INDIA-ITALY TIE UP (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – IR)

News-CRUX-10     28th December 2023        

Context: The Union Cabinet recently granted ex-post facto approval for the signing and ratification of the Migration and Mobility Agreement between the Governments of India and Italy proposed by the Ministry of External Affairs.

Key Provisions of Agreement

  • Indian students wishing to gather initial professional experience, after completing academic/vocational training in Italy may be granted temporary residence in Italy for up to 12 months.
  • The Italian side has detailed provisions related to Professional Training, Extracurricular Internships and Curricular Internships which allow Indian students/trainees to gain experience in Italian skill/training standards.
  • For workers, the Italian side has reserved a quota of 5000, 6000 and 7000 non seasonal Indian workers for 2023, 2024 and 2025 under the current Flows Decree.


  • About: It occupying a peninsula that juts deep into the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Situated: South-Central Europe
  • Highest Points: Monte Rosa
  • Italy shares Land Borders: France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino.

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