Norway in India
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  The Norway Resource December 2020

Your source of news and insights from Norway in India
 
 
 
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A warm welcome to our new Consul General in Mumbai
We welcome our new colleague, Arne Jan Flølo, who took over as Consul General in Mumbai after Ann Ollestad in the beginning of September this year.

 
 
 
 



New Head of Innovation Norway in India to begin tenure in January
Cristian Valdes Carter takes over as head of Innovation Norway's operations in India from January 2021.

 
 
 
 



The Norwegian Government's action plan for export
The Norwegian Government's action plan for export encompasses topics such as the overall trade policy situation, the global economic crisis created by the corona pandemic and the competitive situation for Norwegian companies abroad.

 
 
 
 



The Ministry of Justice and Public Security abolishes requirement for visible ears on passport photo for people with religious headgear
On 17 September 2020, the Government concluded that the requirement for visible ears shall be annulled for persons with religious headgear when the Ministry of Justice and Public Security adopts new passport and ID card regulations.

 
 
 
 



Climate Resilient infrastructures
The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) has signed an Agreement with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for providing technical support to reduce the risks to infrastructure developmental projects in the fragile mountain terrain of Uttarakh

 
 
 
 



SustHome - App to track energy consumption
The Indian think tank TERI has developed an app SustHome that helps consumers to track energy consumption and provide temporal and peer-group comparison along with energy saving tips and information about energy efficient appliances.

 
 
 
 



Atlas for regional policy planning
The Indian think tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) alongwith the Norwegian reserach institution NORCE has launched a Climate Atlas in the form of a web portal called 'TERI Climate Tool'.

 
 
 
 



New fee for Norwegian passports
From 19 October 2020, a new regulation is applicable on passports and national ID cards.

 
 
 
 



About the corona situation
The rules for entry to Norway and other rules regarding immigration are affected by the corona situation. You can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding entry to Norway, your application for residence, visa, family immigration and work.

 
 
 
 



Norway steps up efforts to combat non-communicable diseases in low-income countries
Norway will contribute an additional USD 133 million to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases in low-income countries from 2020 to 2024. “Non-communicable diseases are the leading killers of our time.

 
 
 
 
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