Cabinet has approved the renaming of Kandla port as Deendayal Port. By renaming the port, a a grateful nation would remember the invaluable contribution made by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has provided its ex-post facto approval to the renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port.
In another decisions, cabinet approved MoU between India and Switzerland on Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector. The MoU will enable technical cooperation in the traction rolling stock, EMU and train sets, traction propulsion equipments, freight and passenger cars and tilting trains. It will also cover railway electrification equipments, train scheduling and operation improvement, railway station modernization, multimodal transport and tunneling technology.
The Cabinet has also provided ex-post facto approval to the MoU between India and Myanmar on upgradation of the Women’s Police Training Centre at Yamethin, Myanmar. The MoU covers upgradation of the Yamethin Women’s Police Training Centre to further augment the capabilities of the Myanmar Government to build capacities of its police force with technical and financial assistance from India.
Cabinet has provided its approval for the ratification of the Extradition Treaty between India and Lithuania. The Treaty would provide a legal framework for seeking extradition of terrorists, economic offenders and other criminals from and to Lithuania.