The International Relations (IR) Division of the Ministry has been engaging with DEA, MEA, Missions of India abroad, Embassies of other countries, multilateral international organizations etc. for cooperation in the field of New & Renewable Energy.
Over the years, Ministry has taken several initiatives to promote New & Renewable Energy by signing Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) / Implementation Agreements (IAs) / Supplementary Agreements (SAs) / Letter of Intent (LoI) etc. Ministry also convened Bilateral / Multilateral / Joint Working Group (JWG) Meetings through physical and Video Conference modes. The Delegations were led at the level of Hon’ble Minister and senior officers of the Ministry for the purpose of these Bilateral / Multilateral / JWG meetings, signing of MoUs etc.
In addition, India has been collaborating under various multilateral / trilateral cooperation frameworks like South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS), India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) etc.
The Ministry also engages with various international / multinational funding agencies, like World Bank, New Development Bank, KfW, African Development Bank (AfDB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), GIZ and Global Environment Facility (GEF), who are providing project based assistance for renewable energy projects in India.