india-japan Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Japan Sixth Maritime Affairs Dialogue

India and Japan held their sixth Maritime Affairs Dialogue on September 10, 2021 in a virtual format. Highlights The dialogue involved exchanges on developments in the areas of regional cooperation activities, maritime security environment as well as the opportunities for cooperation between both the countries in the Indo-Pacific region. Background First round of India-Japan Maritime ..

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Japan to help India build Vaccine Cold Chain Facilities

Japan is all set to provide India a $10 million assistance for building cold chain facilities to safely store covid-19 vaccines. Key Points Japan will provide this assistance to India to build cold chain equipment including medical equipment like cold-storage facilities. Cold storage facilities will be built as ‘Last One Mile Support’. These facilities will ..

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Cabinet approves MoC between India & Japan on Sustainable Urban Development

Union Cabinet approved Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on Sustainable Urban Development between India and Japan by suspending the existing MoU of 2007 on Urban Development. How MoC will be implemented? To implement and strategize programmes on cooperation under MoC, a Joint Working Group (JWG) will be constituted. JWG will meet once in a year in ..

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Supply Chain Resilience Initiative

On April 27, 2021, India, Australia and Japan formally launched the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative. The initiative was launched to counter the dominance of China in the Global Supply Chain. It aims to prevent disruptions in the supply chain as seen during COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative will mainly focus on diversification of investment and digital ..

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India-Japan: MoU signed for Academic and Research Cooperation

The Union Cabinet recently apprised a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) signed between India and Japan. The MoU was signed between National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL) that operates under Department of Space, GoI and the Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere called the RISH that operates under Kyoto University of Japan. What are the objectives of the ..

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