Cabinet approves of an MoU between India and Bhutan

The cabinet has given its approval for the signing of an MoU between India and Bhutan on technical cooperation in the fields of capacity building, benchmarking, and bilateral exchange in infrastructure engineering. This MoU will allow the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) to gain experience in terms of road construction in the hills, which is of paramount importance in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and various states in the Northeast. The CPWD also expects to undertake some road construction projects in Bhutan.