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MOUs/Agreements signed during the visit of Prime Minister of Australia to India (4-5 September, 2014)

September 05, 2014

MOUs/Agreements signed during the visit of Prime Minister of Australia to India (4-5 September, 2014)

No. MoUs/Agreements proposed Signatory on the Indian side Signatory on the Australian side Brief Description of the Agreement/MoU
1. Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy Dr. R.K. Sinha, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy Mr. Patrick Suckling, High Commissioner of Australia to India. The agreement will promote cooperation in the field peaceful uses of nuclear energy. It recognizes India’s commitment and use of nuclear energy with a view to achieving sustainable development and strengthening energy security. Australia can play the role of a long-term reliable supplies of uranium to India. It provides for supply of uranium, production of radio isotopes, nuclear safety and other areas of cooperation.
2. MOU on cooperation in Sport Shri Ajit Mohan Sharan, Secretary, Department of Sports, Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship , Youth Affairs and Sports Mr. Patrick Suckling, High Commissioner of Australia to India. This will promote exchange of programmes, experience, skills, techniques and knowledge in the field of Sports. It will facilitate exchanges of sports personnel, coaches and officials as well as of training and technologies. It will develop preparation for competitions and broad cooperation in sports.
3. Renewal of MOU on cooperation in the field of Water Resources Management Dr. Amarjit Singh, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources Mr. Patrick Suckling, High Commissioner of Australia to India This will promote sharing of policy and technical experiences in the water resources, particularly river basin management. It will encourage familiarisation of best practices and technologies developed by each side and for exchange of information and training. A JWG will coordinate the activities.
4. MoU on Cooperation in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Mr. Dilip Chenoy,
MD& CEO
NSDC
Mr. Patrick Suckling, High Commissioner of Australia to India Promotes exchange of information and policy ideas in TVET systems, joint implementation of collaborative projects and facilitating links between governments, industry organizations, TVET bodies. The focus will be to share experience and policy to build work force that is skilled and globally productive. The skills will promote broader cooperation including greater access to skilled labour across the region.
New Delhi
September 05, 2014



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