Peru has agreed with India to create a
working group to define priority areas for applying innovation in
information technologies to promote equity and social inclusion in
the Peruvian territory.
The mission of technicians and experts
from India in the matter will visit Peru in September, reported the
Peruvian Foreign Ministry after his trip to New Delhi, India, on 13
July. The agreement was reached by both nations during the V Meeting
of the Bilateral Political Consultation Mechanism between the Foreign
Ministries of both countries held in India.
viceminister, José Beraún, and the Foreign
Secretary of India, Madhusudan Ganapathi, chaired the meeting which
resulted in the identification of specific projects for joint
cooperation in science and technological innovation for social
inclusion. Both diplomats signed the Memorandum of Understanding on
Cooperation in the Field of Geology and Natural Resources and another
one for the Establishment of a Centre of Excellence for Information
CETI will be implemented in
INICTEL-UNI, considering the valuable experience that this
institution has in the field of information and communication
technology, as well as the work done to bring ICT to the people of
lower incomes and to the people inside the country, referred Dr. K. J
Srinivasa, charged on affaires issues of the Embassy of India, who
visited Peru in 2010.
Notably, the CETI will implement 2
classrooms of 25 students each, the software required for the CETI
and 3 coaches for a period of two years, as well as the donation of
equipment (servers, personal computers, projectors, printers and
scanners) by the Government of India.