Feb 17, 2016 05:05 PM IST | Source: PTI

Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to 13 MoUs on agriculture

"The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today gave its ex-post facto approval for MoU signed between India and various countries for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors," an official release said.

Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to 13 MoUs on agriculture

The cabinet today gave ex-post facto approval for memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between India and 13 countries including Israel and Syria for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

"The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today gave its ex-post facto approval for MoU signed between India and various countries for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors," an official release said.

The approval has been given to MoUs signed with 13 countries - Netherlands, Nepal, Cyprus,Israel, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Tanzania, Surinam, Zambia, Syria, Bhutan, Chile and Mauritius, it said.

These MoUs are signed for capacity building, knowledge exchange through visits of scientists and technicians, exchange of genetic resources, development of appropriate technologies and farm practices for enhancing agriculture productivity at farmers' field.

Expenditure incurred on implementation of such MoU is managed within the financial allocation made for the ministry, the statement added.

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