TNPSC Current Affairs March 2017
Union Cabinet approves MoU between India, Bangladesh on Aids to Navigation
The Union Cabinet has given its nod for signing of MoU (Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bangladesh on Aids to Navigation (AtoNs).
The Union Cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The MoU was signed by Directorate General of Lighthouses & lightships , Ministry of shipping, India and the Department of Shipping, Bangladesh.
- The MoU likely to extend advice on lighthouse and beacons, Vessel Traffic Service and chain of Automatic Identification System .
- It gives training as per International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities training module to Managers and Technicians.
- It also provides advice on Aids to Navigation (AToNs) ,Providing training, organizing workshops, conference for enhancement of skills in AtoN filed between both India and Bangladesh.