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India-Japan Decided to Work on 5 ICT Projects
Dec 15, 2014

India and Japan held a Joint Working Group conference for Comprehensive Cooperation Framework for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) recently in New Delhi. In the bilateral meeting both sides exchanged views on ICT policies in both countries and developments in the field with the aim of strengthening and deepening cooperation in the field of ICT, including ICT products manufacturing and R & D between Japan and India.

During meeting, Japan made a proposal for joint projects involving the said priority areas, and as a result of discussions, it was decided to work on the following five projects as India-Japan joint projects to be implemented: 

1. Green ICT—Green Mobile Base Station project
2. Cyber Security Cooperation—Japan-India Combat Spam project
3. Cooperative project for detecting symptoms and quick response to cyber attacks (PRACTICE)
4. ICT for Disaster Management (ICT4DM)—ICT Use in disaster-affected areas project  
5. ICT Application for Social and Economic Challenges—National ID Application and Utilization Platform project

MCIT, India and MIC, Japan will coordinate the activities for taking these projects forward by discussing with the industry from both sides.


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