Important Mou/ Agreements in September 2018

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Important Mou/ Agreements in September 2018

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In this we have given, September 2018 Important Mou/ Agreements and other important events held on that day. This is very important for all Competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, RRB, and all PSC Examinations.

International Mou /Agreements:

Mou Between Fields Country Details
India and U.S.A India and the United States began a new generation of military and security cooperation by signing Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) and formed an alliance comprising leading experts in public and private sectors to combat the menace of tuberculosis. President – Donald Trump
Vice President – Mike Pence
Capital – Washington, D.C.
Currency – US dollar
India and France Mobilise Your City (MYC) aims at supporting three pilot cities viz. Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad for reduction of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions related to urban transport. President – Emmanuel Macron
Prime Minister – Edouard Philippe
Capital – Paris
Currency – Euro, CFP franc
India and South Africa Cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes. President –  Cyril Ramaphosa
Vice President – David Mabuza
Capital –  Pretoria
Currency -South African rand
India and Egypt Cooperation in the field of Agriculture & allied sectors. President –  Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime Minister – Mostafa Madbouly
Capital –  Cairo
Currency -Egyptian pound
India and Bangladesh India and Bangladesh had entered into an agreement for the pipeline construction 130-kilometre pipeline will connect Siliguri in West Bengal in India and Parbatipur in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh. President – Abdul Hamid
Prime Minister – Sheikh Hasina
Capital –    Dhaka
Currency -Taka
India and China An internal security cooperation agreement during the forthcoming visit of China’s Minister of Public Security, marking a new beginning in bilateral relations. President – Xi Jinping
Premier-Li Keqiang
Capital –  Beijing
Currency -Renminbi
India and South Korea Enhancing cooperation in Applied Science and Industrial Technology. President – Moon Jae-in
Prime Minister -Lee Nak-yeon
Capital – Seoul
Currency – South Korean won
India and UN Sign a Five-Year Sustainable Development Framework (2018-2022) Secretary general – António Guterres
Headquarters – New York City
Founded –  24 October 1945, San Francisco
Founders –  United States of America, India, Venezuela, Iran, Brazil etc.
India  and World Bank A Loan Agreement for IBRD Credit of US$74 million equivalent for the Uttrakhand Workforce Development Project (UKWDP) was signed with the World Bank. President – Jim Yong Kim
Headquarters -Washington, D.C., United States
CEO – Kristalina Georgieva
Membership -189 countries (IBRD); 173 countries (IDA)
India and Japan Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project (I) and Kolkata East West Metro Project (III) with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). President – Moon Jae-in
Prime Minister -Lee Nak-yeon
Capital – Seoul
Currency – South Korean won


Other MOU / Agreements:
 

Mou Between Fields Country Details
India and Cyprus two agreements on combating money laundering and cooperation in the field of environment President -Marie Louise Coleiro Preca
President of the Parliament – Demetris Syllouris
Capital -Nicosia
Currency – Euro
India and Brunei Darussalam

 

Cooperation in the operation of Telemetry Tracking and Telecommand station for satellite and launch vehicles, and for cooperation in the field of Space Research, Science and Applications. Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan – Hassanal Bolkiah
Crown Prince – Al-Muhtadee Billah
Capital –  Bandar Seri Begawan
Currency -Brunei dollar
India and Malta

 

 

Strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism.

 

President -Marie Louise Coleiro Preca
Prime Minister – Joseph Muscat
Capital – valletta
Currency – Euro
India and Morocco revised Air Services Agreement between the two countries enabling greater connectivity through a modernized agreement President – Mohammed VI
Prime Minister – Saadeddine  Othmani
Capital –  Rabat
Currency – Moroccan dirham
India and Uzbekistan Mutual Cooperation in Combating Illicit Trafficking in Narcotics, Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors, Cooperation in the Sphere of Law & Justice, strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism, cooperation for establishment of Uzbek-Indian Free Pharmaceutical Zone in the Andijan region of Uzbekistan, cooperation in health and medical science and cooperation in the field of Agriculture and Allied sectors  President    -Shavkat Mirziyoyev
 Prime Minister – Abdulla Aripov
 Capital – Tashkent
 Currency – Uzbek som
India and Kenya Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).  President    – Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta
Vice President – William Ruto
 Capital – Nairobi
 Currency – Kenyan shilling
NITI Aayog, and Russian Federation NITI Aayog, and Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation (MEDRF) in the field of social, economic, industrial and regional development programs  President    – Vladimir Putin
 Prime Minister – Dmitry Medvedev
 Capital – Moscow
Currency – Russian ruble
India and Oman Enhance Bilateral Cooperation in the Field of Maritime Security and Defence Industry. Sultan  – Qaboos bin Said al Said
Deputy Prime Minister –  Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said
Capital –  Muscat
Currency -Rial
UAE and Red Cross cooperation agreement with the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, to support the humanitarian response plan in Yemen, Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of Congo  President – Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
 Prime Minister – Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
 Capital – Abu Dhabi
 Currency – UAE dirham
Goa and Portugal A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Portuguese Environment Ministry and the Public Works Department of Goa will help to develop common initiatives for water supply and waste water management.  President – Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
 Prime Minister – António Costa
 Capital – Lisbon
 Currency – Euro


National MoUs/ Agreements:

Cabinet approves continuation of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats beyond 12th Plan

  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the PM Modi has approved continuation of the Centrally Sponsored Umbrella Scheme of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-IDWH) beyond the 12thPlan period from 2017-18 to 2019-20.

NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR collaborate to set up a ICTAI

  • NITI Aayog, Intel, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) are collaborating to set up a Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) towards developing and deploying AI-led application-based research projects.

Cisco signs agreements with NITI, BSNL

  • Cisco, a U.S.-based firm, that makes networking telecommunications equipment, has signed two agreements with the NITI Aayog and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to speed up its Country Digital Acceleration programme in India.

MHA signs MoU with ISRO

  • The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Department of Space signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up of an state-of-the-art Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response (ICR-ER) in Ministry of Home Affairs.

Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts

  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare exchanged the MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform fornationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

Jharkhand government inks MoU with NICL

  • The Jharkhand government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Insurance Company Ltd to provide medical facilities to the people of the state under the Centre’s flagship health scheme – Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

BSNL signs deal with Softbank, NTT to roll out 5G

  • BSNL has inked a pact with Japan’s Softbank and NTT Communications to roll out 5G and internet of things (IoT) technology in India.

MoU between Punjab& Himachal Pradesh

  • Punjab and Himachal Pradesh governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a ropeway in Public Private Partnership mode between Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi.

NITI Aayog and Oracle sign a Statement of Intent

  • In order to fight the growing problem of counterfeit drugs in India, NITI Aayog and Oracle signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to pilot a real drug supply-chain using blockchain distributed ledger and Internet of Things (IoT) software. Apollo Hospitals and Strides Pharma Sciences will partner in this effort.

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