New Delhi : Following are the seven agreements and memoranda of understanding signed between India and Brazil Monday in areas ranging from space, trade and energy to academic exchanges:
-Agreement on audio-visual co-production: signed by Information and Broadcasting Minister P.R. Dasmunsi and Brazilian Minister for External Relations Celso Amorim.
-Implementing arrangement regarding cooperation in augmentation of Brazilian earth station for receiving and processing data from Indian remote sensing satellites: signed by Department of Space Secretary G. Madhavan Nair and Amorim.
-Agreement on mutual assistance in customs matters: signed by Central Board of Excise and Customs Chairman S.K. Shingal and Brazilian Internal Revenue Service General Secretary Jorge Antonio Deher Rachid.
-Academic exchange programme: signed by University Grants Commission Chairman Sukhadeo Thorat and Jorge de Almeida Guimares, president of CAPES, Brazil's nodal institution that coordinates improvement in higher education.
-Memorandum of understanding on India-Brazil CEOs Forum: signed by Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata and Petrobras chief executive JosÃ© Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo, who will together co-chair the initiative.
-Agreement between Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), ONGC Videsh (OVL) and Petrobras: signed by ONGC chairman R.S. Sharma, OVL managing director R.S. Butola and de Azevedo.
-Memorandum of understanding between National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER) and IPEA (Institute of Applied Economic Research of Brazil): signed by NCAER director Suman Bery and IPEA director Luis Henrique Soares