The MoU was signed to facilitate and support joint scientific and research activities between scientific organizations, subordinated to the agency and scientific organizations and scientists of Russia with India.
Accordingly, both the countries will support and provision of conditions for the formation of scientific projects aimed at the conduct of joint research, themes of which are determined jointly.
Both India and Russia will conduct joint scientific events aimed at establishing direct connections between scientists of the two countries in the fields determined mutually. There is also the provision of media coverage of the joint scientific activity aimed at the popularization of science.
Further, as per the provisions, India and Russia will develop interdisciplinary and multi-institutional projects with the involvement of industry.
India-Russia signed 16 agreements including the MoU in Science and Technology during the Annual Summit-level meeting between Indian Prime Minister Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Goa in October 2016.
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