Cabinet approves agreement with Germany on Railways
Ministry of Railways
Cabinet approves pact with Germany on Railways
Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised
of the Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between India and Germany
regarding cooperation on strategic projects in the field of Railways.
The Joint Declaration of Intent was signed last month.
Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) with
the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of the Federal
Republic of Germany will provide a platform to Indian Railways to
interact and share the latest developments and knowledge in the field of
Railways. The Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) will facilitate
exchange of information expert meetings, seminars, technical visits and
implementation of jointly agreed cooperation projects.
of Railways have signed Memorandums of Understanding/ Memorandums of
Cooperation/ Administrative Arrangements/ Joint Declarations of Intent
for technical cooperation in the rail sector with various foreign
Governments and National Railways in respect of identified areas of
cooperation, which inter alia, include high speed rail, speed raising of
existing routes, development of world class stations, heavy haul
operations and modernization of rail infrastructure etc.
MoUs/ MoCs/ AAs/ JDIs facilitate exchange of technical experts, reports
and technical documents, training and seminars/ workshops focusing on
specific technology areas and other interactions for knowledge sharing.