India and Norway released a Joint Statement on January 8, 2019 after extensive talks between Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi and Norwegian PM Erna Solberg, during the latter’s official state visit to India from January 7-9, 2019.
India and Japan-India Cooperative Actions (JICA) on January 18, 2019 signed the loan agreements under the Japanese Official Development Assistance Loan Program.
The Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) on January 29, 2019 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) for improving official statistical system of India.
The Union Human Resources Development Ministry on January 28, 2019 signed an agreement with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for India’s Participation in Programme for International Student Assessment- PISA 2021.
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 14, 2019 to increase emphasis on multi-disciplinary research and development activities and nurturing innovations in agricultural biotechnology research and education.