New Delhi, 9 August 1963
1.1.1 The Royal Swedish Government shall co-operate with the Government of India in the development of the Department of Biophysics
at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi as well as other biophysical institutions in India to be agreed upon
by the two Governments.
1.1.2 The Departments of Biophysics, hereinafter called "the Departments", shall carry out their research work and training of students
in accordance with the rules laid down by the Government of India and the boards of the respective biophysical institutions.
ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANISATION
2.1.1 The Departments shall be operated under the authority of the Government of India.
2.1.2 The Departments shall give full consideration to the advice of the Swedish experts attached to the biophysical institutions.
2.2.1 The fulfilment of the commitments of the two Governments under this Agreement may be in accordance with their own procedures
for the administration of public funds.
2.2.2 The Departments shall supply the Royal Swedish Government with copies of their annual and quarterly reports concerning the
institutions referred to in 1.1.1. of this Agreement.
BASIC PRINCIPLES OF THE AGREEMENT
3.1.1 The experts provided by the Royal Swedish Government shall in the course of their work make every effort to impart training
to the Indian staff in the methods, techniques and Practices of their work so that the Indian personnel can at the termination of
the Agreement take over completely the technical and operational functions from the Swedish personnel.
FUNDS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
4.1.1 The costs of the Departments shall be covered by
(a) contributions from the two Governments according to this Agreement,
(b) other contributions and donations.
4.1.2 All property, material and equipment supplied by the Royal Swedish Government shall be handed over to the Government of India
at the Departments and shall become and remain the property of the Government of India and shall be placed at the disposal of the
4.2 Contributions from the Swedish Government.
The Royal Swedish Government shall provide the following at its own expense
4.2.1 Personnel: One engineer specialised in electronics to train the Indian personnel in handling the electronic equipment at the
Department of Biophysics at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. This engineer shall be available at a date agreed
upon by the two Governments and shall be provided for at least two years. The Royal Swedish Government shall be responsible for the
payment of the salary and related emoluments, insurance, cost of service travel outside India for the expert provided under this
4.2.2 Contributions in Kind: (a) An initial contribution intended for an electronic microscopical laboratory and biophysical chemical
equipment up to an amount of 350,000 Swedish Kronor to the Department of Bio-Physics at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences
in New Delhi.
(b) A contribution of an ultramicrotom upto an amount of 20,000 Swedish Kronor to the Biophysical Institution at SAHA Institute of
Nuclear Physics in Calcutta.
4.3 Contributions of the Government of India.
The Government of India will, besides its regular allocations for the Departments, provide the following at its own expense:
4.3.1 Personnel: Personnel to work together with the Swedish expert. These personnel shall at the termination of this Agreement take
over completely the technical and operational functions from the Swedish expert.
4.3.2 Contributions in Kind: Housing facilities for the Swedish expert according to the scales prescribed by the Government of India
for an officer of the corresponding grade in comparable institutions, free of charge.
RIGHTS AND EXEMPTIONS
5.1.1 The Government of India will accord to the Swedish expert coming to India under this Agreement, the following privileges
(1) exemption from payment of Indian income-tax on remuneration received from the Government of Sweden for duties assigned in India
under this Agreement,
(2) duty-free concessions available under the Passengers (Non Tourist) Baggage Rules and the Transfer of Residence Rules,
(3) duty-free import of the following articles provided they have not been imported under the Passengers' (Non-Tourist) Baggage Rules
or the Transfer of Residence Rules under sub-clause (2) above,
(a) one personal automobile or motor cycle,
(b) one refrigerator and/or home freezer,
(c) one radio or radio gramophone,
(d) minor electrical appliances and accessories,
(e) one air-conditioner,
f) professional equipment and gadgets,
on condition that the above articles shall be re-exported when the Swedish expert leaves India on completion of the assignment. In
case the expert wishes to sell any of these articles in India, he shall have to apply for prior permission of the Government of India
which may be given subject to the conditions prescribed in the regulations in force from time to time in India and the duty being
paid to the concerned Indian authorities.
(4) free medical attendance on the same scale as given to Grade I officers of the Government of India.
The Government of India will establish procedures whereby the Royal Swedish Government will not have to bear duties and taxes normally
imposed in India on the articles, material, equipment or funds introduced into India for the purpose of carrying out the objects
of this Agreement.
ENTRY INTO FORCE, AMENDMENT AND DURATION
6.1.1 This Agreement shall come into force on the date of signature and shall remain in force for a period of two years unless terminated
earlier as hereinafter provided in 6.1.2. It may be extended beyond this period or amended by agreement between the two Governments.
6.1.2 Either party may terminate this Agreement before the expiry of the period of 2 years, by giving 6 months notice in writing
to the other of its intention to terminate the Agreement.
6.2.1 Within the terms of this Agreement, subsidiary project agreements or arrangements may be agreed upon. between the two Governments.
6.2.2 Subsidiary project agreements or arrangements shall have the same validity as this Agreement, but they may remain in force
according to their terms beyond the date of termination of this Agreement.
6.2.3 The Royal Swedish Government shall be represented for the purpose of this Agreement by the Swedish Agency for International
DONE at New Delhi on the 9th August, 1963 in two originals.
For the Royal Swedish Government
For the Government of India