New Delhi, 26 January 1975
The Government of the Republic of INDIA
The Government of the Republic of ZAMBIA,
CONSIDERING that development of scientific and technical relations shall be of mutual benefit to both countries;
DESIROUS of strengthening cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the fields of science and technology;
CONSIDERING further that such cooperation will promote the development of existing friendly relations between the Republic of India
and the Republic of Zambia;
HAVE AGREED as follows :
The Contracting Parties hereby agree to encourage and promote 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 Contracting Parties in the fields of science and technology may be effected by means of
1. exchange of scientists, research workers, specialists and 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 problem, formulation and implementation of joint research programs which
might 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 Contracting Parties shall promote cooperation between the respective organizations, enterprises and scientific institutions
concerned with science and technology in their respective 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 organizations, enterprises and scientific
institutions of the two countries, shall be signed in accordance with the laws or regulations in force in their 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 commercialization by either party or jointly by them in a third country;
(ii) conditions of introduction into production and realization of output;
(iv) financial terms and conditions.
The Contracting Parties agree that the delivery of the equipment required for joint research and for the pilot plant studies instituted
in furtherance of this Agreement will be effected in the manner discussed and agreed upon by both Contracting 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 terms of the existing trade agreement between them, if they do not agree on another way
of making these deliveries.
The Contracting Parties shall take steps to promote cooperation among scientific Libraries, centers of scientific and technical information
and scientific institutions for exchange of books, periodicals and bibliographies.
1. This Agreement shall be realised on the basis of implementation programmes signed periodically, preferably once every two years.
These implementation programmes shall specify the range, subject and forms of cooperation including financial terms and conditions.
2. The implementation of this Agreement is entrusted to the Department of Science & Technology from the Indian side and to
the Ministry of Education from the Zambian side.
3. The Contracting Parties shall nominate a joint working group which will meet periodically to review the implementation of the
The Contracting Parties will conclude separate protocols, if necessary, for preventing the passing on of information obtained by them
or their personnel under this Agreement to any third party.
Expenses for travel of the scientists and specialists between the two countries shall be borne by the sending country, while the local
expenses shall be borne according to the terms mutually agreed upon between the Contracting Parties.
Within the Limits of the standing regulations, the Contracting Parties shall secure to the citizens of each party, who stay in their
countries, all assistance and facilities in the fulfillment of the tasks they are entrusted with, according to the provisions of
This Agreement shall be subject to the approval of the Contracting Parties in accordance with their respective legal procedures and
shall , come into force upon exchange of Notes concerning such approval. This Agreement shall remain in force for a period of three
years and shall be automatically extended from year to year, unless notice of termination is given by one of the Contracting Parties
six months before the expire of the Agreement.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the duly authorised representatives of the Contracting Parties have hereunto set their hands and seals.
DATED at New Delhi this Twenty-sixth day of January one Thousand Nine Hundred and Seventy-Five.
Y. B. CHAVAN
Minister of External Affairs
For the Government of the Republic of India
V. J. MWAANGA
Minister of Foreign Affairs
For the Government of the Republic of Zambia