Active MoUs

Active MoUs
S.No. Countries with which MoU was signed Parties between which MoU was signed Date of Signing and Date of Expiry of the MoU Cooperation Areas of the MoU

1

Brazil

MOU on Collaboration on Information Technologies and Services for setting up of a Brazil – India Task Force on IT

MC&IT

and

Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Brazil

09.11.2000

To create bilateral Task Force to explore mutual cooperation in the following areas:

a) R&D of ITs;

b) Exploring Third Country Markets;

c) Electronic Commerce;

d) Electronic Government;

e) HRD through virtual education;

f) Information Security and Cyber Crime;

g) Banking Automation.

2

Bulgaria

MoU in the field of Information and Communications Technology

MCIT

and

The State Agency for Information Technology and Communication of the Republic of Bulgaria.

31.05.2006

To promote closer cooperation and to facilitate exchange of information in IT sector in the following areas:-

a) Software and hardware industries and their market characteristic;

b) ICT application;

c) E-Governance;

d) E-Commerce and E-Business;

e) Capacity Building;

f) Establishment of software technology park;

g) Joint research project in the area of ICT.

3

Canada-

MoU on cooperation in the field of Information Communication Technology and Electronics

 

Ministry of Communications & Information Technology

and

Department of Industry of Canada

06/11/2012
to

05.11.2017

To promote closer cooperation and exchange of information in the following areas :-

a) Providing a networking and information sharing forum for interested stakeholders in the ICTE sector;

b) Identifying opportunities for growth in the ICTE sector and developing strategies that foster an environment for growth and strategic development;

c) Facilitating the identification of specific projects and collaborations between entities from the two countries that could lead to research and innovation cooperation.

4

Canada

MoU on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security

Ministry of Communications & information Technology of Republic of India

and

Department of Public Safety and Emergency preparedness of Canada

26th March 2015

to

25th March 2017

The MoU intends to promote establishment of a broader framework and exchange of information on cyber security incidents, policies and best practices.

5

China

MoU on cooperation in the field of ICT

MCIT

and

Ministry of Industry & IT of the People’s Republic of China

18.03.2014

to

17.03.2019

To promote closer cooperation and exchange of Information in the following areas :

a) To enhance cooperation among public and private business and IT industry parks, with a view to encouraging the growth of trade between two countries;

b) Promote a favorable environment for business entities of the two countries through various measures to facilitate trade and investment;

c) Strengthen cooperation in human recourses through capacity building;

d) Strengthen cooperation in the field of Software Applications & Services, e-Commerce and e-Governance;

e) Strengthen collaboration in the field of emerging technologies.

6

Columbia

MoU on Bilateral cooperation in the field of IT

MC&IT

and

Minister for Communications of Govt. of Colombia

01.04.2002

To promote closer cooperation and to facilitate exchange of information in IT sector in the following areas:-

a) Design, development and research in the area of Information Technology;

b) Exploring third country markets ;

c) Electronics Commerce;

d) Electronics Governance;

e) Electronics Health;

f) HRD through capacity building;

g) Training in IT;

h) Cyber Security and Cyber crime;

i) Banking automation;

j) Cooperation between universities.

7

Egypt

MoU for cooperation in ICT

MC&IT

and

Minister for Communications and IT of Arab Republic of Egypt

19.03.2013

to

18.03.2018

To encourage cooperation between the parties in the following areas:

ICT

a) IT and Electronics Hardware;

b) Exchange of expertise in field of electronics governance;

c) Cooperation in education;

d) R&D;

e) Sharing Experience in establishing Technology Park;

f) Sharing Experience in BPO/KPO and IT clusters;

g) Sharing the Indian experience on “Internet Enabled Kiosk” in rural areas;

h) Strengthening private sector IT companies.

i) Participation in each other conferences, seminar, exhibition etc.

8

Egypt

MoU on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security

Ministry of Communications & Information Technology of Republic of India

and

Ministry of Communications & Information Technology of Arab Republic of Egypt

19.03.2013

to

18.03.2015

 

9

Estonia

MoU on cooperation in the field of capacity building in the sphere of E-Governance

MC&IT

and

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication of the Republic of Estonia

06.02.2014

to

05.02.2019

To cooperate in the field of capacity building and other related areas of e-Governance

a) Promote institutional cooperation among academic and training institutions of the both countries for capacity building in the sphere of e-Governance;

b) Cooperation in the field of innovative e-Governance solutions through pilot or demo e-Governance solutions and projects;

c) Facilitating business to business cooperation through facilitation of contacts private sector and IT companies;

d) Organizing the Joint Workshops, seminars and other activities;

10

Europe

Joint Working Group Meeting on Information Society

Secretary, DeitY

and

DDG, Information Society and Media, EU

March, 2009

To cooperate in the following areas:-

Ø Research Cooperation

Ø To encourage enhanced participation of Indian organization in the ICT area of FP7

Ø To proactively participate in the development of the technology for mutual benefits and to participate financially as well in such joint efforts.

Ø To explore ways for initiating collaborative research in ICT between EU and India for enhancing research cooperation between EU and India

Ø To explore the possibility of short duration exchange programme extending upto few months between the DG Information Society and Media of European Commission and MC&IT.

a) Multilateral Issues- Internet Governance:

Ø To continue to work together on important issues such as Internationalized Domain Names or Internet for all.

b) Communication Services: Regulatory Developments

11

France

MOU on Mutual cooperation on Information Technologies and Services

MC&IT

and

Ministry of Economy, Finance, Industry of the Govt. of the Republic of France

28.09.2000

To promote closer cooperation and facilitate exchange of information in IT sector in the following areas:

a) Software development;

b) IT Enabled Services;

c) Tele-medicine;

d) Cyber education;

e) Electronic Commerce;

f) Electronic Governance;

g) Information Security & Cyber Crime;

h) HRD;

i) R& D;

j) Exploring third country markets.

12

Ireland

Proposal for India-Ireland Working Group on Information Technology

MC&IT

and

Minister for Enterprise Trade and Employment, Ireland

April, 2000

To promote a conducive climate for trade and investment and to strengthen bilateral joint venture etc. in the area of IT.

13

Israel

MoU concerning cooperation in the area of Electronics and IT

MC&IT

and

The Office of the Chief Scientist, the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Israel

22.01.2002

To promote bilateral trade in Electronics and IT through supporting R&D and balanced technology transferred activities for market oriented processes and products in Electronics and IT.

14

Japan

Joint Statement On IT Cooperation

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology of India

and

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan

30 April, 2015

· To facilitate cooperation among IT & electronics industry of both countries.

· Create business activities and promote innovation in new frontier of IT such as Internet of Things, Big Data etc.

· Increase Human Resource interaction of both countries and leverage Indian IT talent.

15

Japan

MoU on cooperation in Cyber Security

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In)

(Department of Electronics and Information Technology)

of the Republic of India

and

Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (JPCERT/CC)

7th Dec. 2015

to

6th Dec 2020

The MoU aims to further cooperation in the area of cyber security by exchange information on Cyber Security incidents, collaborate in syber security projects, exchange delegates etc.

16

Jordan

MoU on cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of the Republic of India

And

Ministry of Information and Communications Technology of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

11th Oct 2015

to

10th Oct 2020

The objective of this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is to develop a long-term and sustainable cooperation between the two countries.

The two sides has identified areas such as capacity building, e-governance, cooperation among public and private entities to further the cooperation.

17

Malaysia

(MoU on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security)

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In)

(Department of Electronics and Information Technology)

of the Republic of India

and

CyberSecurity Malaysia

23rd Nov 2015

to

22nd Nov 2017

To promote closer co-operation and the exchange of information pertaining to the Cyber Security in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of each country and this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit.

18

Qatar

(Memorandum of Understanding in the field of ICT)

Secretary, DeitY

and

25 March, 2015

to

24 March 2020

· To promote cooperation among private and public entities in the areas of Investment and business promotion

· Use ICT as a tool to improve public service delivery

· Sharing of best practices in the areas of regulatory policy

· Support in the areas of Capacity building.

19

Serbia

(MoU on cooperation in the field of IT & Electronics)

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology of India

And

Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Tele-communication of Serbia

13 October 2016

to

12 October 2021

· Enhance B2B cooperation between India and Serbia

· To cooperate in HRD and capacity building in IT domain

· Sharing experience in the field of policies and regulations

· Explore cooperation in R&D and Innovation in IT&E sector

· To develop cooperation on IT&E hubs, start-up companies and infrastructure incubators

20

Singapore

(MoU on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security)

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In)

(Department of Electronics and Information Technology)

of the Republic of India

and

Singapore Computer Emergency Response Team

Cyber Security Agency of the Republic of Singapore

24th Nov 2015

To

23rd Nov 2017

To promote closer co-operation and the exchange of information pertaining to the Cyber Security in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of each country and this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit.

21

South Africa

(MoU on Cooperation in the field of ICT)

MoU between

Government of Republic of India

and

Government of Republic of South Africa

08 July 2016

To

07 July 2021

TO enhance cooperation in Electronics & Information Technology, R&D, Human Resource Development and e-Governance

22

South Korea

(Joint Declaration of Intent for cooperation in the field of IT and Communications Technology)

MC&IT

and

Minstry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of Republic of Korea

17.01.2014

to

16.01.2019

a) To establish inter-institutional cooperation and relations between the sides, for promoting cooperation in the field of ICT between two countries.

b) Exchanges between companies, research, training institutes, Govt. and other organizations working in the field of ICT.

c) To support and share policies, best practices and technological development of the sides for the mutual benefit of the two countries.

23

South Korea

(MoU between Korea Certification Authority (KCAC) Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) of the Republic of Korea and Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA), India on cooperation and Informationexchange for Development of an arrangement for mutual recognition of Certifying Authorities)

Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA), India

and

Certification Authority Central (KCAC), Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) of the Republic of Korea

17.01.2014

to

16.01.2017

To promote closer cooperation and to facilitate exchange of information for reaching and arrangement for mutual recognition of PKI/licensed CAs.

24

South Korea

(MoU between Korea Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (KRCERT/CC) of Korea Internet and Security Agency(KISA) of the Republic of Korea and CERT-In, DeitY in the field of Cyber Security)

CERT-In

and

Internet Security Agency (KISA)

17.01.2014

to

16.01.2017

To promote closer cooperation and exchange of information pertaining to Cyber Security.

25

Vietnam

(MoU on establishment of Vietnam – India Advanced Resource Centre in ICT at Hanoi, Vietnam)

GoI

and

The Govt. of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

24.11.2003

a) For establishing an Advanced Resource Centre in ICT to be called Vietnam India Advanced Resource Centre with the assistance of GOI.

b) GOI to provide a grant of Rs. 100 million for the entire project.

c) Training in ICT;

d) Deputing highly qualified and skilled IT professionals to Vietnam;

e) To send business delegations to each other countries for promoting Industry to Industry relations in the ICT sector.

26

Tanzania

(MoU on cooperation in Capacity Building and other related areas in the field of e-Governance/M-Governance

Secretary, DeitY

and

CEO, e-Government Agency under the President’s Office, Public Service Management of Tanzania

28.8.2014

to

27.08.2019

The objectives of the MoU is in furtherance of e-Governance and m-Governance to the mutual benefit of both the countries by means of capacity building and training programmes, exchange of best practices, exchange of public officials and experts, development of pilot projects or demo soulutions and facilitation of private sector.

27

Tunisia

(MoU on Cooperation in Information and Communications Technology and Digital Economy)

MeitY

and

Ministry of Communication Technology and Digital Economy, Tunisia

02.06.2016

to

01.06.2016

To promote cooperation in Humar Resource Development fir IT education, cooperation in development of technoparks and exchange of best practices in the field of Electronic Governance.

28

Uzbekistan

(MoU on cooperation in the area of Cyber Security)

Computer Emergency Response Team of India

and

Information Security Center of Uzbekistan

25th January 2016

to

24th January 2018

To promote closer co-operation and the exchange of information pertaining to the Cyber Security in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of each country and this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit.

29

Vietnam

(MoU on cooperation in the field of Information Technology)

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology of India

And

Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam

3 Sept 2016

to

2 Sept 2021

a) Enhanced cooperation among private and public entities of both countries;

b) Promotion of Electronics Hardware Manufacturing and IT-ITeS industry;

c) Capacity building in IT with the focus on enhancing quality HR development, explore possibilities of distance learning facilities and its accreditation;

d) Strengthening Research and Innovation collaboration;

e) Exchange of expertise in the field of Software Applications & Services; e-Commerce and e-Governance;

f) Intensifying cyber security cooperation through an MOU between CERT-In and
Vn-CERT;

30

Vietnam

(MoU on Cooperation in the field of Cyber Security)

Computer Emergency Response Team of India

and

Cyber Security Department of Vietnam

3 Sept 2016

to

2 Sept 2021

a) Establish a frame/mechanism for future dialogue

b) Exchange of information on Cyber attacks

c) Exchange of information on prevalent cyber security policies

d) Human resource development and capacity building

31

Indo-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Forum

(Framework for cooperation on the Information Society)

GoI

And

The Federative Republic of Brazil and the Republic of South Africa

13.09.2006

a) Digital Inclusion;

b) E-Governance and Governance;

c) ICT for development;

d) Worlds Summit on the Information Society.