MoUs signed between India and France

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The following are the Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) signed between India and France after French President Francois Hollande arrived on an official three-day India visit:

1. MoU between India and France on purchase of 36 Rafale medium-range multi-role combat aircraft
2.ISRO and CNES Implementation Arrangement on hosting Argos-4 payload onboard India’s Oceansat-3 satellite
3.ISRO and CNES Implementation Arrangement on a future joint Thermal Infrared earth observation mission
4.Letter of Intent on CNES, France participation in ISRO’s next Mars Mission
5.Shareholding agreement on JV between Alstom and Indian Railways for production of 800 electric locomotives in Madhepura Bihar
6. Agreement between Indian Railways and SNCF, French Railways for joint feasibility study for the renovation of Ludhiana and Ambala railway stations
7.MoU between Food Safety & Standards Authority of India and ANSES in food safety
8.Partnership Agreement between Ministry of Personnel and Public Grievances and French on Cooperation in Public Administration
9.Declaration of Intent for conducting next round of Namaste France (Indian festival) in 2016 and Bonjour India (French festival) 2017
10.Cultural Exchange Programme for 2016-2018
11.Arrangement for establishment of an Indo-French Ministerial level Joint Committee on Science and Technology
12.MoU for Industry sponsored Ph.D. Fellowship between IIT Mumbai and Thales Systemes Aeroportes
13.Cooperation Agreement between IISER, Pune and ENS de Lyon (France) for joint research, teaching, exchange of personnel etc.
14.Agreement of Cooperation between CNRS, TB, UBO, UBS, ENSTA Bretagne,ENIB (French Universities) and IIT Mumbai in the field of Higher Education and Research.