The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and France in the field of energy efficiency / energy conservation
The Memorandum of Understanding was inked on October 17, 2018.
The Cabinet said in a statement that, the MoU is a Science and Technology agreement, which involves knowledge exchange and cooperation in the nature of technical assistance only.
Further, this MoU between the two countries is expected to take forward information exchange on policies, programmes and technologies relating to enhanced energy efficiency and demand side management.
Moreover, the agreement will further lead to awareness creation on energy efficiency, development of tools for collection, use and analysis of CO2 emissions and GHG data for tracking global emissions for INDC.
Besides, it will promote Research and Development (R&D), and demonstration of energy efficient technologies, development of sustainable mobility with specific focus on electric transport, it added