4.1 Belgium has been providing assistance since 1962-63. However, over the years, the quantum of assistance has become rather meagre.
4.2 The 20th State to State Credit Agreement with Belgian Government was signed on 30-03-1993 for BFr 250 million. In February, 98 Belgian Government has agreed to extend assistance for the installation of a Medical Cyclotron in Calcutta. The soft loan will cover 45.17% of the total project cost Rs31.8 crores. A final agreement is yet to be signed.
4.3 The details of loans and grants are given in Annexure - I and II respectively.