AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO ON COOPERATION IN THE FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
New Delhi, 23 July 1975
The Government of INDIA
The Government of MEXICO,
CONSIDERING that development of scientific and technical relations shall be of mutual benefit to both the countries
DESIROUS of strengthening cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the fields of Science and Technology, and
CONSIDERING further that such cooperation will promote the development of existing friendly relations between India and Mexico
HAVE AGREED as follows :
The Parties hereby agree to promote development of cooperation in the fields of Science and Technology between the two countries on
the basis of equality and mutual advantages and, by mutual consent, define various areas in which this cooperation is desirable,
taking into -account the experience which scientists and specialists have gained and the possibilities available.
Cooperation between the Parties in the fields of Science and Technology may be effected by means of :
1. exchange of scientists, research-workers, specialists, scholars,
2. exchange of scientific and technical information and documentation.
3 Organization of bilateral scientific and technical seminars and courses on problems of interest for both parties,
4. joint identification of scientific and technical problems, formulation and implementation of joint research programmes which
could lead to application of the results of such research in industry, agriculture and other fields, including exchange of achieved
experiences and know-how resulting therefrom.
1. The Parties shall promote cooperation between the respective organisations, enterprises and scientific institutions concerned
with science and technology in both countries with a view to concluding, if necessary, appropriate protocols or contracts within
the framework of this Agreement.
2. Protocols or contracts, which shall be the basis for developing cooperation between organisations, enterprises and scientific
institutions of the two countries, shall be signed in accordance with the laws and regulations in force in the respective country.
These protocols or contracts shall provide for, in case of necessity:
(i) recompense for licensing know-how or utilization of patents,
(ii) exchange of patents, joint application for patents based on joint projects of research and development and conditions for their
commercialisation by either party or jointly by them in
a third country,
(iii) conditions of introduction into production and realisation of , output, and
(iv) financial terms and conditions.
The Parties agree that the delivery of the equipment required for joint research and for pilot plant studies instituted in furtherance
of this Agreement will be effected in the manner discussed and agreed upon by both the Parties in each individual case. The delivery
of equipment and apparatus from one country to another produced in the course of implementation of this Agreement shall be effected
in accordance with the respective national laws or in any other manner mutually agreed upon.
The Parties shall takesteps to promote cooperation among
1. This Agreement shall be realised on the basis of implementation programmes signed periodically, but not less frequently than
one for two years. These implementation pogroms shall specify the range, subject and forms of cooperation including financial
terms and conditions.
2. The implementation of this Agreement shall be the responsibility of the agencies designated by each government for this purpose
through diplomatic channels.
The Parties agree not to divulge information obtained by them or their personnel under this Agreement to any third party without the
specific consent of the other Party.
Expenses for travel of the scientists and specialists between the two countries shall be borne by the sending country, while the
expenses for board and lodging and other expenses, such as pocket money, internal travel, medical facilities etc. shall be borne
by the host country according to the terms mutually agreed upon between the Parties.
Within the limits of the standing regulations, the Parties shall secure to the citizens of each party, who stay on their territories,
all assistance and facilities in the fulfilment of the tasks they are entrusted with according to the provisions of this Agreement
This Agreement shall be subject to approval by the Parties in accordance with their respective Constitutional procedures and shall
come into force upon exchange of notes concerning such approval.
This Agreement shall remain in force for a period of five years and shall be automatically extended for further period of five years,
if neither of the Parties gives notice to the other party of its intention to terminate this Agreement twelve months before the expiry
of the said period.
In WITNESS WHEREOF the respective representatives of the two Government have
Signed this Agreement.
DONE at New Delhi on the 1st day Sravana 1897 (Saka) corresponding to the 23rd
Day of July 1975 in six originals two each in Hindi, Spanish and English languages, all texts being equally authentic, in case of
doubt the english text shall prevail.
On behalf of the
On behalf of the
Government of India
Government of Mexico
A. RAMA CHANDRAN
JOSE S. GALLASTEGUI
Under secretary of
of Science & Technology