Cabinet approves India-Japan MoC on Water Resources
The Union Cabinet has given its approval for Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) which was signed between India and Japan for bilateral cooperation in the field of water resources. This will help in increasing exchange of information, knowledge and technology.
According to official statement, memorandum of cooperation was signed in between ‘Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation’ under ‘Ministry of Jal Shakti’ of government of India and ‘Water & Disaster Management Bureau’ under ‘Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport & Tourism’ of government of Japan.
Significance of the MoC
MoC was signed with the objective of developing a long-term cooperation in the field of water and Delta management. It would also help in developing cooperation in the field of water technology. The cooperation would increase exchange of knowledge, technology and information. This will also help in exchanging scientific allied experience and implementation of joint projects between both the countries. It will also help in achieving water security, improved irrigation facility and sustainability across the water resources development.