New Delhi: Following the visit of the Multi-sectoral scoping Indian Railways delegation to Bangladesh in April 2022 and the recent meeting between the Minister of Railways of India and Bangladesh Railway Minister on 1st June 2022, to further promote friendly cooperation between the two countries and deepen the inter-governmental railway co-operation between the two countries, Two Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh have been prepared. These MoUs have been signed and exchanged on 06th September 2022 during the visit of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina to India.
- Memorandum of Understanding on “Training of Bangladesh Railway Employees in the Training Institute of Indian Railways”
The purpose of this MoU is to provide the framework of cooperation and to facilitate the training of employees of Bangladesh Railway at the training institutes of Indian Railways including field visits. This will include designing, coordinating, and conducting seminars, workshops, and classroom and fields training. Indian Railways will also coordinate with officials of the Ministry of Railways, Government of Bangladesh, as required, including visiting and assisting in setting up and improving training facilities in Bangladesh and study requirements.
- Memorandum of Understanding on “Collaboration in IT Systems such as FOIS and other IT applications for Bangladesh Railway”.
For all aspects of computerization like passenger ticketing, freight operations and control office, train inquiry system, digitization of asset management, HR and Finance infrastructure in Bangladesh Railway, Ministry of Railway, Government of India, through Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), will offer IT solutions to Bangladesh Railway.