Union Cabinet Approves India-Armenia MoU

  • 15 Sep 2023

Recently, the Union Cabinet gave its approval to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Armenia, focusing on cooperation in the field of sharing successful Digital Solutions implemented at Population Scale for Digital Transformation.

Key Points

  • Enhancing Digital Cooperation: The MoU, signed on June 12, 2023, fosters collaboration and the exchange of experiences and digital technologies-based solutions.
  • Transformational Initiatives: It is geared towards advancing digital transformation initiatives in both nations, including India's renowned India Stack project.
  • Boosting Employment Opportunities: This agreement is expected to lead to improved collaboration and open up employment opportunities, particularly in the IT sector.
  • Duration of the MoU: The MoU will become effective from the date of its signing and will remain in force for a period of 3 years.
  • Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) Focus: India and Armenia plan to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI), fostering government-to-government (G2G) and business-to-business (B2B) collaboration.
  • India's Digital Leadership: India has demonstrated leadership in implementing Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) and providing uninterrupted public services, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • India Stack Solutions: India Stack Solutions, a set of DPIs developed and implemented at population scale, aim to provide meaningful connectivity and seamless access to public services.
  • These solutions are built on open technologies and encourage industry and community participation to foster innovation.