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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia on SIMTARS

The memorandum of understanding will become operative from the date of signing and remain in effect for three years.

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 16-01-2019 16:52 IST | Created: 16-01-2019 16:52 IST
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia on SIMTARS
The memorandum of understanding will become operative from the date of signing and remain in effect for three years. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS), Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India and Department of Natural Resource Mines and Energy, Queensland Government, Australia through the Safety in Mines, Testing and Research Station (SIMTARS).

Impact:

The MoU will help in establishing a partnership between DGMS and SIMTARS for:

Implementation of the risk-based safety management system, providing training,

Organising, conference, seminar and other technical meetings, setting up occupations safety and health academy and national mine disaster centre, and

Modernising R&D laboratory of DGMS.

Implementation strategy:

The memorandum of understanding will become operative from the date of signing and remain in effect for three years.

(With Inputs from PIB)

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