Union Cabinet gives approval for Indo-French science and technology joint committee
Q. Union Cabinet approved the setting up of a Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation with which EU nation?- Published on 26 Feb 16
Union Cabinet was apprised of the signing of an agreement for Indo-French Joint Committee on Science & Technology Cooperation.India and France have signed the arrangement for establishment of this apex level Joint Committee on 25th January 2016 in New Delhi. As per the agreement, the Joint Committee will define and prioritise Indo French cooperation in science, technology and innovation for economic and social development. Joint Committee will be co-chaired by MST and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development or official of Secretary rank from India and DG from France. Enhanced technical and scientific cooperation between the two nations has intensified as a result of this.