The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7th December 2018, has approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and France.
The MoU was signed on 17th October 2018.
The MOU is a Science and Technology agreement that focuses on cooperation in the field of energy efficiency/energy conservation and development of sustainable mobility with a specific focus on electric transport.
The MoU is believed to take forward information exchange on policies, programmes, and technologies relating to enhanced energy efficiency and demand-side management.
The MoU will lead to awareness creation on energy efficiency. The development of tools for collection, use, and analysis of CO2 emissions and GHG data for tracking global emissions for INDC.
The MoU will promote Research and Development, and demonstration of energy efficient technologies.
Largest City: Paris
Currency: Euro (EUR), CFP Franc (XPF)
Official Language: French
President: Emmanuel Macron
Prime Minister: Édouard Charles Philippe