Cabinet approves agreement with Japan on wastewater management
The MoC was signed on March 19 between the Japanese Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganges Rehabilitation (DoWR, RDGR), the Ministry of Water Energy (MoJS) and the Japanese Ministry of the Environment during his visit. Fumio Kishida during the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit.
The MoC seeks to promote cooperation in the management of decentralized household wastewater in improving the water environment and public health in public water areas based on the principles of equality and mutual benefit between the two countries.
Following this approval, the Management Council (MC) responsible for the implementation of the MoC will be formed to formulate the detailed activities of the collaboration and oversee its progress.
The scope of the cooperation will largely focus on the management of decentralized domestic wastewater and the effective recycling of treated wastewater, a press release said.
The forms of cooperation under this MoC promote and facilitate cooperation not limited to areas of mutual interest in exchanging information and expertise on decentralized household wastewater management through seminars, conferences and capacity building.
The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rehabilitation is providing bilateral cooperation with other countries in policy and technical expertise sharing, training courses, workshops, scientific and technical symposiums, exchange of experts and development and management of water resources. Study tours.
In view of the ongoing Indo-Japanese cooperation, it was decided to enter into an agreement with Japan to exchange experience and expertise in the field of decentralized treatment, the press release said.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrived in India on a two-day visit on March 19-20 to sign a number of agreements on bilateral cooperation between the two countries for a summit meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. (ANI)