Foreign Policy Watch: India-Japan

India and Japan ink 3 agreements for cooperation in Railway Sector

  1. One MoU is on cooperation and assistance in the Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project.
  2. Japan has offered an assistance of over Rs.79,000 crore for the project.
  3. The project is a 508 km railway line costing a total of Rs. 97,636 crore, to be implemented in a period of 7 years.
  4. It has been agreed that Shinkansen Technology will be adopted for the project.
  5. Two more comprehensive technological cooperation agreements signed for modernization and upgradation of Indian Railways.

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