Cabinatl approvals: Improving Global Digital Cooperation

Cabinet Approvals: Improving Global Digital Cooperation


The Union Cabinet has granted approval to a series of Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) designed to strengthen India’s cooperation with various nations.

Aim: To facilitate the exchange of successful digital solutions on a population scale, boost collaboration in the information technology sector, and create employment opportunities.

Main Highlights:

  • The Cabinet has sanctioned an MoU between India and Papua New Guinea on sharing successful digital solutions implemented at a population scale for digital transformation.
  • MoU envisages improved collaboration leading to employment opportunities in the field of IT.
  • Both Government-to-Government (G2G) and Business-to-Business (B2B) bilateral collaboration, with a specific emphasis on Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) will also be enhanced.
  • Another pivotal MoU approved by the Cabinet is between India and France, aimed at strengthening cooperation in the domain of digital technologies to encourage closer cooperation and the exchange of vital information concerning digital technologies.
  • The Cabinet has granted approval for an MoU between India and Trinidad and Tobago. This agreement centers on the exchange of successful digital solutions implemented at a population scale, facilitating digital transformation.
  • Similar to the agreement with Papua New Guinea, the MoU with Trinidad and Tobago aims to enhance collaboration, particularly in creating employment opportunities within the IT sector.
  • The MoU underscores both Government-to-Government (G2G) and Business-to-Business (B2B) bilateral cooperation in the sphere of Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI).