Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and European Union on water cooperation

Posted on:05 Oct 2016 18:18:01

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and European Union on water cooperation
05 October 2016 Current Affairs: The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of MoU between India and European Union in the field of water resources on 5 October 2016 .The MoU envisages strengthening the technological, scientific and management capabilities of India and the European Union in the field of water management on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit. 

Highlights of the MoU : It provides technical exchange on water issues, including on integrated water resource management plans within river basins and through study visits.It aims to identify key environmental issues and approaches to sustainable development where exchange of experiences could be beneficial to develop cooperation in the field of water management. 

It envisions a more sustainable management of water resources in India with an objective of tackling the challenges posed by water management in the context of growing population, competing water demands and a changing climate. 

A Joint Working Group shall be formed to monitor the activities to be carried out in fulfillment of the MoU.

 


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