•  IndianOil, Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) had signed a joint venture in New Delhi for Kandla-Gorakhpur LPG Pipeline Project. They will be laying the world’s longest LPG pipeline from Kandla (Gujarat) to Gorakhpur (UP).
  • The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and aerospace major Boeing announced the signing of a technical assistance agreement to develop an air traffic management roadmap which will improve airspace utilization and help maintain efficient aircraft operations.
  • The V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorin and Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) have signed an MoU for facilitating Direct Port Entry (DPE) of e-sealed factory stuffed export container to the port under ‘Ease of Doing Business’.

  • Declaration/Agreements/MoUs during the visit of Prime Minister to Kyrgyz Republic:
  1. Joint Declaration between India and the Kyrgyz Republic on Strategic Partnership
  2. Road map on Trade and Economic Cooperation between the Republic of India and the Kyrgyz Republic for the Five-Year period (2019-2024)
  3. Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) between India and the Kyrgyz Republic
  4. Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation between National Security Council Secretariat of India and Office of the Security Council of the Kyrgyz Republic
  5. Protocol to Amend Article 26 of India-Kyrgyzstan Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA)
  6. Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the field of Health
  7. MoU between DRDO and Kyrgyz India Mountain Biomedical Research Centre
  8. Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between National Security Guards of India and National Guards of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic
  9. Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between National Defence Academy of India and Kyrgyz Military Institute of the Kyrgyz Republic
  10. Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between High Altitude Warfare School (Gulmarg), Indian Armed Forces and Joint Mountain training Centre of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic
  11. Memorandum of Cooperation between Export-Import Bank of India and the Investment Promotion and Protection Agency of the Kyrgyz Republic
  12. MoU between India and the Kyrgyz Republic on cooperation on Information and Communication Technology
  13. Memorandum of Understanding between Ministry of Consumer Affairs of India and Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic on cooperation in the field of Legal Metrology.
  14. Memorandum of Understanding between Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) of India and National Institute of Strategic Studies (NISS) of the Kyrgyz Republic
  15. Memorandum of Understanding between Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Himachal Pradesh and Kyrgyz National Agrarian University (KNAU)

  • Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) entered a Tripartite Agreement with French Railways (SNCF) & AFD, a French Agency which will finance up to 7,00,000 EURO, through French National Railways (SNCF)-Hubs and Connexions as a Technical Partner to IRSDC to support the Railway Station Development Program in India.
  • Global internet body Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Indian IT industry body National Association of Software and Services Companies(Nasscom) collaborated to develop identifier technology to manage devices and infrastructure using internet.Under the collaboration, both the bodies will first focus on updating Internet of Things(IoT) devices using domain name system (DNS).The project team under the collaboration includes ICANN technical experts, NASSCOM's Centre of Excellence IOT team, IIT Hyderabad team and participants from India's Education and Research Network (ERNET).
  • National Small Industries Corporation has signed an MoU with Common Service Centres e-Governance Services India. The aim is to enhance new offerings for the MSME sector by synergizing each other's competence. MoU will also enable CSCs to utilize plethora of NSIC offerings through the NSIC portal.
  • IT firm Tech Mahindra has signed a multi-year contract with Airbus for cabin and cargo design engineering.The contract aims to capitalise on the specialised skills and competencies in the growing cabin engineering business over the next few years.
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited and Power Grid Corporation of India Limited have signed an agreement to set up National Electricity Distribution Company LtdNEDCL will be a joint venture company on 50:50 equity basis. The main aim of the initiative is to enter the electricity distribution business on a pan India basis.
  • Health insurance provider Max Bupa partners with fintech platform MobiKwik to promote bite sized group health insurance products for MobiKwik’s 107 million customers across the country. Bite-sized insurance offerings are over the counter health insurance products, primarily targeted towards working professionals and millennials.