French agnecy to give Rs.372 crore aid to AssamJune 8th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 8 (IANS) The Assam government Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French development agency, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), for a Rs.372 crore worth aid to the state.
According to the MoU, the French agency will provide an assistance of Rs.372 crore to Assam for capacity building, infrastructure creation, plantations and providing livelihood support to people of villages on the fringe of forests in the state.
Although various international agencies have been funding several wildlife conservation and development activities in Assam, this is the first project of the AFD in Assam. It will continue for five years.
- Rashtriya Ispat to invest Rs.42,000 crore in Andra Pradesh - Jan 16, 2012
- Suzlon to develop 3,000 MW of wind energy in Andra Pradesh - Jan 16, 2012
- India to help Afghanistan develop tourism - May 27, 2011
- India, France sign agreements in education sector - Dec 06, 2010
- Assam, Microsoft in learning enhancement pact - Jun 13, 2012
- Adding self-reliance to conservation, with jams and jellies - Feb 13, 2012
- Prithviraj Chavan bats for Jaitapur nuclear project - Feb 26, 2011
- Chhattisgarh, Railways ink deal for three rail corridors - Feb 28, 2012
- Kerala firms Rs.20,000-crore refinery expansion project - Sep 14, 2012
- Pakistan, France ink pact to promote science - Dec 22, 2011
- 240 whale sharks rescued off Gujarat coast since 2004 - Jan 25, 2011
- Andhra gets Rs.5.57 lakh crore investment at Partnership Summit (Lead) - Jan 12, 2012
- India, Kuwait to cooperate on healthcare - Apr 23, 2012
- PSUs turn conservators, take care of 16 monuments - Aug 18, 2010
- Andhra bags Rs.5.57 lakh crore investment projects - Jan 12, 2012
Tags: afd, agence francaise de developpement, assam government, capacity building, crore, forests, french agency, fringe, guwahati, infrastructure, livelihood, memorandum of understanding, mou, plantations, wildlife conservation