upon. A Working Group will be set up to further elaborate the details of cooperation and to oversee the implementation of this MoU. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Tweet The post Cabinet approves MoU between India and Bahrain in the field of healthcare appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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MoU between India—UK approved, in the sphere of Law & Justice

The Union Cabinet has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and United Kingdom regarding cooperation between both countries in the sphere of Law & Justice and to set up a Joint Consultative Committee. The MoU takes care of concerns and requirements in the field of exchange of experience by legal professionals, government functionaries and their training and effective legal aid mechanism for resolution of disputes before various Courts, Tribunals, etc. and proposes establishment of Joint Consultative Committees. Ministry Of Law & Justice Tweet The post MoU between India—UK approved, in the sphere of Law & Justice appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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Cabinet approves accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty, 1996 and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty, 1996

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal submitted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry regarding accession to the WIPO Copyright Treaty and WIPO Performers and Phonograms Treaty which extends coverage of copyright to the internet and digital environment The approval is a step towards the objective laid in the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy adopted by the Government, which aims to get value for IPRs through commercialization by providing guidance and support to EPR owners about commercial opportunities of e-commerce through Internet and mobile platforms. Benefits: Meeting the demand of the copyright industries, these treaties will help India: To enable creative right-holders enjoy the fruit of their labour, through international copyright system that can be used to secure a return on the investment made in producing and distributing creative works; To facilitate international protection of domestic rights holder by providing them level-playing field in other countries as India already extends protection to foreign works through the International Copyright order and these treaties will enable Indian right holders to get reciprocal protection abroad; To instil confidence and distribute creative works in digital environment with return on investment; and To spur business growth and contribute to the development of a vibrant creative economy and cultural landscape.…
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and UK in the field of sustainable urban development

The Union Cabinet was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and United Kingdom on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development. Details The objective of this MoU is to facilitate and strengthen India-UK institutional cooperation in the field of sustainable urban development. The areas of cooperation include smart cities development, solid waste management, green affordable housing, waste water management, capacity building of urban institutions, skill development in urban areas, urban mobility, intelligent transport system and transit-oriented development, innovative access to finance and other related areas as mutually agreed upon by the Contracting Parties. Implementation strategy Under this MoU, an Indo-UK Joint Working Group (JWG) will be set up to strategize and implement programmes on cooperation under the framework of the MoU. The Joint Working Group on Urban Development is expected to meet once in a year, alternately in UK and in India. Major Impact The MoU will promote strong, deep and long term bilateral cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development between the two countries. Beneficiaries The MoU is expected to create employment in the areas of smart cities development, solid waste management, green affordable housing, waste water management, skill development in urban areas, urban mobility, intelligent transport system and transit-oriented development.…
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Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation in the field of traditional systems of medicine between India and Colombia

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Colombia on establishing cooperation on Traditional Systems of Medicine of India. It will lead to promotion and propagation of Traditional Systems of Medicines of India in Colombia. As a consequence of this MoU, exchange of experts for training the practitioners, conducting collaborative research in Traditional Systems of Medicine is expected to lead to new innovations in drug development and traditional medical practice. AYUSH Tweet The post Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation in the field of traditional systems of medicine between India and Colombia appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of Renewable Energy

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Morocco on India- Morocco Cooperation in Renewable Energy. Both sides aim to establish the basis for a cooperative institutional relationship to encourage and promote technical bilateral cooperation on new and renewable energy issues on the basis of mutual benefit, equality and reciprocity. The MoU envisages establishing a Joint Working Committee to review, monitor and discuss matters relation to areas of cooperation. The MoU aims for exchange of expertise and networking of information. The MoU will help in strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Tweet The post Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of Renewable Energy appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco in the field of mining and geology

The Union Cabinet has given its ex post facto approval to the signing of MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) between India and Morocco in the field of mining and geology. The MoU will provide an institutional mechanism between India and Morocco for cooperation in the field of geology and mining. This cooperation will be mutually beneficial on economic, social and environmental fields in both countries. The MoU aims to strengthen cooperation between India and Morocco in the field of mining and geology. The activities involved in the cooperation viz. development of geological infrastructure, promotion of mining and geology, training programs and establishment of geological data bank would serve the objective of innovation. Ministry of Mines Tweet The post Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco in the field of mining and geology appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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Cabinet apprised of implementing arrangement between India and France on Maritime Awareness Mission

The Union Cabinet has been appraised of the Implementing Arrangement (IA) for Pre-formulation Studies of a Maritime Domain Awareness Mission signed between India and France. The proposed joint mission will be devoted to maritime domain awareness, with the objective to provide relevant data and services to both nations. The objective is to monitor the maritime traffic and to identify the non-compliant ships at the maximum possible revisit frequency. The monitoring system would provide an end to end solution for detection, identification, monitoring of vessels in the regions of interest for India and France. As per the IA, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Centre Nationale Dètudes Spatiales (CNES), France will jointly undertake various activities during these pre-formulation studies and present the pre-formulation concept study results to the respective senior management for review within one year of its signing. Department of Space Tweet The post Cabinet apprised of implementing arrangement between India and France on Maritime Awareness Mission appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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Cabinet approves MoU in the field of Medicinal Plants between India and Equatorial Guinea

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Medicinal Plants between India and Equatorial Guinea. The MoU will further enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the area of Medicinal Plants. The financial resources necessary to conduct research, training courses, conferences/meetings will be met from the existing allocated budget and existing plan schemes of the National Medicinal Plants Board, Ministry of AYUSH. Background: India is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of biodiversity, having 15 agro-climatic zones. Out of the 17000-18000 species of flowering plants, more than 7000 are estimated to have medicinal usage in folk and documented systems of medicine like Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Homoeopathy (AYUSH System of Medicine). About 1178 species of medicinal plants are estimated to be in trade of which 242 species have annual consumption levels in excess of 100 metric tonnes/year. Medicinal plants are not only a major resource base for the traditional medicine & herbal industry but also provide livelihood and health security to a large segment of Indian population. There is global resurgence in traditional and alternative health care systems resulting in world herbal trade which stands at US$ 120 billion and is expected to reach US$ 7 trillion by 2050.…
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco in the legal field

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for signing of the MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) for cooperation in the legal field between India and Morocco, in order to share their experience and expertise in the field of law and legislation. The MoU will give an opportunity to the lawyers, law officers and law students to discuss issues in the field of law and justice in seminars, symposiums and workshops arranged by authorities of India and Morocco. Cabinet Tweet The post Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco in the legal field appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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MoU between the India and Swaziland in the field of Health and Medicine, approved

The Union Cabinet has has given its ex-post-facto for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Swaziland on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine. The MoU covers the following areas of cooperation:- i) Drugs & Pharmaceutical products; ii) Medical Consumable products; iii) Medical Research; iv) Medical Equipment; v) Public Health; vi) Communicable Disease Control & Surveillance; vii) Health Tourism; and viii) Any other area of mutual interest. A Working Group will be set up to further elaborate the details of cooperation and to oversee the implementation of this MoU. Cabinet Tweet The post MoU between the India and Swaziland in the field of Health and Medicine, approved appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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MoU signed between India—Denmark for cooperation in the fields of Animal Husbandry and Dairying

The Union Cabinet has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Denmark for cooperation in the fields of Animal Husbandry and Dairying. The MoU aims to develop bilateral cooperation in the field of Animal Husbandry and Dairying for the purpose of broadening the existing knowledge base on dairy development and institutional strengthening. A Joint Working Group (JWC) consisting of representatives of each party shall be created to formulate joint programmes, facilitate cooperation and consultation and subsequent evaluation. Danish partnership is expected to facilitate exchange of knowledge & expertise in the areas of animal breeding, animal health and dairying, fodder management etc. aiming at enhancing production and productivity of Indian livestock including livestock trade matter of mutual interest. Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Tweet The post MoU signed between India—Denmark for cooperation in the fields of Animal Husbandry and Dairying appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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