Union Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and EU in field of water resources

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today paved the path for the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the European Union in the field of water resources by giving it approval as the decision was taken at a cabinet meeting here chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“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,” an official statement said.

“It provides for technical exchange on water issues, including on integrated water resource management plans within river basins and through study visits,” it said.

The MoU focuses to identify main environmental issues and approaches to sustainable development where exchange of experiences and cooperation could be mutually advantageous to strengthen and further develop cooperation between the countries on water management.